CHECKOUT COUNTER: Puma, Porsche Design team up

Puma is launching a joint collection with Porsche Design, tapping into demand for premium products just as luxury labels are moving into the market for ...

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Amazon invests in self-driving vehicle

Amazon has invested in Aurora, a highly regarded Silicon Valley start-up which develops technology to power fully autonomous vehicles

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Woolworths stocks less plastic

Retailer Woolworths will now sell paper-stemmed earbuds. This means that 11-million fewer plastic stems a year will enter waste streams or waterways

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Maye Musk sticks up for her boy

Elon Musk’s mother took to Twitter this past week to blame the media and short sellers for manipulating Tesla stock, which fell nearly 4% last Wednesday

CHECKOUT COUNTER: The future of footwear

Nike has unveiled its first self-lacing smart basketball shoe. The Adapt BB, priced at $350, does more than just lace itself

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Jaguar to axe 4,500 jobs

Jaguar Land Rover, owned by Tata Motors, will cut about 4,500 mostly UK jobs after a slump in Chinese sales and as buyers dump diesel cars for electric

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Coca-Cola makes recycling pledge

Coca-Cola Africa has committed to investing $38m over three years to stimulate recycling industries across Southern and Eastern Africa

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Kellogg’s to label cereals

Kellogg’s is to put ‘traffic light’ labelling on most of its cereal packs sold in the UK from January

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Porsche and Hugo Boss team up

Partnership that will see the German fashion brand act as the official clothing partner to the entire Porsche Motorsport team worldwide

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Coke eyes energy drinks

Coca-Cola, which wants to be a ‘total beverage company’, is planning to add a new drink, Coca-Cola Energy, to its portfolio

CHECKOUT COUNTER: KitKat pops up in SA

Nestlé is to launch its KitKat pop-up store in SA in an attempt to offer personalisation to consumers through brick-and-mortar retail

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