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What makes chocolate ethically sourced? More importantly, how do we make every bite count?

Goodbye Malaria and Nova Chocolate are working together to raise public awareness about the importance of combatting malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa.

DUKE Group Launches NUDE

The DUKE Group has partnered with Instant Grass founder, Greg Potterton to launch NUDE – Africa’s first dedicated ethnographic, market research agency.

Cost saving digital solutions for refrigeration units

STAYCOLD International have just introduced their latest technology development that allows their customers to monitor, track and interact with their refrigeration assets remotely.

Staycold’s Pathway to Net-Zero Emissions

Staycold International have just been acknowledged and included in the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) publication: The Pathway to Net-Zero Cooling Product List.

#21interviews: 2021 survival kit

Retailing Africa’s #21interviews series with the leadership of our industry, which was published in December, looked at how last year challenged retailers and brands; and how they planned for 2021 amidst the uncertainty. The list of all 21 retail and brand thought leaders who contributed or were interviewed, is below. These were some of their key insights

Debt levels in SA could finally see the growth of the rental goods economy

To say South Africans have a debt problem is an understatement. With consumer debt now sitting at a staggering R1.5 trillion, according to the latest data from Experian South Africa, it is certainly a cause for concern – not that this is a new trend.

What you might not know about immune-boosting hero zinc

You might have heard that Vitamins A through D naturally found in food are immune boosters, but what about health-heavyweight mineral zinc?

Zinc: Four unexpected places you’ll find this wonder metal on your next shop

What do fertiliser, sunscreen, and taps have in common? The lesser-known but incredibly pervasive mineral: zinc.

Data is the foundation – but it needs to be personalised and creatively applied

Data is one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal today. But to ensure it is both effective and meaningful within your context requires the person at the controls to leverage that tool with the requisite vision, creativity and expertise. 

Industry perspective on tobacco harm reduction in the context of Covid-19 lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown have touched just about every aspect of our lives. Similarly, just about every industry has felt its effects. The vaping industry is no different. 

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Thornybush – Brands & Branding 2018

A brand that has long understood how important the overall guest experience is and how this ultimately impacts brand reputation is the Thornybush Collection. Offering a total of 12 lodges, 11 of which are located in the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve situated close to Hoedspruit and one in the northern region of the Sabi Sand, the Collection has long prided itself on offering an outstanding bush experience and sets as its objective the aim of consistently exceeding guests’ expectations.

Alexander Forbes – Brands & Branding 2018

At Alexander Forbes, the customer sits at the centre of the brand’s Ambition 2022 strategy, strategy that aims to deliver on the brand’s promise… securing your financial well-being for a lifetime.

Vodacom – Brands & Branding 2018

As a business designed to connect people today for a better tomorrow, Vodacom’s purpose-driven brand constantly strives to make internet access available to all and bridge the digital divide in the communities it serves.

Cell C – Brands & Branding 2018

It’s been a notably successful year for Cell C, with the brand celebrating a host of accolades across a number of areas.

White Star – Brands & Branding 2018

White Star’s unwavering commitment to serving the needs of its consumers, since its launch in 1999, is the reason fora product that never compromises on quality and isin line with needs of consumers to make healthier food choices, using as little additives and preservatives as possible, if any.

MTN – Brands & Branding 2018

Having being voted as the Most Valuable Brand in South Africa by Brand Finance for three consecutive years is a remarkable achievement, but doubling this achievement by winning the prestigious world branding awards for two consecutive years, and topping it off by securing a backstage pass to join an elite league of Forbes 500 companies is indeed impressive.

Nando’s – Brands & Branding 2018

Last year Nando’s celebrated 30 years of firing up South African conversations with advertising that taps into the social quirks that make this country unique.

Absa – Brands & Branding 2018

How does a bank deal with its major shareholder dramatically reducing its investment, and with the prospect of re-branding not just across a country – but across an entire continent? And all this, within just one year?

Alexander Forbes – Brands & Branding 2017

As a world-class financial services company committed to providing customers with peace of mind by securing their financial well-being for a lifetime, Alexander Forbes specialises in employee benefits and investments, as well as short-term and long-term insurance, providing financial advice, risk management and administration solutions to companies, individuals, the government, parastatals and union bodies.

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