EMPLOYMENT LAW: WHEN THE CCMA GET IT WRONG: THE ‘WORKPLACE LOVE...

SYNOPSIS: The CCMA ordered Mr Pietersen to be reinstated with back pay as his sexual harassment conduct was found, at best, to depict a...

Five lessons learned in today’s business climate

With GDP growth prospects forecast at a meagre 1.3% for 2019, and 1.7% in 2020, business confidence in mid-2019 remains at an all-time low.

Pony Jorgensen specialists in high quality adjustable clamps

Offering a full range of Pipe, Bar, C, Spring/hand, Band, Corner/frame and all specialised clamps

ANC bickering poses serious risks to consumers – economist

Already cash-strapped consumers could ultimately bear the brunt of the ANC's internal war, cautioned chief economist at Efficient Group Dawie Roodt.

The Ultimate Guide to Effective In-Store Promotions and Demos

Billboards and commercials are excellent at building awareness within the general public.  Nothing, however, comes close to the effectiveness and influence in-store promotions have...

Employment Law

Jacqui Reed is Retail Brief Africa's newest contributor, offering employment law insights.She is an attorney and the founder of Reed Law Inc, a dynamic law...

Standard Bank is closing more than 100 branches – here’s the...

On Monday, Standard Bank announced the full list of branch closures - and more branches than expected will close down.

Nearly Half of All Retail Sales Jobs May Soon Be Replaced...

Soon enough, almost no existing occupation will be unaffected by technology.

TRANSFORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGNATIONS TOP THE AGENDA OF NEW...

Keabetswe Mpane has been appointed president of SAPICS (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management).

Pratliperl® to be showcased at the African Construction Expo 2019

Pratley will showcase its lightweight, thermally insulating and fireproof aggregate, known as Pratliperl®, at the upcoming African Construction Expo 2019.

Visual Merchandising 101: Shore Up Sales With High-Converting Product Displays

When walking into a typical retail store, you'll likely notice tidy, curated product displays that visually highlight their items for sale. Those products aren't arranged that way by accident—the merchant is using visual merchandising best practices to help the products sell themselves.

Tork Craft’s new comprehensive range of Heavy-Duty Pipe Wrenches and Bolt...

Four brand new pipe wrenches from 300 mm to 600 mm and five new Bolt Cutters from 350 mm to 900 mm

RETAIL TRENDS IN 2019

From greater personalization to “social shopping,” retailers are finding technologically driven ways to meet shoppers’ needs – these are the retail trends we can expect to see in 2019.

Merchandising Video Tutorial

The purpose of merchandising is to attract, engage, and motivate the customer towards making a purchase. Click here to watch a video tutorial which highlights...

Best in global visual merchandising awarded

The winners of the 2019 International Visual Merchandising (VM) Awards were announced at the RetailExpo, a European retail trade event, in London earlier this month.

25 WAYS TO PREVENT SHOPLIFTING IN YOUR RETAIL STORE

Shoplifting is exceptionally problematic for businesses of all sizes, costing the retail industry approximately $50 billion in 2016 according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).

9 Examples of Cross-merchandising In Action

You’ve used your superior marketing skills to attract customers into your store. Now, you need to entice these customers to make purchases by offering them solutions. Cross-merchandising products across categories is an effective merchandising technique to offer solutions to shoppers while increasing basket sizes.

Builders has a brand new flagship store in Boksburg

Builders, the chain for both DIY enthusiasts and building contractors, has a brand new store in Boksburg outside Johannesburg – and this time, it...