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Craft Brewers Powwow Awards top SA craft beers

Craft Brewers Powwow Awards top SA craft beers

26/05/2017 - 16:07
Eight top South African craft breweries received silver and gold awards at the Craft Brewers Powwow, an annual conference dedicated to achieving best practice in the national craft brewing industry. The three-day conference took place from 5-7 May with the aim to create a unified platform for quality, consistency and comradery in the industry. The awards ceremony was held during the conference’s Gala dinner which was hosted by celebrity chef Reuben Riffel.  read more
TFG acquires Australian menswear retailer Retail Apparel Group

TFG acquires Australian menswear retailer Retail Apparel Group

25/05/2017 - 14:51
TFG has acquired 100% of the issued share capital of the Retail Apparel Group Pty Ltd (RAG), a leading Australian menswear apparel retailer. read more
 Nederburg Auction - Auctioneers Bursary Initiative

Nederburg Auction - Auctioneers Bursary Initiative

25/05/2017 - 14:36
South Africa’s longest running fine wine auction, the Nederburg Auction, introduced an initiative to assist aspiring young viticulturists who have the desire and motivation to complete their studies in Viticulture and kick start their careers.  read more
 Know your retail dynamics and consumer markets!

Know your retail dynamics and consumer markets!

25/05/2017 - 14:24
An excellent understanding of markets and consumers is vital for successful retail property investment, and this is true whether investing locally or abroad. read more
How digital has disrupted the traditional consultancy model and why technology ‘makers’ are taking their place

How digital has disrupted the traditional consultancy model and why technology ‘makers’ are taking their place

25/05/2017 - 13:31
At some point, every smart business gets to a place where it needs to disrupt itself. Whether it is implementing a new HR system to motivate and inspire staff, or introducing a new app, product or service to stay relevant in the market: every business reaches a stage where deep-seated change is imperative for growth. Sometimes, failure to change leads to failure to succeed, as the now famous examples of Kodak and Blackberry brands have demonstrated.  read more
Neil Ellis Wines shine at the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report and 10 Year Old Wine Awards

Neil Ellis Wines shine at the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report and 10 Year Old Wine Awards

25/05/2017 - 10:46
Neil Ellis Wines’ reputation as one of SA’s leading Cabernet producers was re-affirmed when both their terrain specific and regional 2014 Cabernet Sauvignons were highlighted in the 2017 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report. The Neil Ellis Jonkerskoek Cabernet 2014 was awarded joint first place with 92 points, and the Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet 2014, with 90 points, was among the Top 15 Cabernets, 14 of which came from the Stellenbosch region. read more
Atterbury development Mall of Africa gets top honours at international VIVA Awards

Atterbury development Mall of Africa gets top honours at international VIVA Awards

25/05/2017 - 10:36
Atterbury Property’s development of the iconic Mall of Africa secured its place among top honourees from around the world in the highly coveted international VIVA (Vision, Innovation, Value, Achievement) Awards, announced in Las Vegas, USA, on Sunday, 21 May 2017.  read more
PLASTICS|SA clean-up crews collect more than 39 000 kg of waste at the world's most beautiful race

PLASTICS|SA clean-up crews collect more than 39 000 kg of waste at the world's most beautiful race

23/05/2017 - 16:38
More than 39 000 kg of waste was collected by the Plastics|SA Clean-Up Crews that cleaned up the routes used by the athletes during the recent Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, widely known as the World’s Most Beautiful Race. read more
Community food gardens given access to market this World Hunger Day

Community food gardens given access to market this World Hunger Day

23/05/2017 - 11:16
Several community projects supported by the Shoprite Group will be given access to market for the first time when they sell fresh produce from their sustainable food gardens at Shoprite and Checkers stores on Friday 26 May across South Africa to raise awareness of World Hunger Day, on Sunday 28 May 2017. read more
McCain South Africa named one of the top 20 Kasi Star Brands

