Babies R Us resumes online operations

Expectant parents will be relieved to know that they can order baby products online at Babies R Us. In a statement released on Tuesday, the...

‘Essential accessories’ for babies and toddlers up to 3 are slowly...

Baby clothes, blankets, and even toys are starting to show up on South African shelves again after an absence of two weeks.Clothing-only stores remain...

New moms face clothing crunch during lockdown

The plight of mothers who have either given birth to their babies during the lockdown or are still to give birth is to be...

Online baby products retailing market booming worldwide

Online Baby Products Retailing Global Market 2020 research report presents analysis of market size, share, and growth, trends, cost structure, statistical and comprehensive data...

Coronavirus: Babies R Us introduces ‘preggy hour’ for moms-to-be

Amid the outbreak of Covid-19 outbreak Toys R Us & Babies R Us South Africa have implemented dedicated shopping hours exclusively for mom’s-to-be. The retail...

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 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...

Higher taxes would hit retailers hard

SA’s retail stocks are likely to bear the brunt of tax increases, should finance minister Tito Mboweni target consumers with revenue-raising measures in his...

The rise of spazarettes; an invisible giant awakening in the informal...

While Shoprite, Pick & Pay, Spar and other formal retailers slug it out against each other for the purse of the consumer an invisible...

Shoprite gains market share as store expansion continues

Shoprite, the owner of Checkers and Usave stores, says it gained market share in its half year to end-December, with store expansion helping it...

What was bought? A study of brands purchased by bulk-grocery stokvels...

Stokvels in SA: A historical context“Stokvel” is a South African generic term used to describe a group of people who have come together to...

Woolworths announces interim results for the 26 weeks ended 29 December...

Woolworths Holdings today announced interim results for the 26 weeks ended 29 December 2019.Group turnover and concession sales increased by 3.8% to R40.9 billion...

Game over for fresh food at Massmart’s biggest chain

The plan by JSE-listed retail giant Massmart to expand its popular discount retail chain Game into a fully-fledged food retailer has failed.Launched just over...

Walmart’s grocery business is winning over more affluent shoppers

Walmart is reeling in higher-income customers — including some who are new to the retailer — with its online grocery business, company executives told...

Promotional campaigns grow Dis-Chem market share

Pharmacy group Dis-Chem said on Wednesday promotional campaigns and a wide product range helped it fend off the effects of load shedding in the...

South Africa’s biggest retailers: Shoprite vs Woolworths vs Spar vs Pick...

Professional services group Deloitte has published its annual Global Powers of Retail report for 2020, ranking the 250 biggest retail groups across the world...

Unilever to stop marketing food products to children

Unilever has announced that it will stop marketing and advertising its food and drink products to children under the age of 12 in traditional...

Shield Trade Show 2020 – Retailer Brands

The annual Shield Trade Show is currently underway at Nasrec in the South of Johannesburg.  Retailer Brands is present as always. This year they are...