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Bain's launches SA's oldest Single Grain Whisky in Travel Retail

Bain's launches SA's oldest Single Grain Whisky in Travel Retail

18/02/2019 - 18:32
Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, the proudly South African and internationally award-winning single grain whisky, has launched a limited edition 15-Year-Old Single Grain Whisky exclusive to Big5 Duty Free Cape Town International and OR Tambo International Airports, and The James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington. read more
Cape wine production set to be low after 3-year drought

Cape wine production set to be low after 3-year drought

07/02/2019 - 19:19
The Cape's three-year drought has taken its toll on the wine industry and early indications are that this year's harvest will be even lower than the poor 2018 harvest. read more
Water crisis threatens not only Cape, but SA economy

Water crisis threatens not only Cape, but SA economy

08/02/2018 - 10:16
Cape Town’s water crisis is likely to have far-reaching consequences, not only on the local economy but on the national GDP. The water crisis threatens further downgrades from ratings agencies, hampering much-needed investment, economists have warned. read more
Dunkin' Donuts says Cape Town launch date is up to the customer

Dunkin' Donuts says Cape Town launch date is up to the customer

26/09/2016 - 15:42
Following on from Grand Foods' announcement that the first Dunkin' Donuts in South Africa would open in Cape Town at the end of October 2016, the American donut company and coffeehouse chain is challenging customers to participate in daily challenges in order to determine its launch date read more
 Woolworths hosts annual ‘Inside Retail’ programme aimed at contributing to improved tertiary education South Africa

Woolworths hosts annual ‘Inside Retail’ programme aimed at contributing to improved tertiary education South Africa

14/07/2016 - 12:31
Woolworths recently hosted its annual ‘Inside Retail’ programme with 32 Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges in Cape Town.  read more
Africa’s largest CEM event hits Cape Town this August

Africa’s largest CEM event hits Cape Town this August

07/07/2016 - 09:48
The CEM landscape is evolving rapidly and companies are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with new trends and technologies. Now in its 5th year running, the annual CEM Africa Summit is taking place in Cape Town on the 17th and 18th August. Simon Cranswick, MD Anana Africa and Chantel Botha, CEO BrandLove are both members of this year’s advisory panel. In an interview with Kinetic Events the two discuss how CEM has evolved and how companies can stay ahead of the game – Cranswick from a technological solutions perspective and Botha representing the viewpoint of the consumer.  read more
 City of Cape Town unveils plans for unfinished highways

City of Cape Town unveils plans for unfinished highways

30/06/2016 - 16:13
Cape Town - Prospective developers who want to bid for the City of Cape Town’s Foreshore Freeway Precinct, which includes a solution for the unfinished highways, will have to be self-funding so as to not burden taxpayers with additional rates, said Brett Herron, mayoral committee member for transport for Cape Town.  read more
The Consumer Goods Forum: Strategic Pillars

The Consumer Goods Forum: Strategic Pillars

29/06/2016 - 18:29
Through the introduction and implementation of their five strategic pillars, the Consumer Goods Forum strive to drive positive change globally. read more
Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Transforming to Maintain Competitive Advantage

Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Transforming to Maintain Competitive Advantage

29/06/2016 - 16:13
Joint research from KPMG International and The Consumer Goods Forum reports a need for a deeper, multidimensional understanding of customers read more
New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain

New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain

29/06/2016 - 15:50
The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini call for needed industry change to secure long-term, sustainable growth; Existing value chains must evolve to consumer-driven value networks  read more
Special Sessions keynote presentations by Accenture, ECOLAB, IRI and Nielsen

Special Sessions keynote presentations by Accenture, ECOLAB, IRI and Nielsen

29/06/2016 - 14:41
There was a host of special sessions at the Consumer Goods Forum Summit which covered issues from surviving the third era of digital and the ‘Internet of Things’ to ‘End-to-End Value Chain’ and navigating the new retail agenda. Key speakers included Mark Curtis, Chief Client Officer and co-Founder, Fjord, who described the trends and key success elements for brands willing to succeed in the digital space, and Steve Matthesen, Global President of Retail Vertical, Nielsen, who elaborated on consumers’ perspectives to explain the “why behind the buy." read more
The Internet of Things: hype vs. Reality

