It’s official: Black Friday flopped in SA this year – even...

Black Friday 2020 was a flop for South African retailers, early statistics show, with a huge decrease in in-store sales.Retailers has expected reduced sales...

Behind the advanced technology of the world’s latest, safest table saw...

The first Festool saw with ingenious innovative SawStop technology for ultimate in safety while sawing. If the saw blade encounters the user's skin, it...

Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig® K4 Master Wood Joining System for the perfect...

The Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig K4 Master System is a great choice for any woodworking enthusiast looking for a complete set to get started building...

Low-touch economy emphasises a digital-first approach to business

According to Grant Phillips, CEO of e4, a leading fintech specialist, 2021 will see the rise and dominance of the low-touch economy with a...

Move over Black Friday, here comes Green Monday

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now Green Monday. Retailers would be forgiven for becoming a little breathless with all the shopping events that fall...

FOMO: The psychological force that drives Black Friday

Black Friday is notorious for turning even the smartest shoppers into spendthrifts, and retail crowds into potentially aggressive mobs. But, what motivates consumers to...

3 Ways retailers can boost cash flow for Black Friday

This has been an extraordinarily difficult year for most South African retailers, with sales showing year-on-year declines for five consecutive months up to end-August,...

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Spar gets revenue boost as consumers go local due to Covid-19

Retail group Spar says it has benefited from a Covid-19-induced trend where consumers opt for local and convenience stores rather than crowded malls, with...

70% of South African adults will shop the festive sales if...

70% of South African adults will be shopping Black Friday and other festive sales days this year, according to new research from financial comparison...

PPC and Competition Tribunal reach settlement in cement cartel case

SA's largest cement producer, PPC has reached a settlement agreement with the Compitition Tribunal in the infamous cement cartel case that spanned over 12...

Covid-19 fatigue is real but marketers are still responsible for their...

After seven months of being in Lockdown most people are currently experiencing Covid-19 fatigue.During the initial period in winter most consumers were confined to...

Why this year’s Black Friday may top festive season shopping for...

In 2019, South Africans splurged a reported R6 billion on Black Friday deals, exceeding retailers’ expectations.This year – despite the economic damage wreaked by...

How Black Friday is going to play out in a new...

Looking at past Black Friday videos of years gone by, the resounding realisation is how non COVID compliant the event usually is. Massive crowds,...

More measurability and less waste: the keys to driving better returns...

As we gradually ease out of months of economic lockdown, South African businesses face a long road to financial recovery. The level of devastation...

Vermont extends its WORX brand product range

After recently successfully launching the first of the new WORX products the Pegasus, Jawhorse and Side Kick worktables and stating that this will be...

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Here are some of the articles Retail Brief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week…Woolworths personal care products ranked amongst best...

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Here are some of the articles Retail Brief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week…Woolworths personal care products ranked amongst best...