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.

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.

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).

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.

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...

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...

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.

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

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.

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...

Is it Time to Blockchain Your Supply Chain?

The next Big Thing has arrived – Blockchain – a silver bullet full of promise, albeit early in the hype cycle. Will it help...

EMPLOYMENT LAW: RETRENCHMENT FOR EMPLOYERS: 5 CRITICAL NEED TO KNOWS

SYNOPSIS: Employers are entitled to retrench employees in order to increase its profits, rather than to avoid losses.  It can be argued the proposed...

Cadex’s New Pneumatic Nailer, lightweight & well balanced (V1/23.35B)

Comes complete in a Systainer Stacking Case

Robots may displace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030

Robots are on track to wipe out almost a tenth of the world’s manufacturing jobs with the brunt borne by lower-income areas in developed nations, Oxford Economics says.

Effectively integrating digital and real-world retail

Digital transformation (or as many see it - disruption) has been a hot button topic across industry sectors in recent times. With almost 65%...

CIRCULAR ECONOMY IS SAVING THE PLANET AND BOOSTING PROFITS

Shoes made from ocean plastics, packaging material made from mushrooms and a green partnership between Ford and Heinz to build car parts from tomato fibre are examples of the circular economy in action.

Consumers relying more on credit to survive

Consumers are increasingly relying on their credit cards and personal loans for daily survival, the latest statistics from one of the major credit bureaus reveal.