keyboard_arrow_upIs influencer marketing still relevant?
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AUTHOR: Sylvester Chauke, founder of DNA Brand Architects Mention the word ‘influencers’ and you are bound to receive a polarising response. Thing is, for many marketers, there has been a big question about the influencer strategy and perhaps even more of a discussion of its effectiveness in light of fake news and almost everyone becoming […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe role of gap cover in women’s healthcare
keyboard_arrow_downThe role of gap cover in women’s healthcare

Gap Cover is increasingly being recognised as a vital means of bridging the gap between what specialists charge for in-hospital procedures, and what Medical Aids are able to pay. But it’s worth noting that for women in particular, Gap Cover plays a key role in helping one manage their medical and financial affairs. Wendy Bussey […]

keyboard_arrow_upPrivate Label surges ahead with R49.3 billion in annual sales
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The latest research from global measurement and data analytics expert Nielsen reveals that sales of Private Label products in South Africa now equate to R49.3 billion annually and the sector commands a healthy 21.1 per cent share of the South African retail sector, up from 20 percent in 2017, and ahead of branded product growth […]

keyboard_arrow_upHow to keep your beard cool in summer
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Big grizzly beards may seem warm and cosy in winter, but there’s no reason to shave them off when summer arrives. Firstly, they don’t actually make you hotter, and secondly, having a beard in the hot sun is a little like having permanent sun protection.

keyboard_arrow_upSlow down the skin-ageing process
keyboard_arrow_downSlow down the skin-ageing process

The two main factors that affect the skin’s ageing process are genetics and environmental influences. There’s not much we can do about the natural ageing processes we’re born with, but we can make changes in our lifestyle habits that can help keep our skin looking young and healthy.

keyboard_arrow_up10 tips every beauty buyer should know when purchasing skin care products
keyboard_arrow_down10 tips every beauty buyer should know when purchasing skin care products

Understanding the consumer and what she’s looking for is key to purchasing the right skin care products for your retailer. Consumers nowadays are educated about skin care and know what they want in a skin care product. When choosing a new skin care range, or products in a range to complement their existing skin care regime, they don’t only look at the price. Innovation and the use of the latest technology in cosmetology, quality and versatility are just a few additional aspects to consider.

keyboard_arrow_upSAHPRA move to levy backlog fee is legally inappropriate
keyboard_arrow_downSAHPRA move to levy backlog fee is legally inappropriate

Recent statements by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA), successor to the Medicines Control Council, saying it intends to levy a so-called ‘backlog fee’ must be viewed in the light of the provisions of the Medicines & Related Substances Act No. 101 of 1965, as amended.

keyboard_arrow_upMore awareness is needed to beat asthma
keyboard_arrow_downMore awareness is needed to beat asthma

While many South Africans celebrated Worker’s Day on 1 May 2018, the world also commemorated a medical condition, which remains a silent killer globally - asthma. World Asthma Day (1 May 2018) was created by Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to raise awareness of this dreaded illness and urges people to seek medical advice.

keyboard_arrow_upHair care gets holistic, according to GlobalData
keyboard_arrow_downHair care gets holistic, according to GlobalData

Traditional hair care regimes are evolving from simply shampooing, conditioning and styling the hair to multi-step, more sophisticated approaches influenced by K Beauty. New products finding their way into consumers’ hair care regimes include pre-shampoos, serums and pre-style and after-style products.

keyboard_arrow_upAcdoco re-launches Jordan Oral Care
keyboard_arrow_downAcdoco re-launches Jordan Oral Care

Specialist consumer packaged goods brand-custodian and distributor, Acdoco SA has announced that it is been appointed as the exclusive South African distributor for multi-award winning, global oral care brand, Jordan.