The Internet of Things: hype vs. Reality

29/06/2016 - 12:12
As the world enters the fourth industrial revolution and the third age of digital, smart and connected systems are altering every aspect of the process to deliver goods and services to today’s consumers. The Internet of Things poses unique challenges, but also opportunities for companies in the consumer goods industry. Christopher Beck, of Ecolab, addressed the Internet of Things at this year’s Consumer Goods Summit held in Cape Town. It formed part of a wider look at the digital disruption facing the industry. read more
The Consumer Goods Forum: Who they are and what they are about

The Consumer Goods Forum: Who they are and what they are about

29/06/2016 - 10:46
The Consumer Goods Forum is the greatest convener of the consumer goods industry across the globe. Their mission is to improve industry efficiency, build consumer trust, and advocate for practices that improve the world at large. They not only address issues facing retailers, but the entire value chain, from manufacturing to advertising. The recently celebrated their 60th anniversary of the Global Consumer Goods Summit held in Cape Town on 13 – 16 June 2016. read more
Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Cape Town June 2016 - Fastmoving Review

Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Cape Town June 2016 - Fastmoving Review

29/06/2016 - 09:36
This year the Consumer Goods Forum hosted their 60th Global Consumer Goods Summit in Cape Town from 13 – 17 June 2016. It was a milestone year, because not only was it the 60th anniversary, it was the first time the Global Consumer Goods Summit was held on the African continent.  read more
Finding success bite by bite

Finding success bite by bite

10/06/2016 - 11:49
Cape Town - A Khayelitsha emerging entrepreneur is living testimony to the government’s initiative, Vukuzenzele (wake up and do it yourself), as her pizza business is booming and employs seven people. read more
SA hosts world’s most influential retail brand CEOs

SA hosts world’s most influential retail brand CEOs

08/06/2016 - 11:57
CEOs from the world’s most influential consumer and retail brands will gather at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on June 15-17 for the 60th Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit — the first of its kind on the African continent.  read more
Gordhan 'ready to do battle'

Gordhan 'ready to do battle'

16/05/2016 - 15:44
Cape Town - Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is aware of plans to arrest him and is ready for the ongoing relentless struggle for control of state resources. read more
Shoprite warns food price doomsayers

Shoprite warns food price doomsayers

25/04/2016 - 10:36
Cape Town - Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson on Monday cautioned against those pushing unnecessary price increases “fuelled by the frenzy emanating from recent reports about spiralling costs”. read more
US poultry a win for SA consumers - council

US poultry a win for SA consumers - council

22/04/2016 - 12:22
Cape Town - "We are thrilled to be back in the South African market after about 17 years," Jim Sumner, president of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) told Fin24 during his visit to Cape Town this week. read more
EU system for pork imports to SA

EU system for pork imports to SA

21/04/2016 - 12:56
Cape Town - As consumer preferences differ and the demand for low fat meat and meat products increases, the European Union (EU) has implemented a unique system to guarantee high quality of meat that is brought to South Africa. read more
Top transport dept staff get R2m for sitting at home

Top transport dept staff get R2m for sitting at home

14/04/2016 - 13:04
Cape Town - Six high-ranking employees have been sitting at home on full pay at a cost of almost R2m over the last three years, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters revealed. read more
Small businesses, not shack-dwellers behind most WCape electricity theft - Eskom

Small businesses, not shack-dwellers behind most WCape electricity theft - Eskom

14/04/2016 - 10:31
Cape Town - Illegal electricity connections in townships are not behind much of the 6% revenue loss in the Western Cape, Eskom said on Wednesday (13 April). read more
Pick n Pay expects strong year-end results

Pick n Pay expects strong year-end results

12/04/2016 - 14:39
Cape Town - Pick n Pay Holdings Limited [JSE:PWK] and Pick n Pay Stores Limited [JSE:PIK] expect to deliver a strong financial performance for the year ending 28 February 2016. read more
Investors fear the next ‘Nene’ crisis at Treasury

Investors fear the next ‘Nene’ crisis at Treasury

08/04/2016 - 09:24
Cape Town - The government will announce in the next few weeks if it will replace Lungisa Fuzile as head of the National Treasury when his five-year contract ends in May, a move that could prolong months of investor unease over the management of the nation’s finances.  read more
Chief procurement officer is not leaving - Treasury

