9 Examples of Cross-merchandising In Action

You’ve used your superior marketing skills to attract customers into your store. Now, you need to entice these customers to make purchases by offering them solutions. Cross-merchandising products across categories is an effective merchandising technique to offer solutions to shoppers while increasing basket sizes.

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...

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...

MEET KOO’S NEW BEANS ON THE BLOCK!

As the undisputed leader in the South African Beans category, KOO believes in setting the trend by introducing carefully researched, flavour-packed variants to its...

This is how Pick n Pay, Makro and Shoprite are planning...

As the Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread, its impact is increasingly being felt by local retailers as they get to grips with a number...

Coronavirus: Sanitiser and disinfectant flying off shelves at Dis-Chem, Clicks, MediRite,...

Hand sanitiser and disinfectant have started flying off South African retail shelves as the fear of coronavirus sparks ‘panic buying’.Since the Health Department confirmed...

‘High level’ talks are now underway to allow cigarette sales during...

"High level" discussions are underway to allow for the sales of cigarettes during South Africa’s unprecedented 21-day Covid-19 lockdown, a well-placed source within the...

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...

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...

Coronavirus in SA – Hygiene and prevention measures the cornerstone of...

The news of the first known case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in South Africa follows confirmed cases in both Algeria and Nigeria.  South...

HOW TO ACCESS RISING BLACK DISCRETIONARY INCOME

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Baby Joshua needs your help

Joshua Naicker (22 months old) was born with an incurable condition, congenital hydrocephalus resulting in several severe and life-threatening diagnoses. He cannot perform any...

How to fix a cracked Marbelite pool

With spring upon us and temperatures starting to soar, the last thing any outdoors-loving family needs is a cracked Marbelite swimming pool. Leading adhesive...

SA “Black Friday” sales expected to rise 30% year-on-year

South African businesses have begun preparing for what looks to be another bumper Black Friday trading day, with sales predicted to be up 30...

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...

Vodacom, MTN and Rain are preparing for e-SIM cards in SA....

South Africa’s two largest cellular network providers Vodacom and MTN, and newcomer Rain, plan to accommodate eSIM-cards by 2020.An eSIM-card is built into a...

Hostex 2020 Highlights

Hostex 2020 Day 1:https://vimeo.com/394762303Hostex 2020 Day 2: https://vimeo.com/394946016

COVID-19: Gloves on, or gloves off?

The global COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown of many countries in the world, includingSouth Africa, has really put hand hygiene in the spotlight. Which,...