Transforming the future of retail

The current pandemic has had a massive impact on retail both globally and locally, and we are seeing a number of trends in this...

Vermont Sales shares DIY tips, introduces new innovative tools with dedicated...

Vermont Sales team and all their leading brands have introduced a selection of videos on YouTube, where you can pick up on the latest...

Tork Craft launches new electric glue guns

The new Tork Craft Glue Guns  are a must for every toolbox, workshop, all industries, and homeowners. The glue guns are now available from all...

Vermont Sales fires up famous American Bernzomatic Brand – worldwide specialists...

Bernzomatic has been leading the fire and heat industry for more than a century. Since their foundation in 1876, Bernzomatic has been diligently forging...

Google to open first physical retail store in New York

Google has announced plans for its first-ever physical retail store, set to open in New York this year, as the tech giant moves increasingly...

How to hybrid: Tips for a smooth “couch to cubicle” transition

Across industries people are gradually returning to work. For many the work from home novelty, necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has worn off, while...

Regtech takes centre stage in digital transformation

Regulatory technology or regtech is starting to play a crucial role in ensuring digital transformation projects are not only successful, but fully compliant too. Andrea...

Massmart sales update points to Makro recovery – despite R770 million...

Massmart – the holding company of South African brands including Game, Makro, and Builder’s Warehouse – on Thursday (20 May) reported an 8% increase...

SA’s retail sales down 2.5% year on year in March

Stats SA reports that South Africa’s retail trade sales decreased by 2.5% year-on-year in March 2021.The largest negative annual growth rates were recorded for all...

MAPS 9-month data to be released in June

The Marketing Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to announce its quarterly release of the Marketing All Product Survey (MAPS). The next release encompasses nine-month...

Understanding the impact of new retail technology

As consumer needs continue to evolve, both as a result of new technology and the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers have been forced to change how...

Developing answers to tomorrow’s document management security challenges

It has been widely documented that COVID-19 has significantly accelerated the pace of digital transformation. Even the most resistant companies have had to adopt...

Why is marketing a dirty word in the construction industry?

“My business is just managing to stay afloat. I can’t afford marketing.”“I rely on word of mouth referrals and tender opportunities. I don’t need...

TikTok, the world’s favorite social network, in the crosshairs of marketing...

During the pandemic, TikTok reached unprecedented popularity, with more than 1.6 million active users and a monthly consumption of hours higher than that of...

A successful omnichannel strategy should be customer obsessed

The consumer industry is in a state of constant disruption. Along with advances in technology, more informed and skeptical consumers are holding businesses to higher...

African industrialisation and intracontinental trade can lead to an employment boom

Africa has the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Asia’s manufacturing giants over the next decade, using industrialisation as a strategy to uplift...

Addressing technology risks vital for business growth in the new normal

The past 12 months have brought about significant disruption in organisation’s technology processes. Instead of dealing with a predominantly centralised workforce, IT teams must...

Innervation Rewards collaborates with Mastercard to digitise and simplify expense management...

Innervation Rewards, an incentive and rewards company, has partnered with Mastercard to launch SlipMate, an intelligent expense management solution designed for South African companies...