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Pioneer Foods launches its Breakfast Nutrition Programme in KwaZulu-Natal

Pioneer Foods launches its Breakfast Nutrition Programme in KwaZulu-Natal

26/04/2017 - 09:52
Nearly 5000 learners in five disadvantaged schools in KwaZulu-Natal will receive a healthy breakfast every school day as Pioneer Foods this week rolled out its schools breakfast nutrition programme in the province. The programme already feeds more than 21 000 learners throughout 25 schools in the Western Cape, Northern Cape, Limpopo, North West and the Free State.  read more
Clicks Pharmacies increase revenue with introduction of digital signage network

Clicks Pharmacies increase revenue with introduction of digital signage network

25/04/2017 - 16:45
Clicks, the largest health and beauty focused retail chain in South Africa, with more than 600 stores and over 450 in-store pharmacies nationwide, has partnered with Moving Tactics to install and roll-out a digital signage network within their Clicks Pharmacies nationally.  read more
100 years of Joe + Kels!

100 years of Joe + Kels!

25/04/2017 - 11:48
2017 is a big year for Joekels Tea Packers, with founders and Directors Joe and Jonathan both celebrating their 50th birthdays.  read more
Win 1 of 10 kids parties, with Laager Tea4Kidz!

Win 1 of 10 kids parties, with Laager Tea4Kidz!

25/04/2017 - 11:43
Whether it’s Princesses or Pirates, Mickey Mouse or Minions, Paw Patrol or Pepper Pig; every parent wants to give their child the best birthday party possible. But between jumping castles and party packs, the costs can add up. That’s why Laager Tea4Kidz is giving away 10 kids parties to the value of R10,000 each! read more
Spekko rice - MasterChef SA curry recipes

Spekko rice - MasterChef SA curry recipes

25/04/2017 - 10:15
Want it hot and spicy or fragrant and aromatic? read more
Path to purchase...OOH or POS?

Path to purchase...OOH or POS?

25/04/2017 - 08:43
Competition among retail brands has never been as fierce as it is now, and marketers face the challenge of winning the attention and spend of easily distracted consumers. But out-of-home is a winning strategy, comparable to point-of-sale when it comes to achieving return on investment, argues Howard Lonstein, Marketing Manager for Outdoor Network.  read more
The ins and outs of partnering with tech start-ups

The ins and outs of partnering with tech start-ups

24/04/2017 - 16:39
A Q&A with TFG CIO Brent Curry read more
Customer service in a technology-driven world

Customer service in a technology-driven world

24/04/2017 - 12:23
In a world dominated by fast-paced, on-demand service – both online and offline – local businesses need to evaluate the role social media and technology play within their business and whether their customer service strategy is up-to-date and meeting their customers’ growing expectations.  read more
New Makro Fixtures Installed

New Makro Fixtures Installed

24/04/2017 - 10:31
In support of Makro Woodmead’s “going green” efforts, we removed our famous Makro MegaStatics from the parking lot in order for the installation of their solar panels to take place. read more
Nederburg's tribute to mothers #OnceUponaNederburg

Nederburg's tribute to mothers #OnceUponaNederburg

21/04/2017 - 11:36
Show mom how much you care, and book a table at The Red Table restaurant at Nederburg in Paarl this Mother’s Day, 14 May. Bring the whole family together with a heartfelt celebration in an atmosphere that exudes heritage interwoven with contemporary flair.  read more
 Dentyne continues to boost confidence with more #DentyneSmile moments

Dentyne continues to boost confidence with more #DentyneSmile moments

21/04/2017 - 09:20
Last year, Dentyne, the delicious, good for teeth gum encouraged ladies to post their confident Dentyne Smiles, for a chance to win fantastic prizes, including their very own virtual CV and a one-on-one mentorship lunch with celeb mogul Minnie Dlamini.  read more
Intuitive case coding

Intuitive case coding

21/04/2017 - 08:51
Pyrotec’s machinery division, Pyrotec PackMark, has launched the new 4500 Drop on Demand (DOD) Valve Jet coder from trusted global manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, Markem-Imaje. read more
Be on top of retail with the SACSC

Be on top of retail with the SACSC

20/04/2017 - 16:14
Albert Einstein once said: “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is insanity”.  read more
SA breweries (SAB) launches a taste of Africa

SA breweries (SAB) launches a taste of Africa

20/04/2017 - 14:52
‘Beers for Africa’ to help support Stop Hunger Now’s University Feeding scheme. read more
Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés put their first wines in barrel

Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés put their first wines in barrel

20/04/2017 - 14:25
Harnessing their diverse personalities and unique interests, three Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés are putting heart and soul into crafting their very first wines – now safely in barrel after the 2017 harvest. read more
McCain South Africa shares in the joy at Forte Secondary School in Soweto

McCain South Africa shares in the joy at Forte Secondary School in Soweto

20/04/2017 - 13:31
We all know how special our moms are, but sometimes we don’t really know how to show it. The grade 8 learners at Forte Secondary School in Soweto recently wrote a number of heartfelt and special essays about their moms for McCain and their “It’s the little things that mean everything” campaign. The learner’s efforts were recently rewarded when the McCain team returned to the school to give them all a big surprise.  read more
Bosch presents innovations for the biscuit industry

Bosch presents innovations for the biscuit industry

19/04/2017 - 09:24
Bosch is presenting a dual-lane version of the Two-in-One biscuit packing system at interpack 2017. The single-lane system was premiered at interpack 2014 and is already used by customers worldwide. The new high-performance system goes even further in terms of flexibility and speed: it is the first system to produce single, pile and slug packs on two independently operating lanes.  read more
Cadbury Glow encourages consumers to #GiveTheGlow this Mother’s Day

Cadbury Glow encourages consumers to #GiveTheGlow this Mother’s Day

19/04/2017 - 08:43
Mother’s Day is dedicated to thanking and showing gratitude to the strong women who play such a significant role in shaping the lives of their children. This Mother’s Day, Cadbury Glow will be encouraging fans to share their appreciation for these special ladies and to #GiveTheGlow for a chance to win spectacular prizes!  read more
SA Packaging industry welcomes MetPac-SA

SA Packaging industry welcomes MetPac-SA

18/04/2017 - 11:55
The South African packaging industry has welcomed the news that a new industry body has recently been formed to represent the interests of the metal packaging industry.  read more
Royal Baking Powder proves ROOKIES can RISE to the occasion

Royal Baking Powder proves ROOKIES can RISE to the occasion

18/04/2017 - 10:08
Creating confident cooks for every occasion. read more
Selecting the right hang tab for your product

Selecting the right hang tab for your product

13/04/2017 - 09:21
Pyrotec PackMedia is the proud sole SA distributor of Do-It® Hang Tabs. Do-It® Hang Tabs are plastic, self-adhesive merchandise display hangers that can turn almost any packaging into a peg-ready product.  read more
The Crazy Store celebrates the road to 300 stores

The Crazy Store celebrates the road to 300 stores

13/04/2017 - 09:14
The Crazy Store, South Africa’s largest discount variety chain, has announced that it will not only open its 300th store, but will also expand its African footprint to include Botswana. read more
Victory for Glenmorangie and Ardbeg at influential awards

Victory for Glenmorangie and Ardbeg at influential awards

12/04/2017 - 11:26
Glenmorangie Lasanta and Ardbeg Corryvreckan are hailed above the competition. read more
The role of PR in lead generation

The role of PR in lead generation

12/04/2017 - 10:37
With the economy in a state of unprecedented instability, businesses are increasingly looking to see real and measurable results from their marketing efforts. In light of this growing trend, lead generation has become a key focal point for B2B enterprises anxious to understand the actual impact of their spend.  read more
Activations can take sales from good to great!

Activations can take sales from good to great!

12/04/2017 - 09:57
For too long, experiential marketing was the ‘nice to have’ component of campaigns; frequently perceived in terms of big, splashy events, attractive brand ambassadors and a string of freebies. But it’s fair to say that activations have evolved along with the consumers they target. read more
Reaching the tipping point of customer interaction

Reaching the tipping point of customer interaction

11/04/2017 - 16:29
Businesses should focus on both traditional and digital interactions if they hope to keep up with South African customers. read more
Shoprite & Checkers treat thousands of children to special Easter egg hunts

Shoprite & Checkers treat thousands of children to special Easter egg hunts

11/04/2017 - 13:29
Thousands of previously disadvantaged children will be treated to special Easter egg hunts as Shoprite and Checkers enable over 75 homes and old age facilities to host events this April. read more
Glen Grant's message: single malt as it should be

Glen Grant's message: single malt as it should be

11/04/2017 - 13:12
Giving Glen Grant as a gift signals an appreciation for a very particular style of single malt. One that's soft-spoken yet self-assured. Much like the charismatic but contained guy in the room who manages to draw everyone's attention without seeming to even try.  read more
Security features for packaging

