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    Luxury brands gather in Ghana for inaugural Africa Luxury Dialogue
    Luxury brands gather in Ghana for inaugural Africa Luxury Dialogue

    The first Africa Luxury Dialogue event took place in Ghana recently, presented as a forum that explored the luxury landscape in West Africa...

    5 Mar 2020

    Nando's Clout returns to Milan Design Week with fresh talent
    Nando's Clout returns to Milan Design Week with fresh talent

    The Nando's Design Programme, Clout, is returning to Milan Design Week to showcase South African creativity to an international audience...

    26 Feb 2020

    From left to right: Beverly Farmer from Women in Wine, Malmsey Rangaka from M’Hudi Wines, Denise Stubbs from Thokozani, Sheila Hlanjwa from Lathitha Wines, and Carmen Stevens from Carmen Stevens Wines at the recent ProWine China.
    Black-owned wine brands make history at ProWine China

    Eleven black-owned wine brand made history as the biggest delegation to attend the annual ProWine China trade show in Shanghai, China held from 12 to 14 November 2019...

    6 Dec 2019

    Best in SA packaging shine at Gold Pack Awards 2019
    Best in SA packaging shine at Gold Pack Awards 2019

    The winners of this year's IPSA Gold Pack Awards, the premier showcase for the South African packaging industry, was announced at Inanda Club in Sandton on 30 October...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Nov 2019

    #SACSCCongress: Physical retail must surprise and delight
    #SACSCCongress: Physical retail must surprise and delight

    Over 1,400 delegates from the retail, shopping centre and associated industries are gathered in Cape Town this week for the 23rd SACSC Annual Congress...

    17 Oct 2019

    SACSC Congress 2019 to zero in on the evolution of retail
    SACSC Congress 2019 to zero in on the evolution of retail

    'Evolve' is the theme of the 23rd South African Council of Shopping Centres' Annual Congress, to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16 to 18 October 2019...

    10 Oct 2019

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    #FoodNextAfrica: How to whet the appetite of food investors
    #FoodNextAfrica: How to whet the appetite of food investors

    The global food and beverage business is brimming with innovation. Competition is stiff between FMCG giants and startups racing to get their latest product onto retail shelves and into the hands of consumers...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Sep 2019

    Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
    Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

    Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

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    #FoodNextAfrica: Blockchain will simplify and transform supply chain traceability

    According to the WWF, a bid to improve the traceability of supply chains around the world is top of mind with a major focus on transparency - but how is technology disruption promoting business growth?

    By Robin Fredericks 25 Sep 2019

    Winners from the 2019 Top Brands Awards. Image supplied.
    All the big winners at the 21st Sunday Times Top Brands Awards

    The results of the 2019 Sunday Times Top Brands Survey (now in its 21st year) was announced last night at an awards ceremony hosted at The Venue at the Houghton Hotel, Johannesburg...

    20 Sep 2019

    Koo won Overall Favourite Brand in the consumer section.
    #TopBrands2019: Dishing up more love

    It was a night of consistency at the 21st Sunday Times Top Brands Awards held at The Venue, The Houghton Hotel last night. Koo won Overall Favourite Brand in the consumer section...

    By Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2019

    Mozambican designer Eliana Murargy presents at NYFW
    Mozambican designer Eliana Murargy presents at NYFW

    Mozambican fashion designer Eliana Rodrigues Murargy's 'Basking in the Osun River' collection debuted on the runway at New York Fashion Week this month...

    16 Sep 2019

    Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging design
    Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging design

    The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...

    16 Sep 2019

    #EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience
    #EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience

    To be successful today, bricks and mortar stores must move from selling as their main purpose to providing consumers with a combination of products and experiences that are engaging and inspirational...

    By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2019

    Unilever holds first Beauty with Purpose Showcase in South Africa
    Unilever holds first Beauty with Purpose Showcase in South Africa

    Unilever recently held its first Beauty with Purpose Showcase on the African continent in Durban, South Africa. The event featured industry partners and collaborators...

    29 Jul 2019

    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

    Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

    3 consumer trends to keep an eye on in 2019
    3 consumer trends to keep an eye on in 2019

    The third annual RCS Retail Summit - held in Cape Town and Johannesburg - featured three industry experts who presented their takes on the latest trends shaping consumer behaviour within a South African context...

    12 Jul 2019

    PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa bringing together the entire fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain in Cape Town
    PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa bringing together the entire fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain in Cape Town

    The Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show is the only annual event in southern Africa connecting the entire fresh produce supply chain...

    Issued by Produce Marketing Association 26 Jun 2019

    #SourceAfrica2019: What to know for womenswear S/S 2020
    #SourceAfrica2019: What to know for womenswear S/S 2020

    Polly Walters from WGSN recently outlined some of the trends the company has been tracking for womenswear in the lead up to spring/summer 2020...

    By Maroefah Smith 26 Jun 2019

    Manufacturing Indaba 2019: Embracing the 'Amazon effect'
    Manufacturing Indaba 2019: Embracing the 'Amazon effect'

    The Manufacturing Indaba will host esteemed economists, policymakers, academics and industrialists who together, can carve out a regional and international strategy to explore Africa's untapped potential in its manufacturing sector...

    14 Jun 2019

    #AfricaMonth: Why Africa is primed for prestige beauty growth
    #AfricaMonth: Why Africa is primed for prestige beauty growth

    Overseeing multi-ethnic innovation for Estée Lauder Companies, Susan Akkad is no stranger to the concept of 'inclusive beauty'...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 May 2019

    #AfricaMonth: The rise of Afrocentrism and its impact on the luxury business
    #AfricaMonth: The rise of Afrocentrism and its impact on the luxury business

    Africa has been a rich source of artistic inspiration for many parts of the world for centuries, but what's changing now is that Afrocentric culture is being spearheaded by the sons and daughters of the African continent...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 May 2019

    Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail
    Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail

    Andrew Jennings, the former group MD of Woolworths, recently shared valuable survival lessons for retail brands under siege in the digital age...

    17 May 2019

    Best in global visual merchandising awarded
    Best in global visual merchandising awarded

    The winners of the 2019 International VM Awards were announced at the RetailExpo in London...

    13 May 2019

    #CNILux: Creating Noonoouri - high fashion's virtual darling
    #CNILux: Creating Noonoouri - high fashion's virtual darling

    Immaculately-dressed, globe-trotting and adorably doll-like, Noonoouri has made an enviable splash in the world of high fashion - but she only exists on the web...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Apr 2019

    #CNILux: The creative cultural legacy of MaXhosa by Laduma
    #CNILux: The creative cultural legacy of MaXhosa by Laduma

    The striking textile and knitwear designs conceived by South African golden boy Laduma Ngxokolo are not simply stylish collectables, they're vehicles of cultural preservation...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Apr 2019

    #CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell
    #CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell

    Naomi Campbell wants to see better representation among designers and more African-based designers reaching the international fashion arena...

    By Liam Freeman 15 Apr 2019

    #CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa
    #CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa

    The fifth annual Condé Nast International Luxury Conference kicked off in Cape Town yesterday, bringing some of the biggest names in global luxury to African soil...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Apr 2019

    PwC releases consumer insights survey for 2019
    PwC releases consumer insights survey for 2019

    Anton Hugo, retail & consumer leader for PwC Africa and associate directors Rashaad Fortune and Andries Geertsema presented PwC's 2019 Global Consumer Insights Survey at the Peech Hotel in Johannesburg on 3 April...

    3 Apr 2019



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