R500 million retail development to break ground in early 2021 at...

Flanagan & Gerard Group and Emfuleni Resorts, a subsidiary of Sun International, have confirmed that they will go ahead with the planned extension and...

Woolworths partners with Essay Gifts to design and produce their flagship...

Woolworths has partnered with social enterprise, Essay Gifts to design and produce their flagship Christmas baubles using the principles of a circular economy for...

Clicks celebrates 750th store milestone

Pharmacy, health and beauty retailer Clicks has opened its 750th store at the Cape Quarter in Green Point, Cape Town. Clicks Group CEO Vikesh Ramsunder...

Unilever completes unification process, becomes UK listed company

Unilever has completed the unification of its group legal structure, which means it will now operate under a single parent company, Unilever PLC.Since its...

Shoprite & Checkers bring much-needed festive joy

Shoprite and Checkers will bring some much-needed festive cheer to almost 8 000 children and elderly people by hosting small celebrations at daycare centres,...

Black Friday blues for SA as shoppers go online

Early statistics released at the weekend have shown a significant slump in in-store Black Friday sales this year.According to automated clearing house service BankservAfrica,...

NESTLÉ NESPRAY calls on parents to Level Up their children’s immunity...

Research has shown that it is common for young children with a weakened immune system to pick up bugs and fall sick easily. This...

Retailers compete for disposable income in tough times

THIS YEAR’S Black Friday was likely to produce more winners than losers as retailers compete for the available disposable income in a tough economic...

It’s official: Black Friday flopped in SA this year – even...

Black Friday 2020 was a flop for South African retailers, early statistics show, with a huge decrease in in-store sales.Retailers has expected reduced sales...

Online grocery shopping leapfrogs five years during lockdown

As we experience the first-ever Black Friday promotional phenomenon under lockdown, the dominance of online shopping platforms has become crystal clear. To keep track...

E-Commerce is experiencing an accelerated process of change

Jarred Mailer-Lyons, Head of Digital at The MediaShop says that the future of e-commerce has arrived earlier than expected thanks to COVID-19 and that...

COVID-19 pushes loyalty to the top of retailers’ festive wish list

The global COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a ‘new normal’ for business and no less so in retail, where many operators are having to...

Food prices are climbing again in South Africa – here’s how...

Food prices are rising as South Africa approach the festive season, according to new data from the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity Group (PEJDG).Its...

Mentions of ‘omnichannel’ in earnings transcripts up 38% in 2020, as...

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted customer behavior, bringing about significant changes in the supply chain for consumer companies. Mentions of ‘omnichannel’ and related keywords...

Cybercriminals could make Black Friday a Blue Monday By Nicola Daniels...

With Black Friday taking place amid Covid-19 restrictions, online shopping platforms have become more attractive, leaving the banking sector to stress the importance of...

Cybercriminals could make Black Friday a Blue Monday

With Black Friday taking place amid Covid-19 restrictions, online shopping platforms have become more attractive, leaving the banking sector to stress the importance of...

SAITA: Informal traders insist on inclusivity, participation in policy decisions

The South African Informal Traders Alliance (SAITA), at its National Executive Council (NEC) last week, highlighted its acute unhappiness about being excluded from critical...

Mastercard study reveals 68% of South African consumers are shopping more...

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to spur e-commerce, a Mastercard study* has revealed the rapid growth of online shopping, with 68% of South...