Merchandising Video Tutorial

The purpose of merchandising is to attract, engage, and motivate the customer towards making a purchase. Click here to watch a video tutorial which highlights...

As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, becoming the ones to...

Baby Joshua needs your help

Joshua Naicker (22 months old) was born with an incurable condition, congenital hydrocephalus resulting in several severe and life-threatening diagnoses. He cannot perform any...

What was bought? A study of brands purchased by bulk-grocery stokvels...

Stokvels in SA: A historical context“Stokvel” is a South African generic term used to describe a group of people who have come together to...

Hostex 2020 – Day 2 Highlights

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Shield Trade Show 2020

The annual Shield trade show is currently underway at Nasrec with brands showcasing their products to an expected 5000 visitors.This 2 day show not...

2020 Product of the Year winners announced

South Africa’s most innovative consumer products have been announced in the 2020 Product of the Year results. Research conducted by Answered Insights, Product of...

This is how Pick n Pay, Makro and Shoprite are planning...

As the Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread, its impact is increasingly being felt by local retailers as they get to grips with a number...

Shock tax hike coming for South Africans in April, economists warn

Fiscal policy is a huge problem for South Africa, with stuttering tax collections, and an apparent unwillingness of the government to cut the public...

New e-commerce-in-a-box offering set to transform SME landscape

South African businesses can now get an e-commerce-ready website, including a full payment suite, integrated delivery service and free hosting for just R349 per...

Higher taxes would hit retailers hard

SA’s retail stocks are likely to bear the brunt of tax increases, should finance minister Tito Mboweni target consumers with revenue-raising measures in his...

Are SA retailers stuck in a hole?

t’s the third-largest sector of the economy and a labour-intensive industry in in South Africa. But the retail sector is going through a prolonged...

Hostex 2020: Delivering fresh innovation and opportunity

Hostex is coming to Johannesburg and will be delivering everything you’ve come to expect, and a whole lot more:Three jam-packed districtsOver 200 exhibitors and...

SA’s top 50 most valuable brands for 2021

The top 50 most valuable South African brands were initially forecasted to lose over R65 billion in cumulative brand value (15%) during the pandemic. However,...

COCA-COLA, NESTLÉ, AND PEPSICO ARE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST PLASTIC POLLUTERS —...

NGO BreakFreeFromPlastic has named the top 10 global plastic polluters – no surprise that again the world’s biggest soft drinks companies lead the list....

Coca-Cola to launch first alcoholic beverage in 2021

Watch out White Claw fans, a new alcoholic seltzer is set to hit shelves in 2021.Molson Coors Beverage Company entered into an agreement with...

Hostex 2020 – Day 1 Highlights

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Coronavirus in SA – Hygiene and prevention measures the cornerstone of...

The news of the first known case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in South Africa follows confirmed cases in both Algeria and Nigeria.  South...