BLACK MOM INVENTS A PATENTED VENDING MACHINE FOR BABY PRODUCTS

For Jasmin Smith, it was an intense need that popped up during a trip that transformed into a business—a vending machine business.As the mother...

Mega Black Friday deals at Shoprite & Checkers

Shoprite and Checkers today released its 2019 Black Friday deals, offering customers meaningful, deep discounts on various grocery and household essentials ahead of the...

Checkers pioneers new 60-minute grocery delivery service

Checkers has launched its exclusive on-demand one-hour grocery delivery service named Sixty60. It is South Africa’s first 60-minute grocery delivery service from a supermarket...

MamaMagic Baby Expo Joburg Summer

Summertime is here! Time to stock up on all the essentials for some fun time with your little ones this holiday. The best place...

Chat commerce in Africa has leapfrogged other regions

Speaking at an event hosted at AfricaCom in Cape Town this week, Clickatell co-founder and CEO, Pieter de Villiers shared his insight into chat...

How retailers can prevent Black Friday from stealing all the festive...

Most South African retailers have invested heavily in their preparations for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend at the end of November. But...

Shoprite & Checkers ready for this year’s Black Friday bonanza

Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores served 125 customers per second on Black Friday in 2018.Checkers is the most experienced South African supermarket in...

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...

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...

Christmas is coming: 3 ways retailers can ensure a more profitable...

According to Stats SA, retail figures for December 2018, showed an annual decline of 1.4% instead of the expected 2.1% growth. It seems like...

Milco-Clover Merger Approved, With Conditions

The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Milco South Africa (SA) and Clover Industries, subject to a range of employment, local procurement of...

Bettamed introduces new, improved Bettamed Care Cream

New and improved Bettamed Care Cream is a clever blend of Colloidal Oats, Shea Butter, Rose, and Chamomile Essences to treat sensitive skin and...

Improved retail performance boosts Clicks to record high

Headline earnings per share for the year to end-June could rise up to 15%, with the company’s distribution unit benefiting from higher sales

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...

Small uptick in South African Consumer Confidence

Three point increase in consumer confidenceThe economy is South Africans' number one concernSouth Africa’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the second quarter of...

New Massmart CEO and fixer keeps turnaround plans close to his...

Massmart, which is majority-owned by US retail giant Walmart and is the owner of retail brands including Game, Makro, Dion Wired and Builders Warehouse,...

Combatting high absenteeism in SA retail

South Africa's retail trade sector employs almost 900,000 individuals. The sector is extremely competitive, occupying some 23.4-million square metres of gross lettable area across...

NIELSEN EVENT REVEALS IMPACT OF DOUBLE EDGED DEMAND IN SOUTH AFRICA

The South African consumer landscape is currently fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double edged demand of the South African consumer. Some are feeling...