Inflation will drop, but consumers will sweat first

Inflation is expected to drop below 5% by midyear, but consumers will be facing a challenging first half of the year, said an economist. Speaking...

Swanepoel named new MD of UD Trucks

UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the appointment of Gert Swanepoel as the company’s new managing director. ​Swanepoel has been with UD Trucks (previously known as...

What is PGM to the Drill bit and fastener industry for...

The PGM mark has established world-wide as mark for safety and quality of hammer drill bits (SDS drill bits) and rotary / percussion drill...

South Africans ditch cash and queues for online shopping

South Africans are fast getting over their cyber anxiety‚ as more and more are choosing to ditch cash and queues for online shopping.   In...

Dancing in the rain at the 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo

They say that when it rains on your wedding you will have a blessed marriage. Well, if this is at all true for exhibitions,...

How far are we from a cashless society in South Africa?

Globally, cash, as a means of transaction, has been on the decline for decades. First World countries are leading the transition. In emerging market countries, such...

Cashbuild interim net profit up 41% to R272.55m

Cashbuild on Tuesday, reported a 41% rise in net profit to R272.55m in the six months to end-December from the year-earlier period. The building material...

Yet another overall Festool award goes to the women

Kari de Villiers was announced the overall 2016 winner of the Festool sponsored University of Johannesburg faculty of Art Design, Architecture, and Industrial Design...

Budget 2017 in a nutshell

  Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had a tough message for South Africans in Wednesday’s Budget Speech in the National Assembly, with the introduction of a...

Cape Town is to have its first Working with Wood Show...

Cape Town is to have its first Working with Wood Show in conjunction with Spiros Mica at the Polo Club Durbanville Racecourse. - Friday...

Triton power tools Masters of Wood Project Plan competition

“Triton Power tools aim, with this competition is to engage with the wider woodworking community and to increase the quantity and quality of project...

NEW FROM TORK CRAFT. 13 PIECE TAP & DIE SET, COMBINATION...

Available from Tork Craft and at all leading outlets country wide is a range of quality combination sets in hard plastic cases. The 13-piece Tap...

Africa’s largest product sourcing expo rebranded in 2017 to ‘meet buyers’...

Trade buyers arriving in Johannesburg this year are promised an exciting new SAITEX event offering more new products that meet the demands of increasingly...

5 Ways retailers can add value to their customers

George Chang, Senior Vice President Sales, Merchandising, and Marketplace at Rakuten Since the beginning of the global recession, retailers have increasingly relied on discounting to...

Imperial secures majority stake in Kenya-based logistics group

Transport and logistics group, Imperial, has secured a 70% stake in Kenya-based logistics group in a R470m deal that bolsters its growth strategy on...

South African online spend expected to reach R53bn by 2018

PayPal's third annual global report on cross-border trade, in partnership with Ipsos, is predicting that South African online spend will grow to over R53...

ID Logistics SA certifies five sites to global quality standards

ID Logistics South Africa, part of global French contract logistics company, recently certified their five South African sites through a process of conducting external...

Imperial selects Tracker as fleet management partner

Imperial Car Rental has selected Tracker as its sole fleet management partner. The partnership will see Tracker work hand in hand with Imperial’s fleet management...