Security features for packaging

11/04/2017 - 10:29
Counterfeiting, product diversion or black marketing are all illicit organised crime activities that are seriously affecting the world economy. Globalisation has provided many organised crime organisations opportunities and access to many markets and countries. All manufactured products that are of value are at risk of being copied and sold – mostly at a lesser quality, more of a profit and the copied products are often indistinguishable from the authentic product.  read more
PriceCheck launches online car listing and comparison service

PriceCheck launches online car listing and comparison service

10/04/2017 - 14:53
Clicking your way to a brand-new car is a cinch, thanks to improved online platforms enhancing our e-shopping abilities. A survey by Munich-based global strategy consulting firm Roland Berger reveals that approximately 10% of new cars are currently sold globally online*, with volumes expected to double by 2020. Furthermore, 97% of 18 to 34-year-olds use the internet to research vehicles. read more
A master story teller

A master story teller

10/04/2017 - 13:07
From luxurious and extravagant or playful and colourful to plain and simple, a wine label’s job is to catch the eye of the consumer and tell a story.  read more
Value-based product development in the ever-evolving retail market

Value-based product development in the ever-evolving retail market

10/04/2017 - 09:05
New consumer trends are continuously emerging and the retail market is changing fast. More than ever, these factors are driving product and service providers to consider their offering and incessantly strive for product development and innovation. read more
Employer Branding Inside & Out Masterclass 2017

Employer Branding Inside & Out Masterclass 2017

07/04/2017 - 15:27
Employer Branding SA concluded on a wonderfully attended two day Masterclass held on the 15th and 16th of March, where the focus was on marrying the internal employer brand with the external brand. read more
Scottish Leader unveils eye-catching Easter gift packs

Scottish Leader unveils eye-catching Easter gift packs

07/04/2017 - 11:59
The award-winning Scottish Leader is pulling a rabbit out of the hat this Easter by offering consumers two distinct, limited-edition gift packs, reflecting the global brand’s unique, modern take on whisky.  read more
A national PET footprint

A national PET footprint

06/04/2017 - 15:40
Mpact’s plastic division comprises of business clusters serving various markets through the use of diverse technologies and raw materials. read more
ID Logistics’ growth surpasses expectation

ID Logistics’ growth surpasses expectation

06/04/2017 - 10:59
When it first established its network in South Africa five years ago, ID Logistics South Africa - part of the global French contract logistics company - could not foresee how quickly it would gain traction in the country. After establishing and managing a network for Danone throughout the country, ID Logistics SA expanded its offering to the perishables and selective ambient environments in the last 2 years. read more
Steenberg introduces 17th Nebbiolo vintage

Steenberg introduces 17th Nebbiolo vintage

06/04/2017 - 09:31
Italian nobility with a sense of place firmly rooted in the Steenberg terroir is the crux of the 2014 vintage of Steenberg Nebbiolo. read more
Growing local e-commerce industry- the solution to fast-track economic growth

Growing local e-commerce industry- the solution to fast-track economic growth

04/04/2017 - 16:04
Entrepreneurship and Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMME’s) are the catalyst to achieving economic growth and development in South Africa. This is according to the South African Government who has prioritised their advancement. read more
Leadership and entrepreneurial lessons, in the shadow of a disturbing week in SA politics

Leadership and entrepreneurial lessons, in the shadow of a disturbing week in SA politics

04/04/2017 - 15:30
The most recent Sunday Times Top Companies Leaders on the Move event, in association with Johnnie Walker, took place on the same day South Africa awoke to the news that respected finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, along with a number of other cabinet ministers had been axed in a brutal display of power plunging the country into an uncertain future. On an unusually sombre day it was perhaps fitting and appropriate to have an in-depth and meaningful discussion about leadership. read more
Opening of Checkers Musina Mall creates 180 new jobs

Opening of Checkers Musina Mall creates 180 new jobs

04/04/2017 - 14:17
Checkers Musina Mall, which has created more than 180 jobs in the local community, officially opened its doors for trading on Thursday, 30 March 2017. read more
Celeb finalists in SA’s biggest youth popularity contest announced