Chief procurement officer is not leaving - Treasury

05/04/2016 - 10:38
Cape Town - The Treasury has denied claims that chief procurement officer Kenneth Brown, who has been with the department for almost 20 years, is leaving. read more
Sustainable brands in the spotlight

Sustainable brands in the spotlight

01/04/2016 - 08:48
Cape Town - Cape Town will host Africa’s inaugural Sustainable Brands Conference from May 14 to 17 2016 at the Century City Conference Centre. read more
Future looks bleak for nuclear energy

Future looks bleak for nuclear energy

23/03/2016 - 11:17
Cape Town - Nuclear power generation has turned into an expensive operation, even when the machines are amortised, said nuclear expert Mycle Schneider. read more
Red tape, minimum wage strangle economy - FMF

Red tape, minimum wage strangle economy - FMF

22/03/2016 - 08:57
Cape Town - The government should take a serious look at the red tape curtailing the financial services sector, which is the lifeblood of the economy, the Free Market Foundation urged. read more
SA almost certain to face junk status by end of year - analyst

SA almost certain to face junk status by end of year - analyst

22/03/2016 - 08:40
Cape Town - Political analyst Daniel Silke believes South Africa is highly likely to face a credit downgrade to junk status this year, although such a move is not yet imminent. read more
Wider consumer price inflation coming - economist

Wider consumer price inflation coming - economist

14/03/2016 - 10:10
Cape Town - A sharp move higher in average purchasing price and selling price inflation indicators in the latest Business Confidence Index (BCI) of the Bureau of Economic Research (BER) suggests a wider increase in consumer price inflation in upcoming months, MMI economist Sanisha Packirisamy warned on Sunday (13 March). read more
Business confidence: No reason for optimism

Business confidence: No reason for optimism

11/03/2016 - 09:35
Cape Town - About two thirds of the 1 750 respondents surveyed in the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index (BCI) remained unsatisfied with business conditions early in the year. read more
‘The pressure is on Pravin Gordhan’

‘The pressure is on Pravin Gordhan’

07/03/2016 - 09:47
Cape Town - South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is caught in a bind - his boss, President Jacob Zuma, and the nation’s tax commissioner are undermining his authority, yet he risks sending the economy into free-fall if he resigns. read more
Inflation 'cancels' grant increases before implemented

Inflation 'cancels' grant increases before implemented

07/03/2016 - 09:36
Cape Town - The ink on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Budget 2016 hardly had time to dry before food price inflation wholly undermined the increases he gave to social grants.  read more
Food insecurity now a reality in SA

Food insecurity now a reality in SA

07/03/2016 - 09:19
Pretoria - Stakeholders have predicted doom and gloom around the country’s food security situation, saying the current drought, a declining economy, and high-energy tariffs would make it worse. read more
Greater retail impact of conscious consumerism

Greater retail impact of conscious consumerism

24/02/2016 - 11:02
Cape Town - Conscious consumerism and innovation is on the rise in the retail space and customers are demanding that increasing attention is paid to details around sustainability, ethical sourcing, making a difference and conserving scarce environmental resources when making their purchasing decisions, according to Justin Smith, group head of sustainability at Woolworths. read more
Lewis has green light for Botswana, Lesotho stores

Lewis has green light for Botswana, Lesotho stores

16/02/2016 - 09:15
Cape Town - Lewis Group has received regulatory and competition approvals for the acquisition of 20 Ellerines and Beares stores in Botswana and 10 in Lesotho, the group said on Monday (15 Feb). read more
How much it will cost to make Pretoria the only capital city in South Africa

How much it will cost to make Pretoria the only capital city in South Africa

15/02/2016 - 10:59
A report compiled to investigate the costs of moving Parliament to Pretoria has been gathering dust since it was commissioned by late former president Nelson Mandela in 1997. read more
SA's low economic growth shrinking tax base

SA's low economic growth shrinking tax base

10/02/2016 - 11:10
Cape Town - Moody’s currently rates SA’s sovereign bonds two notches above junk status but has the country on a 'negative outlook' for a potential downgrade, says Overberg Asset Management (OAM) in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.  read more
PnP partners with stokvel group

PnP partners with stokvel group

03/02/2016 - 09:57
Cape Town - More than 11.4 million people in South Africa collectively save about R49 billion a year through stokvels, and this number is set to increase as factors such as the weak rand, high inflation, increasing food and electricity costs put pressure on consumers’ budgets, making it difficult to save. read more
Consumer trends vs brand loyalty

