With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
Engen has been busy trialling two fresh new in store concepts in selected outlets as a three-month trial, prior to extending the offerings across Southern African countries
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Louise Marsland 16 Jun 2016
Windhoek's Gustav Voigts shopping centre is set to undergo a multi-million-dollar phased refurbishment starting this year
This year, Maerua Mall in Windhoek will undergo a complete facelift, bringing both its look and its offerings up to date, with added tenants
The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events
Cashbuild's revenue jumped 9% in the fourth quarter to June from the previous financial year, with 20 new stores opening since the beginning of July 2014, contributing a 3% increase
The governments of South Africa and New Zealand will join forces to share their expertise on food safety systems for export with their counterparts in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Transnet has pleaded with Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries to invest more on railway infrastructure to improve intra-regional trade.
Mpho Sibanyoni 29 May 2014
Grindrod's diesel-electric locomotive‚ which the company said was the cheapest in the world‚ could pit the logistics group as a competitor against state rail utility Transnet and global rolling stock manufacturers such as General Electric and Electro-Motive Diesel.
Razina Munshi 28 Mar 2014
Fast food group Famous Brands reported a 20% increase in headline earnings per share to 180c for the six months to August.
Truworths has adopted a cautious and incremental approach to store expansion plans outside SA in order to gain a better understanding of the operating environment and the market potential, the fashion retailer said in its annual report, released last week.
Zeenat Moorad 30 Sep 2013
In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.
Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013
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