Consumers will abandon brands that don’t provide a flawless customer experience

Almost half of North American and European consumers surveyed by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council say they will abandon a brand and take their money...

McCain South Africa does good in Delmas

In line with McCain South Africa’s “Be Good and Do Good” philosophy, the company recently donated R50,000 worth of school uniforms to the Delpark...

The business benefits of booklet labels

Many businesses in South Africa are not making optimal use of their packaging and labelling space. Not only is your product labelling a valuable...

Ice-cream market on thin ice

Served on the side of a warm brownie, dripping off a popsicle stick or eaten straight from the tub, ice cream is a firm favourite on...

TMI wins Woolworths South Africa

According to Charmaine Huet, Marketing Director at Woolworths, “We have very ambitious plans for our brand and business and need innovative, smart and experienced...

Retail sales grow more than expected in June

South African consumers are spending more than economists thought, with a consensus from a poll done by Trading Economics expecting the June figure to...

Shoprite declares 25 August Student Day

Student Day will enable students between the ages of 18 and 30 to get 10% discount on their shopping (up to a maximum spend...

Woolworths and MySchool launch annual Teachers Day competition

In celebration of the upcoming World Teachers Day, Woolworths and MySchool have launched the annual Teachers Day competition for learners to put their superhero...

Skyfii rolls out its SaaS platform to 500 Woolworths’ stores

It will increase to 500 stores, initially over a three-year period, with an option to extend for a further two years, following its successful...

Sea Harvest makes a positive difference in Saldanha Bay

Seafood company, Sea Harvest, which catches and processes Cape Hake, is the single largest employer in Saldanha Bay. The company’s contribution to the local Municipality, in...

Emirates SkyCargo collaborates with DuPont on enhanced temperature protection solution

Tvvek Xtreme W50 builds on DuPont’s patented Tyvek high-density polyethylene material used in Emirates SkyCargo’s White Cover and White Cover Advanced solutions to offer...

Blockchain seen as tool in food safety

Blockchain, the underlying technology behind virtual currency bitcoin, is a digital system that allows counter parties to transact using individual codes for goods.  "I see...

PICS: Inside Shoprite’s giant new distribution centre

It consolidates the activities of five different distribution centres spread throughout Cape Town and provides jobs for about 3 500 people at the facility...

Shoprite’s full-year results tell a story of growth in a tough...

Shoprite, with a staff of 143,802 people, is SA’s largest private sector employer, the grocery chain claimed in its results for the 52 weeks...

Woolworths expands food division but clothing remains biggest profit driver

The retail group reported on Thursday morning that overall revenue for the 52 weeks to June 25 grew 3.7% to R69bn. While its food division...

Retailers, suppliers co-creating category plans to drive mutual growth

Greame Tulloch, South African MD of global customer science company, Dunnhumby says, “What is essential in category assessment is understanding what is important at...

DTI calls on food producers to participate in Gulfood Exhibition

Qualifying South African companies will be assisted through the DTI’s Export Marketing and Investment Assistance (EMIA) scheme, with the aim of increasing exports of...

McCain South Africa – Growing support for women within the industry

Women, in general, have had to face many challenges within the workforce especially in the agriculture sector which has for many years been dominated by men....