Women’s Month: ‘Let them see the power in you by being...

This Women’s Month, we get to know powerhouse, Anele Cele, Maize and Wheat Brand Manager at Tiger Brands. Cele tells us all about her...

Pick n Pay and Standard Bank partner to bring banking closer...

Pick n Pay and Standard Bank have entered into a partnership that will bring banking closer to the two organisations’ customers. Standard Bank has...

SA retail sales up 10.4% year-on-year in June

Stats SA has reported that retail trade sales increased by 10.4% year-on-year in June 2021. The largest annual growth rates were recorded for: all 'other'...

Dis-Chem’s approach to growing small businesses results in entrepreneurial success

In acknowledgment of the call by government to boost local manufacturing and job creation, Dis-Chem is working in close collaboration with the Department of...

Shoprite innovates with new digital business unit and checkout-free concept store

The Shoprite Group has launched its new ground-breaking digital business unit - ShopriteX. The group is also trialling a cashless, checkout-free concept store - Checkers Rush.Incubated over...

Shoprite-supported food garden affords rehabilitation and empowerment

Residents at The Ark City of Refuge in Cape Town - a temporary home to destitute men, women and children – are being empowered...

Entrepreneurs need to better understand risk and fail better by failing...

Are entrepreneurs risk takers at heart or calculated visionaries? According to serial entrepreneur and Ukheshe Technologies CEO, Clayton Hayward, many entrepreneurs don’t truly understand...

Global convenience retailers set for solid growth over next five years

According to new research by IGD, the top 10 global convenience players will add US$43.1bn in sales by 2026, which is a CAGR of...

Nestlé and Red Cross partner on clean water project in Isiolo,...

Over 8,000 residents of Ngaremara Ward, Isiolo County, will now have access to clean water following the partnership between Nestlé and the Kenya Red Cross...

A challenge to government from the franchise sector… “We’ll do our...

As the Franchise Association prepares to hold their most important virtual conference in their 42 years on the 25 and 26 August 2021 that...

Shoprite steps up to boost small businesses with Shoprite Hustle competition

Shoprite is once again stepping up to enable entrepreneurs to grow their businesses with the 2021 Shoprite Hustle competition.The annual competition boosts small business development...

What are the CORE requirements for building an omnichannel customer experience?

If asked, many organisations will tell you that they offer an omnichannel customer experience. A good proportion of them, however, would be wrong. What they’re...

Naturally sweeter approach to reducing sugar in food and beverages

Concern over sugar intake and interest in sugar reduction is driving an increasingly sophisticated approach to sweetening food and beverages with a focus on...

Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and Massmart commit R13 million to aid...

Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and Massmart are committing more than R13 million in cash and in-kind donations to hunger relief organizations supporting the KwaZulu-Natal area. This commitment will help...

Futurelife partners with Dis-Chem Foundation and HOPE worldwide SA for meal...

Futurelife® in partnership with the Dis-Chem Foundation and HOPE worldwide SA have committed to donating and distributing 200 000 nutritious meals to children affected...

Four steps to fixing cash flow and help SMEs survive

We are all familiar with the saying in business that "cash is king" and, if that’s the case, then cash flow is the lifeblood...

Takealot appoints Mamongae Mahlare as new chief executive officer

Online retailer, Takealot, has appointed Mamongae Mahlare as its new group CEO, effective from October 1. Mahlare, a former Illovo Sugar MD, would take over...

Polish shopping centres join the vaccination drive

Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed EPP (JSE: EPP), Poland’s biggest retail landlord, has joined the country’s nationwide campaign to promote the COVID-19 vaccination by introducing...