Consumer trends vs brand loyalty

02/02/2016 - 09:49
Cape Town - Reports on worldwide online consumer and e-commerce trends show a 20% increase in online sales in 2014, amounting to $1.5trn. read more
Rate hike will be devastating blow for consumers

Rate hike will be devastating blow for consumers

29/01/2016 - 11:37
Cape Town - A widely expected rate hike by the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) on Thursday is going to have a devastating impact on consumers, Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets told Fin24. read more
Truworths boosts sales, while Richemont down marginally

Truworths boosts sales, while Richemont down marginally

15/01/2016 - 12:07
Cape Town – Truworths [JSE:TRU] has seen a 36% increase in sales to R8.5bn in the 26 week period ended 27 December 2015, while Richemont [JSE:CFR] saw a dip in sales in the third quarter ended 31 December, both comparative to the previous period. read more
Food now key player in housing market

Food now key player in housing market

13/01/2016 - 08:49
Cape Town - Food might very well replace oil as the key commodity strongly linked to the fortunes of the local residential property market, John Loos, household and property sector strategist at FNB Home Loans, said on Monday. read more
Another bumper season for V&A waterfront

Another bumper season for V&A waterfront

12/01/2016 - 09:45
Cape Town – The final numbers are not in yet, but it certainly looks like a bumper festive season for Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, with record trade figures likely to add to confidence generated by an announcement about a new mixed-use R700m Canal District. read more
Cape Town entrepreneur chosen to lead international youth network

Cape Town entrepreneur chosen to lead international youth network

18/12/2015 - 14:37
Nicole Mountain grew up in one of Cape Town’s poorest townships. Today, aged just 19, she is gearing up to start her own non-profit organisation, and has just been chosen to lead other talented youth via the international organisation the Young Global Pioneers. read more
Brain drain looms for struggling SA

Brain drain looms for struggling SA

18/12/2015 - 12:08
Cape Town - Economic instability and political uncertainty are changing the face of South African society with young entrepreneurs moving abroad, established businesspeople obtaining dual citizenship and an increase in those selling property so they can emigrate. read more
Naive consumers falling for marketing promises

Naive consumers falling for marketing promises

08/12/2015 - 10:21
Cape Town - In South Africa much more needs to be done - even at school and tertiary level - to make consumers more money savvy in order to protect them from "the hordes of vultures out there" trying to part them from their hard-earned money, according to Anneline van der Poel of debt management firm Debt Rescue. read more
91 Koeberg Mall brings urban renewal in CT

91 Koeberg Mall brings urban renewal in CT

13/11/2015 - 11:11
Cape Town - 91 Koeberg Mall in Koeberg Road, Brooklyn, Cape Town, has opened its doors. read more
No magic wand saved Cape Town CBD

No magic wand saved Cape Town CBD

12/11/2015 - 10:41
Cape Town - There was no magic wand that saved Cape Town's CBD from a downward spiral of increasing crime and grime, Tasso Evangelinos, chief operating officer of the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID) said at the organisation's AGM. read more
Double honours for billionaire Christo Wiese

Double honours for billionaire Christo Wiese

29/10/2015 - 10:20
Cape Town - Billionaire businessperson Dr Christo Wiese has been honoured as the Sunday Times Business Leader of the Year, but also received the Sunday Times Lifetime Achievement Awards at the annual Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards, which took place at a banquet in Sandton on Tuesday evening.  read more
R67m customer refund is not the end of Lewis challenge

R67m customer refund is not the end of Lewis challenge

28/10/2015 - 10:17
Cape Town - Lewis Group's intention to refund a total of R67.1m to customers for the cost of loss of employment insurance, is a good start, but not yet the end, according to a consumer watchdog.  read more
China pledges R660bn for SA industrialisation

China pledges R660bn for SA industrialisation

21/10/2015 - 09:01
Cape Town – China pledged $50bn (R660bn) towards industrialisation projects in South Africa on Tuesday, ahead of its upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. read more
Eskom on track for a summer without load shedding

Eskom on track for a summer without load shedding

16/10/2015 - 08:20
Cape Town – A month into Eskom’s annual summer maintenance programme and there has been no sign of load shedding, but any major power plant breakdown will change that. read more
Hospitality sector slates new liquor, BEE rules

