Publishing date: Every Alternative Thursday
Shopping news and tips as well as comprehensive advice from industry experts.
Look forward to useful information from buyers, shop owners, CEO’s and managers in a regular Question & Answer format. Features also include everything from interviews from buyers of major retailers, forecast on seasonal trends, interviews with display artists and retail sectional managers on topics such as ‘educating people about different meat cuts’, ‘how to keep produce fresher after buying it’, ‘what to look out for when buying a home entertainment system’ or ‘differentiating between the technical jargon in terms of what your TV set can really do for you’ etc.
When it comes to showcasing products, the page has a sidebar called: New on the Shelf where companies can pay a fee to display their products.
PUBLISHING DATE: MAY 28
A comprehensive 4-page supplement looking at job trends. Look out for career tips and ‘How-To’ articles to advise job seekers on everything from ‘How to Get into the Job Market’ to ‘How to Stay on Top’ of your game.
TOP YOUNG 50 BOSSES
PUBLISHING DATE: JUNE 13
This supplement is in celebration of SA’s top Young 50 bosses under 35 who own their own companies/enterprises and are making a success of it locally and globally. A 2-page compilation of short bios puts the spotlight on young bosses to watch – who are making waves in many sectors. The criteria here will be stories that are: inspirational, innovative and successful.
YOUNG AND DRIVEN
PUBLISHING DATE: AUGUST
To celebrate Women’s Month, this section highlights a series of profiles Sowetan introduced last year called the Young and Driven. These will run daily during the month of August. This year the series zones-in on a specific focus/sector every week. Expect features in sectors such as: Business/Entrepreneurs, Science, Humanities/Academia and Arts/Entertainment for diversity.
PUBLISHING DATE: SEPTEMBER 23
To honour SA’s diversity, you can look forward to celebrating Heritage Day on September 24/Heritage Month. This colourful 2-page supplement will profile 20 individuals who were born and bred in ‘Mzansi’ who are currently hoisting our flag internationally and making us proud with their international achievements. These individuals embody the values of success and excellence. This section will include profiles of the likes of: opera singer Pretty Yende, Harvard scientist Siyabulela Quza and LA-based actress, Nondumiso Tembe and other young local achievers in various sectors who boast successful careers on the world stage.
PUBLISHING DATE: JUNE 26
Warm up to winter and keep the cold out with this quarterly 2-page food supplement featuring 10 recipes of winter stews by our food editor: Khaya Silindile.
PUBLISHING DATE: DECEMBER 05
Call your chomas and gooi some meat on the braai with this quarterly 2-page food supplement featuring 10 braai food recipes by our food editor: Khaya Silindile.