Celeb finalists in SA’s biggest youth popularity contest announced

04/04/2017 - 12:46
SA’s “coolest” local celebs, sports personalities, radio shows and local TV soaps have been decided by the results of the thirteenth annual Sunday Times Generation Next Youth survey, in association with leading youth market specialists, HDI Youth Marketeers. The survey polls more than five thousand youths from around the country, across more than seventy categories, and is considered the leading barometer of what SA’s kids, teens and young adults find on-trend and aspirational. read more
Bosch extends Sealed Paper Packaging portfolio at interpack 2017

Bosch extends Sealed Paper Packaging portfolio at interpack 2017

04/04/2017 - 12:20
Further to the launch of the world’s first Sealed Paper Packaging on a vertical form, fill and seal machine (VFFS) with the ZAP-Module in 2016, Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs are bringing their latest innovations to interpack 2017. On display for sugar manufacturers will be the SVE 2520 ZAP, Bosch’s first continuous-motion VFFS machine now capable of producing dust-tight, sealed paper bags. Flour producers will benefit from the upgraded PME mandrel wheel machine with ZAP-Module read more
Fast, accurate bottle coding

Fast, accurate bottle coding

04/04/2017 - 11:38
Designed for accuracy, quality, line efficiency and ease-of-use, the Markem-Imaje SmartLase series offers the ideal solution for coding on lightweight PET bottles with no risk of piercing, even when the walls of the bottle are very thin.  read more
Provantage Media Group launches Mall Ads™

Provantage Media Group launches Mall Ads™

03/04/2017 - 10:28
Leading out of home company Provantage Media Group has launched a new media company that will provide innovative solutions to brands and marketers wanting to target consumers in the mall environment. Mall Ads™ has been added to the Group’s extensive portfolio of Out of Home offerings and will provide advertisers with innovative and bespoke solutions to their mall advertising requirements.  read more
McCain SA encourages children to say thank you to mom

McCain SA encourages children to say thank you to mom

30/03/2017 - 13:26
Moms are incredibly special creatures, they always know exactly what you need even if you don’t say it. They have superpowers to help find that lost homework book, their hugs can turn a bad day into a good one and their food always seems to taste delicious no matter what they cook. It is these little things that children often take for granted that often mean the most. McCain South Africa wanted to dive a little deeper into these little things and recently visited three schools across the country, with their new ambassador Jessi, to see what the children really wanted to thank their moms for, how they really feel about them and all that they do.  read more
 Scottish Leader teams up with Dennis Chuene to showcase a 'new perspective'

Scottish Leader teams up with Dennis Chuene to showcase a 'new perspective'

29/03/2017 - 13:40
“Where I grew up, we called it the mshana bag. But across the continent of Africa, the bag has many names: the China bag, mme se keile, Ghana-must-go, khumbul'ekhaya. Each of those names has a story behind it, but each story has one thing in common. They’re all stories about a struggle for a better life. Because this bag, much like most people living on this continent, hasn’t had things easy,” says South African designer, Dennis Chuene.  read more
How digital disruption transcends industry borders

How digital disruption transcends industry borders

28/03/2017 - 17:09
If you believed the pundits, 2016 was when the tech bubble would finally burst. Not surprisingly, we saw the opposite. Now we are almost a quarter of the way through 2017, and it’s clear the growth in technology continues. In fact, the most recent ADP jobs report showed 25,000 new information-related jobs were created in February. read more
Retailers need to think like customers to meet delivery expectations

Retailers need to think like customers to meet delivery expectations

28/03/2017 - 16:19
In a time of instant gratification where people are used to getting what they want when they want it, it’s imperative for companies to go back to the drawing board. They need to think about remapping their customers five W’s (Who, What Where, When & Why). read more
The Customer Experience Africa Awards announced to celebrate industry leaders

The Customer Experience Africa Awards announced to celebrate industry leaders

28/03/2017 - 14:15
The inaugural Customer Experience Africa Awards will take place in Cape Town on the 15th August at the Century City Conference Centre. The event has been conceptualised out of the great success of the Customer Experience Management Africa Summit, currently in its 6th year of running. read more
Clover Mama Afrika welcomes Mama Yvonne du Preez of Upington

Clover Mama Afrika welcomes Mama Yvonne du Preez of Upington

28/03/2017 - 11:36
Clover Mama Afrika started as a humble project 13 years ago and the team is now excited to welcome their newest member, Mama Yvonne du Preez, from Upington in the Northern Cape. read more
Nederburg TV commercial a worldwide top 5, according to AdForum

