The place of the mall in the future remains strong if...

The South African retail sector has traditionally always been a high growth market; however, the wake of the pandemic has caused the sector to...

SPAR receives top Supplier Development Award for the second year in...

SPAR South Africa has once again been announced as the winner of the Rural and Township Development category for its Rural Hub Programme at...

Checkers opens first smaller-format store – Checkers Foods

Customer demands for Checkers supermarkets in their neighbourhoods inspired the newly-launched, smaller format Checkers Foods which has opened its first store in Gauteng. Checkers Foods...

Pick n Pay reveals its most popular Black Friday purchases

Instant coffee, carbonated soft drinks, men and women’s t-shirts, nappies, rice, long-life UHT milk, cooking oil and televisions – these are some of the...

Five technical strategies to maximise supermarket efficiencies

Today’s food retail environment is under immense pressure to improve efficiencies, with global megatrends including the fight against climate change, improving food safety while...

Vaal Mall bags a prized pair of mall marketing awards

Vaal Mall, the shopping capital of the Vaal Triangle, situated in the heart of Vanderbijlpark, has been named a 2021 Footprint Marketing Awards winner,...

Shoprite Group steps in to help those affected by Garden Route...

The Shoprite Group has stepped in to help those affected by the devastating floods along the Garden Route.On learning of the flooding, the Group...

Crunch time for retailers as holiday shopping days approach

As the retail sector gears up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, many retailers will be experiencing a mixture of excitement and trepidation.On the...

Social enterprises top the list in SA’s Top 5 Most Exciting...

South Africa's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups is a celebration of our resilient local entrepreneur ecosystem that is brought to you in collaboration with...

e-Commerce sales expected to soar this Black Friday

In 2020, in the wake of various levels of lockdown, South Africans flocked to e-commerce retailers to shop Black Friday, which this year, takes...

Pick n Pay partners with Clickatell to launch customer chat function...

Pick n Pay has partnered with Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce to introduce a WhatsApp communication channel offering its 9...

Shoprite and Checkers continue to lead the way on Black Friday

Shoprite and Checkers continue to lead the way on Black Friday, offering deep discounts from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 November 2021 with up...

Black Friday drives higher credit usage, study shows

Despite struggling with increasing debt burdens, South African consumers can’t resist the lure of a good deal. According to TransUnion data, consumers who open...

Franchises across all sectors dig deep to survive

One has to ask how businesses, entrepreneurs and investors in South Africa can have any confidence in a future when confronted with constant rolling...

Checkers launches standalone baby store – Little Me

Checkers has launched its first standalone Little Me store with a range of top baby brands, including maternity wear exclusively designed and manufactured by...

Uber Eats releases third SA Cravings Report

The third annual Uber Eats Cravings Report is a snapshot of the most popular, the most unusual, and some of the most unique delivery...

Black Friday: Busy platforms, trading patterns and behaviour, and consumer safety...

Consumers are spending differently this Black Friday. While retailers are expecting a bumper weekend of sales during the annual shopping holiday, many have launched...

Engage existing retail customers with these 4 strategies

In today’s competitive world, brand loyalty is no longer a guarantee for digital businesses. Customers are increasingly making purchases based on the experience that...