Hospitality sector slates new liquor, BEE rules

16/10/2015 - 08:05
Cape Town - If certain proposed amendments to the national liquor policy are implemented, it will have a big impact, especially in small towns and villages, according to Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO of the Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (Fedhasa). read more
SA seen in 7-year slouch as IMF cuts growth view

SA seen in 7-year slouch as IMF cuts growth view

13/10/2015 - 09:12
Johannesburg - If economic growth in South Africa this year is bad news, 2016 is set to be even worse, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). read more
13 ways ANC wants to improve SA economy

13 ways ANC wants to improve SA economy

12/10/2015 - 09:58
Cape Town - The African National Congress agreed on measures to shore up the economy, address power shortages, and improve governance at a three-day policy forum that ended on Sunday near Johannesburg. read more
IMF downgrades SA growth to below 1.5%

IMF downgrades SA growth to below 1.5%

07/10/2015 - 09:07
Cape Town - South Africa’s growth is projected to be below 1.5% both this year and next year, according to a report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). read more
Ackermans Heritage Store Opening – the 500th store!

Ackermans Heritage Store Opening – the 500th store!

30/09/2015 - 12:52
South African Value Retailer, Ackermans opened its 500th store, in Adderley Street, Cape Town on the 23 September 2015. The shop is located in the basement of the Union Castle Building, Adderley Street in Cape Town, which is clearly visible from the street.  read more
R10.8bn flows out of SA illegally

R10.8bn flows out of SA illegally

30/09/2015 - 09:53
Cape Town - A total of R10.8bn was illegally transferred out of South Africa during the past year, according to National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega. read more
V&A Waterfront starts solar project

V&A Waterfront starts solar project

30/09/2015 - 08:24
Cape Town - Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is seeing the start of the installation of more than 7 500m² of solar panels on eight rooftops of key buildings on the 123-hectare property, as the landmark property expands its emphasis on going green. read more
Sales growth slump dents retailer confidence

Sales growth slump dents retailer confidence

28/09/2015 - 12:10
Cape Town - Results from the latest EY/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) Retail Survey signal a substantial deterioration in trading conditions in the retail sector during the third quarter of 2015. read more
Gareth Ackerman: Consumers want more value

Gareth Ackerman: Consumers want more value

21/09/2015 - 09:14
Cape Town - Consumers everywhere are under strain and are searching for new and better ways to achieve value, Gareth Ackerman, co-chair of the Consumer Goods Council of SA and chair of Pick n Pay, said at its annual summit on Friday (18 Sep). read more
SA remains unequal, but people are living longer

SA remains unequal, but people are living longer

21/09/2015 - 08:13
Cape Town - Poverty has declined since 1994, but South Africa remains highly unequal and inequality is still largely defined along racial lines. read more
Sars boss: Paying taxes is a patriotic act

Sars boss: Paying taxes is a patriotic act

08/09/2015 - 07:55
Cape Town - African patriots, both on the continent and part of the diaspora must do what they can to assert the rising of the continent, according to SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane. read more
Homechoice lifts sales

Homechoice lifts sales

25/08/2015 - 10:25
Cape Town - Listed home shopping retailer Homechoice International said on Monday it had overcome weakness in the consumer economy to lift revenue by 15.6 percent, from R861 million to R995 million, in the six months to June.  read more
Amazon is hiring in South Africa with new offices in Joburg

Amazon is hiring in South Africa with new offices in Joburg

14/08/2015 - 08:38
Amazon is expanding its presence in South Africa and plans to hire over 250 highly skilled engineers, network specialists, account managers and other technologists. read more
SA Govt credit outlook 'stable'

SA Govt credit outlook 'stable'

14/08/2015 - 08:31
Cape Town - The credit outlook of the South African Government is stable, according to a credit opinion report issued by Moody's on Wednesday. read more
Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

28/07/2015 - 08:43
Cape Town – The Commission for Employment Equity’s “fixation” on top management in its annual report was criticised by a trade union Solidarity on Monday. read more
Over 1 000 firms in court over EE targets

Over 1 000 firms in court over EE targets

24/07/2015 - 11:00
Cape Town – More than 1 000 companies will be taken to court because of non-compliance with the legal requirements of employment equity. read more
No Pharrell, Woolworths crisis meeting - official

