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South Africans bid farewell to Redro and Pecks fish paste
South Africans bid farewell to Redro and Pecks fish paste

South Africans will have to say goodbye to Peck's Anchovette and Redro fish paste as Pioneer Foods has discontinued production...

18 Jan 2022

Programme launched to plug design skills gap in furniture sector
Programme launched to plug design skills gap in furniture sector

The eThekwini Furniture Cluster is offering a new Unemployed Youth Skills Development Programme to empower youth and improve core capabilities in South Africa's furniture sector...

14 Jan 2022

Toy and entertainment giant Hasbro names Chris Cocks as CEO
Toy and entertainment giant Hasbro names Chris Cocks as CEO

Hasbro, the owner of brands including Monopoly, Play-Doh, Dungeons & Dragons and Peppa Pig, has appointed Chris Cocks as its new CEO, effective 25 February...

10 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: A season for risk-taking and the return to fashion as craft
#BizTrends2022: A season for risk-taking and the return to fashion as craft

"Risk really is the new norm. Despite our heightened resilience, it's our improved creativity in unchartered waters that's sailing us toward a better world," writes entrepreneur and sustainable fashion advocate Cyril Naicker...

Cyril NaickerBy Cyril Naicker 7 Jan 2022

Source: Reuters/Mike Hutchings
SA factory activity shrinks in Dec on Omicron worries - PMI

South African private sector activity contracted in December as concerns about rising Covid-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant and tighter travel restrictions hurt demand...

By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo 5 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: The year of purpose and premium
#BizTrends2022: The year of purpose and premium

With a forecasted GDP growth of 4%, South Africa is expected to underperform global GDP growth, which is projected to be 6%. Brands in SA will need to be agile and aggressive to grow in this market...

Nicolet PienaarBy Nicolet Pienaar 5 Jan 2022

PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa to curb use of virgin plastics
PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa to curb use of virgin plastics

PepsiCo Sub-Saharan Africa has become the first market within PepsiCo's Africa, Middle East and South Asia market to reduce its reliance on virgin plastics and incorporate 20% recycled PET in its products...

3 Jan 2022

Runner-up, Joy Ezeka of Zuri and Imani design studio,Suraya Williams of Design Twenty-Six in third place and winner Moshibudi Piet of Sabafuraha
Medical scrubs manufacturer wins clothing industry competition

Medical scrubs manufacturer, Sabafuraha has been awarded the top prize in Cape Town's clothing industry's first business accelerator project...

24 Dec 2021

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Woolworths ups transparency by making supplier list public

Woolworths Holdings Limited has become the first major South African retailer to publish a list of suppliers...

21 Dec 2021

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Open call for Design Futures Lab 2022

Have you got a sustainable fashion story you want told in an immersive digital format?...

21 Dec 2021

Belinda Peterson
The Wild Bean Design-A-Cup competition: creating opportunities for emerging creatives

We spoke with the convenience general manager of BP, Belinda Peterson, to find out more about the Wild Bean Design-A-Cup Competition...

Emily StanderBy Emily Stander 21 Dec 2021

eThekwini Furniture Cluster names business accelerator winners
eThekwini Furniture Cluster names business accelerator winners

Alifurn Outdoor Furniture Company was named the winner of the inaugural eThekwini Furniture Cluster Business Accelerator Programme for 2021, scooping a R20,000 cash prize...

17 Dec 2021

Low-carbon design: Adidas and Allbirds debut Futurecraft.Footprint sneaker
Low-carbon design: Adidas and Allbirds debut Futurecraft.Footprint sneaker

At 2.94kg CO2e per pair, Futurecraft.Footprint is the result of a collective ambition to make a performance running shoe with as low of a carbon footprint as possible...

17 Dec 2021








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