Limited-edition Vaseline jars a showcase of global community impact

For the first time, Vaseline has replaced its iconic Petroleum Jelly jar branding with a limited-edition collection of eight original designs. The temporary makeover...

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,...

Tiger Brands has a new CEO – who once left the...

Listed food company Tiger Brands has a new CEO with a long – if interrupted – history with the company, which includes being closely...

6 Merchandising Strategies That Increase Category Sales

Merchandising strategies are an inherent part of any retailer’s success. To stay relevant in a competitive market, your strategies should vary by category and...

Leading SA influencer agency launches innovative digital solution connecting retailers directly...

The pandemic saw thousands of businesses close their doors due to lockdowns with small businesses taking the biggest knock. Yet for two South African...

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...

85% of global consumers want omnichannel experiences – finds CMO Council...

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council's newest study indicates that consumers - regardless of age, gender or location - prefer physical and digital engagement....

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...

10 retail trends for 2019

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2019 will be a year of reinvention, a recently...

Black Friday shows a maturing SA consumer and a stable payment...

DPO South Africa, South Africa’s largest payment service provider, believes the numbers and trends of Black Friday 2019 point to a more mature market...

Happy Event celebrates 50+ years of reducing stretch marks with a...

Mentholatum SA, a health and wellness company and the makers of Happy Event, has announced the launch of six new products together with a...

6 QUICK TIPS THAT SHOW YOU HOW TO SPEED UP THE...

You can almost hear it now, can’t you? The toe-tapping, the frustrated sighs, and the inaudible eye rolls. Instead of accepting it, let’s learn how to speed up the retail checkout process.

WATCH: The heart-warming message behind Pick n Pay’s Christmas advert

Leading retailer, Pick n Pay just released its 2019 Christmas advert, ‘Give’ – a heart-warming film encouraging South Africans to embrace a spirit of...

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...

Employment Law

Jacqui Reed is Retail Brief Africa's newest contributor, offering employment law insights.She is an attorney and the founder of Reed Law Inc, a dynamic law...

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...

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...

New Checkers concept stores target wealthier South Africans – here’s how...

Shoprite has published its operational update for the year ending 30 June 2019, detailing its financials and the new updates they are bringing to...