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Unilever to cull 1,500 jobs in major restructuring

Global consumer packaged goods giant Unilever is set to cut 1,500 across the globe, and move away from its current matrix structure to reorganise its business around five distinct groups: beauty & wellbeing, personal care, home care, nutrition and...

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Diageo to sell Ethiopian brewery Meta Abo to BGI
Diageo to sell Ethiopian brewery Meta Abo to BGI

Multinational drinks company Diageo has agreed to sell Meta Abo Brewery, its brewery based in Sebeta, Ethiopia, to BGI.

1 day ago

No African brands in Brand Finance Global 500 2022 Report
No African brands in Brand Finance Global 500 2022 Report

Brand Finance Global 500 2022, the most anticipated brand ranking of the year, have revealed the findings of the 16th annual study into the world's 500 most valuable and strongest brands across all sectors and countries.

1 day ago

Source: supplied. Sharon Keith, Heineken's new marketing direcotr
Sharon Keith: new Heineken South Africa marketing director

Sharon Keith has been appointed marketing director for Heineken South Africa, effect 15 January. Her portfolio will include the brewer's broad array of well-loved brands including Heineken, Windhoek, Amstel, Strongbow and Soweto Gold.

1 day ago

KFC names Nolo Thobejane as new head for rest of sub-Saharan Africa
KFC names Nolo Thobejane as new head for rest of sub-Saharan Africa

KFC Africa has appointed Nolo Thobejane as head of rest of sub-Saharan Africa (RoSSA), which is made up of 22 growth markets. This appointment became effective on 1 January 2022.

2 days ago

Iconic fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies
Iconic fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies

Celebrated French couturier and designer Thierry Mugler died at aged 73 on Sunday, 23 January of natural causes.

3 days ago

International

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SA shoppers exercise caution as Covid recovery rollercoaster continues

According to a new NielsenIQ report, two-thirds of South African consumers remain convinced of the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and believe the country will only be free of its direct impacts during 2023. This is the highest percentage...

2 hours ago

Amazon reveals high-tech plans for its first physical clothing store
Amazon reveals high-tech vision for its first physical clothing store

Amazon will launch its first brick-and-mortar clothing store, dubbed Amazon Style, later this year in Los Angeles.

5 hours ago

Labat Africa ramps up cannabis retail expansion with new deals
Labat Africa ramps up cannabis retail expansion with new deals

Labat Africa, which aims to be the number one healthcare company in South Africa with a focus on medicinal cannabis, is diversifying its offerings through strategic acquisitions and retail expansion.

20 Jan 2022

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