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Emerging markets boost Nivea firm
08/08/2013 - 09:01
Frankfurt - German cosmetics group Beiersdorf said on Wednesday that strong demand for its Nivea hand cream and Labello lip balm in emerging markets lifted its second quarter sales and profits.
Estee Lauder eyes buoyant Africa demand
06/08/2013 - 08:58
Johannesburg - Estee Lauder plans to expand its presence in sub-Saharan Africa by rolling out its $1bn brands, Clinique and MAC, to tap into strong demand for luxury cosmetics among the region's middle class, a company executive said on Wednesday.
BRIC countries dominate smart device growth
25/06/2013 - 08:26
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Smart Connected Device Tracker, global shipments of smart connected devices (PCs, tablets, and smartphones) are expected to surpass 1.7 billion units by 2014, with roughly 1 billion units delivered to emerging markets.
R37m coconut boost for small farmers
24/06/2013 - 10:47
Cape Town – A high degree of interest in the medical and health benefits of coconut oil has led to a joint venture worth $4m (about R37m) between Agri-Vie and Vida Oils International.
India: P&G to set up its biggest India plant in Andhra Pradesh
11/06/2013 - 10:10
FMCG major Procter & Gamble (P&G) India is enhancing its manufacturing capabilities and expanding its footprint by setting up its largest plant at Kothur Mandal in Mahaboobnagar district of Andhra Pradesh. The company will be investing R370 crore in the plant through Procter & Gamble Home Products.
Tablets spur smart connected device growth
08/04/2013 - 09:30
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Smart Connected Device Tracker, worldwide shipments of smart connected devices grew 29.1% year over year in 2012, crossing 1 billion units shipped with a value of $576.9 billion.
Local P&G plant seen as vote of certainty
18/03/2013 - 10:11
International consumer goods manufacturer Procter & Gamble (P&G), which plans to build a state-of-the-art R1.6 billion manufacturing plant in Gauteng, is positioning itself to capture growth in Africa as the slowdown in developed markets continues.
Worldwide tablet sales soar
01/02/2013 - 08:08
Washington - Worldwide tablet sales jumped in the fourth quarter beyond even some of the most optimistic forecasts to 52.5 million, with Android-powered devices pacing growth, a survey showed on Thursday.
Retailers to Spend $55bn Annually on Mobile Marketing by 2015, Juniper Report Finds
25/01/2013 - 11:39
Hampshire, UK – 23rd January 2013: As retailers increasingly utilise mobile devices as a touchpoint on each stage of the retail lifecycle, a new report from Juniper Research has found that annual spend by retailers on mobile marketing will reach $55bn, almost double the $28bn level expected this year.
Steve Jobs threatened patent lawsuits
23/01/2013 - 09:27
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs threatened to file a patent lawsuit against Palm if that company’s chief executive didn’t agree to refrain from poaching Apple employees, according to a court filing made public on Tuesday.
Gadget sales to reach $666bn in 2013
14/01/2013 - 07:28
Stamford - Worldwide spending on devices such as mobile phones, tablets, printers and PCs will reach $666bn in 2013, according to market research firm Gartner.
Intel adapts to smartphone generation
11/12/2012 - 09:38
Intel presented new manufacturing technology that it said keeps it on track to launch a new generation of chips for smartphones and tablets as it rushes to catch up with Qualcomm and other rivals in the fast-growing mobile market.
Oil up on China non-manufacturing data
05/11/2012 - 08:14
Singapore - Crude prices rose in Asia on Monday with a pick-up in China's services industry providing support ahead of Beijing's leadership transition and the US presidential election, analysts said.
SA IT spend up 7.1% in 2011
31/10/2012 - 08:22
Overall IT spending in South Africa increased 7.1% year on year in 2011 to total $12.91 billion, according to the latest figures from ICT research group, IDC.
Apple loses appeal against Samsung
19/10/2012 - 08:28
Apple Inc lost its appeal of a ruling that its rival Samsung‘s Galaxy tablet computer did not copy Apple’s registered tablet designs in a British court on Thursday.
Revlon to cut 250 jobs
06/09/2012 - 08:40
New York - Makeup company Revlon Inc. said it is cutting 250 jobs, or about 5% of its workforce, and is closing two plants in a broad restructuring as it seeks to cut costs.
L'Oreal shares drop as results disappoint
30/08/2012 - 08:19
Paris - Shares in L'Oreal, the world's leading cosmetics company, fell sharply in midday trading on Wednesday, a day after it released first-half results that disappointed investors.
Rebasing to push Nigerian GDP closer to SA
26/04/2012 - 08:59
Lagos - Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) figures will shoot up by around 40% in the second quarter this year, when Africa’s second-biggest economy changes the base year for its calculation to 2009 from its current 1990, a source close to the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.
US warned of imminent rare earth shortage
03/02/2012 - 08:50
The US could be set to see a shortage of critical rare earth minerals, according to a recent US Department of Energy (DoE) report, as supplies come under increasing strain.
Transnet ‘sinks plan’ for ship repair hub
30/01/2012 - 08:32
A multimillion-rand deal to build a supply base at Saldanha in the Western Cape hangs in the balance after Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) changed the conditions for the shipping firm wishing to build it.
Food price index ends year with sharp drop
13/01/2012 - 09:40
Food prices fell in December 2011 with the food price index dropping 2.4%, according to the UN Food Agricultural Organisation's monthly report.
Is SA oil supply at risk?
10/01/2012 - 09:03
London - Opec's second-largest producer, Iran, sells large volumes of oil to China, India, South Korea, Japan and Italy. But Turkey, South Africa and Sri Lanka rely most heavily on Iranian oil as a percentage of imports.
Supply threats push up Brent crude prices
20/12/2011 - 08:51
Singapore - Brent crude futures rose above $104 on Tuesday, buoyed by the risk of supply being disrupted from Central Asian oil producer Kazakhstan, even as sanctions-hit Iran struggles to maintain its production and Libyan output is delayed.
Cyber attacks could wreck world oil supply
09/12/2011 - 08:15
Doha - Hackers are bombarding the world’s computer controlled energy sector, conducting industrial espionage and threatening potential global havoc through oil supply disruption.
Food Lover’s Market – 3000 food products under the same roof at Bagatelle, Mauritius
25/11/2011 - 09:30
The opening of Food Lover’s Market took place at Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius in October 2011.
Adcock turns in a ‘mixed bag’ of results
23/11/2011 - 09:07
Adcock Ingram said yesterday that results for the year to September were mixed, despite turnover from continuing operations rising 8% to R4,5bn.
SA needs 10% growth for job creation, warns bank
08/11/2011 - 08:16
According to the Development Bank of Southern Africa, the country’s gross domestic product needs to grow by 10% per year to create 5-million jobs by 2020
The search is on for SA's best olive oils
19/08/2011 - 09:39
South Africa’s top olive oils have just been put to the test at the Nederburg Auction Complex in Paarl during the judging of the sixth olive oil competition presented by SA Olive, the voluntary association representing the SA olive industry. Exciting news is that an internationally renowned judge has joined the formidable South African judging panel. In addition, the competition drew 58% more entries than previous years.
SA to ban bisphenol A in baby bottles
15/07/2011 - 09:41
This news escaped FSA's radar at the time... on March 25, 2011, the Department of Health issued a draft regulation to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles. Draft regulation (R249) under the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972, aims to prohibit "The Manufacturing, Importation, Exportation And Sale Of Polycarbonate Infant Feeding Bottles Containing Bisphenol A". Interesed parties had three months (to June 25) to submit comments.