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 Smollan improves service delivery using customer engagement cloud solution from Interactive Intelligence

Smollan improves service delivery using customer engagement cloud solution from Interactive Intelligence

24/11/2016 - 10:46
International retail solutions company benefits from fast deployment, flexible subscription model and constant delivery of innovative omnichannel applications  read more
IBM acquires an expert personal shopper to deliver power to millions of consumers

IBM acquires an expert personal shopper to deliver power to millions of consumers

15/11/2016 - 11:52
IBM announced it acquired the Expert Personal Shopper (XPS) division of Fluid, a leading innovator in digital customer experiences. The acquisition includes the XPS solution, a dialogue-based product recommendation platform developed by Fluid that applies the power of IBM Watson to personalize the customer experience and improve product discovery. The XPS solution and several key members of the XPS team will become part of IBM iX (Interactive Experience). read more
Boxmore wins first place for Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design

Boxmore wins first place for Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design

04/11/2016 - 10:30
The International Union of Food Science and Technology's (IUFoST) Global Food Industry Award has recognised Boxmore Packaging's Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design, presenting it with first place for Packaging Innovation. read more
AutoZone's major supply chain investments redefining the customer experience

AutoZone's major supply chain investments redefining the customer experience

30/09/2016 - 13:31
Telling a customer to wait till tomorrow for the part they need to get their broken down car back on the road is the worst possible outcome for an auto parts dealer. Leading auto parts retailers like AutoZone must be able to meet varied and unpredictable demand quickly and seamlessly or risk having potential sales walk out the door. Worst yet, disappointed customers might be driven to the competition and never return.  read more
 Vodacom wins government deal worth up to R5bn

Vodacom wins government deal worth up to R5bn

15/09/2016 - 08:37
VODACOM, Africa’s largest cellphone company by market value, has won an estimated R5bn government contract as Treasury seeks to cut costs, according to three people familiar with the matter. read more
The 3 best and worst retail mobile apps

The 3 best and worst retail mobile apps

09/09/2016 - 08:43
We live in a mobile world — everything and anything can be done with just a touch of a button on our smartphones. We can research and buy anything at any time. When on the move, it’s so much simpler to take out a phone and browse through a store app then it is to carry around a computer. Mobile apps are the newest way to stay connected and browse a retailer's inventory when on the go.  read more
Redefining logistics for the Industry 4.0 landscape

Redefining logistics for the Industry 4.0 landscape

06/09/2016 - 15:50
Logistics is perhaps one of the industries that must adapt the most quickly with the continued and accelerated advancement of technology, especially considering that all the world's most innovative products and services require storage and transportation over great distances and within short time periods at some point. read more
Retailers scramble to work around Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy

Retailers scramble to work around Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy

05/09/2016 - 09:31
Retailers are working to minimize the fallout from the bankruptcy of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping, the world’s seventh-largest ocean shipper by capacity, the National Retail Federation said Thursday. read more
Imperial to grow its logistics business

Imperial to grow its logistics business

29/08/2016 - 09:19
Johannesburg - Imperial Holdings, the listed transport and mobility group, plans to significantly increase the size of its logistics business through acquisitions, with the majority of these acquisitions being offshore. read more
Global e-commerce logistics market rolling toward $781B by 2024

Global e-commerce logistics market rolling toward $781B by 2024

26/08/2016 - 09:40
The global e-commerce logistics market is expected to increase from its 2014 mark of $122.2 billion to more than $781 billion in 2024, maintaining an estimated compound annual growth rate of 20.6% between this year and 2024, according to a new study from Transparency Market Research. read more
Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom

Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom

23/08/2016 - 12:02
A few decades ago, packaging companies needed more tons of machinery to produce the output that they do today. Back then, the more heavy machinery they had, the more value was produced. Now, things are done differently; with less material. The difference is information. read more
ForexPeople introduces ClickFX, South Africa’s first online solution to personal Forex trading

