Industry News

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The many dangers of dodgy alcohol

Cheap, illegal products encourage binge drinking and underage alcohol consumption among other health risks to consumers

The South African economy suffered a loss of R6.4-billion in 2017 due to illicit alcohol activities, an industry that generates an annual revenue of R12.9-billion and which is unregulated.

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Ons dak nie, ons phola hier!

Martin Hlongwa, Salta PEC member

The system of Bantu Education also perpetuated this narrative in the black child's mind.

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Responsible Trading for a Safer Tomorrow

Meet the organisation that's aiming to reduce alcohol harm in South Africa

As part of the programme, taverns will be incentivised for running a functional establishment and in doing so benefit from the rewards.

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The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

#SmashTheLabel is a direct call to action to South Africans to stand proactively against any form of negative stereotyping and labelling.

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How Diageo's J&B Hive is doing great things for the community

Helping entrepreneurs take their business to the next level

“The J&B Hive is more than just a free space to work, but also an incubation hub for up-and-coming talent who need a little help to get their business up to the next level.

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Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry

The Act will raise the earnings of an estimated six million South Africans who currently earn below this level.

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Brand New Beverages

New liquor products

Fresh off the shelves, the brand promises consumers a premium product to pair with their premium choice of drink.

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New on the shelf

New Retail Products

Its affordability and long shelf-life makes Chixo the perfect item for informal businesses such as spaza shops, hawker tables, kiosks and mini-markets.

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Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry

1Life, the direct life insurer, has launched a prepaid funeral cover and distribution model — the first of its kind in South Africa.


Infringements on people's rights

Musa Ntshangase, general secretary, Gauteng Liquor Forum

While most laws are created to protect the best interests of the society, some laws are just illogical and impractical.