Top stories you may have missed

Here are the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week... Pick n Pay introduces a vehicle licence renewal service https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/pick-n-pay-introduces-a-vehicle-licence-renewal-service/ Coca-Cola launches new sustainability...

Massmart is recognised as a Top Employer for 2022 in South...

Following the Top Employers Celebration ceremony held on the 20th of January, Massmart has announced its accreditation as a Top Employer for 2022 in...

SA retail sales up 3.3% in November

Stats SA has reported that South Africa's retail trade sales increased by 3.3% year-on-year in November 2021. The main positive contributors to this increase were:...

Convenience: The new gold standard for brands and consumers?

A 2020 Deloitte report talks about convenience as the “new battleground”, with convenience defined by contactless shopping, on-demand fulfilment and availability of inventory. And while convenience...

Five digital marketing trends you need to know in 2022

The digital marketing revolution is far from over and it’s providing new and exciting opportunities for marketing professionals to raise brand awareness and expand...

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...

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...

Kreg the wood working experts offer their DIY tips on purchasing...

Kreg don’t market circular saws, but certainly know their way around working with wood with their huge range of wood working specialist tools, so...

Kreg introduces new 2021 Series Evolution, Pocket Hole Jig 520PRO

The ultimate bench top set up for the POCKET-HOLE JIG 520PRO, is the Kreg® Docking Station that expands the capability of the Pocket-Hole Jig...

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...

Africa is leapfrogging into the future of retail

The bi-annual Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), which is a study of the global retailing landscape has revealed Africa is poised to move away from...

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!