ForexPeople introduces ClickFX, South Africa’s first online solution to personal Forex trading

16/08/2016 - 14:57
One of South Africa’s largest Forex intermediaries ForexPeople, has introduced ClickFX to offer South Africans a simple and cost effective way to transfer Forex online.  read more
XDSL launches world-class Network Performance Management product

XDSL launches world-class Network Performance Management product

11/08/2016 - 12:07
XDSL is launching a Network Performance Management product offering to meet growing demand among its clients and resellers for a fast, scalable and comprehensive data collection, monitoring, analysis and reporting solution. read more
The role of cyber security in the manufacturing environment

The role of cyber security in the manufacturing environment

30/06/2016 - 14:40
Johannesburg 30 June 2016 – Cyber security has become an integral component of any organisational strategy. With intellectual property becoming even more essential in a highly competitive world, no company can afford not to ensure that this critical asset is protected. For manufacturers, with complex supply chains, the need to prioritise security is even more important, says Tiaan van Schalkwyk at Deloitte South Africa.  read more
Cloud is changing the face of Human Capital Management outsourcing

Cloud is changing the face of Human Capital Management outsourcing

22/06/2016 - 09:47
HCM practices in South Africa are ever evolving, and with this a growing demand for software that’s more agile, mobile and flexible in order to support today’s dynamic working environments.  read more
Tech Bytes: How Robots are transforming Retail

Tech Bytes: How Robots are transforming Retail

05/05/2016 - 10:33
29 April 2016 - The retail industry has reached a point of progress with robotics where it is not enough to look at how robots will drive business transformation, but at how they are already doing so. read more
Study: E-commerce having negative impact on retailers’ operating earnings

Study: E-commerce having negative impact on retailers’ operating earnings

05/05/2016 - 10:21
3 May 2016 - Online sales and returns are taking the toll on retailers’ bottom lines. read more
PayGate Embraces Unbanked Market with New CashPay Service

PayGate Embraces Unbanked Market with New CashPay Service

27/08/2015 - 13:56
Although e-commerce is growing fast in South Africa and across the continent, the majority of the population in African markets is still excluded from buying online.  read more
What happens to your online life when you die?

What happens to your online life when you die?

06/02/2015 - 12:06
South Africa currently has no existing legislation dealing with what happens to your data after death. read more
Nedap opens US sales office to accelerate growth in retail sector - USA

Nedap opens US sales office to accelerate growth in retail sector - USA

20/01/2015 - 15:52
Nedap, a global leader in loss prevention and stock management technology for the retail sector, announces the opening of a US sales office in the New York area for its retail division. read more
Eskom update for the week ahead

Eskom update for the week ahead

19/01/2015 - 11:29
Johannesburg - Eskom on Sunday said it hoped that it would not need to implement load shedding in the upcoming week.  read more
Franc's revaluation ails Richemont

Franc's revaluation ails Richemont

19/01/2015 - 10:56
Johannesburg - The dramatic revaluation of the Swiss franc has resulted in completely opposite fortunes for two South African companies with Swiss interests.  read more
Eskom: Lights might still go out

Eskom: Lights might still go out

07/01/2015 - 10:19
Cape Town - There is just about enough electricity to survive next week as the country revs up again with businesses and big industries getting into gear.  read more
Power crisis is likely to worsen

Power crisis is likely to worsen

08/12/2014 - 09:33
Cape Town - The national power crisis that has seen repeated blackouts daily around the country is likely to worsen, an energy analyst has warned.  read more
Pioneer profit up as PepsiCo contract ends

Pioneer profit up as PepsiCo contract ends

25/11/2014 - 11:16
Johannesburg - Pioneer Food said profit rose 35 percent as the South African company recovered from a 2013 write-down of the poultry unit it spun off.  read more
Orange launches free Wi-Fi in SA

