Unwrapping life’s big questions with Nick Nicolau by Lans
October 22, 2007, 7:01 am
Filed under: People in the industry

Like the wrapps he peddles, Nick Nicolau is light. He is easy going and carries the scars of serial entrepreneurship with a hard-earned smile.

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Wellness Warehouse guns for all niche health markets by Lans
September 20, 2007, 6:21 am
Filed under: Local Company News, People in the industry, Retail, Trends

The previous owners of the De La Rey group have launched a new, big-box health store under the Wellness Warehouse concept, in a bid to capture this fragmented market.

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Interview with Nando’s Kevin Utian by Lans
June 18, 2007, 2:09 pm
Filed under: People in the industry

Nando’s is as much a South African as any of us. In fact, it goes a step further. Nando’s is the citizen who speaks for us all: it says what we are afraid to.

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Interview with George Sombonos of Chicken Licken by Lans
May 21, 2007, 6:17 am
Filed under: Opinion/Analysis, People in the industry

What is your title? My card says I am the managing director, but I can do all the jobs.

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An Interview with Raymond Ackerman of Pick n’ Pay by Lans
May 11, 2007, 6:14 am
Filed under: People in the industry

Raymond Ackerman of Pick ’n Pay needs no introduction. What he does need are more hours in the day.

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New Group Managing Director for Woolworths by Lans
May 8, 2007, 6:55 am
Filed under: Local Company News, People in the industry

WOOLWORTHS This food and clothing retailer’s new group managing director for retail, Andrew Jennings, describes his role as fine-tuning what is unquestionably one of the country’s strongest brands. But no doubt he will be doing far more than tweaking the clothing business.

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Wellness Warehouse. Well; a Whole New Fresh Retail Concept. by david
May 7, 2007, 10:37 am
Filed under: Local Company News, People in the industry, Trends

By David Abrahamse

07 May 2007

South Africa can expect a very different retail offering sometime in August 2007 with the opening of our first Wellness Warehouse in Cape Town’s Kloof Street Lifestyle Center.

Brothers, Carlos and Sean Gomes, previously of the Delarey 1001 Building Materials now Builders Warehouse have teamed up to open and roll out about 20 stores nationally.

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Design, a South African Magazine Invites Algoran onto their Editorial Board by Editor
May 3, 2007, 10:56 am
Filed under: People in the industry

Design, a locally produced design in business magazine published by RMG (Results Media Group) endorced by IID (The South African Institute for Interior Design).

Have invited David Abrahamse the Managing Director of Algoran onto its Editoral Board.

Fred Withers makes for an interesting read by Lans
April 13, 2007, 6:41 pm
Filed under: People in the industry

Fred Withers goes against the grain. For a start, he says that covers definitely sell books. He should know; he is the author of a novel life.

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