Mobile trends in Nigeria report

Although the economic growth of the country might not be as fast-paced as its counterparts’, it is full of hopes and promises. The mobile trends published...

Beer party era could be over for AB Inbev

There hasn’t been much froth on the AB InBev share price in recent months. Investor sentiment had gone flat as analysts feared digesting SABMiller was proving tougher...

Coca-Cola to launch its first alcoholic beverage

The soft drink maker is keeping the exact details a secret but there is a growing appetite for Chu-Hi in Japan, and Coca-Cola wants...

Diageo releases dairy-free Baileys made from almond milk

This vegan-friendly version of the signature Baileys drink is called Baileys Almande, and has been being introduced to the UK following the success of the drink...

Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés uncork their potential

This highly regarded programme helps aspirant winemakers and viticulturists unlock their potential through skills development initiatives which are made possible by the support of major sponsors...

BrewDog supports equal pay movement with ‘Pink IPA’ release

The company, which has never shied away from addressing social issues like environmental change and a shortage of organ donors, said the beer is exactly the same inside the...

Cape Town distillery produces new drought-conscious gin

Pienaar & Son will produce a Drought Edition version of their existing gin varietals – Empire and Orient. Empire is a dry English-style gin infused with...

How packaging design can impact In-store promotion

The disruption of e-commerce on retailers and CPGs alike has forced everyone to look differently at how they go to market. Typical siloed marketing budgets are...

FRENCH AND SOUTH AFRICAN RIVALRY MOVES FROM RUGBY FIELD TO THE...

“The Fresh Connection Challenge” is an innovative business simulation that is delivering big benefits for companies around the world. Developed in the Netherlands nine years ago, it...

Bottoms up to brandy as sales volumes rise

In 2006, whisky overtook brandy as South Africa’s favourite spirit, but the decline in volume and market share for this homegrown spirit made from grapes has...

Change in VAT has retailers scrambling

Former finance minister Malusi Gigaba announced an increase in VAT from 14% to 15%. The hike would be effective from 1 April. In addition to the need...

57 business robberies a day

The 2016/2017 #CrimeStats are a reminder that South Africa's battle against syndicated and organised criminals is far from won. "With a record high of 20 680 armed robberies against business...

4th Street climbs the ladder at IWSR Top 100 Wines

Brand Strategy Manager, Dè-Mari Shaw says, “This is a sensational win for the brand as it shows significant growth, moving from 28th place in 2016 to number...

AB InBev ramps up Africa investment as demand grows

Shipments in the region excluding SA increased by as much as 20% in 2017, putting it among the fastest-growing territories for the world’s biggest brewer. Premium brands...

World Whiskies award Scottish Leader with gold medal

The Scottish Leader 12-year-old is crafted with a blend of unpeated Highland and Speyside malts, combined with Scottish grains. Source: Bizcommunity

PERSONALISED STYLE

This may come through in the development of more customised products, curated recommendations, communications and even storytelling that connects to individuals. More and more, modern consumers...

SAB tie-up exceeds AB InBev’s expectations

"The combination with SAB has exceeded our expectations," Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito said in the Belgium brewer’s results released on Thursday morning. The acquisition of the...

Heineken inaugurates Mexican brewery after $500m investment

Announced in 2015, the site will have a production capacity of 6 million hectolitres per year and produce brands such as Tecate, Dos Equis and Heineken...