Pick n Pay outlines strategic plans involving new brands, cost-cutting, Boxer...

The Pick n Pay Group has launched a comprehensive new strategic plan, which Group CEO Pieter Boone described as the “biggest and most important...

Shoprite announces R8.9 bn evergreen B-BBEE employee scheme

Shoprite Checkers Proprietary Limited, a subsidiary of Shoprite Holdings, has established a Black Economic Empowerment transaction through the formation of the Shoprite Employee Trust,...

Game freezes prices on household items as SA consumers look for...

As South African consumer budgets face increased pressure from all angles, it is no surprise that Game’s latest consumer survey found that 65% of...

Manufacturers: digitise and sell direct

The past couple of years brought massive changes to almost every sphere of industry, including manufacturing. In the face of a global pandemic and...

Pick n Pay and Takealot reach agreement to launch grocery platform...

Pick n Pay and Takealot have signed a commercial services agreement that will enable customers across South Africa to buy Pick n Pay food,...

Expert panel of speakers scheduled at Virtual Parenting Experience

The BabyYumYum.co.za Virtual Parenting Experience powered by Momentum Medical Scheme is just days away and delegates are in for a three day experience jam-packed...

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SA retail sector achieves R516bn in annual sales

NielsenIQ South Africa has released its monthly State of the Retail Nation analysis which shows that total annual retail sales at South African retail...

Spar donation marks historic collaboration in fight against GBV

An initiative between the Spar Group Ltd and the National Prosecuting Authority has culminated in a donation of basic groceries and care items...

Dis-Chem data breach affects over 3.6m customers

Dis-Chem has issued a notice alerting customers that one of its third-party service providers suffered a data compromise on Thursday April 28, 2022 affecting 3.68 million...

eCommerce Virtual Summit opens registrations for entrepreneurs

Between 12- and 24-million e-commerce sites exist across the globe, according to Shopify's 2022 Future of Commerce Trend Report. Unpacking how local entrepreneurs can...

How customer experience leaders can reduce service costs

As a result of the pandemic, today's client expects ease and easy access to products and services via digital platforms, and will abandon a...

Global food prices ease in April after record surge – FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has reported that world food commodity prices decreased in April after a large jump...

Calling all Organic & Natural buyers

The organisers of the upcoming Organic & Natural Products Expo Africa, being held in Johannesburg in late October 2022 are working with USAID TradeHub to...

Game makes strides in omnichannel transformation

As the next step in its turnaround strategy and in support of its goal to become a leading omnichannel retailer, Game last month launched...

Generation Z or Zoomers, are the hottest new audience

The new generation which brands are taking a keen interest in are called Gen Z or ‘Zoomers’, this refers to people born between 1997...

4 ways SA retailers can cash in on Mother’s Day trade

Retailers that have prepared well for Mother’s Day this year are in a good position to benefit from an uptick in sales of female-specific...

Takealot launches flagship Richmond Park pickup point complete with robot helpers

SA’s leading online retailer, takealot.com has launched its new flagship collection facility in Richmond Park, Cape Town, a culmination of a multifaceted investment that...