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GLOBAL

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Coca-Cola narrows in on fast-growing coffee category with $5.1bn Costa acquisition

The Coca-Cola Company will acquire coffee chain Costa Limited, which was founded in London in 1971 and has grown to become a major coffee brand across the world...

5 Sep 2018

GLOBAL

Global bread and bakery consumption continues to experience modest growth

The global bread and bakery product market displayed modest, but sustainable growth throughout the period under review, increasing from 122,000 tonnes in 2007 to 129,000 tonnes in 2016...

23 Apr 2018

CHINA

App delivery boom shakes up China food sector

Guo Bonan has opened several new branches of his "8Peppers" spicy Sichuan-style restaurants across Shanghai since last year, and not one has a dining room...

16 Feb 2018

CHINA

Alibaba creates Alitrip for online travel arrangements

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, which completed the world's biggest stock offering last month, is tapping into the country's growing online travel business with an independent platform, know as Alitrip.

29 Oct 2014

CHINA

Angry Internet users hunt down Nile relic vandal

BEIJING, CHINA: A Chinese tourist who defaced an ancient Egyptian monument was hunted down by angry Chinese Internet users who prompted his parents to apologise, state media reported yesterday.

28 May 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

China's Year of the Dragon present

Launch of first direct South Africa - China flight is a game changer for our tourism industry.

By Michael Jones 17 Feb 2012

JAPAN

Tokyo maintains brand image, despite earthquake and tsunami

TOKYO, JAPAN: In the aftermath of Japan's earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear accident, the city of Tokyo has seen no significant erosion to its city image according to the 2011 Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index study.

27 Jul 2011

UNITED STATES

Calling home? You'll probably use social media

WHITE PLAINS, US: Waiting for word from a loved one on the road? Don't sit by the phone - just use social media to make contact... According to a survey released yesterday, 16 November 2010 by Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, the chances are people will keep in touch through social media rather than by using a phone.

17 Nov 2010

SOUTH AFRICA

Tiens Group launches state-of-the-art healthcare centre in China

World-class health and wellness facilities now on offer for South Africans who frequently visit the country.

7 Oct 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Dining out despite economic pressures

LONDON, UK: Despite economic pressures still affecting the global economy consumers across the world are continuing to spend money on eating out and as a result the food service industry is set to grow by a whopping $114 billion in just three years finds Datamonitor.

By Published by Datamonitor 26 Aug 2010