Orange launches free Wi-Fi in SA

21/11/2014 - 09:32
French based telco, Orange says it is planning the imminent launch of its new Orange Wi-Fi service in South Africa, in partnership with the City of Cape Town. read more
CEO breaks silence over anti-Cell C billboard

CEO breaks silence over anti-Cell C billboard

18/11/2014 - 10:03
Cell C CEO Jose dos Santos has expressed his disappointment that the company failed its customer, George Prokas – the person behind the anti-Cell C banner. read more
Taxi strikes choke economic drive - chamber

Taxi strikes choke economic drive - chamber

18/11/2014 - 09:38
Johannesburg - Taxi strikes like the one that left commuters stranded in Johannesburg on Monday are hampering the country's economic drive, the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) said. read more
“Most useless service provider” banner: Cell C mulls appeal

“Most useless service provider” banner: Cell C mulls appeal

14/11/2014 - 10:11
Cell C said in a statement that it is disappointed with the judgment handed down by Judge Sharise Weiner in the South Gauteng High Court today (Thursday, 13 November 2014). read more
Cell C on why it went to court over billboard

Cell C on why it went to court over billboard

11/11/2014 - 09:41
Cell C says that it needed to take legal action to remove a billboard because it contained personal details of one of their employees, and because the billboard was defamatory. read more
Imperial’s Regent posts loss

Imperial’s Regent posts loss

05/11/2014 - 09:30
Regent Insurance, part of the financial services division of listed transport and logistics group Imperial Holdings, incurred an unexpected loss of R19 million on the write-down of an investment in African Bank Investments Limited (Abil).  read more
Hunyani, Nampak deal awaits CTC approval - Zimbabwe

Hunyani, Nampak deal awaits CTC approval - Zimbabwe

04/11/2014 - 09:26
Harare - The Competition and Tariff Commission (CTC) says it will approve the Hunyani Holdings Limited (Hunyani) takeover by South Africa- based Nampak Holdings (Nampak) within the next two weeks. read more
Eskom issues power warning

Eskom issues power warning

30/10/2014 - 09:26
South Africa’s power supply is “severely constrained” and will remain so for the rest of the week because of technical problems, state-run power company, Eskom said on Wednesday. read more
90 Years of Logistics Innovation - Namibia

90 Years of Logistics Innovation - Namibia

21/10/2014 - 10:36
This year, Manica Group Namibia celebrates its 90th anniversary, making it one of the longest serving logistics companies in Southern Africa and the oldest in Namibia. read more
Customers drive seafood sustainability

Customers drive seafood sustainability

15/10/2014 - 10:45
The changing attitude of consumers as they become concerned about the seafood they eat is creating strong incentives in the way retailers and suppliers procure supplies. read more
Want to see e-toll records? Pay R1 million: Sanral

Want to see e-toll records? Pay R1 million: Sanral

10/10/2014 - 10:39
Sanral would provide the DA with any e-toll document it wants – provided the political party forked over R1 million, the e-toll panel has heard. read more
IT spend in SA to hit R64 billion

IT spend in SA to hit R64 billion

07/10/2014 - 09:16
IT services spending in South Africa is expected to increase 10.5% year on year in 2015 to total $5.7 billion (R64 billion), according to the latest forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC). read more
Famous Brands and Total SA extend partnership

Famous Brands and Total SA extend partnership

18/09/2014 - 13:38
Johannesburg - Famous Brands [JSE:FBR] announced on Wednesday that it has expanded its existing relationship with strategic alliance partner, Total South Africa, to introduce a new offering to the upper-end metropolitan service stations in the petroleum supplier’s service station network. read more
What online shoppers want: fast and free delivery

What online shoppers want: fast and free delivery

15/09/2014 - 09:42
Free delivery, in a shorter amount of time, ranks as the top desire for online shoppers in South Africa, according to three new surveys. read more
Mobile isn’t coming – it’s already here

