Four steps to SME business success in 2022

Every new year brings with it an array of business challenges and opportunities. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating consequences for...

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Greater shopping experiences will be more important than ever in 2022

More than 97% of South African retail sales in 2020 took place in the physical realm, where customer experience is the defining success factor....

Global digital sales surpassed $1 trillion during 2021 holiday season

Global leader in CRM, Salesforce has released its 2021 Holiday Shopping Report, which analyses shopping data from over one billion shoppers on the Salesforce...

An introduction to SA FMCG Retail – Two day Trade Intelligence...

Trade Intelligence is hosting a two-day programme - an 'Introduction to SA FMCG Retail.' The programme will cover the retail market and its major players...

Key trends that will revolutionise retail in 2022 – marketers weigh...

2021 was a year of readjustment marked by a slow economic recovery, still engulfed by the Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to spread across the...

What this year’s trolley holds: 5 trends influencing consumer purchases in...

Retail is renowned for being fast-paced and highly competitive. If anything, the pandemic has only intensified this, with evolving shopping habits and customer needs,...

Retail Trends in 2022: Are physical ‘brick and mortar’ stores...

While brick-and-mortar retail has been hit hard due to Covid-19, it is still far from dead. Hamiltons Advertising - a leading creative agency operating...

How are product innovation and innovation in technology helping in the...

According to the Salesforce 7th Edition State of Marketing report, the global pandemic has caused 86% of marketing organisations in South Africa to adopt...

SMEs of tomorrow: Tips to drive growth in 2022

Employing over half the workforce, driving significant growth in the private sector, and representing some 98% of all businesses, SMEs are the lifeblood of...

Seasons Greetings from Retail Brief Africa

Retail Brief Africa wishes all readers, advertisers and contributors a joyous Festive Season and a happy and healthy (and much better!) 2022!

Massmart flags wider annual loss due to looting

Massmart Holdings has announced that its headline loss per share, the main profit measure in South Africa, will be at least 40% worse than...

SA retailers in voluntary pledge to reduce plastic packaging

Plastic waste is a massive problem in South Africa. In cities, towns and even the rural areas, plastic rubbish litters our streets, our beaches,...

Retailers must rapidly upskill employees to thrive in future work environments

With digitisation reshaping the retail landscape, the future of the industry is unfolding before our very eyes. Since the pandemic began and lockdowns ensued, retailers...

FPG Property Fund to upgrade Bothasig Mall in 2022

FPG Property Fund has announced that Bothasig Mall, the most established shopping centre in Bothasig, will undergo a significant refurbishment in 2022. The much-needed refurbishment...

Five ways Covid has changed behaviour and the payment solution designed...

Covid is many horrific things, but it is also an accelerator of progress. Perhaps we would have got to the same place eventually, but...

Johannesburg mall prepares for Solar Christmas

The lights won’t be going out at one Johannesburg mall this festive season. That’s because popular centre Eastgate in the east rand of Johannesburg...

Industry leaders looking back, looking ahead: Cédric Sennepin – CEO, Leroy...

As we near the end of another ‘interesting’ year on all fronts, we chat with industry leaders about their highlights of 2021, as well...