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17 Aug 2020
South African consumer sentiment at lowest level in 15 years due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on consumer sentiment in South Africa with the SA Consumer Confidence Index for the…

South African consumer sentiment at lowest level in 15 years due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on consumer sentiment in South Africa with the SA Consumer Confidence Index for the second quarter of 2020 revealing a massive 20 point drop to 68, the lowest level in 15 years. This is according to The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey, conducted…

20 Jul 2020
Firmenich completes UN SDG Action Manager assessment

The world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, Firmenich has achieved a key milestone by being the first in its…

Firmenich completes UN SDG Action Manager assessment

The world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, Firmenich has achieved a key milestone by being the first in its industry to complete the Unities Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Manager assessment. The assessment was developed by B Lab and the UN Global Compact. B Corp Certification The assessment is…

20 Jul 2020
Environ supports COVID-19 frontline workers with product donation

Environ has donated over R1million worth of product to doctors and nurses at six hospitals in Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal…

Environ supports COVID-19 frontline workers with product donation

Environ has donated over R1million worth of product to doctors and nurses at six hospitals in Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal to help soothe and restore skin sensitised by long hours of wearing a mask. The South African born yet internationally recognised brand acknowledges the immense daily assault on skin as…

14 Jul 2020
Nielsen explores ‘the new shopper normal

The nature of South African shopping trips has shifted during the COVID-19 lockdown from an initial focus on bulk, stock-up…

Nielsen explores ‘the new shopper normal

The nature of South African shopping trips has shifted during the COVID-19 lockdown from an initial focus on bulk, stock-up shopping to everyday needs shopping, which is up a significant 10 points from pre-COVID-19 levels, both online and offline. This data stems from a significant new Nielsen study ‘the new…

25 Jun 2020
How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a…

How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a changing environment, whether it be internal or external. Qualities of agile businesses include being adaptive, flexible and creative in your response to change without losing momentum (remaining productive) or vision.…

14 May 2020
Plotting a course for the FMCG manufacturing industry post-Covid-19

Nielsen has plotted a course of future scenarios post-Covid-19 to establish a regeneration path for retailers and manufacturers. The world…

Plotting a course for the FMCG manufacturing industry post-Covid-19

Nielsen has plotted a course of future scenarios post-Covid-19 to establish a regeneration path for retailers and manufacturers. The world is pivoting on an axis of uncertainty right now as many countries, including our own, start the process of moving from restricted living into precautionary living. As a result, there…

21 Apr 2020
Are you really saving the planet by saying no to paper?

BY: Samantha Choles of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa We need to cut the greenwash and get the…

Are you really saving the planet by saying no to paper?

BY: Samantha Choles of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa We need to cut the greenwash and get the facts straight about paper and recycling. I recently drew cash at an ATM and was greeted with an on-screen message: “If everyone said no to a receipt just for one…

20 Apr 2020
Clariant launches BeautyForward® Edition 4 

BeautyForward® is Clariant’s trend guide for the personal care industry. With the goal of entering in a dialogue with potential…

Clariant launches BeautyForward® Edition 4 

BeautyForward® is Clariant’s trend guide for the personal care industry. With the goal of entering in a dialogue with potential customers, the guide shows the current trends that inspire new individuals, behaviours and rituals, and new products, textures and formulations for the future of the industry. This year, Clariant worked…

10 Mar 2020
Mitigation may be more effective than quarantine in controlling Coronavirus outbreak

According to data and analytics company GlobalData in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak governments should start to consider focusing…

Mitigation may be more effective than quarantine in controlling Coronavirus outbreak

According to data and analytics company GlobalData in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak governments should start to consider focusing on mitigation and bolstering the health system for early detection and care of patients. The World Health Organization’s statement that we are in ‘unchartered territory’ on the Coronavirus outbreak comes…

21 Feb 2020
Quick and safe access with roll up doors that repair themselves

Access between areas within a facility and between the facility and its exterior plays a large part in achieving a…

Quick and safe access with roll up doors that repair themselves

Access between areas within a facility and between the facility and its exterior plays a large part in achieving a balance between safety and productivity. The Smart Reset roll-up door offers self-repairing capabilities. Should the curtain be accidentally dislodged, it quickly recovers its alignment on its next opening or closing…


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