Swaady Martin, the entrepreneur and founder of luxury lifestyle brand YSWARA, is launching an exciting new initiative and one that is close to her heart. Following hot on the heels of two other exciting projects she has launched in 2018, her new company SHIFT WITHIN, and the publication of a collection of spiritual tales for children MALAIKA AND THE ANGEL, she is now launching Tounché, Global Consciousness Summit on Saturday 1st December 2018.
Professional Parts (Pty) Ltd opened its doors in February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa with the aim of providing their customers with affordable genuine and quality aftermarket vehicle parts. The founder and CEO, Verena Koch has over 16 years’ experience in the automotive industry and has contributed to many OEM’s such as Volvo Car South Africa, KIA Motors SA and General Motors SA. She identified the need for a “one part number, one purchase with all the basic parts” required to service a vehicle.
Sugarbird Gin, the award-winning brand created by savvy South African business woman, Nzeka Biyela and her business partner Rob Heyns, is launching its new gift packaging just in time for the upcoming festive season. The packaging is a beautiful expression of the brand and its story. More exciting news, they are also launching a new 1L bottle which comes with its own unique story.
Launching any hair and skincare range is challenging, and going into mainstream retail even more so. But for South African entrepreneur, Thokozile Mangwiro, founder of the Nilotiqa Hair Care Range, it is the next exciting step on what has already been a fascinating entrepreneurial journey.
For many people, cooking can be a chore and especially if they are not naturally gifted in the kitchen. But in Cape Town, South Africa, entrepreneur Jolin Judd, founder of Like A Chef, has a solution. This month sees her launching her new weekly meal-kits which turn everyone into a proficient cook, with none of the hassle and all the culinary inspiration.
Lunar, one of South Africa’s top design labels for the past two decades, is set to unveil its exciting new Spring/Summer 2018 collection on Friday 7 September in Johannesburg. At a special evening launch event to be held at the Lunar showroom located at 44 Stanley Avenue, Milpark, customers will get the chance to preview and buy pieces from this much anticipated collection.
ngiyiMbali Wines is a newly launched, family-owned range of wines in South Africa, founded by entrepreneur Ngiyi Mbali. It has always been Mbali’s dream to become a winemaker. A little over 5 years ago Mbali tasted a bottle of wine and she fell in love with it. The inspirational story of Ngiyi Mbali Wines started there.
There is nothing quite like a retail store experience when you want customers to see, smell and taste your luxury artisanal chocolates. That’s why this month, The Chocolatiers opened their first retail store in their trendy local village of Linden in Johannesburg.
This month saw Femi Handbags, one of the foremost and most iconic leather handbag and accessory brands in Nigeria, announcing the beginning of an exciting new chapter as it opened its first ever stand-alone handbag and accessories store in Lagos on Sunday 1st July 2018.
SuzieBeauty officially launched the first Kenyan line of cosmetics products back in 2012 – developed by an industry professional, for the everyday African woman. This month saw the leading brand announcing it has expanded it’s range to include skin care.
Cape Town based social entrepreneurs Carrie Leaver and Shona McDonald have launched Stoep Startup Co-Working & Stay business venture. This is a truly unique co-working space and work retreat in the heart of the southern suburbs of Cape Town for social innovators, entrepreneurs and startups. Along with beautiful co-working spaces, they offer bed and breakfast for travelling professionals on business trips, venue hire, events, workshops and a gorgeous stoep cafe.
Miminat, a London based Interior Architecture and Furniture Studio founded in 2014 by the uber talented Nigerian/UK design entrepreneur Mimi Shodeinde, is launching its new breath-taking collection OKUTA on 2 June. The Okuta Collection is inspired by ancient Yoruba stone murals, and explores the organic and natural forms of late 14th century Yoruba design. Its combination of wood, brass, glass, ceramic and gold leaf, embodies the richness that the African continent and Yoruba culture have to offer.