No Pharrell, Woolworths crisis meeting - official

23/07/2015 - 13:29
Cape Town - The City of Cape Town has denied that a crisis meeting took place in anticipation of a protest at the upcoming concert by Grammy award-winning American singer and rapper Pharrell Williams at the Grand West Casino complex on September 21. read more
Cape Town banks on late winter rains to avert water cuts

Cape Town banks on late winter rains to avert water cuts

21/07/2015 - 10:30
Cape Town - Cape Town is relying on late winter rains to refill its half-empty dams and stave off water restrictions. read more
No use throwing stones over visa rules - deputy minister

No use throwing stones over visa rules - deputy minister

07/07/2015 - 08:36
Cape Town - Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Fatima Chohan declared on Monday that she is willing to accompany representatives of the SA tourism industry to China in order to see how dropping visitor numbers from that country can be curbed. read more
New e-toll dispensation is new desperation

New e-toll dispensation is new desperation

03/07/2015 - 11:14
Cape Town - The e-tolls issue has gone way beyond rates, Wayne Duvenage of civil action group the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said. read more
SA competition body to probe retail sector - minister

SA competition body to probe retail sector - minister

13/05/2015 - 11:35
Cape Town - South African competition authorities will launch an investigation on the retail industry to ascertain that there was sufficient competition, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday. read more
SA economy plunged in uncertainty - index

SA economy plunged in uncertainty - index

17/04/2015 - 08:39
Cape Town - South Africa's already sluggish economy slowed down even more in March, according to the latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (Beti). read more
Dates for CT and Africa fashion weeks announced

Dates for CT and Africa fashion weeks announced

10/04/2015 - 09:06
Cape Town - South Africa’s premier spring/winter fashion showcases, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town (MBFWCT) and Fashion Week Africa will once again see thousands of local and international media, prominent global fashion buyers, investors and fashionistas converging on Cape Town from July 30 to August 1 and in Johannesburg from November 4 to 7 2015 respectively. read more
SA, Brazil lead Brics with social progress

SA, Brazil lead Brics with social progress

19/03/2015 - 11:50
Cape Town – South Africa was the second best performer among the Brics nations in terms of converting foreign direct investment (FDI) into social progress, according to a new Deloitte report. read more
Cape Town wants to make its own electricity

Cape Town wants to make its own electricity

12/03/2015 - 10:40
The City of Cape Town’s executive deputy mayor, Ian Neilson, says that the city wants to generate its own electricity to become less reliant on power utility, Eskom. read more
The Magnum Cape Town Pleasure Store plays host to an evening of beauty and glamour

The Magnum Cape Town Pleasure Store plays host to an evening of beauty and glamour

09/03/2015 - 11:22
It was a night of decadence, indulgence and glamour as the Magnum Pleasure Store in Cape Town Cavendish Square, hosted its final event. Cape Town based beauty media and bloggers gathered to watch celebrity make-up artist Aliki Zanolin of Head2Toe, the creative talent behind some of South Africa’s most beautiful faces, demonstrate a glamorous Magnum inspired make-up makeover. read more
SA gives Brics port of entry visas

SA gives Brics port of entry visas

27/02/2015 - 10:06
Cape Town - Business and diplomatic travellers from South Africa's Brics partners - Brazil, Russia, India, and China - are to receive a port of entry visa into South Africa, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Thursday. read more
Kamini Pather, MasterChef SA 2013, wows fans at Magnum MasterClass

Kamini Pather, MasterChef SA 2013, wows fans at Magnum MasterClass

25/02/2015 - 17:47
Once again, the Magnum Pleasure store in Cape Town saw an evening of delicious decadence as Kamini Pather, winner of MasterChef SA 2013 wowed and delighted fans with a selection of Magnum based desserts specially created for the occasion. read more
Presidency explains foreign land ownership plans

Presidency explains foreign land ownership plans

16/02/2015 - 10:25
Cape Town - Following President Jacob Zuma's announcement of the land holdings bill, a new proposed law that will prohibit foreign ownership of land in the country, in the State of the Nation address on Thursday 12 February, the Presidency has issued a statement to explain what this would involve and why.  read more
Parmalat recalls apple juice