McCain South Africa named one of the top 20 Kasi Star Brands

23/05/2017 - 10:41
McCain was recently named as one of the top 20 Kasi Star Brands in the Ask Africa survey for 2017. This list reflects the 20 biggest brands in South African Townships.  read more
 Cadbury reveals Durbanite as their R1 Million Cash prize winner  #RaiseTheBar

Cadbury reveals Durbanite as their R1 Million Cash prize winner #RaiseTheBar

23/05/2017 - 09:02
Earlier this year, Cadbury asked South Africans what kind of millionaire they would be if they were lucky enough to win R1 million in cash.  read more
A collaboration between the department of Trade & Industry, Woolworths and the IDC sees doors opening for black women entrepreneurs

A collaboration between the department of Trade & Industry, Woolworths and the IDC sees doors opening for black women entrepreneurs

22/05/2017 - 15:26
The Department of Trade & Industry (dti), Woolworths and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) officially opened the doors of K9 Pet Foods’ new 3 600 m² factory premises in the Western Cape. This opening is testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of a team of black women who put to test the intent of the Black Industrialist Programme initiated by the dti and Woolworths’ commitment in contributing meaningfully to socio-economic transformation in South Africa.  read more
Ackermans makes updates to its marketing team

Ackermans makes updates to its marketing team

22/05/2017 - 10:28
Ackermans, one of South Africa’ best-loved, longest-standing retailers, has recently made updates to its marketing team.  read more
Practical magic: The training programme bringing comfort to 40 000 every year

Practical magic: The training programme bringing comfort to 40 000 every year

22/05/2017 - 09:42
Now in its third year, a groundbreaking training programme by TFG, one of SA’s largest retail investors in the local clothing and textile production industry, has managed to become the defining example of the shared value model.  read more
 Tetra Pak now uses 35% renewable electricity

Tetra Pak now uses 35% renewable electricity

19/05/2017 - 15:22
Tetra Pak is using 35% renewable electricity by buying International REC Standard (I-REC) certificates for all of its production facilities in China.  read more
ID Logistics becomes n°2 provider in chilled distribution market, aims to double its business in SA by 2020

ID Logistics becomes n°2 provider in chilled distribution market, aims to double its business in SA by 2020

18/05/2017 - 16:41
ID Logistics, an international leader in the contract logistics market, recently announced its commitment to South Africa and outlined plans to expand its local operations at a recent press conference Fastmoving attended. read more
 Understanding and engaging with the stokvel market

Understanding and engaging with the stokvel market

18/05/2017 - 15:05
The term stokvel originated from local stock fairs in the Eastern Cape in which five to 50 members of colleagues, family, and friends pooled resources to trade livestock with English settlers. Today, the stokvel acts as a saving society where money is collectively shared in agreed amounts among members belonging to the same shopping basket. A weekly, bi-weekly or monthly contribution makes up a joint investment ‘kitty’ where savings are generated for the benefit of the group. The money is used to pay for everything from burials and celebrations to school fees and groceries.  read more
Tetra Pak responds to Asia’s rapidly evolving market needs with the first Customer Innovation Centre in Singapore

Tetra Pak responds to Asia’s rapidly evolving market needs with the first Customer Innovation Centre in Singapore

18/05/2017 - 14:26
Tetra Pak, the world's leading food processing, and packaging solutions company, launches its first Asia-based Customer Innovation Centre (CIC) in Singapore, to address the evolving needs of the fast-growing Asian markets. This Centre will help the region’s food and beverage manufacturers uncover growth opportunities, accelerate and enhance product innovation to create winning solutions for their brands. read more
Nominations opening soon for tech and eCommerce awards honouring SA innovators

Nominations opening soon for tech and eCommerce awards honouring SA innovators

18/05/2017 - 12:30
This year, the PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards is expected to be even bigger and better than the last. With nomination submissions opening in just a few weeks, the awards - which focus on local innovation - boasts an impressive panel of judges including serial e-commerce entrepreneur and co-founder of Groupon, Dan Guasco and entrepreneur, businessman and founder of Creative Spark, Matthew Buckland. read more
Shoprite and Checkers staff upskilled at in-house bakery training centre