Mobile isn’t coming – it’s already here

08/09/2014 - 10:57
New data from Google shows that mobile is far bigger in South Africa than initially thought, having blasted past its growth projection a year sooner than expected. read more
Imperial earnings down, shares fall

Imperial earnings down, shares fall

27/08/2014 - 11:14
Johannesburg - Auto dealer and logistics group Imperial Holdings [JSE:IPL] reported a 7% drop in full-year profit on Wednesday, as a weakening rand weighed on its auto importing business. read more
Bringing broadband to under-serviced Africa

Bringing broadband to under-serviced Africa

26/08/2014 - 11:05
A new ISP set up in Uganda’s remote north and 4G became available in Ghana from a new operator. Neither of these developments involved mobile operators and how they came about may set the pattern of Africa’s new rollouts. read more
Texton looks for retail and industrial sites

Texton looks for retail and industrial sites

26/08/2014 - 10:43
Texton Property Fund, the listed property company with a heavy office sector weighting, is planning to diversify to other property sectors and look at opportunities outside South Africa.  read more
Nampak: Plan to invest $10m in Zimbabwe unit

Nampak: Plan to invest $10m in Zimbabwe unit

22/08/2014 - 16:06
Nampak would invest $10 million (R107m) in the next 12 months to expand its Zimbabwean business after consolidating the operations under one company, the local chief executive of the packaging firm said yesterday.  read more
Entrepreneur launches shoe vending machine in Las Vegas

Entrepreneur launches shoe vending machine in Las Vegas

20/08/2014 - 10:17
Las Vegas - A resident of Las Vegas has launched a shoe vending machine, according to the Las Vegas Business Press. The business was born of a need to change out of high heels and into footwear that is more comfortable. read more
R2.7 billion to fund SA youth entrepreneurship

R2.7 billion to fund SA youth entrepreneurship

19/08/2014 - 11:51
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), and the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (sefa) have launched a R2.7 billion Youth Fund aimed at fostering entrepreneurship among South Africa’s youth. read more
Media24 launches new SA e-commerce enabler

Media24 launches new SA e-commerce enabler

14/08/2014 - 10:45
Media24 eCommerce, a division of Media24, today announced the launch of Efinity a new e-commerce fulfillment service.  read more
Investigation uncovers unlawful food labelling

Investigation uncovers unlawful food labelling

14/08/2014 - 10:23
Some of the country’s major retailers have been implicated in a food labelling scandal that could see consumers suffering from diarrhea, vomiting and, in severe cases, death. read more
South Africa’s accountability fail

South Africa’s accountability fail

12/08/2014 - 13:41
From investigating alleged maladministration at local government level, all the way to corruption in the executive branch of South Africa’s government, Thuli Madonsela and her office of the Public Protector have become South African heroes. read more
Global giants ogle the African hair-care industry

Global giants ogle the African hair-care industry

12/08/2014 - 11:41
With all the skill of a master weaver at a loom, Esther Ogble stands under a parasol in the sprawling Wuse market in Nigeria’s capital and spins synthetic fibre into women’s hair. read more
WeChat SA to launch 100,000 micro-jobs

WeChat SA to launch 100,000 micro-jobs

08/08/2014 - 10:12
South African companies including TomTom, 1Life, and Hippo, through Telesure, have collaborated with new micro-jobbing platform M4JAM (money for jam) to make over 100,000 micro-jobs available at launch next week. read more
Twitter may be considering e-commerce

Twitter may be considering e-commerce

08/08/2014 - 09:47
San Francisco – Twitter is reportedly making moves that indicate it is considering launching e-commerce services.  read more
Privatising Eskom beneficial to SA economy

Privatising Eskom beneficial to SA economy

06/08/2014 - 12:59
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it welcomes the mooted partial privatisation of Eskom, the under-fire state power utility. read more
Vodacom reveals its first branded low-cost smartphone

