7 Profiles of the current consumer

In order to better understand consumer needs, Tiendeo, the leading platform in online catalogs and promotions, has analysed the different consumer profiles based on...

Is T-commerce the future of shopping?

Television Commerce or t-commerce is a growing trend across the globe where consumers can instantly purchase products that appear on TV. Interactive live TV...

Takealot named Best Consumer App for 2021

SA’s largest e-commerce retailer, Takealot has been announced as the winner of the best consumer mobile device application for 2021. This award, sponsored by Franchise...

Shoprite recycles sanitising wipes

The Shoprite Group is the first retailer to recycle wipes from its 1 328 supermarkets nationwide.  The wipes, which are green to identify them as...

Why packaging is a solution to South Africa’s food-wastage problem

This year marks the second time World Food Day is being held during the Covid-19 pandemic. While many countries mitigate the virus with vaccines,...

SA Harvest transforms Mandela Day

Mandela Day ignites generosity and action. However, often, as quickly as the impetus to give arises, so does it pass. How does a non-profit take...

Clicks opens doors to new stand-alone baby store

Pharmacy and beauty retailer, Clicks has opened the doors to its second stand-alone baby store in the Mall of Africa at Waterfall City, Midrand.Offering...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week...PEP honoured as Ask Afrika Orange Index® 2021/2022 Overall Winnerhttps://retailbriefafrica.co.za/pep-honoured-as-ask-afrika-orange-index-2021-2022-overall-winner/5 Simple ways SMMEs...

The decline of brick and mortar sales

Last year, retailer’s survival was pushed to the limit as they were forced to pull rabbits out of hats in an incredibly short space...

Woolworths donates R731m worth of food to charities across South Africa

In the lead up to World Food Day this Saturday, 16 October, Woolworths reports that over its last fiscal it has donated R731 millions...

Checkers Xtra Xtra Weekend launches with 5,000 deals and savings of...

Checkers Xtra Savings customers are in for a shopping spree with discounts of up to 50% and deals on more than 5 000 products...

SPAR International introduces new Private-Label range, SPAR N°1 Value

SPAR International has launched a new own brand range under the label SPAR N°1 Value. The new range will provide shoppers with an even wider...

SA retail sales down 1.3% year-on-year in August

Stats SA has reported that South Africa’s retail trade sales decreased by 1.3% year-on-year in August 2021.Negative annual growth rates were recorded for: retailers...

PEP honoured as Ask Afrika Orange Index® 2021/2022 Overall Winner

Africa’s largest single brand retailer, PEP has been recognised as both the Best Industry Clothing Retailer, and the Overall Winner of 2021/2022 at the...

Greater access to business funding is crucial for SMEs

Running a business is a long game that requires flexibility, adaptability, and capital. To keep it moving in the right direction is an ongoing...

“Shared Planet” leads Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2022

In its Top Ten Trends for 2022, Innova Market Insights – the world’s most comprehensive global insight platform for the food and beverage industry...

5 Simple ways SMMEs can become competitive in e-commerce

A few years ago, the majority of South Africans had never made a single purchase online. Today, the local e-commerce market has experienced a...

One-fifth of all companies globally operate in the retail and trade...

The COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the global retail industry, with thousands of stores, supermarkets, and shopping malls closed amid the lockdowns. Some...