Shoprite and Checkers staff upskilled at in-house bakery training centre

17/05/2017 - 15:46
The 500 staff members who are upskilled at the Shoprite Group’s in-house bakery training centre every year are looking forward to putting their newly acquired skills to the test on World Baking Day this Wednesday, 17 May.  read more
Huggies® celebrates the gift of motherhood

Huggies® celebrates the gift of motherhood

17/05/2017 - 13:37
Mother’s Day is one of those amazing days where moms are thanked for everything that they have done, it is also a day where moms can reflect on their journey to motherhood.  read more
Woolworths proves success comes from leading with the heart

Woolworths proves success comes from leading with the heart

17/05/2017 - 12:40
Fastmoving recently contacted Justin Smith, Group Head of Sustainability at Woolworths to discuss the continuous success of the Woolworths Good Business Journey, the milestones they have achieved and their Good Business targets and goals for the future. read more
Measuring the bottom end of retailing - a Silo Analytics Report

Measuring the bottom end of retailing - a Silo Analytics Report

17/05/2017 - 10:33
The black hole of data analytics read more
 Cadbury Lunch Bar brings the #MuchMuchMore Spirit with new TV Commercial

Cadbury Lunch Bar brings the #MuchMuchMore Spirit with new TV Commercial

17/05/2017 - 09:55
Cadbury Lunch Bar, South Africa’s most iconic chocolate bar has just released a new television commercial which clearly portrays the brand’s fun and vigorous spirit to all their fans! read more
Kotex® South Africa, a brand that resonates with the Youth

Kotex® South Africa, a brand that resonates with the Youth

17/05/2017 - 08:25
Kotex® South Africa recently took home second coolest feminine hygiene product in 2017 at the Generation Next Awards, solidifying itself as a brand growing in popularity amount the youth within the country. read more
Mitchell’s Brewing Knysna, the craft beer that started craft beer: Looking and tasting better than ever

Mitchell’s Brewing Knysna, the craft beer that started craft beer: Looking and tasting better than ever

15/05/2017 - 14:28
Established in 1983 in Knysna, Mitchell’s Brewery is the longest-standing independently owned South African brewery in the country, and also the original craft beer producer in SA. With a team committed to producing the finest quality craft beer using only natural ingredients, Mitchell’s has introduced fresh packaging designs for its familiar beers, known for the authentically charming stories behind their names: Forester’s Lager, Bosun’s Pale Ale, Milk & Honey Ale, 90 Shilling Ale, Raven Stout, and Old Wobbly Strong Lager. read more
A new generation for Ultrazorb ® meat trays

A new generation for Ultrazorb ® meat trays

15/05/2017 - 10:52
Following the launch of the Ultrazorb® meat tray in 2012, the Mpact Versapak team further improved on this revolutionary retail product by launching the next generation Ultrazorb®.  read more
Big benefits of smart laser coding

Big benefits of smart laser coding

15/05/2017 - 09:56
Pyrotec PackMark, May 2017: No matter what the application, the SmartLase C150 and C350 from Markem-Imaje – locally distributed by Pyrotec ParkMark – offer impressive benefits for laser coding on paper-based cartons for the food industry. read more
Shoprite Deaf employee beats statistics and cares for community

Shoprite Deaf employee beats statistics and cares for community

12/05/2017 - 12:23
Struggling to find employment is a reality for most Deaf South Africans, with a staggering 70%, who are able to work, currently unemployed and many working as labourers. Sibonelo Ndwandwe, a Deaf employee at Shoprite’s Amanzimtoti store just outside Durban, used to form part of this statistic. Now, with the help of Shoprite’s Learnership programme for Deaf people, he no longer is. read more
Announcing winners of the 13th Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey

Announcing winners of the 13th Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey

12/05/2017 - 11:49
The Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey conducted by HDI Youth Marketeers.  read more
Story-telling with Nederburg at the Test Kitchen

Story-telling with Nederburg at the Test Kitchen

12/05/2017 - 11:04
Some of the who’s who of Cape Town recently gathered at South Africa’s top restaurant, The Test Kitchen, for a dazzling afternoon of story-telling, fine Nederburg wine, and masterful culinary creations.  read more
Tips for successful hang tab performance