Nederburg TV commercial a worldwide top 5, according to AdForum

28/03/2017 - 10:49
Global creative industry network, AdForum, recently featured Nederburg’s global television commercial as one of its top 5 alcohol TV advertisements globally (http://www.adforum.com/top5/alcohol/37). The selection panel included AdForum’s creative teams in the USA and France.  read more
Sourcing new ways to generate value & drive greater social impact

Sourcing new ways to generate value & drive greater social impact

27/03/2017 - 13:06
The pace of technological development in the digital era is enabling organisations to do more, while employees are empowered to be productive from anywhere, anytime, using any platform or device. The digital era has created a higher level of competition as well as technological and industry disruption within the market.  read more
PETCO recycles over 2 billion plastic plastic bottles

PETCO recycles over 2 billion plastic plastic bottles

27/03/2017 - 12:58
Over 2 billion PET plastic bottles were recycled in South Africa last year. Plastic bottle recycled tonnage in SA has grown by over 800% since 2005.  read more
Effective in store marketing – what you need to know

Effective in store marketing – what you need to know

24/03/2017 - 14:53
 International conference in South Africa to focus on the future of Railway Heavy Haul

International conference in South Africa to focus on the future of Railway Heavy Haul

24/03/2017 - 11:50
The future of the heavy haul industry, a crucial cog in the global logistics chain, remains on shaky ground in light of adverse global market conditions that continue to threaten the profitability and sustainability of heavy rail operators around the globe.  read more
Cash Converters uses innovative funding to ensure it remains cash-flush

Cash Converters uses innovative funding to ensure it remains cash-flush

23/03/2017 - 15:35
A Cash Converters store has tapped into Retail Capital’s cash advance offering on a number of occasions as it has grown its business.  read more
Combatting counterfeit pharmaceuticals with SECUR tracers

Combatting counterfeit pharmaceuticals with SECUR tracers

23/03/2017 - 14:52
Counterfeit pharmaceuticals are a major problem for the proprietary pharmaceutical industry. Counterfeits cause loss of revenues, damage reputations, and pose significant health risks to consumers. They also pose indirect costs to society as counterfeiting often supports organised crime. Various factors including the high cost of proprietary drugs, the ease of producing counterfeits, the lack of risk in counterfeiting relative to other illegal activities, and the increased use of the Internet as a source for marketing pharmaceuticals have encouraged counterfeit proliferation.  read more
Heidelberg Mall gears up for new brands

Heidelberg Mall gears up for new brands

23/03/2017 - 14:03
Heidelberg Mall is welcoming an exciting line-up of new retail and restaurant brands to the mall, adding to its great shopping and leisure experience. read more
 Steenberg wins Gold at Concours Mondial du Sauvignon in Bordeaux

Steenberg wins Gold at Concours Mondial du Sauvignon in Bordeaux

23/03/2017 - 13:26
Steenberg Sauvignon Blanc 2016 has triumphed as a quintessential South African cool climate rendition of this noble Bordeaux variety, bringing home a gold medal from the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2017 in France.  read more
Staying in budget not possible in the harsh SA economic climate

Staying in budget not possible in the harsh SA economic climate

23/03/2017 - 10:57
Whether it be on a national or individual level, South Africans do not have a very strong track record when it comes to staying within budget. However, Daniel Marcus, CEO of Magnetic Software – a business intelligence platform designed to enhance efficiencies and profits for marketing agencies – warns local agencies against letting these bad budgeting habits trickle into their business operations and eat into profit margins.  read more
Parmalat SA wins big at Agri Expo Qualité Awards

Parmalat SA wins big at Agri Expo Qualité Awards

22/03/2017 - 12:20
Parmalat SA’s 10-month matured gouda outshone 854 entries from 83 producers to be named a SA Dairy Product of the Year. read more
Airtime as a Promotional Currency - a Silo Analytics Report

Airtime as a Promotional Currency - a Silo Analytics Report

22/03/2017 - 09:42
The #DataMustFall Campaign has successfully created a media hype and awareness around the exorbitant costs of keeping in touch in South Africa.  read more
Nestle builds water purification plant near school in Pakistan

Nestle builds water purification plant near school in Pakistan

22/03/2017 - 09:41
10-year-old Muhammad Ammar (pictured left) and his schoolmates now have clean drinking water, after Nestle built a water purification plant near their school in Allahabad, Northern Pakistan.  read more
Bosch presents solutions for cup filling at interpack 2017 for enhanced product safety, flexibility and efficiency

Bosch presents solutions for cup filling at interpack 2017 for enhanced product safety, flexibility and efficiency

