Fuel and Convenience Retailing

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...

South Africa’s fuel prices could spike after the coronavirus is under...

While Wednesday’s petrol price drop will bring welcome relief to motorists, it will only be a temporary respite, warns Efficient Group economist Dawie Roodt.Roodt...

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...

President Ramaphosa’s commitment to harnessing ‘revolutionary technology changes’ welcomed by PMSA

Tobacco company Philip Morris South Africa (PMSA) has welcomed President Ramaphosa’s commitment, to extract the greatest benefit from revolutionary technology changes from the recent...

Consumer inflation rose at faster pace in January

Consumer inflation rose at a faster pace in January, in line with expectations, according to data released by Stats SA on Tuesday.Annual consumer price...

WAVES OF CHANGE IN SOFT DRINKS CHOICE

Over the past 10 to 20 years, the ripples of change in the global soft drinks market have threatened to become tidal waves, with...

Coca-Cola says it won’t ban plastic bottles because consumers like them

Coca Cola's Head of Sustainability Bea Perez told the BBC that consumers like plastic-packaged drinks because they’re able to reseal the beverages in lightweight...

South Africa set for petrol price drop in February

Ongoing declines in the price of oil since the second week of the year will give South African motorists a breather in February, says...

Tiger Brands has a new CEO – who once left the...

Listed food company Tiger Brands has a new CEO with a long – if interrupted – history with the company, which includes being closely...

NEW CANNERY OPENS FOR CLARK & SONS MIXERS

Twizza, one of South Africa’s best-loved soft drinks companies, founded by Ken Clark in 2003, has commissioned a state-of-the-art production canning line in Queenstown...

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...

The future of payments in SA and Africa will be based...

As we enter the next decade, local and African merchants should support payment methods that suit their customers, rather than following global trends just...

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...

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Bryanston Country Club - Thursday, 12 March 2020

Magnum Now Pretty In Pink

Unilever’s ice cream mega-brand, Magnum, has launched a new line of Ruby chocolate-covered mini ice creams in the US. This is the first brand...

Toblerone releases an ICE CREAM version across Australia – and it’s...

Toblerone has released a honey and almond nougat ice cream modelled off the traditional triangle-shaped bar, and it's now on sale at Woolworths. Versions of...

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...

BUSINESS ICON RICHARD MAPONYA DIES AGED 99

The man dubbed as the father of black retail in South Africa developed the over R400 million Maponya Mall in Soweto.South African businessman Richard...