Tips for successful hang tab performance

12/05/2017 - 10:30
Do-It® Hang Tabs have been designed to hang products on peg hooks and display strips —anywhere that consumers can see them. Unfortunately, sometimes, a hang tab fails to hold the product in place. read more
Robertson Winery - the work of many hands makes more to share

Robertson Winery - the work of many hands makes more to share

11/05/2017 - 15:18
Robertson Winery, the popular wine brand from ‘a small town with a big heart’, which offers ‘more to share’, challenged their advertising agency to create a visual portrayal of the essence of the Robertson Winery brand… a picture, after all, is worth a thousand words! And creative communications agency, Derrick, did just that, producing an innovative solution that is relevant, original and impactful.  read more
St. George’s Home for Girls treated with Checkers' Oh My Goodness! meals

St. George’s Home for Girls treated with Checkers' Oh My Goodness! meals

10/05/2017 - 16:14
Children from the St. George’s Home for Girls in Wynberg in Cape Town were recently treated to a delicious and healthy surprise when Checkers Muizenberg delivered some yummy Oh My Goodness! meals for the youngsters to enjoy. read more
Orlando and Eyethu Children’s Homes receive bucket loads with Shoprite's #ActforChange

Orlando and Eyethu Children’s Homes receive bucket loads with Shoprite's #ActforChange

10/05/2017 - 16:01
Orlando and Eyethu Children's Homes in Soweto each received 200 Shoprite #ActforChange buckets filled with non-perishable food on Friday, 28 April. This donation is aligned to Shoprite’s commitment to addressing the food security challenges faced by many South Africans.  read more
TracePack launches BestCode’s Series 8 Continuous ink jet printers, next generation marking and coding for the South African market.

TracePack launches BestCode’s Series 8 Continuous ink jet printers, next generation marking and coding for the South African market.

10/05/2017 - 15:37
The BestCode Series 8 industrial marking and coding systems print best by, lot code, sell by, expiration codes and other identifying marks and codes on industrial and consumer goods to ensure product traceability. The systems print high speed, non-contact, instantly dry marks and codes on a wide range of substrates, including plastic, glass, paper and more. read more
Tetra Pak pioneers new generation of digital technologies to boost efficiency for customers

Tetra Pak pioneers new generation of digital technologies to boost efficiency for customers

09/05/2017 - 11:40
Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new services for its customers focused on improving the ability to predict machine errors, accelerating response times, and giving the customer faster, direct access to Tetra Pak’s global expertise. read more
Retail security in the digital age

Retail security in the digital age

08/05/2017 - 16:00
The retail sector is transforming at a significant pace and there is a high adoptability to digital if consumer digital uptake is any indication. As per IDC’s FutureScape: Worldwide Retail 2017 Predictions report issued in November last year, by 2019 digital transformation investments will triple, drawing funds away from store capital and profoundly changing the retail industry. There is high-value capture for the retailer and high-value creation for the consumer but like all high valuables, this too needs to be protected. read more
Amarula steps up on its African elephant conservation effort

Amarula steps up on its African elephant conservation effort

08/05/2017 - 14:44
Amarula release 400 000 bespoke bottles. read more
Defeating pharmaceutical counterfeiters

Defeating pharmaceutical counterfeiters

08/05/2017 - 12:41
You just need to look at the list of news headlines on the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) website to realise the worldwide prevalence of counterfeit drugs.  read more
+20% empowerment equity aquisition for Appletiser South Africa

+20% empowerment equity aquisition for Appletiser South Africa

08/05/2017 - 11:14
Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) announced today that it has sold 17.5% of its shareholding in Appletiser South Africa (ASA) to black-owned investment company African Pioneer Group (APG). An additional 4% has been sold to a new entrant black empowerment partner, Sipho Excellent Madlala, a 20-year veteran of CCBSA. The value of the respective stakes was not disclosed. read more
Alpecin Caffeine shampoo scores record SA sales

