Treating your email more like your social media platforms can lead...

As marketers we invest a large amount of time and money into social media. We are all very aware that, while launching Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat Twitter...

The evolution of retail branding

The word branding comes from the Ancient Norse word “brandr,” which means “to burn.” When the term originated, it referred to burning a piece of wood....

Product of the Year celebrates 10 years in SA

Established 30 years ago in France, Product of the Year currently operates in 39 countries. This third-party endorsement programme aims to help clear the...

Bidcorp reaps most of its profits from Australia and New Zealand

The geographically diverse food conglomerate unbundled from Bidvest in 2016 reported on Wednesday morning that its revenue for the six months to end-December grew 8% to...

Retail Technology: the modern antidote to crime against businesses

Cash Connect, designs its own cash vaults built to SABS CAT 4 standards.  The focus is on the automation, i.e. biometric identification of cashiers for ease...

Improving responsible agricultural supply chains critical to fulfilling SDGs

The aim is to improve the implementation of the guidance and internationally-agreed standards on responsible production, sourcing and supply chain management in the agricultural sector. The launch of...

UN warns of rising food insecurity across Africa

The official, speaking at a conference on Africa organised by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), said the situation was a "cause of concern" as the...

“Digital dynamism”: A new dawn for retailers

Like their international counterparts, South African retailers would traditionally run specials where discounts or ‘two for the price of one’ offers are given for a period...

The cost and risk of traditional cash handling methods

Fortunately, today we have a more holistic cash management solution that offers enhanced security, lower overhead costs and improved productivity. Cash Counting Business owners need to examine the cost...

You had me at “Hello… Hannah”

If personalisation is king, generic emails are commoners. “Hi Smit, would you like to get your body bikini ready?”.  Within this one line greeting, this...

How retailers and shopping centres can take advantage of the newly...

While the skeptics believe that the retail industry (including shopping centres) is going through its biggest slump, we at Lemok Digital Agency believe otherwise....

Unilever receives offer from Dr. Oetker for its baking brand Alsa

Unilever has stated that the transaction would include Alsa’s manufacturing facility in Ludres, France. Alsa produces over 50 baking products for French consumers including pastry aids, recipe mixes and...

Cash Connect revolutionises bulk cash handling

This automated cash handling solution allows bulk note and coin deposits to be processed quickly and easily, which cuts down on the time depositors spend in...

Loyalty programmes can lead to loyalty

The best loyalty programmes offer genuine value to customers while providing the retailer with some valuable data on customer behaviour. While loyalty programmes are by...

Sea Harvest partners with Western Cape Education Department to open new...

The Sea Harvest Foundation in conversation with its employees and local community began the task of addressing the issue of ECD and how it was...

Maverick of brand thinking insights – Is your brand ‘woke’?

When this happens, the reputational damage far outweighs profits because the ‘woke’ community is not just consumers but a consciousness culture – they decide what moves...

Fishing company TerraSan nets private equity deal

EXEO Capital confirmed an undisclosed investment in TerraSan via its Agri-Vie Fund II. EXEO joins Trustee Board Investments (TBI) – a backer of JSE-listed companies Accentuate...

Food and drug retailers rally on Zuma talks

The markets responded positively to talks between ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and Zuma regarding Zuma’s exit. The rand firmed through R12/$. The food and drug retailers...