Hire It launches locally-assembled and supported Kwagga range

Hire It has over 37 years’ experience in the hire and sales industry, gaining an excellent understanding of customers’ needs, and supplying the best...

Net Promoter Score – the Pro’s and Cons:

Walt Disney once said “Do what you do so well that they want to see it again and bring their friends.” He understood the value of customers who actively recommend a company.

Sluggish economy hits Cashbuild as consumers tighten belts

Building materials retailer Cashbuild on Tuesday reported a 9% drop in full-year net profit to R425.25m, which it blamed on sluggish economic growth putting pressure on consumer spending.

Live: DIY Depot trade day

WHS Business Summit Trade Show

The WHS Business Summit Trade Show will run from the 13th, 14th & the 15th of September. We have invited all our customers to attend...

Pratley replicates its famous suspended bulldozer stunt

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the Pratley Group earlier this year marked the occasion by replicating its memorable launch of Pratley Wondafix in 1985 which saw CEO Kim Pratley stand underneath a 13-tonne bulldozer, hoisted and held aloft by a crane, attached to two plates joined by the adhesive.q

WHS house brands on show

Specials, specials and more specials on the WHS house brands...

WHS Trade Show Under Way

Loads of specials on the go with there being more of buying frenzy here, than a typical "look and see"that typical shows offer.If you...

We got a sneak peek of French hardware store Leroy Merlin...

It isn't exactly a household name in South Africa, but Leroy Merlin has been selling hardware under that name in France since 1960, and it traces its history back to 1923, in the form of a store named Au Stock Américain.

SA’s advertising authority files liquidation – and promises an immediate replacement

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) – the only entity which regulates advertising in South Africa – has been issued with a...

Kreg’s new Accu-Cut

Whether you’re making rip cuts, crosscuts, or angled cuts up to 1220 mm long, the Accu-Cut™ does it with super-simple setup, precise accuracy, and amazing control.

Festool Mischen takes paint and plaster stirrers to a complete new...

These new super-efficient, reliable mixing/stirrers are the ideal product for processing paint, plaster, and filler.

Tork Craft’s New TCWS002 a 4 in 1 Multi-functional Workbench

Adjusted for scaffolding work, a hand trolley, floor trolley and mobile work centre


South Africa’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the fourth quarter of 2018 shows a two point decrease to 88, presenting a relatively stable,...

2019 retail marketing and POP industry trends

By Katie Kochelek, marketing specialist at Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc

Vermont Sales Open Day

Join us at the Vermont Sales Open day this weekend.

Shoplifting Prevention 101: A Guide to Stopping Retail Theft

The crime of shoplifting is defined as the taking of merchandise offered for sale without paying. According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention,...

Four digital transformation communication strategies

If you're running a business in 2019, digital transformation should be on your mind. It doesn't matter whether you're a one-man band decorating cakes at home, or stand at the head of a multi-national corporation with hundreds of employees - it affects you.