Vaal Mall bags a prized pair of mall marketing awards

Vaal Mall, the shopping capital of the Vaal Triangle, situated in the heart of Vanderbijlpark, has been named a 2021 Footprint Marketing Awards winner,...

Crunch time for retailers as holiday shopping days approach

As the retail sector gears up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, many retailers will be experiencing a mixture of excitement and trepidation.On the...

Social enterprises top the list in SA’s Top 5 Most Exciting...

South Africa's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups is a celebration of our resilient local entrepreneur ecosystem that is brought to you in collaboration with...

Plascon now offers an incredible 15-year guarantee on its iconic Micatex

The trusted and proven duo of mica for stretch and marble for strength has made Plascon Micatex South Africa’s favourite exterior paint choice for...

Black Friday drives higher credit usage, study shows

Despite struggling with increasing debt burdens, South African consumers can’t resist the lure of a good deal. According to TransUnion data, consumers who open...

Franchises across all sectors dig deep to survive

One has to ask how businesses, entrepreneurs and investors in South Africa can have any confidence in a future when confronted with constant rolling...

Black Friday: Busy platforms, trading patterns and behaviour, and consumer safety...

Consumers are spending differently this Black Friday. While retailers are expecting a bumper weekend of sales during the annual shopping holiday, many have launched...

Overcoming manufacturing challenges with the right ERP platform

The global manufacturing industry has experienced significant disruption over the last two years. This has seen many manufacturers reconsider how they leverage technology, especially...

Engage existing retail customers with these 4 strategies

In today’s competitive world, brand loyalty is no longer a guarantee for digital businesses. Customers are increasingly making purchases based on the experience that...

Linear journey mapping is dead

Over the years, a lot of very smart people in marketing and communication have spoken about the importance of customer journeys. Whether it’s at...

More consumers are panic buying ahead of the festive season –...

With the festive season fast approaching, South Africans and consumers worldwide may find fewer gift options available on store shelves due to product shortages...

Massmart workers initiate indefinite strike

Thousands of workers, disgruntled over low wages and changes to terms and conditions of employment, went on strike on Friday at companies owned by...

Lack of financial knowledge costing SA’s small businesses an average of...

New research reveals that South African small businesses are making mistakes costing them an average of R91,311 per year due to a lack of...

Only four-in-10 shoppers completely trust retailers to fulfill orders as promised...

Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, has released the findings...

Remaining fluid and responsive key to business growth for SMEs

Challenging at the best of times, the quest to stay afloat as an SME during the COVID-19 pandemic has been nothing short of an...

Construction industry set to benefit from localisation initiatives

Construction industry knowledge hub Databuild has welcomed recent announcements by National Treasury and the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) regarding locally produced products...

Black Friday 2021: What if we swapped shopping for subscriptions?

The countdown to Black Friday is officially on. With some 10 days to go until the biggest shopping day of the year, consumers have...

Technology can help SMEs get paid faster – here’s how

For small businesses, late payments can be the difference between surviving or failing. This is something that local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have...