How SA retailers can thrive in the post-pandemic landscape as global...

There is little doubt that the pandemic has transformed the retail landscape for good, with a recent Flux Trends report highlighting that worldwide e-commerce...

The consumer landscape of Generation Z: Convenience, mobile-first, and inclusivity

Today's purchasing power resides with Generation Z. However, the expectations of this generation are great. This generation has a distinct perspective on shopping, and...

Suspension of chicken tariffs a major win for SA consumers

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE SA) has welcomed the suspension of anti-dumping duties on chicken imported from Brazil, Spain, Poland, Ireland...

Retail leaders are prioritising automation and future-proofing their workforce

Retailers have faced unprecedented challenges over the past couple of years. The pandemic has accelerated the growth of online retail sales by two to five...

Tiger Brands joins CHEP in Step Up: Empowering SMME initiative

Supply-chain solutions company CHEP has launched an exciting programme to empower small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs). CHEP’s Step Up: Empowering SMMEs initiative gives small...

CEM Africa announces more international CX-perts for speaker line-up in August

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Applications for SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme now open

The SAB Foundation has put out a call for growth-orientated entrepreneurs committed to achieving new levels of success to apply to its popular Tholoana...

SA consumers reach tipping point of affordability

The stranglehold of the current 13-year inflation high on consumer purchase patterns is clearly shown in the newly released NielsenIQ South Africa State of...

Vukile acquires Pan Africa Shopping Centre and its future extension in...

Vukile Property Fund has expanded its significant investment in South African township, rural and commuter shopping centres with its agreement to acquire the landmark...

SMME master plan to dovetail with energy crisis plan

In the same way that the energy crisis in South Africa has dragged on with no solution in sight, reforms to enable SMME growth...

Bursary recipient from Ceres becomes product developer at Shoprite

Shanay Petersen, a self-described "small-town girl" from Ceres in the Western Cape, has capitalised on a Shoprite bursary to become a Product Developer at...

The power of packaging in influencing consumer decision-making

As inflation has a hit a 13-year in South Africa, brands have to work harder than ever in influencing consumers to choose their product...

Pick n Pay extends its private label with the launch of...

Pick n Pay has launched an exceptional new premium range under its private label, Crafted Collection by PnP. This forms part of Pick n...

LoyaltyPlus FrequentShopper drives the future of loyalty programmes

In today’s challenging economic times, more retailers are turning to customer loyalty programmes and frequent shopper initiatives to grow their business. And if the...

SA consumers reel under impact of inflation, interest hikes

Nearly half of South African consumers (44%) say they will not be able to pay at least one of their current bills and loans...

Organic & Natural Product Expo opens door for SMMEs

The Organic & Natural Product Expo is being held in Johannesburg from 21st to 23rd October and is looking more and more like becoming...

Mall of the South: All Resthaven’s wishes fulfilled this Mandela Day

Resthaven, orphanage and old age home in Johannesburg South, had a wish list of items they desperately needed, so on this Mandela Day, Mall...

Reflecting on the influence that cleaning companies have on the supply...

Logistics and distribution centres are essential to the provision of consumable goods through the handling, holding, transferring and storing of safe, wholesome food. While every...