Alpecin Caffeine shampoo scores record SA sales

08/05/2017 - 10:51
Annual sales of Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo to South Africa soared by 77% in 2016, selling close to 200 000 bottles of the formula which helps counter hair loss* in men, German cosmeceuticals company, the Dr. Wolff-Group has announced.  read more
Call for Railway Heavy Haul industry to encompass entire supply chain

Call for Railway Heavy Haul industry to encompass entire supply chain

08/05/2017 - 09:53
There’s no better way to see the impact of global growth on industry supply chains, than from the driver’s seat of a logistics enterprise. Caught between the coal face and exporters, and squeezed into the space between manufacturer and consumer, the heavy rail industry has been in a tough spot. read more
World ranking underlines Willow Creek Olive Oil's champion status

World ranking underlines Willow Creek Olive Oil's champion status

05/05/2017 - 15:25
Willow Creek is still the only South African brand on the list of global champions following the publishing of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil World Rankings (EVOOWR) – an achievement the Nuy Valley olive oil producer has now repeated for the third consecutive year. read more
LANCEWOOD® the big cheese at SA Cheese Festival

LANCEWOOD® the big cheese at SA Cheese Festival

04/05/2017 - 15:27
Sandringham farm in Stellenbosch set the scene for this year’s South African Cheese Festival, where LANCEWOOD®, the number one cream cheese brand in SA*, took top honours for the best stand in the commercial cheese category.  read more
The search is on for SA’s best boerewors recipe

The search is on for SA’s best boerewors recipe

04/05/2017 - 14:32
Entries for the 25th annual Championship Boerewors competition are officially open. All boerie pioneers, connoisseurs, and enthusiasts with an exceptional traditional recipe, plus the skills to make boerewors from scratch, are encouraged to enter before Friday, 2 June 2017.  read more
Offer more value on-pack

Offer more value on-pack

04/05/2017 - 14:05
In the current economic climate, almost all consumers are minding their budgets and looking for products and services that offer them maximum value for their money. While promotions, giveaways, special offers, discounts, sales and competitions all have their place – it is also important to remember that value is not about the most affordable product, but the one that offers more for less.  read more
Nederburg, the 36th most admired brand in the world

Nederburg, the 36th most admired brand in the world

04/05/2017 - 12:42
Nederburg is the sole South African winery featured in the esteemed Drinks International ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’ top 50 list this year, in 36th position. Last year was the first time the Paarl winery was included in this prestigious ranking, in 49th place.  read more
Marketers to expect exciting insights into SA’s youth choices

Marketers to expect exciting insights into SA’s youth choices

04/05/2017 - 12:22
Brand marketers and advertisers can expect a very informative and exciting insight into the changing preferences and motivations of SA’s youth market at the third Sunday Times Generation Next Youth Marketing Conference happening at the Sandton Convention Centre on 11 May 2017. The Conference takes place ahead of the prestigious Sunday Times Generation Next Awards, which acknowledge the country’s best-perceived brands and celebrities, based on the results of the annual survey conducted by HDI Youth Marketeers. The survey is now in its thirteenth year, and this is the third year the Conference has been hosted in tandem. read more
From helpdesk to service desk - the evolution of the contact centre

From helpdesk to service desk - the evolution of the contact centre

04/05/2017 - 08:54
A company’s helpdesk has a very important role to play in the business. It is the first - and often only - point of contact for answering users’ questions. Today, an increasing focus is being put on customer service, which means that it has become imperative for helpdesks to evolve into something more: they need to become service desks. read more
How ‘community projects’ can help with unemployment - 43 shining examples

How ‘community projects’ can help with unemployment - 43 shining examples

03/05/2017 - 13:25
South Africa’s employment rate is currently sitting at an average of just over 25%¹, peaking at over 27% at the end of 2016. While that figure decreased at the start of 2017, the fact remains that a quarter of South Africa’s citizens remain jobless. We are at a critical time in our economy where food prices continue to rise and jobs are scarce. Can community projects possibly help both of these needs?  read more
The world is (still) flat: The rise of the global consumer

