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Most SABMiller votes said to back AB InBev takeover bid

27/09/2016 - 15:58

London - Most SABMiller [JSE:SAB] investors voting by proxy supported Anheuser-Busch InBev’s [JSE:ANB] R1.4bn takeover offer in advance of Wednesday’s shareholder meeting, an early indication that the deal will go forward, according to people familiar with the matter. 

The vast majority of those shareholders voted in favour of the deal, according to the people, who asked not to be identified as the tallies aren’t yet public. The bid requires assent from 75% of SABMiller shareholders, excluding its two biggest investors, who aren’t voting due to a court ruling. Additional votes are expec... 

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Clicks and Pargo partners for online shopping delivery solution

27/09/2016 - 14:41

Pargo and Clicks Retailers have announced a partnership that will enable online shoppers to collect and return purchases in C...

Best Buy's Ignite initiative spotlights startups in stores, online

27/09/2016 - 14:07

Best Buy unveiled a new program called Ignite, dedicating space in stores for products and services from startups. The electr...

Target chief digital officer exits abruptly

27/09/2016 - 10:52

Jason Goldberger, Target Corp.’s chief digital officer and president of Target.com, has left the company "effective immedia...

Mr Price Group positions for future using customer engagement software by Interactive Intelligence

27/09/2016 - 10:37

Mr Price Group realises ROI within six months of deployment; company cites improved efficiencies, a better customer experienc...

Woolworths appoints CE for Australian subsidiary

27/09/2016 - 10:23

RETAILER Woolworths on Tuesday announced the appointment of Scott Fyfe as CEO of its Australian subsidiary, the Country Road ...

Similac® Mom – Supporting moms’ increased nutritional ...

Falling pregnant and being a new mom is a life changing moment. It is filled with joy, excitement and new experiences like being able to watch your baby and tummy grow and feeling your baby move for the first time. While it is a special and wonderful time, you might feel a bit tired, battle with morning sickness and also experience a lot of ... READ MORE

Robertsons introduces new products to its Baking Range

Baking has never been bigger. Reality baking shows and the apex popularity of baking and cookery entertainment, in general, have given rise to a new generation of bakers who hit the kitchen to be creative, making delectable goodies that both impress friends and family… and show how much they are loved and appreciated. READ MORE

Growing in confidence with the help of PediaSure® Complete

It's a wonderful privilege to watch your child grow in confidence and take those first steps towards independence. In the early years, you had control over their routine, including feeding, play time and nap time. But now that your little adventurer or ballerina is spending more time at school, or at playgroup, you aren't always there to asses... READ MORE

Douglas Green leads the local Sherry revival with the releas...

Ever at the forefront of global trends, Douglas Green has expanded its stable of quality wines and spirits in South Africa, to introduce its first authentic Spanish Sherry range. The range comprises of a Pale Cream, Medium Dry and Cream Sherry, each produced and bottled in Spain and fully imported for sale in the country under the Douglas Gree... READ MORE

The Gentle Power of JOHNSON’S® Face and Body Care Product...

With over 100 years of expertise, JOHNSON’S® understands the power of gentle skincare. Their products are supported by science, recommended by healthcare professionals, and trusted by millions of people around the world. READ MORE

Nestle CEREVITA has been launched in South Africa

The much anticipated Nestle Cerevita has finally been launched in South Africa, and it is available in selected stores. It is the best cereal at the moment and also the best way to start your day. READ MORE

Analytics and the evolution of Key Value Items

In order to manage an ever growing assortment of Stock Keeping Units (SKUs), retailers adopted the notion of Key Value Items (KVIs), which are the items believed to most drive brand perception. Historically, retailers have identified such items through varying combinations of financial performance and competitive analysis, then spent the major... READ MORE

NEXT rings in the contact centre changes to improve the cust...

Johannesburg, South Africa – September 27, 2016 – Contact centres receive and transmit huge volumes of telephonic requests every day, which is why it’s crucial that their operational processes are efficient and systematic. By mechanising daily management tasks using Intraday Automation, you will reduce the inherent complexities and allev... READ MORE

Yonder Hill Y-range gets a makeover

The dream of Frikkie Naudé, owner of Yonder Hill Wines, to create a top quality range of wines at an affordable price realised in 2004 when the first Yonder Hill Y-range wines were bottled. Now, 12 years down the line, it is time for a revamp. READ MORE

The power of promotions

Pyrotec PackMedia September 2016: On-pack promotions are one of the most frequently used methods of differentiating products at retail to boost sales. More than ever, brands are looking to be bigger, bolder and more outstanding, not just in terms of shape and form but also in terms of giveaways and prizes. READ MORE

PSPC help members unlock the benefits of BBBEE

The Polystyrene Packaging Council of South Africa (PSPC) is embarking on a ground-breaking journey that will not only allow its members to improve their Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) scorecards but also allow them to create a lasting, positive impact on the polystyrene manufacturing and recycling industries. READ MORE

GLAD puts the spotlight on World Food Day

World Food Day, on the 16th of October 2016, is a day that is dedicated to appreciating and valuing the food that we have. Food brings people together, it nurtures and makes people smile. Food should be celebrated every day! GLAD would like to help you extend the life of your ingredients and favourite dishes, by keeping good food good. GLAD ho... READ MORE

 Similac® Mom – Supporting moms’ increased nutritional needsRobertsons introduces new products to its Baking RangeGrowing in confidence with the help of PediaSure® CompleteDouglas Green leads the local Sherry revival with the release of an authentic Spanish Sherry rangeThe Gentle Power of JOHNSON’S® Face and Body Care Products for Healthy-looking SkinNestle CEREVITA has been launched in South Africa

Similac® Mom – Supporting moms’ increased nutritional ...

Falling pregnant and being a new mom is a life changing moment. It is filled with joy, excitement and new experiences like being able to watch your baby and tummy grow and feeling your baby move for the first time. While it is a special and wonderful time, you might feel a bit tired, battle with morning sickness and also experience a lot of ... READ MORE

Analytics and the evolution of Key Value ItemsNEXT rings in the contact centre changes to improve the customer experienceYonder Hill Y-range gets a makeoverThe power of promotionsPSPC help members unlock the benefits of BBBEEGLAD puts the spotlight on World Food Day

Analytics and the evolution of Key Value Items

In order to manage an ever growing assortment of Stock Keeping Units (SKUs), retailers adopted the notion of Key Value Items (KVIs), which are the items believed to most drive brand perception. Historically, retailers have identified such items through varying combinations of financial performance and competitive analysis, then spent the major... READ MORE

BLOGS

FMCG companies need to re-examine channel roles and structures

Guest blog by Sane Mdlalose, associate consultant at Aperio, a business consulting company focused on accelerating growth of FMCG brands in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. - READ MORE

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