22/03/2017 - 08:48
• Hygienically designed solutions for improved product safety • From low- to high-speed filling in different hygienic levels to match production needs • Solutions for change-over and cup format flexibility  read more
This World Water Day act against marine pollution

This World Water Day act against marine pollution

22/03/2017 - 08:35
The time to act against marine pollution is today, March 22 and World Water Day 2017; tomorrow will be too late.  read more
 Boardmans launches its Winter collection in style

Boardmans launches its Winter collection in style

22/03/2017 - 08:15
Your winter home worries will soon be a thing of the past. Homeware specialist, Boardmans, recently launched their winter campaign that’s geared to make your home equally cosy and stylish this winter. The launch, attended by handpicked home décor enthusiasts, was set to the backdrop of the Parktown’s leafy suburbs and showcased a striking range of Boardmans’ latest products which become available in stores from March.  read more
 Hennessy collaborates with “Carnovsky”: 2017 V.S.O.P Privilège limited edition

Hennessy collaborates with “Carnovsky”: 2017 V.S.O.P Privilège limited edition

22/03/2017 - 08:09
Milan-based artistic duo “Carnovsky” uses its “RGB” signature to bring multiple visions of Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège  read more
MegaVision Media reaches for the sky!

MegaVision Media reaches for the sky!

17/03/2017 - 11:48
We are always taking it to the next level and this time around MegaVision Media branded a sky-high crane for Shancon Projects.  read more
Hang, promote & sell!

Hang, promote & sell!

17/03/2017 - 09:11
Do-It® Hang Tabs and Display Strips, available from Pyrotec PackMedia, offer the best in merchandising solutions. Our hang tabs have three main aims: to HANG, PROMOTE and SELL.  read more
Business Day TV SME Summit exposes the myriad challenges facing South Africa’s SMEs

Business Day TV SME Summit exposes the myriad challenges facing South Africa’s SMEs

16/03/2017 - 14:50
The inaugural Business Day TV SME Summit which took place on 8 March at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton proved a great success in attracting more than 240 leaders of small and medium-sized businesses. As a result of the overwhelming interest in the event and the positive feedback received from delegates, Taryn Westoby, head of Times Media Events, says they are considering making it a quarterly feature in the calendars of South Africa’s SMEs.  read more
Nederburg charity auction assists local Boland organisations

Nederburg charity auction assists local Boland organisations

16/03/2017 - 13:17
The annual Nederburg Charity Auction cheque handover took place on Friday, 10 March at Nederburg Wine Estate, where two deserving Boland based organisations were the recipients of funds raised at last year’s annual charity auction. read more
New technologies represent the future of maintaining supply chain integrity and ensuring brand protection

New technologies represent the future of maintaining supply chain integrity and ensuring brand protection

16/03/2017 - 10:23
Are you 100% sure that the food in your kitchen is not counterfeit?  read more
Verint study shows nearly all South African consumers are concerned about data security and privacy

Verint study shows nearly all South African consumers are concerned about data security and privacy

15/03/2017 - 10:02
The results of an international study from Verint Systems have shown that concerns around data privacy and security remain at the top of the consumer agenda. Nearly all (98%) of the 2000 South Africans that took part in the study think it is important to know how secure their personal information is, while 93% believe it’s important to know whether their data will be passed on to third parties for marketing purposes. read more
Accenture and partners launch the Innovation Index 2017

Accenture and partners launch the Innovation Index 2017

15/03/2017 - 09:53
In the technology disrupted world, the next wave of growth and competitiveness will come from continuous innovation. Businesses across various industries are looking for innovation to grow, compete and transform in the fast-growing digital economy. It is against this backdrop that Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and partners, Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute, today launched the annual Innovation Index 2017, themed “Ignite Ingenuity”. read more
Shoprite Group supports Hout Bay fire relief efforts

Shoprite Group supports Hout Bay fire relief efforts

15/03/2017 - 08:58
The Shoprite Group has pledged its support to the community of Imizamo Yethu, following the devastating fires that destroyed 3500 homes and displaced 15,000 people this past weekend. read more
 Pierre Jourdan Popsicles prove the power of product innovation

Pierre Jourdan Popsicles prove the power of product innovation

15/03/2017 - 08:52
In September 2016, the innovative and unique Pierre Jourdan Popsicles hit retail shelves in South Africa, and took the market by storm, achieving over R1 million in sales in just four months. read more
Wine jewels in the making from Constantia Glen harvest 2017