Vodacom reveals its first branded low-cost smartphone

05/08/2014 - 13:46
Vodacom has launched the Smart Kicka, a new smartphone that costs R549 and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. read more
Dark days for Eskom

Dark days for Eskom

04/08/2014 - 11:23
Johannesburg - It is a slow-motion train wreck happening before our eyes, on a scale so vast, it has already stunted the economic growth potential of the country, yet it is only now that the government appears to have fully grasped the danger.  read more
Mr Price launches mobile network

Mr Price launches mobile network

01/08/2014 - 10:35
Value fashion retailer, Mr Price, has launched a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), on the back of its successful push online over the past 18 months. read more
Metals strike might end soon

Metals strike might end soon

28/07/2014 - 16:46
Johannesburg - South African labour groups are close to agreeing a wage deal that would end a four-week metalworkers’ strike that has threatened growth in the continent’s second-biggest economy, according to a union official. read more
FirstBank, PayPal partner to encourage online shopping in Nigeria

FirstBank, PayPal partner to encourage online shopping in Nigeria

24/07/2014 - 09:11
FirstBank Limited and global payments provider, PayPal, have announced a partnership to encourage Nigerians to shop online. read more
Future banking trends in SA

Future banking trends in SA

22/07/2014 - 14:53
The introduction of banking apps, cashless payments and futuristic bank branches over the past ten years have pointed to a shift in banking from bricks to clicks. read more
In-store experience still trumps online buying in SA

In-store experience still trumps online buying in SA

14/07/2014 - 11:00
While South Africans are embracing online and mobile shopping, the in-store experience is as important as ever. read more
Cyber attacks target teleco industry

Cyber attacks target teleco industry

14/07/2014 - 10:44
Kaspersky Lab has found that targeted cyber attacks are on the rise year-over-year, and identified the most likely business sector targets. read more
Union launches Telkom race campaign

Union launches Telkom race campaign

09/07/2014 - 11:34
Johannesburg - Solidarity intends using social media and court action to stop what it says are race-based retrenchments at Telkom, the trade union said on Tuesday.  read more
End of the road for ‘drive a new car for R699 a month’ deal

End of the road for ‘drive a new car for R699 a month’ deal

09/07/2014 - 11:23
Thousands of motorists, who were lured into buying new cars by an attractive offer, which meant to see them paying as little as R699 a month, are up in arms after the company managing the deal, Satinsky Group, unexpectedly cut its losses with its Hong Kong-based holding company. read more
Is this South Africa’s Bitcoin?

Is this South Africa’s Bitcoin?

08/07/2014 - 09:21
Madibacoin, a new alternative cryptocurrency has launched in South Africa. read more
Facebook buys video ad company LiveRail

Facebook buys video ad company LiveRail

07/07/2014 - 14:50
California – Facebook has agreed to acquire LiveRail, an advertising technology company that helps companies serve better ads in the videos that appear on their websites and apps. read more
Biggest threats to the internet

Biggest threats to the internet

07/07/2014 - 14:26
A new survey has highlighted the potential threats to the future of the internet within the next 20 years, to 2025, including surveillance and government interference. read more
One winner in US bitcoin sale

One winner in US bitcoin sale

03/07/2014 - 11:31
The US Marshals Service had one winner in its auction of nearly 30,000 bitcoin, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday, without revealing the name of the successful bidder. read more
Twitter boss hires new CFO

Twitter boss hires new CFO

03/07/2014 - 10:48
San Francisco - Twitter’s Dick Costolo is gutting the company’s top ranks as he seeks to build an executive dream team. read more
Numsa strike weighs on rand

Numsa strike weighs on rand

02/07/2014 - 10:40
Johannesburg - The rand edged down against the dollar on Wednesday as a national engineering strike entered its second day, weighing on investor sentiment in Africa's top economy. read more
SA government offering incentives to keep whites out of jobs

