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Reebok launches 'Pride Collection' ahead of Pride Month
Reebok launches 'Pride Collection' ahead of Pride Month

Reebok has released a limited edition 'Pride Collection' in recognition of Pride Month this June. The range brings vibrant updates to the brand's classics, like the Club C, Classic Leather and Freestyle Hi.

20 May 2019

Is zero hunger by 2030 achievable given the huge challenges we face?
Is zero hunger by 2030 achievable given the huge challenges we face?

South Africans recently celebrated their 25th Freedom Day. In many respects we have come a long way as a nation. And yet, we are behind in so much development and the slow progress means that we are ultimately failing our citizens...

By Andy Du Plessis 20 May 2019

The homegrown heritage of Grasshoppers shoes
The homegrown heritage of Grasshoppers shoes

Celebrating 160 years in the industry, Grasshoppers shoes have transcended generations to remain one of South Africa's favourite homegrown footwear brands...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 May 2019

MySchool '21 years of Giving Back' winners announced
MySchool '21 years of Giving Back' winners announced

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme launched its '21 years of Giving Back' campaign last year as part of its 21st anniversary celebrations, giving R2.1m to 21 causes...

15 May 2019

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019
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

Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda
Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda

Rwandan PaaS (platform as a service) startup Ared has marked its first international expansion by setting up 10 women-run 'smart business in a box' solar-powered kiosks in Uganda...

13 May 2019

Pick n Pay launches novelty slippers for Slipper Day 2019
Pick n Pay launches novelty slippers for Slipper Day 2019

Friday, 10 May, is the Reach For A Dream Foundation's annual Slipper Day. By purchasing a Slipper Day wristband for R10 at any Pick n Pay, Wimpy or Dis-Chem, participants will contribute to providing strength, hope and courage to children with life-threatening illnesses...

9 May 2019

Food Lover's Market launches Hunger Month campaign
Food Lover's Market launches Hunger Month campaign

Food Lover's Market has launched its annual Hunger Month initiative - a month-long in-store campaign aimed at raising awareness and funds for meals...

7 May 2019

Entries open for 2019 Footprint Marketing Awards
Entries open for 2019 Footprint Marketing Awards

Shopping centre owners, mall marketing departments and agencies are invited to enter the South African Council of Shopping Centres' 2019 Footprint Marketing Awards...

30 Apr 2019

Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans
Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans

New online marketplace Tholaafrica.com is making it easier to shop African artisanal wares, with its selection of bespoke fashion and décor crafted by local creatives and designers...

26 Apr 2019

FoodForward SA celebrates 10 years with commitment to feeding 1 million people
FoodForward SA celebrates 10 years with commitment to feeding 1 million people

Commemorating its 10-year anniversary this year, food redistribution organisation FoodForward SA has committed to feeding 1 million people daily within five years...

25 Apr 2019

Checkers shoppers will again have the opportunity to support small-scale food gardens at selected stores across South Africa. Image supplied.
Support local food gardens w/ Checkers Market Day

Checkers is hosting it's fourth Market Day on Thursday, 4 April presenting an opportunity for customers to support local food gardens as all proceeds go to the garden, which in most cases have commercial ambitions...

3 Apr 2019

Winning with sustainability in retail
Winning with sustainability in retail

While there's pessimism in the air with regards to global product sales, every day there are also groundbreaking changes being implemented by brands and activists who genuinely want to be the change when it comes to sustainability...

By Vanessa Hilton-Barber 2 Apr 2019

Mondelez to add Cocoa Life / 'Helping Farmers to Grow' symbol on chocolate products
Mondelez to add Cocoa Life / 'Helping Farmers to Grow' symbol on chocolate products

Global snack company Mondelez International, Inc. has announced plans of adding the message 'Helping Farmers to Grow' on its chocolate products, in considering environmental, social and ethical factors when choosing where to source key ingredients...

