Women must take more space in the FMCG sector

Women need to take up more space in the fast-moving consumer goods sector by capitalising on incentives from the Department of Trade and Industry...

Pick n Pay rebrands Bottles delivery service to Pick n Pay...

Pick n Pay has relaunched and rebranded its popular on-demand delivery service, Bottles, to Pick n Pay asap! To celebrate the rebranding, Pick n Pay...

Brands need an action plan for a world beyond third-party cookies

For years, brands have relied on third-party cookies and mobile identifiers to deliver personalised ads to prospects and customers, and to track engagement with...

Online retail is booming; but retailers still need to over-deliver on...

According to a recent report by World Wide Worx, the online retail sector in South Africa is worth R30 billion. This represents a doubling of...

FASA Franchising in Africa conference: Can female entrepreneurs bounce back after...

As women across the world have found themselves hardest hit by the pandemic – often having to balance work responsibilities with looking after family,...

Collaboration and partnership will get SMEs through these difficult times

Small businesses in South Africa should tap into existing business community, partner and supplier networks to help keep their heads above water in these...

SME growth solutions company, Fetola calls for applicants for CEA Boost

Business growth solutions company, Fetola, is making a national call for applications for their Circular Economy Accelerator (CEA) initiative.The CEA Boost initiative is designed...

Nestlé’s first net-zero carbon emissions dairy farm on track to reach...

Nestlé has announced that its first dairy farm that is earmarked to reach net-zero carbon emissions in 2023, is on track to achieving its targets. The...

Most companies are getting customer experience wrong: here’s why

Every business knows (or should know) that in order to thrive in today’s competitive world, it has to provide a great customer experience. Unfortunately,...

Global food prices decline in July

The latest benchmark Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations report, has revealed that global food commodity prices fell in July for the...

EPP leads new lifestyle trends with pet-friendly malls

There has been a pandemic pet boom lately. The world is seeing a significant increase in the adoption of dogs and cats especially since...

Dis-Chem and Disney introduce exclusive health-focused shop-and-collect series

Following the overwhelming success of the previous Disney MicroPopz, Popstix and Frozen 2 playing Cardz promotions, Dis-Chem and Disney Africa are again teaming up...

How palm oil became the world’s most hated, most used fat...

Palm oil is everywhere today: in food, soap, lipstick, even newspaper ink. It’s been called the world’s most hated crop because of its association...

Chris Hani Crossing opens for trade after riot damage

Chris Hani Crossing shopping centre in Vosloorus, is ready to serve its community again just three weeks after extensive looting and vandalism took place...

Cash is king – but digital payments are coming for the...

Even with a high banked population and a multitude of electronic payment options available, the average South African still uses cash for daily purchases...

Pick n Pay calls for more women entrepreneurs to integrate into...

This Women’s Month, Pick n Pay is recognising and celebrating its women suppliers and the contribution they make by ramping up efforts to encourage...

SPAR shares fall despite the group’s positive trading update

Another South African retailer, the Spar Group, yesterday flagged that the ban on alcohol sales and transportation hampered its performance during the 18 weeks...

High-value vs low-value payments – making checkouts count

The pandemic has shocked local businesses into action when it comes to transitioning from offline to online. While many have managed to digitise aspects...