Game launches massive annual Halfway Day sale in SA

On 1 July, Game officially launched its first Halfway Day sale in South Africa – offering deep cut discounts on best-selling items. The retailer...

Consumers expect shared responsibility for the health of the planet –...

For the past several years, Innova’s Top 10 Trends have been headed by issues related to transparency and building consumer trust. By 2022, these trends had...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are some of the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week: Massmart launches new small appliance private brand Eiger https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/massmart-launches-new-small-appliances-private-brand/ Spar introduces new...

Game stores across SA now offer modernised look, new interactive features...

After announcing that it would be embarking on a turnaround strategy to retain relevance in the African retail landscape, Massmart retailer Game has announced...

Makro continues to help senior shoppers cut costs with mSenior card...

One of the best kept secrets for South Africans over the age of 60 is that they can claim a discount at Makro stores...

Kreg wins the Popular Mechanic USA design award for its best-selling...

The extremely popular Kreg 520PRO Pocket Hole jig comes out tops for its design, technical advanced and innovative tool achieving the award from Popular...

SA’s R500m Boardwalk Mall set to open in September

The construction of the 24,000sqm single-level Boardwalk Mall is 80% complete and forging ahead. After preparing to commence work in February 2020, demolition and...

Covid can’t break South Africa’s love affair with shopping malls

With just to go until opening to the public, workers rush to put the finishing touches on the Kwena Square shopping complex, a...

How retailers can use social media to future-proof their business and...

When the pandemic struck, many retailers quickly pivoted from brick-and-mortar to online sales. With this quick shift to digital came the increased opportunity for...

Fuel price hike to drive up costs across virtually all supply...

South Africans should brace themselves for the hard hitting and far-reaching impact of the fuel price hike, which will increase costs across entire supply...

5 trends driving business underinsurance

Many businesses are faced with an increasingly volatile political and socio-economic climate. Not only are businesses having to manage a whirlwind of change and...

Massmart launches new small appliance private brand Eiger

Massmart has announced that it has acquired appliance brand, Eiger as part of the expansion of its private brand offering. Eiger appliances are now available...

SA consumer confidence plummets in Q2 as spending shrinks

South Africa's consumer confidence plunged to minus 25 in the second quarter of 2022, the lowest in more than three decades — barring 2020...

Diversified retailer CA Sales lists on the JSE

At 09:00 on June 27, the JSE listed CA Sales Holdings Limited on its main board providing South African investors with exposure in the...

Convenience and value are key as consumers reconsider their purchasing patterns

South Africans and the rest of the world have witnessed unexpected hikes in the cost of living, as evidenced by record fuel prices and...

Customer experience: The competitive advantage for business today

Customer experience is critical for companies to differentiate themselves now more than ever. The rise of varying technologies has caused many companies in the...

Consumers are looking for humour, happiness but brands aren’t delivering –...

People want brands to make them smile and laugh, but business leaders fear using humour in customer interactions according to a new research report...

Leroy Merlin tackles e-waste with innovative in-store recycling solution

In the battle to alleviate the rising tide of e-waste in South Africa, DIY retailer, Leroy Merlin in partnership with AST Recycling has installed...