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#G7Biarritz: Fashion industry giants sign global sustainability pact

Thirty-two global fashion and textile companies, including Adidas, Chanel and H&M, have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: climate, biodiversity and oceans...

27 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Turkish fashion retailer LC Waikiki eyes growth in South Africa

Turkish-based global fashion chain LC Waikiki has just opened its third South African store. The new branch, located at Tyger Valley Shopping Centre, follows store openings in Menlyn Park and Sandton City...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Dec 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

70 journalists killed in 2013

Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.

31 Dec 2013

UNITED STATES

Will technology kill us or make us stronger?

NEW YORK, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: McCann "Truth about Wellness" global research study reveals multiple contradictions & cultural upsets around the world. More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us sicker; globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs.

16 Jan 2013

TURKEY

International Herald Tribune Sports Business Summit

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Turkey's Ministry for EU Affairs has been confirmed as the headline sponsor for the IHT Global Sports Business Summit 25-26 April 2012.

24 Feb 2012

GERMANY

German holidaymakers avoid Egypt and Tunisia

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The political unrest in North Africa has had far-reaching consequences for the tourism industry. According to GfK Retail and Technology, the majority of German holidaymakers have postponed any planned trips to Egypt and Tunisia and demand for the summer months also noticeably declined in the first few weeks of the year.

22 Feb 2011

TURKEY

Top cat mascot

ANKARA, TURKEY: FIBA Turkey Basketball Federation lets the cat out of the bag with a new mascot... FIBA is the world governing body for basketball, and for the 2010 championships taking place in Turkey, a new mascot was required to help promote the tournament.

1 Dec 2010

TURKEY

Turkish Airlines selects Z-CARD

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Z-CARD Turkey, one of the ZAMI (Z-CARD Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey) regions, has been selected by Turkish Airlines to spread the message to its transit passengers that they can 'Touristanbul' for free.

31 Aug 2010

GERMANY

Increasing wanderlust among Germans

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Germans are keener now on travelling than ever before, with sales from bookings higher than in any other summer season over the past few years. Cuts in the price of vacations are bolstering booking behaviour.

2 Aug 2010

SPAIN

World Cup victories boost workplace productivity

MADRID, SPAIN/JOHANNESBURG, SA: According to a European SMB survey released on 6 July 2010, victory for the Dutch or Spanish in the 2010 FIFA World Cup could be the most desirable for Europe - in purely economic terms!

7 Jul 2010

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