The world is (still) flat: The rise of the global consumer

03/05/2017 - 11:00
In 2005, Thomas Friedman told us that the world was flat. A New York Times columnist covering globalisation and technology, Friedman presented the idea that advancements in technology — 24/7/365 information access, the ability to communicate globally in real time, etc.— had effectively levelled the playing field to allow for a truly global business ecosystem.  read more
Industry 4.0 from Bosch: a new level of efficiency digital and virtual support that facilitates work processes

Industry 4.0 from Bosch: a new level of efficiency digital and virtual support that facilitates work processes

02/05/2017 - 13:22
At interpack 2017, Bosch Packaging Technology shows how industry 4.0 solutions provide higher efficiency in modern manufacturing. “All of our industry 4.0 applications focus on humans,” says Dr Stefan König, president of Bosch Packaging Technology. “Machine operators, as well as maintenance and service staff, receive the best possible support in their daily work – and can thus complete it faster and more efficiently.” read more
Clover – successful dairy champion

Clover – successful dairy champion

02/05/2017 - 11:40
Since 1834, Agri-Expo has been involved in the South African Dairy Industry and have been promoting dairy excellence with the annual South African Dairy Championships. They have been judging dairy for almost as long as Clover has been producing it.  read more
aQuellé Joy of Summer!

aQuellé Joy of Summer!

02/05/2017 - 10:39
Real joy needs to be shared! aQuellé, the brand that is 100% for people, launched an on-pack competition across their flavoured sparkling drinks that spread heaps of joy during March and April! Over 10 000 shoppers shared in the joy with R500 000 worth of prizes in airtime, cash and joyful surprises.  read more
Unpacking tamper-proof labelling in Africa

Unpacking tamper-proof labelling in Africa

02/05/2017 - 10:25
In the UK 49% of their consumers find tamper proof labels a nuisance. African consumers appreciate the technology and see tamper-proof labelling as a necessity. Brand owners operating in Africa rely heavily on tamper-proof technology to ensure that contents of the packaging are safeguarded against counterfeiting.  read more
Nederburg Auction: Year-on-year improvement in quality of premium SA wines entered

Nederburg Auction: Year-on-year improvement in quality of premium SA wines entered

02/05/2017 - 10:16
South African wine producers are taking wine competitions far more seriously in recent times and responding with a greater degree of self-curation when presenting premium wines for inclusion at the annual Nederburg Auction.  read more
Survivor Chenin Blanc 2016 joins an elite club of Top 100 SA wines

Survivor Chenin Blanc 2016 joins an elite club of Top 100 SA wines

02/05/2017 - 10:07
Overhex Wines International’s Survivor Chenin Blanc 2016 was announced as one of only 4 Chenin Blancs to score a Top 100 victory at the recent National Wine Challenge – incorporating Top 100 SA Wines – as selected by a stringent wine judges’ panel, chaired by Master of Wine (MW) and UK wine critic, Jamie Goode. read more
Toys R Us and Babies R Us Pavilion store undergoes a refurbishment

Toys R Us and Babies R Us Pavilion store undergoes a refurbishment

02/05/2017 - 10:01
Customers can look forward to an enhanced shopping experience at the “new look” combined Toys R Us and Babies R Us store in Pavilion Shopping Centre in Durban following a recent refurbishment undertaken by the retailer.  read more
Fairview takes top honours at the 2017 National Wine Challenge

Fairview takes top honours at the 2017 National Wine Challenge

02/05/2017 - 09:45
The 2017 National Wine Challenge winners were announced on 25 April 2017 at a gala event, where Fairview Wine and Cheese Estate in Paarl was named a Vineyard Consistency Award winner, garnering over 10 top accolades this year. In addition, Fairview took joint second place overall across the entire spectrum of categories and wines. read more
@home online introduces full furniture range

@home online introduces full furniture range

02/05/2017 - 09:34
@home, the homeware store, now offers its full range of furniture for sale on its online store, which means you can order everything from dining room tables and chairs to leather couches and ottomans, from your laptop or mobile device, and have these delivered to your front door.  read more
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 rolled out its schools breakfast nutrition programme in the province this week. 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