Consumers relying more on credit to survive

Consumers are increasingly relying on their credit cards and personal loans for daily survival, the latest statistics from one of the major credit bureaus reveal.

CIRCULAR ECONOMY IS SAVING THE PLANET AND BOOSTING PROFITS

Shoes made from ocean plastics, packaging material made from mushrooms and a green partnership between Ford and Heinz to build car parts from tomato fibre are examples of the circular economy in action.

How interior décor helps create immersive retail experiences

Imaging solutions provider Canon, deciphers the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for the brand to build and maintain relationships with its customers.

Tork Craft introduce their Limited-Edition Racing Tool Cabinets, Trollies and Top...

Designed, specced and manufactured, for racing enthusiasts, drivers, riders, teams, workshops and automotive industry professionals

Effectively integrating digital and real-world retail

Digital transformation (or as many see it - disruption) has been a hot button topic across industry sectors in recent times. With almost 65%...

Energizer introduce a new range of innovative LED headlights packed with...

The HD Red HDB32 200 Lumens, HD Green HDC32 225 Lumens and the HD Grey with 315 Lumens

Robots may displace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030

Robots are on track to wipe out almost a tenth of the world’s manufacturing jobs with the brunt borne by lower-income areas in developed nations, Oxford Economics says.

Mall owner Safari Investments posts worst results since coming to market

Listed property investment company says above-inflation increases in utility cost and financial market volatility are expected to continue

Cadex’s New Pneumatic Nailer, lightweight & well balanced (V1/23.35B)

Comes complete in a Systainer Stacking Case

Easing the pain of liquid spill clean-ups

Well-known manufacturer Pratley recently identified a need for a product that can be used in pollution control. More specifically, in the easy and efficient...

Is it Time to Blockchain Your Supply Chain?

The next Big Thing has arrived – Blockchain – a silver bullet full of promise, albeit early in the hype cycle. Will it help...

EMPLOYMENT LAW: RETRENCHMENT FOR EMPLOYERS: 5 CRITICAL NEED TO KNOWS

SYNOPSIS: Employers are entitled to retrench employees in order to increase its profits, rather than to avoid losses.  It can be argued the proposed...

Felo leaders in the Combination Plier market

German Engineered and built to handle the toughest industrial installation and repair jobs. These new innovative Felo 160 mm Insulated pliers meet the VDE IEC...

2019 Annual SAPICS conference and exhibition

Retail Brief Africa attended the 41st Annual SAPICS Conference and exhibition this week at Century City, Cape Town -  the leading event in Africa...

EMPLOYMENT LAW: WHEN THE CCMA GET IT WRONG: THE ‘WORKPLACE LOVE...

SYNOPSIS: The CCMA ordered Mr Pietersen to be reinstated with back pay as his sexual harassment conduct was found, at best, to depict a...

Five lessons learned in today’s business climate

With GDP growth prospects forecast at a meagre 1.3% for 2019, and 1.7% in 2020, business confidence in mid-2019 remains at an all-time low.

Pony Jorgensen specialists in high quality adjustable clamps

Offering a full range of Pipe, Bar, C, Spring/hand, Band, Corner/frame and all specialised clamps

ANC bickering poses serious risks to consumers – economist

Already cash-strapped consumers could ultimately bear the brunt of the ANC's internal war, cautioned chief economist at Efficient Group Dawie Roodt.