British retail sales rise in May

LONDON: British retail sales rose in May from the previous month, helped by demand for food, household goods and petrol, official data showed Thursday, 18 June. Sales by volume increased 0.2% last month compared with April, the Office for National...

22 Jun 2015

Zara owner Inditex sees surge in profits as sales rise

MADRID: Spanish global clothing giant Inditex, owner of the Zara brand, on Wednesday reported a 28% surge in quarterly profits thanks to rising sales. The first quarter net profit of 521 million euros ($589 million) was better than expected by...

10 Jun 2015

Province Lighting/Automation/Switching expands

Province Lighting/Automation/Switching, specialised SABS-approved, commercial, industrial, retail and architectural lighting solutions, has expanded and recently opened up two new outlets in Johannesburg and Windhoek, Namibia. The Johannesburg...

27 Mar 2015

Spur acquires Hussar Grill for $33m
Spur acquires Hussar Grill for $33m

Ventures Africa reports that Spur has acquired Hussar Grill, a steakhouse chain based in the Western Cape, for R35 million (US$3.3m). According to the report, the cash deal's effective date is 1 January 2014. For more: Ventures Africa: Spur...

13 Dec 2013

TBWA\ Angola engineer flashmob
TBWA\ Angola engineer flashmob

Grocery shopping in Angola recently took a turn from the mundane when shoppers were surprised with a flashmob. TBWA\ Angola engineered the guerilla-marketing stunt for Cerveja CUCA, a local beer manufacturer in the Angolan market. Unsuspecting...

2 Jul 2012

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