2 Apr 2019

Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUs
Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUs

Dove has taken action with Getty Images, Girlgaze and women around the world to create Project #ShowUs - the world's largest stock photo library created by women and non-binary individuals to shatter beauty stereotypes by showing women as they are, not as others believe they should be...

28 Mar 2019

Study shows women drive between 70% and 80% of all consumer purchasing
Study shows women drive between 70% and 80% of all consumer purchasing

Marketing is finally moving beyond the "make it pink for the female market" strategy and acknowledging that, as well as shopping for themselves, women tend to control family finances, and also make purchasing decisions on behalf of those in their care, including children and elderly family members...

27 Mar 2019

Make every drop count with Finish
Make every drop count with Finish

In support of World Water Day on 22 March 2019, a number of initiatives around the country were aimed at reminding South Africans just how precious this resource is...

Issued by CBD Marketing 26 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: Stay woke and grow your business
#SeamlessSA: Stay woke and grow your business

You don't have to shy away from using your social awareness or 'wokeness' to grow your business. In fact, it might do better if you do...

By Maroefah Smith 20 Mar 2019

#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa
#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa

In line with its World Without Waste campaign, The Coca-Cola Company is accelerating the collection and recycling of PET plastic bottles across Southern and East Africa...

18 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa
#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa

Ramona Kasavan is taking over Africa one sanitary towel at a time. She started her company, Mimi Women, after seeing large numbers of girls missing school over their monthly menses...

By Maroefah Smith 14 Mar 2019

No woman is just one woman
No woman is just one woman

Bata, the globally renowned footwear company, is supporting International Women's Day with its ongoing campaign encouraging women to be self-accepting and to acknowledge that no woman is just one woman...

Issued by Bata 11 Mar 2019

Woolworths, partners launch community learning farm in Stellenbosch
Woolworths, partners launch community learning farm in Stellenbosch

Woolworths has partnered with Spier Wine Farm, the Sustainability Institute and its AgroEcology Academy to launch the Living Soils Community Learning Farm - a three-year pilot project with the aim to establish demonstrative ecologically-restorative methods to grow nutrient-rich foods...

8 Mar 2019

Sappi joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition - strengthening its commitment to improving supply chain sustainability
Sappi joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition - strengthening its commitment to improving supply chain sustainability

Sappi Limited has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group's sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain...

Issued by Sappi 1 Mar 2019

Local mushroom farmer named Pick n Pay's Small Supplier of the Year
Local mushroom farmer named Pick n Pay's Small Supplier of the Year

Peter Nyathi, the founder of Tropical Mushrooms in Magaliesburg, has been awarded Pick n Pay's 2019 Small Supplier of the Year. The annual award recognises the retailer's top performing supplier...

20 Feb 2019

Heineken opens an investment tap to improve the management of water resources
Heineken opens an investment tap to improve the management of water resources

The Heineken South Africa Foundation is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund For Nature (WWF-SA) South Africa to help informal and underserved communities better manage their freshwater resources...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 18 Feb 2019

Clover Mama Afrika is honoured with the Diamond Arrow Award 2019
Clover Mama Afrika is honoured with the Diamond Arrow Award 2019

Clover's corporate social investment (CSI) project, Clover Mama Afrika, has been awarded the Diamond Arrow Award by the Performance Management Review (PMR)...

Issued by Clover 14 Feb 2019

Equal pay is not a demand - it's a right
Equal pay is not a demand - it's a right

Change for women in the workplace is happening, but more needs to be done...

By Marian Salzman 7 Feb 2019

Curios and handicrafts not the way to equality in Africa
Curios and handicrafts not the way to equality in Africa

In an interview earlier this year, Jessica Horn, director of programmes at the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) voiced concern about the type of work African women are involved in...

By Devan Moonsamy 28 Jan 2019

The unmistakable style of giving
The unmistakable style of giving

Luxury apparel brand, Fabiani, in partnership with the TFG Foundation, has reached its R1m milestone in support of much-needed initiatives at The Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 25 Jan 2019

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