57 business robberies a day

The 2016/2017 #CrimeStats are a reminder that South Africa's battle against syndicated and organised criminals is far from won. "With a record high of 20 680 armed robberies against business...

PERSONALISED STYLE

This may come through in the development of more customised products, curated recommendations, communications and even storytelling that connects to individuals. More and more, modern consumers...

Baby formula companies counter charity report on ‘aggressive marketing’

London-based Save the Children says the leading six milk formula companies spend GBP36 (US$49.4) on marketing for every baby born every year , or GBP5bn in...

E-commerce automation and personalisation ushers in new era of retail in...

The great news is that 2018’s retail focal points are wholly consumer-centric. In other words, they’re all about making the customer happy. The bad news (or...

Alan Pullinger to take over as FirstRand CEO when Johan Burger...

Burger, who reaches the bank’s retirement age of 60 years in 2018, will remain a FirstRand director. When Burger succeeded Sizwe Nxasana as FirstRand’s CEO in...

Second time lucky for KwaZulu-Natal furniture design student

Mshibe, studying for a Bachelor of Technology Interior Design Degree at the Durban University of Technology, entered the competition for the second time after an unsuccessful...

P&G to Roll Out Natural Baby Care Line

The new diapers are reportedly free of fragrance, lotion and chlorine and only natural fibers make contact with babies' skin but still contain features like super...

Treating your email more like your social media platforms can lead...

As marketers we invest a large amount of time and money into social media. We are all very aware that, while launching Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat Twitter...

The evolution of retail branding

The word branding comes from the Ancient Norse word “brandr,” which means “to burn.” When the term originated, it referred to burning a piece of wood....

Product of the Year celebrates 10 years in SA

Established 30 years ago in France, Product of the Year currently operates in 39 countries. This third-party endorsement programme aims to help clear the...

Camelicious launches world’s first camel milk based baby formula at GULFOOD

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Retail Technology: the modern antidote to crime against businesses

Cash Connect, designs its own cash vaults built to SABS CAT 4 standards.  The focus is on the automation, i.e. biometric identification of cashiers for ease...

“Digital dynamism”: A new dawn for retailers

Like their international counterparts, South African retailers would traditionally run specials where discounts or ‘two for the price of one’ offers are given for a period...

The cost and risk of traditional cash handling methods

Fortunately, today we have a more holistic cash management solution that offers enhanced security, lower overhead costs and improved productivity. Cash Counting Business owners need to examine the cost...

Nestle opens door to L’Oreal stake sale as growth slumps

The Nespresso owner said it won’t increase its 23% investment in the French cosmetics maker and will let a shareholder pact with the Bettencourt family lapse....

You had me at “Hello… Hannah”

If personalisation is king, generic emails are commoners. “Hi Smit, would you like to get your body bikini ready?”.  Within this one line greeting, this...

How retailers and shopping centres can take advantage of the newly...

While the skeptics believe that the retail industry (including shopping centres) is going through its biggest slump, we at Lemok Digital Agency believe otherwise....

Booklet labels market set for rapid growth

With consumers wanting to know every detail about the products they purchase and manufactures needing to comply with vast amounts of legal information required on pack...