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

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