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Cannabis is an emerging trend in the wellness and beauty industry, breaking ground across various categories in retail. More...

Andrea du Plessis | Trade Intelligence Senior Retail Analyst | 04 Nov 2020

Thought Leadership: Industry News & Articles

Thirty-eight more deaths were recorded, 17 of these from the Eastern Cape, pushing the death to... More...

Eyewitness News | 30 Nov 2020

In “Shuggie Bain,” Douglas Stuart’s award-winning and harrowing depiction of alcoholism, sectar... More...

Niall Ferguson, Bloomberg | 30 Nov 2020

Cape Town - A hard, short-term lockdown is potentially on the cards for the Western Cape amid i... More...

Tshego Lepule, Sam Spiller, Nathan Craig | 29 Nov 2020

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde announced this week that the province was experiencing a second... More...

Nathan Craig | 29 Nov 2020


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