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The FMCG Files Newsletter 19 November 2015
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In this issue: New Products, Featured Catalogues, News Headlines, Recruiters, Logistics, Multimedia, Marketing and Brand Activation, Liquor, Events

       

Retailers must embrace `The Big Shift’ to continue creating value for consumers

With Retail Congress Africa happening in Cape Town on 3 - 4 November 2015, conversations amongst retailers will be centred around the theme of ‘Enabling retail entrepreneurs to accelerate growth in Africa’.

South African retailers need to adopt new strategies if they are to continue creating value for consumers in the age of the so-called `Big Shift’, a socio-economic and technological revolution that has the potential to change the way that products are bought and sold, according to the Retail Transformation report released by Deloitte.

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NEW PRODUCTS
McCain Oven Chips gets a crisp new look and makes a tasty transformation

McCain South Africa is proud to announce the launch of the new McCain Crispy Oven Chips range. With a new look and a delectable taste the new McCain Crispy Oven Chips range offers moms and kids a chip that is crispy, tasty, and delicious to eat.
Quorn satisfies consumer tastes with launch of vegan range

Quorn Foods, a popular player in the South African meat-free, frozen food category, is expanding its footprint with the launch of a vegan frozen range.
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FEATURED CATALOGUES & SERVICE PAGES
ID Logistics

We are part of the ID Logistics Group, a global contract logistics company that supports customers’ strategies through all supply chain functions related to innovation and optimisation.
MakeMeMobile

MakeMeMobile has years of collective experience in providing enterprise mobility solutions by harnessing the power of mobile technology to meet the most demanding business challenges and to drive transformation throughout an organisation.
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“I am switching to Spekko” MakeMeMobile expands to meet enterprise mobility demands Pongrácz toasts 25 years with cache of 1-carat black diamonds Steal the show with delicious thyme chicken paired with Drostdy-Hof Wine Follow us on Twitter

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NEWS HEADLINES
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Food labels: What Woolworths doesn’t want you to know

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has told Health24 that Woolworths was unable to determine the number of ice cream and sorbet products affected by a peanut allergen-labelling blunder.
Eskom is back – and it wants to hike tariffs again

Eskom submitted an application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) to recover R22.8 billion which the utility used to avert load shedding.


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Companies need to realise that big data analysis pays off, says Deloitte

Data-driven decision-making and performance is the next wave of the digital revolution that companies need to prepare for to enjoy the profound opportunities on offer, says Deloitte Analytics.
Alibaba makes $5 billion in 90 minutes - China

The world’s biggest online shopping holiday got off to a roaring start in China.



RECRUITERS & NEW APPOINTMENTS

Strategy Recruitment Marketing

Strategy Recruitment Marketing, tailor-made alternative recruitment solutions, the latest recruitment practices and technology, cost-effective impactful results.

Nicolene Di Bartolo

Nicolene Di Bartolo develops and delivers strategic recruitment solutions that are innovative, robust and effective. Our executive search and management appointment services are trusted by leading employers, both locally and internationally.
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LOGISTICS, PACKAGING & SUPPLY CHAINS
How retailers can protect themselves from data breaches

Retailers have much to consider when running their business, allocating capital towards operational expenses is usually at the top of their list, but emphasis should also be placed on developing and implementing a safety and security plan.
Is your packaging ready for the holiday season?

The festive season is a crucial time in most brands’ marketing calendars. During this period, consumer spending spikes and there’s an opportunity to emotionally engage shoppers who are revelling in the festive mood.
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MULTIMEDIA
MegaVision Media Offering

MegaVision Media put together a short video that takes you through our product and service offerings in a succinct 3-minute video. From our media rental fixtures to our branding, design capabilities and digital division offerings. We hope you enjoy it!

MARKETING & BRAND ACTIVATION
Braai, the beloved country!

Clover has a new recipe book on the shelf, which has come just in time for summer! Clover Favourite Braai Recipes features an array of creative and tasty braai recipes for those long hot days.
Indigo Brands - Penetrating the market with MegaVision Media

Indigo Brands, a Cape Town based subsidiery of AVI have been doing business with MegaVision Media for the past few years. We are accustomed to the the group known for frangrances, toiletries, and skincare to brand regularly in Makro stores.
Wish Your Study Buddy All the Best with Cadbury P.S.

What better way to share words of encouragement with your Study Buddy during exam time than with a Cadbury P.S. chocolate bar and its range of heartfelt messages – ‘All the Best’, ‘Thinking About You’, and ‘Congrats’.
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LIQUOR
Amarula’s in festive mode

Amarula is going big this festive season with a range of fun, fashionable, and African-inspired gifting ideas, on offer from 1 November while stocks last.
Sweet 16 RMB WineX announces top sellers, best sellers, and best wines on show

RMB WineX has come and gone, sweeping all (including the Eco Mobility Festival) before it. 2015 was the wine show's 16th edition, bringing around 150 exhibitors to the Sandton Convention Centre for the three days of the show.
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RECIPE
Rooibos cocktail craze hits bars across Europe and US

A Rooibos cocktail movement has taken over bars across the world’s cocktail capitals of London, New York and Cape Town, and has been dubbed by mixologists as this season’s favourite party mixer.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Eikendal packs a tasty punch with new Pizza & Wine Pairings
1 – 31 November 2015
Stellenbosch South Africa
Stellenbosch at Summer Place 2015 a stellar showcase
25 November 2015
Gauteng South Africa
Savanna sponsors Africa’s First Comedy Central International Comedy Festival
26 November – 5 December 2015
Silverstar Casino Johannesburg South Africa
Colchester KWIKSPAR Community Clean-up – A letter
28 November 2015
Colchester KWIKSPAR South Africa
Don’t miss Groote Post’s November Christmas Market
29 November 2015
Groote Post Cellar South Africa
Community Chest’s Twilight Festival Calls our City to Unite for Charity
1 December 2015
Cape Town City Hall Cape Town South Africa
Kloovenburg Christmas Market
5 December 2015
Riebeek Valley South Africa
Gabriëlskloof’s Favourite Things Market – a feast for your senses
11 – 12 December 2015
Gabriëlskloof Estate South Africa
Delheim rolls out the barrels for Start of Harvest buzz
23 – 24 January 2016
Delheim Estate Stellenbosch South Africa
The triple bottom line and the plastics industry
15 – 18 March 2016
Expo Centre, NASREC Johannesburg South Africa
Employer Branding SA Masterclass 2016 - Save the date
February, March, and April 2016
Cape Town and Johannesburg South Africa
 
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Editor

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