SA government offering incentives to keep whites out of jobs

27/06/2014 - 15:02
Public service managers are being encouraged to keep posts vacant rather than fill them with whites, an SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) consultant said in a newsletter this week. read more
Zuma cabinet to cost SA tax payers R1.3 billion

Zuma cabinet to cost SA tax payers R1.3 billion

26/06/2014 - 12:03
The Democratic Allinace has revealed that President Jacob Zuma’s new additions to his cabinet will cost tax payers approximately R36 million. read more
Flaw found in PayPal two-step authentication

Flaw found in PayPal two-step authentication

26/06/2014 - 11:17
California – Researchers at computer security firm Duo Security have discovered a flaw in the two-step method PayPal uses to authenticate account-holders. read more
Naspers CEO outlines road ahead

Naspers CEO outlines road ahead

25/06/2014 - 11:54
Cape Town - Naspers [JSE:NPN] has been very good about delivering return for its investors in the last two decades and the global media player aims to do just that with the investments it is currently making.  read more
Eskom issues power warning for the week

Eskom issues power warning for the week

24/06/2014 - 13:36
The national power system will be tight on Monday evening and is expected to stay that way during peak hours for the rest of the week, Eskom said. read more
Zille targets free WiFi for all in the Western Cape

Zille targets free WiFi for all in the Western Cape

23/06/2014 - 15:47
The Western Cape government, the State Information Technology Agency (Sita), and Neotel signed a strategic agreement to provide broadband services to approximately 2,000 government sites. read more
Weather to test Eskom’s resolve

Weather to test Eskom’s resolve

20/06/2014 - 12:22
As a cold front settles in across the country, set to reach Johannesburg on Thursday, Eskom faces a difficult task to “protect the national grid from a total shutdown”. read more
Facebook apologises after crash

Facebook apologises after crash

19/06/2014 - 15:53
San Francisco - Facebook’s website crashed briefly on Thursday, temporarily preventing computer and mobile phone users from reaching the site around the globe. read more
Orange may open own shops on partner’s exit

Orange may open own shops on partner’s exit

19/06/2014 - 15:46
French telecoms group, Orange, may open its own branded stores after its retail partner Nashua Mobile’s decision to sell its customer base and exit the market. read more
MWEB launches free WiFi in Durban

MWEB launches free WiFi in Durban

18/06/2014 - 15:26
Internet service provider, MWEB, has launched a free Wi-Fi ‘zone’ in Florida Road, Durban; its first Wi-Fi activated high street. read more
Eskom declares emergency as blackouts loom

Eskom declares emergency as blackouts loom

13/06/2014 - 09:59
Johannesburg - Eskom has asked large industrial customers to reduce their electricity usage by 10 percent, as it seeks to avert a second evening of rolling blackouts read more
Ghana Grabs ITU Prestigious Award

Ghana Grabs ITU Prestigious Award

13/06/2014 - 09:50
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has honoured Ghana for bridging the communication gap in rural communities in the country. read more
Zuma must cut govt spending, urges DA

Zuma must cut govt spending, urges DA

13/06/2014 - 09:35
Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma should focus on restoring confidence in the South African economy when he takes to the podium during his State of the Nation address, the DA said last Thursday. read more
Tesco takes on UK banks with account launch

Tesco takes on UK banks with account launch

11/06/2014 - 11:23
London - Tesco Bank, the financial services arm of Britain's biggest retailer, has launched its first personal current or checking account, looking to challenge established lenders and bring shoppers back into its parent's stores. read more
Sanral called, it wants your e-toll money

Sanral called, it wants your e-toll money

06/06/2014 - 10:29
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is calling up motorists to chase up payments for outstanding e-toll bills. read more
 Watchdog fines Sasol for excessive prices

Watchdog fines Sasol for excessive prices

06/06/2014 - 10:21
Cape Town - Local competition authorities on Thursday fined petrochemical group, Sasol, R534 million for charging domestic customers excessive prices for chemicals between 2004 and 2007. read more
Zero to millions in 3 years

