Low-touch economy emphasises a digital-first approach to business

According to Grant Phillips, CEO of e4, a leading fintech specialist, 2021 will see the rise and dominance of the low-touch economy with a...

Move over Black Friday, here comes Green Monday

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now Green Monday. Retailers would be forgiven for becoming a little breathless with all the shopping events that fall...

FOMO: The psychological force that drives Black Friday

Black Friday is notorious for turning even the smartest shoppers into spendthrifts, and retail crowds into potentially aggressive mobs. But, what motivates consumers to...

3 Ways retailers can boost cash flow for Black Friday

This has been an extraordinarily difficult year for most South African retailers, with sales showing year-on-year declines for five consecutive months up to end-August,...

Top stories you may have missed

These are the stories our readers found most interesting this week…Checkers FreshX brings global coffee icon to its customers https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/checkers-freshx-brings-global-coffee-icon-to-its-customers/Starbucks opens first Cape Town store...

70% of South African adults will shop the festive sales if...

70% of South African adults will be shopping Black Friday and other festive sales days this year, according to new research from financial comparison...

Building South Africa’s future | Plascon Professional 4-in-1 Textured Coat is...

Everyone likes a multitasker. And today, with tight timelines and even tighter budgets, products need to work as hard as possible, offer value-for-money and...

Covid-19 fatigue is real but marketers are still responsible for their...

After seven months of being in Lockdown most people are currently experiencing Covid-19 fatigue.During the initial period in winter most consumers were confined to...

Why this year’s Black Friday may top festive season shopping for...

In 2019, South Africans splurged a reported R6 billion on Black Friday deals, exceeding retailers’ expectations.This year – despite the economic damage wreaked by...

How Black Friday is going to play out in a new...

Looking at past Black Friday videos of years gone by, the resounding realisation is how non COVID compliant the event usually is. Massive crowds,...

More measurability and less waste: the keys to driving better returns...

As we gradually ease out of months of economic lockdown, South African businesses face a long road to financial recovery. The level of devastation...

Summer hots up with Plascon’s palette of super-fueled colours

Now that those lazy, hazy crazy days of summer are on the way, things are getting hot and so is the latest Plascon colour...

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Here are some of the articles Retail Brief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week…Woolworths personal care products ranked amongst best...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are some of the articles Retail Brief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week…Woolworths personal care products ranked amongst best...

Behind the post-pandemic construction industry obstacles are a host of opportunities

The advent of spring has brought with it signs of hope for South Africa. Declining infection and mortality rates appear to indicate that our...

Builders introduces new online gift registry with accompanying app

Gifts are those surprises that bring light and positivity to our lives. Builders has introduced an online gift registry along with an app that...

Government should encourage the use of locally produced materials

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent announcement of a substantial infrastructure development drive to address the economic impact of Covid-19 will go a long way towards...

Government should encourage the use of locally produced materials

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent announcement of a substantial infrastructure development drive to address the economic impact of Covid-19 will go a long way towards...