Shock tax hike coming for South Africans in April, economists warn

Fiscal policy is a huge problem for South Africa, with stuttering tax collections, and an apparent unwillingness of the government to cut the public...

As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, becoming the ones to...

Some unanticipated results of Pratley’s R&D efforts

Developing new products, and finding innovative answers to specific customer applications, is all in a day’s work for the research and development (R&D) division...

Consumers still dancing with the debt devil in SA

Up to our ears in debt, it seems South African consumer appetite for credit has not diminished. Despite a flat economy, consumers owe a...

Shield Trade Show 2020

The annual Shield trade show is currently underway at Nasrec with brands showcasing their products to an expected 5000 visitors.This 2 day show not...

HOW TO ACCESS RISING BLACK DISCRETIONARY INCOME

12th TOWNSHIP MARKETING SUMMIT 2020 - Jhb, Tues 17 & Wed 18 Mar 2020

How to fix a cracked Marbelite pool

With spring upon us and temperatures starting to soar, the last thing any outdoors-loving family needs is a cracked Marbelite swimming pool. Leading adhesive...

Coronavirus in SA – Hygiene and prevention measures the cornerstone of...

The news of the first known case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in South Africa follows confirmed cases in both Algeria and Nigeria.  South...

SA “Black Friday” sales expected to rise 30% year-on-year

South African businesses have begun preparing for what looks to be another bumper Black Friday trading day, with sales predicted to be up 30...

New technically advanced international products for all industries, Action Can launches...

Over 100 products for the industrial/professionals, the Fastener and Fixing industry, Industrial MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations), Automotive, Motorcycles, Engineering, Trade & Pro DIY, Agriculture, Construction and the Electrical industry

fischer plugs the gaps in safety for DIYers, tradesmen

The fischer DuoPower nylon expansion fixing plug for fixing cupboards, handrails, and shelving to walls and other surfaces allows DIYers to carry out their...

Marketing to South Africa’s Top Million

The Top Million research report into South Africa's 'upper middle class' households in 2019 has been released by the UCT Marketing Institute and ad...

Baby Joshua needs your help

Joshua Naicker (22 months old) was born with an incurable condition, congenital hydrocephalus resulting in several severe and life-threatening diagnoses. He cannot perform any...

Dion Wired stores today – The shelves are empty

The shelves at several Dion Wired stores across Gauteng are standing near-empty.This follows Massmart, which owns Dion Wired, announcing on 13 January that it...

Cashbuild keeps interim dividend unchanged as cash position improves

Building materials retailer Cashbuild says its strong cash position has allowed it to keep its interim dividend to end-December unchanged, though it expects weak...

Christmas is coming: 3 ways retailers can ensure a more profitable...

According to Stats SA, retail figures for December 2018, showed an annual decline of 1.4% instead of the expected 2.1% growth. It seems like...

Stapling made easy with the new AirCraft Pneumatic staple gun

AirCraft is a well-established brand in South Africa specialising in pneumatic systems and air tools. Catering for pneumatic solutions for both the DIY handyman and the tradesman

All you need to know about cutting and saw blades

MPS Germany is the leading manufacturer of high quality cutting blades, masters in sawing technology and development, supplying the largest range of jigsaw blades...