Wine jewels in the making from Constantia Glen harvest 2017

13/03/2017 - 16:39
Excitement is running high at Constantia Glen as the winemaking team takes on the 2017 harvest season. This year promises some thrilling twists with the first clay amphora wines to be made from their sun-kissed grapes grown on the rolling vineyards just below Constantia Nek.  read more
Food processors get a 360-degree view of line performance with Mettler-Toledo’s ProdX™ 2.0

Food processors get a 360-degree view of line performance with Mettler-Toledo’s ProdX™ 2.0

13/03/2017 - 15:28
Food Processors Get a 360-Degree View of Line Performance with Mettler-Toledo’s ProdX™ 2.0  read more
OREO invites fans to join Christina Aguilera and Neymar Jnr in a GLOBAL OREO DUNK CHALLENGE

OREO invites fans to join Christina Aguilera and Neymar Jnr in a GLOBAL OREO DUNK CHALLENGE

13/03/2017 - 14:59
OREO recently launched its new, globally integrated marketing campaign, the OREO Dunk Challenge, in South Africa. The goal of the OREO Dunk Challenge is to inspire fans around the world to dunk OREO biscuits in milk to re-connect with their inner child. read more
Understanding your customer, the first step towards winning the customer experience race

Understanding your customer, the first step towards winning the customer experience race

13/03/2017 - 13:32
Fastmoving recently got in touch with Chantelle Troskie, Customer Experience Account Manager at Oracle SA to ask her some questions about the customer experience trends for 2017, as well as how brands can closely align the priorities of their sales and marketing teams to better understand their audience, deliver a joined-up customer experience and convert leads. read more
Challenging out-dated laser coding perceptions

Challenging out-dated laser coding perceptions

13/03/2017 - 08:51
Locally represented by Pyrotec PackMark, global coding and marking specialist, Markem-Imaje, has produced a guide to help manufacturers meet the technical challenges commonly encountered on today’s production lines. The guide specifically focuses on laser coding technology and considers how the use of more complex and longer codes, coupled with increasingly demanding regulatory standards, is affecting everyday operations.  read more
Consol goes #Un-Outsource with T-Systems South Africa

Consol goes #Un-Outsource with T-Systems South Africa

10/03/2017 - 10:18
Longstanding T-Systems customer, Consol Glass, has renewed their IT and Cloud services contracts with T-Systems, the Un-Outsource way.  read more
Clover teaches pupils about the importance of healthy lifestyles during National School Health Week

Clover teaches pupils about the importance of healthy lifestyles during National School Health Week

10/03/2017 - 08:29
As we look back on 'School Health Week' in South Africa, what better way to keep this important conversation going, than to pair this with a visit to Clover's new Visitor's centre.  read more
The connected consumer

The connected consumer

10/03/2017 - 08:23
There’s no doubt about it, times are a-changing. Emerging consumers – the digital natives who speak the language of computers, video, games and social media – expect brands to offer new experiences. As the Internet creates a behaviour economy, packaging needs to play its part too and become more experiential. read more
SCHOTT presents the first automatic doors for refrigerated cabinets at EuroShop 2017  With maximized visibility and pioneering design into a new era of glass door systems

SCHOTT presents the first automatic doors for refrigerated cabinets at EuroShop 2017 With maximized visibility and pioneering design into a new era of glass door systems

08/03/2017 - 10:22
Convenient, barrier-free and hygienic: SCHOTT Termofrost® Smart Access is the first door system that allows touchless opening of a closed refrigerated cabinet. It attractively displays chilled food and creates a new buying experience in food retail.  read more
Tracepack makes customising your brand protection possible

Tracepack makes customising your brand protection possible

08/03/2017 - 09:52
Wouldn't it be great to know your fruit is fresh on the shelf! Or even it’s quality domestic fruit, not an inferior import! read more
ADDIS awarded international accreditation for ethical business practices and labour relations

ADDIS awarded international accreditation for ethical business practices and labour relations

07/03/2017 - 14:19
A new first for SA manufacturing. read more
TFG campaign flies shoppers to London hotspots

TFG campaign flies shoppers to London hotspots

07/03/2017 - 13:58
The creativity surging through design, art, fashion and food ensures London remains a go-to destination. Current attractions include laying eyes on the original "le Smoking suit" by Yves Saint Laurent at the New Design Museum, experiencing royalty at the Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibit, walking the streets of Jack the Ripper, singing along to The Book of Mormon in the West End and shopping indie designers at the Dover Street Market. read more
Nielsen study shows premium is not just about price