Parmalat recalls apple juice

10/02/2015 - 10:32
Johannesburg - Dairy brand Parmalat has recalled a batch of PureJoy apple juice as it was contaminated with cleaning chemicals, The Star reported on Tuesday. read more
Western Cape taverners pledge to sell responsibly

Western Cape taverners pledge to sell responsibly

09/02/2015 - 10:14
Cape Town - Close to 200 licensed tavern owners from the Western Cape – including Cape Town and surrounds, Knysna, Mossel Bay, and Beaufort West, signed a pledge to abide by a Code of Practice drafted by the Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol Use (ARA). read more
Restaurants' mark-up of wine leaves sour taste

Restaurants' mark-up of wine leaves sour taste

06/02/2015 - 12:15
Cape Town - Recently Fin24 reported that wine farmers and producers are simply not making enough money and are therefore not planting any new vines, according to VinPro CEO Rico Basson. read more
The V&A Waterfront – South Africa’s success story

The V&A Waterfront – South Africa’s success story

03/02/2015 - 13:46
• Growth in GDP is above average (10%+ versus national 3%) • Growth in GGP consistent at 11% year-on-year for the past 10 years • The national economy is dependent on the growth in SMEs – being fostered at the V&A • Job creation has shot up from 2% between 2002 and 2012 to 20% in 2014 (3 000 additional direct jobs) • Double-digit retail growth for the fourth consecutive year read more
Steinhoff has green light for Pepkor deal

Steinhoff has green light for Pepkor deal

28/01/2015 - 09:50
Cape Town - Integrated retailer Steinhoff International announced on Monday that its shareholders have approved the company's acquisition of 92.34% of Pepkor. read more
Wine farmers plead poverty

Wine farmers plead poverty

23/01/2015 - 10:17
Cape Town - Wine farmers and producers are simply not making enough money and are therefore not planting any new vines, according to VinPro CEO Rico Basson. read more
Festive season 'burns' SA online retailers

Festive season 'burns' SA online retailers

21/01/2015 - 13:58
Cape Town - South African retailers let their greed get the better of them and lost money over the festive season to criminal gangs, according to a local digital payments company. read more
Truworths aiming at one stop clothing emporium

Truworths aiming at one stop clothing emporium

12/01/2015 - 10:26
Cape Town - After building up its women's wear and men's wear in-store emporiums with its own brands, Truworths is setting its focus to conquering the children's wear market, according to CEO Michael Mark. read more
Guess who doesn’t get load shed

Guess who doesn’t get load shed

15/12/2014 - 10:22
The City Press reported that President Jacob Zuma, his cabinet, and members of parliament do not experience load shedding. read more
Discount website CitySlicker folds

Discount website CitySlicker folds

11/12/2014 - 09:23
CitySlicker, the online daily deal site used by shoppers seeking large discounts on holidays, beauty treatments, gadgets, and fine dining has gone bust. 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
Focus on African e-commerce industry

Focus on African e-commerce industry

08/12/2014 - 09:22
Cape Town - With just over two months to go, the agenda for the e-Commerce Africa Confex is already packed. read more
Cape Town the best municipality in SA

Cape Town the best municipality in SA

04/12/2014 - 10:28
South Africa’s best-managed municipalities are in Gauteng and the Western Cape, according to a study released on Wednesday. read more
Petrol price drop could have sting in its tail

Petrol price drop could have sting in its tail

24/11/2014 - 11:34
Cape Town - The expected fall in the petrol price in December will certainly be good news for SA, but there is a sting in the tail, economist Dawie Roodt of the Efficient Group told Fin24 on Friday. 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
Woolworths falls after sales growth slows

Woolworths falls after sales growth slows

21/11/2014 - 09:28
Johannesburg - Woolworths fell the most in more than seven months after the South African food and clothing retailer reported slowing sales growth as the continent’s second-biggest economy falters.  read more
Levi Strauss celebrates 20 years back in SA

Levi Strauss celebrates 20 years back in SA

21/11/2014 - 09:17
Cape Town – Levi Strauss & Co. celebrates 20 years of doing business in South Africa after re-entering the South African market following democratic elections in 1994. read more
‘Woolies shareholders back boycott’

‘Woolies shareholders back boycott’

19/11/2014 - 11:40
Johannesburg - Various Woolworths shareholders indicated on Tuesday they supported the boycott against the retailer.  read more