FCB Joburg wins at Loeries 2019 for Coca-Cola SA, Toyota SA

FCB Joburg won a total of 10 Loeries at the 2019 Loerie Advertising Awards held in Durban over the weekend for its clients Coca-Cola...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires majority stake in Eswatini bottler

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has announced that it has acquired a 60 percent share in the soft drinks business of Eswatini Beverages Limited. The...

Combatting high absenteeism in SA retail

South Africa's retail trade sector employs almost 900,000 individuals. The sector is extremely competitive, occupying some 23.4-million square metres of gross lettable area across...

Brave Group’s Bravado named lead experiential agency for Yogi Sip and...

Brave Group's Bravado is pleased to announce its appointment as the lead experiential agency on Danone's DanUp brand effective 1 September 2019. This appointment...

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...

Retail boost could steer SA away from a recession

A rebound in economic growth in the second quarter of the year will likely see SA avert its second recession in two years.

How to Maximize The Value of a Store Visit

If your reps aren’t taking the correct actions to maximize the value of their particular store visit, it could cost you big time. 40% of...

There is no such thing as market saturation

There is no such thing as market saturation, just first-base thinking. First-base thinking is when we do the bare minimum that's required to exist...

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...

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....

Coca-Cola raises forecast on new coffee and cool-drink offerings

Soft-drink company responds to changing consumer tastes by moving beyond traditional fizzy drinks

This startling graph shows how many Africans are now using the...

Last month, an estimated 525 million Africans went online – there are now more internet users on the continent that in North America (327...

Hit with at least one armed robbery a day, Shoprite basically...

After 489 armed robberies last year, Shoprite has ramped up its up anti-crime force, appointing expert investigators, crime data analysts and even a criminal...

PepsiCo eyes growth in Africa with $1.7bn Pioneer Foods acquisition

Multinational snack foods and beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group for approximately $1.7 billion (R23.5...

Stokvel promotes big brand building

Stokvel is an estimated R50bn industry in South Africa

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...

Even rich South Africans are looking for cheaper places to buy...

Even rich South Africans are trying to save money on their monthly expenses, a new survey suggests, and they are increasingly trading down to...

Discount-obsessed South Africans being trained to buy on promotion

South Africa is home to a nation of discount-obsessed shoppers. According to a newly released Nielsen report, 31% actively search for promotions and 16%...