Nielsen study shows premium is not just about price

07/03/2017 - 12:47
A phenomenal 92% of South Africans reveal they are willing to pay an above-average price for products that deliver higher quality, offer superior functioning (91%) or stand behind environmentally responsible (86%) or socially responsible (77%) principles; this despite economic limitations where only 50% of the population believe that they are financially better off than five years ago.  read more
Fix-a-Form® Case Study: Wall’s rolls out a successful competition

Fix-a-Form® Case Study: Wall’s rolls out a successful competition

07/03/2017 - 11:40
Wall’s is a range of great-tasting savoury pastries that are free from artificial colourings and flavourings; and perfect for any meal or occasion. The brand is owned by the Addo Food Group in the UK.  read more
eCommerce Money Africa Confex advisory panel 2018

eCommerce Money Africa Confex advisory panel 2018

07/03/2017 - 10:02
eCommerce Money Africa Confex advisory panel 2018. read more
eCommerce Money Africa Confex advisory panel 2017

eCommerce Money Africa Confex advisory panel 2017

07/03/2017 - 09:47
eCommerce Money Africa Confex advisory panel 2017. read more
Nestlé demystifies wellness with the launch of a new engaging campaign

Nestlé demystifies wellness with the launch of a new engaging campaign

06/03/2017 - 16:09
Nestlé South Africa has launched its latest immersive campaign Choose Wellness, Choose Nestlé, which aims to empower consumers to make informed choices regarding their health and wellness. Focusing on elements of wellness has been a consistent emphasis for Nestlé over the years and forms part of its vision to position itself as the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company.  read more
Lourensford launches seasonal Instagram competition

Lourensford launches seasonal Instagram competition

06/03/2017 - 15:14
Lourensford Estate has launched a #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram-based photographic competition and invites the public to capture the beauty of the wine estate as it is transformed by the seasons. read more
Cadbury Dairy Milk's chocolate-loving Martians steal South Africa's hearts

Cadbury Dairy Milk's chocolate-loving Martians steal South Africa's hearts

06/03/2017 - 14:54
A spectacular new discovery has been made on Mars, a planet that has captured the human imagination for thousands of years. The latest discovery, thanks to Cadbury Dairy Milk, is that there’s life on Mars – and the Martians just love chocolate! The brand’s new TV commercial shows adorable Martians experiencing their first taste of Cadbury Dairy Milk, bringing about irrepressible Joy and setting them dancing and sharing.  read more
eCommerce Money Africa Confex 2017- Fastmoving review

eCommerce Money Africa Confex 2017- Fastmoving review

06/03/2017 - 10:48
Fastmoving recently attended Africa’s largest eCommerce and Fintech conference that took place at the CTICC in Cape Town in February. The state of African eCommerce took centre stage as industry experts united to share invaluable insights at the two-day event. read more
Accenture brings to life the Accenture Innovation Architecture at Mobile World Congress to help organisations imagine and invent the future

Accenture brings to life the Accenture Innovation Architecture at Mobile World Congress to help organisations imagine and invent the future

03/03/2017 - 08:52
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA; March 02, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is bringing to life the Accenture Innovation Architecture at Mobile World Congress to highlight the company’s innovation-led approach for helping clients develop and deliver disruptive innovations and to scale them faster. The Accenture Innovation Architecture helps clients understand, experiment with, adopt and quickly scale new and emerging technologies. read more
New comprehensive knowledge centre for food and beverage industry

New comprehensive knowledge centre for food and beverage industry

02/03/2017 - 11:35
The ProFood tech learning hub offers free educational opportunities to attendees. read more
Service providers risk losing customers to global digital giants, Accenture survey finds

Service providers risk losing customers to global digital giants, Accenture survey finds

02/03/2017 - 11:18
Services can lead to new growth; connected home and digital video offer significant opportunities. read more
MySchool funds renovation of Brick-Making Workshop for West Ridge High School learners

MySchool funds renovation of Brick-Making Workshop for West Ridge High School learners

02/03/2017 - 09:57
The much-needed renovation of West Ridge High School’s Brick-Making Workshop has been made possible by a donation from the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet’s Thuso Fund. West Ridge High School is a centre of learning for more than 700 children with special education needs in the central Durban area. It is also currently the only school in the area offering a specialised vocational curriculum to enhance the employment opportunities for high school children with learning challenges. read more