Brand innovation: agility and flexibility key to maintaining relevancy

GQ South Africa nailed it with an April Fools drop-the-mic-moment releasing ‘breaking news’ that Jameson Irish Whiskey had launched a new skincare range. For a...

Salesforce Q1 Global Shopping Index shows global digital commerce market grew...

Salesforce has released it's Q1 Shopping Index for 2021. It shows that the global digital commerce market has grown in the last year at...

Cleveron unveils new driverless semi-autonomous last-mile delivery vehicle

Cleveron, one of the world’s leading parcel delivery robotics companies, has unveiled its new unmanned semi-autonomous last-mile delivery vehicle, the Cleveron 701. Designed for retailers...

SA retail sales up 2,3% year-on-year in February

Stats SA reports that retail trade sales increased by 2,3% year-on-year in February 2021. The largest positive annual growth rates were recorded for retailers in household...

E-commerce a Covid lifeline for merchants with additional $900 billion spent...

As Covid-19 kept consumers around the world at home, nearly everything from groceries to gardening supplies was purchased online. According to Mastercard’s latest Recovery...

WORX set to dominate cordless garden and outdoor market with extensive,...

The new extensive WORX range of technically advanced 20 V cordless garden tools and equipment takes this industry to a new level of quality,...

Amazon vs Walmart Marketplace and how the pandemic helped them become...

Between 2009 and 2014, Walmart Marketplace’s business, in which outside merchants hawk everything from baby blankets to power tools, counted no more than six...

Clickatell launches new Chat Commerce communications tool, Chat Flow

Clickatell, the leader in mobile communications and Chat Commerce, announced today the launch of Chat Flow, a new product that enables organisations to easily...

Staying ahead of cybercrime a business imperative

It is predicted that there will be 7,5 billion internet users by 2030 and that more than 111 billion lines of new software code...

Ventless fryer solution, Kombo King set for major roll-out with Vumela...

Kombo King has announced the launch of its innovative and patented deep-fryer technology to retailers, after successfully securing funding from the Vumela Fund, established...

Protect the whistle-blowers. They are your business future

Stepping up and blowing the whistle on a corporate issue, ethics or concerning behaviour is a brave, bold move for any employee to take....

West Pack Lifestyle goes national with first Western Cape store opening

South African retailer, West Pack Lifestyle has announced the opening of its first Western Cape store in Somerset West Value Centre in mid-April.Set to...

West Pack Lifestyle goes national, opens first Western Cape store

South African retailer, West Pack Lifestyle has announced the opening of its first Western Cape store in Somerset West Value Centre in mid-April. Set to...

WhatsApp Business – the retailer’s secret weapon

With more than 2 billion users worldwide, WhatsApp has become the most influential digital communication channel in the Western world. On average, WhatsApp messages...

5 retail categories that will lead the sector’s recovery in 2021

While StatsSA’s latest figures show retail trade falling 3.5% year-on-year from 2019 to 2020, continuing a 10-month downward spiral, South Africa’s retailers are starting to...

Greenovate Awards triumph despite lockdown, Stellenbosch takes top spot

The winners of the student Greenovate Awards 2020 have been announced, but not with the usual gala ceremony. Instead, like the rest of the...

Collaborating in a new business environment

In this disruptive new world of work, organisational teams require support to become more efficient at delivering services. Critical to this is establishing a...

The top 5 benefits of ERP in the manufacturing industry

The extension of lockdown restrictions weighed heavily on production in Africa’s manufacturing industries at the start of 2021, causing many to lose momentum. At the...