Franchising no longer just a man’s game

The recession-proof business model and close relationship the company has with its franchisees make the secondhand giant a highly sought-after business opportunity for potential franchise owners who...

Student buying power at your Fingertips

The problem is accessing methods of payment to transfer money among themselves or make online purchases, as not all students have access to the Bank of...

The massive business of stokvels and opportunities for brands

With more than 421,000 stokvels in South Africa and a collective value of around R25bn, it’s time for marketers to recognise the importance of stokvels and...

Reckitt rebuilds after unusually tough year

The maker of Durex condoms, Nurofen tablets and Dettol cleaners announced the restructuring on Wednesday, along with its third-quarter sales figures. The company, once seen as an...

Cape Town takes the prize as South Africa’s healthiest city

This is among the findings of the Discovery Vitality ObeCity Index 2017, released on Wednesday, which presents the latest insights on weight status as measured by...

Kotex launches new Kotex All Nighter Maxi Pad

“The more we talk about periods, the better we can make life for South African women of all ages,” says Nthabiseng Motsoeneng, Marketing Manager within the Feminine...

Astral shows chicks can fly

The Southern African integrated poultry producer Astral Foods’ share price rose as much as 7% to a year’s high as it showed signs of improved...

Pick n Pay posts surprisingly strong profit growth, in face of...

The grocery chain did not say how many employees had accepted its voluntary separation programme, only that "the programme enabled 10% of roles and functions to...

McCain wins President’s Safety Award

The President's Award is awarded for safety and achieving a total incident rate of 0.70 and below. McCain Spring Plant prepared and created continuous awareness at...

#BODCT: Redesigning the world one business at a time, to surprise...

Morris kicked off by saying there’s no such thing as a bad brief, but we do need a more inclusive and better design process. In addition, with...

Hunt in Poland pays off again for Bounty

This week Bounty – which is controlled by Cape Town-based investment firm Coast2Coast — announced the acquisition of Poland-based Stella Pack for an undisclosed amount. Like JSE-listed...

Nespresso shifts focus from exclusivity to sustainability

Nespresso’s previous marketing efforts have previously focused on portraying a sense of everyday luxury, with celebrities such as George Clooney, Matt Damon and Jack Black sipping...

Black model in Dove video says ad ‘misinterpreted’

However, Lola Ogunyemi said viewers were "justified in their initial outrage" over the body wash advert she starred in, which she said had made her "the unwitting...

Rebsons Labels introduces Nilpeter Panorama digital printer to SA

So what can this printer do and how will it improve label printing?1.     High print quality and image resolution – the limitations that can be found with flexo graphic...

The binary art of digital retail sales

South Africa has roughly 52% of the population that use the internet, with 70% mobile penetration. With more than half the population being enabled to use either...

Sovereign Foods shareholders approve Bidco offer, delisting from JSE

Bidco made two separate but concurrent cash offers to acquire the Sovereign shares (excluding treasury shares), by way of a scheme of arrangement (scheme) and a...

Win a trip to Monaco by putting a little F1 in...

The Monaco Grand Prix, dating back to 1929, is one of the signature races on the F1 calendar. Rich in glamour and prestige, the race takes...

Philafrica aims to become big food exporter

CEO Roland Decorvet said on Tuesday Philafrica aimed to become a big food operator in Africa over the next 25 years in support of the continent's...