As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, becoming the ones to...

West Pack Lifestyle goes national with first Western Cape store opening

South African retailer, West Pack Lifestyle has announced the opening of its first Western Cape store in Somerset West Value Centre in mid-April.Set to...

Shock tax hike coming for South Africans in April, economists warn

Fiscal policy is a huge problem for South Africa, with stuttering tax collections, and an apparent unwillingness of the government to cut the public...

Shield Trade Show 2020

The annual Shield trade show is currently underway at Nasrec with brands showcasing their products to an expected 5000 visitors.This 2 day show not...

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).

Consumers still dancing with the debt devil in SA

Up to our ears in debt, it seems South African consumer appetite for credit has not diminished. Despite a flat economy, consumers owe a...

HOW TO ACCESS RISING BLACK DISCRETIONARY INCOME

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Marketing to South Africa’s Top Million

The Top Million research report into South Africa's 'upper middle class' households in 2019 has been released by the UCT Marketing Institute and ad...

Stapling made easy with the new AirCraft Pneumatic staple gun

AirCraft is a well-established brand in South Africa specialising in pneumatic systems and air tools. Catering for pneumatic solutions for both the DIY handyman and the tradesman

Kreg launches new affordable 320 and 310 Pocket-Hole Jigs

The Kreg® Pocket-Hole Jigs 320 and 310 makes it easier than ever to build wood projects — whether you’re building your first DIY project,...

Christmas is coming: 3 ways retailers can ensure a more profitable...

According to Stats SA, retail figures for December 2018, showed an annual decline of 1.4% instead of the expected 2.1% growth. It seems like...

Are SA retailers stuck in a hole?

t’s the third-largest sector of the economy and a labour-intensive industry in in South Africa. But the retail sector is going through a prolonged...

Chat commerce in Africa has leapfrogged other regions

Speaking at an event hosted at AfricaCom in Cape Town this week, Clickatell co-founder and CEO, Pieter de Villiers shared his insight into chat...

Cashbuild keeps interim dividend unchanged as cash position improves

Building materials retailer Cashbuild says its strong cash position has allowed it to keep its interim dividend to end-December unchanged, though it expects weak...

The New Era of Digital Retail

Optimize your retail strategy and position your organization for success. The internet and customer expectations are forcing retailers to reassess the service they provide, not...

All you need to know about cutting and saw blades

MPS Germany is the leading manufacturer of high quality cutting blades, masters in sawing technology and development, supplying the largest range of jigsaw blades...

Small uptick in South African Consumer Confidence

Three point increase in consumer confidenceThe economy is South Africans' number one concernSouth Africa’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the second quarter of...

Stay Sharp: New GARDENA range of pruning loppers – Incredible cutting...

There are many varieties of garden shrub and each variety has different location and care requirements. But there is one thing they all demand — regular...