Edcon refreshes homeware

Edcon, SA’s largest nonfood retailer, announced the launch of Edgars Home — a concept store that replaces its Boardmans brand

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Nespresso bets on Zim

Nestlé’s Nespresso unit expects to start selling limited-edition Zimbabwe coffee capsules to global consumers next year

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Krispy Kreme on the go in SA

Krispy Kreme doughnuts will soon be available at 23 petrol stations and supermarkets in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Nestlé’s palm-oil plan

Nestlé will use satellites to monitor palm-oil plantations for signs of deforestation

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Elon Musk drops private pursuit

Heeding shareholder concerns, Tesla boss Elon Musk says he will no longer pursue a deal to take the electric-car maker private

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Rolls-Royce’s battery play

Rolls-Royce will make its own battery-powered ship engines

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Heineken’s ganja play

Heineken has unveiled its first beer made using marijuana instead of alcohol, in the US

CHECKOUT COUNTER: This is the busiest airport in the world

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International is the busiest passenger airport in the world

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Burn, Burberry, burn

Burberry in its annual report says it burnt $37.8m of unwanted products last year in an attempt to protect its brand

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Apple launches green fund

Apple, in partnership with several of its suppliers, will launch a $300m clean energy fund in China

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Danone looks to new cash cow

World’s biggest yoghurt maker is considering adding milk-free ranges to some of its flagship brands in a bid to capitalise on the growth in veganism

CHECKOUT COUNTER: SA lands its first Lego store

The Great Yellow Brick Co will this month open SA’s first Lego-certified store in Sandton City

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Kellogg’s sued over salmonella allegations

Two women have filed the first lawsuits accusing Kellogg’s of being negligent in selling Honey Smacks cereal that was contaminated with salmonella

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Unilever’s Brexit begins

Unilever says its plan to move its main base to the Netherlands means its shares are "extremely unlikely" to stay in Britain’s FTSE 100 index

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Howard Schultz for president?

Starbucks chair Howard Schultz is stepping down after years of rumours of the businessman’s political aspirations

CHECKOUT COUNTER: How Woolies plans to reduce plastic pollution

Woolworths is planning to be SA’s first retailer to contribute zero packaging waste