Zero to millions in 3 years

03/06/2014 - 11:19
Cape Town entrepreneurs, Wayne Gosling and Daniel Guasco, joint chief executives of online company Groupon South Africa, started their business in a garage and used some inventive e-mail techniques to grab the attention of the big boss of Groupon USA.  read more
Petrol price: good news for motorists

Petrol price: good news for motorists

02/06/2014 - 10:21
The price of all grades of petrol will drop by 22 cents a litre next month, the energy department said on Friday. read more
Google unveils driverless vehicles

Google unveils driverless vehicles

29/05/2014 - 10:30
San Francisco - Google has designed its own self-driving vehicles, that transport passengers at the push of a button, as it aims to spread the new automotive technology, co- founder, Sergey Brin, said. read more
Mr Price online sales surges 300%

Mr Price online sales surges 300%

28/05/2014 - 15:00
Value fashion retailer Mr Price said online sales grew as much as 293.4% for the year ended March 2014. read more
Takealot.com raises more than $100m for African expansion

Takealot.com raises more than $100m for African expansion

27/05/2014 - 10:11
Cape Town-based online retailer, takealot.com, has raised more than $100m for continued expansion in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. read more
How much Zuma’s Cabinet will cost SA

How much Zuma’s Cabinet will cost SA

27/05/2014 - 10:06
With 35 ministers’ and 37 deputy ministers’ salaries to pay, President Jacob Zuma’s new cabinet is set to cost South Africa over R143 million a year – excluding perks. read more
New shopping centre opens in Tsumeb

New shopping centre opens in Tsumeb

23/05/2014 - 10:49
The Tsumeb Shopping Centre was opened on Tuesday. In a speech read, on his behalf, by Minister of Trade and Industry, Calle Schlettwein, President Hifikepunye Pohamba thanked shareholders of Reydev Holdings Namibia for investing in the facility. read more
Meikles to shut down Greatermans

Meikles to shut down Greatermans

21/05/2014 - 11:05
Harare - Diversified group Meikles Limited (Meikles) is shutting down its upmarket Greatermans store and is replacing it with Pick n Pay supermarket. read more
Glencore to appoint female director

Glencore to appoint female director

21/05/2014 - 10:58
London - Miner and commodity trader Glencore Xstrata will appoint a female director to its board by the end of this year,  read more
Treasury plans new booze tax

Treasury plans new booze tax

20/05/2014 - 09:22
A small minority of the 30% of South Africans who drink alcohol are responsible for causing the national and provincial governments to spend R17bn a year combating the effects of alcohol abuse, says the Treasury. read more
Barclays to up credit lines

Barclays to up credit lines

19/05/2014 - 10:50
Harare - Barclays Bank Zimbabwe (BBZ) says it might increase its loan book to $80 million depending on the prevailing market conditions. read more
Another petrol price drop on the way

Another petrol price drop on the way

19/05/2014 - 10:37
The more favourable rand exchange rate and stable international petroleum prices could result in a fuel price drop in June, the Automobile Association of SA (AA) said on Friday. read more
WiFi on South African train carriages

WiFi on South African train carriages

16/05/2014 - 09:44
Metrorail, in the Western Cape, is reportedly rolling out free WiFi internet access at train stations, with Cape Town Station coming online next week. read more
Woolworths has top reputation

Woolworths has top reputation

15/05/2014 - 10:56
Johannesburg - The reputation of retailer Woolworths strengthened this year, while other companies fared poorly, the Reputation Institute said yesterday. read more
Facebook plans China sales office

Facebook plans China sales office

14/05/2014 - 11:55
San Francisco - Facebook is taking steps to open a sales office in China to work with local advertisers, according to people with knowledge of the matter, in a move that would put the social network’s employees in the country for the first time, even as its service remains censored there.  read more