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Mastercard partners with Hellopay to bring SoftPOS to South Africa’s...

Hellopay, South African payments facilitator and the financial services arm of the Hello Group, and Mastercard have announced a partnership to roll out SoftPOS...

Epson introduces TM-m50 receipt printer for retail

For retailers looking for a flexibly-designed, compact receipt printer that will fit in with their current POS system, Epson has introduced the TM-m50.The TM-m50...

Global grocery market to generate an additional $440bn in sales by...

Latest forecasts from IGD suggest the global grocery retail market is on track to generate an additional $440bn in sales between 2020 and 2022,...

Retailers under pressure as fuel increases kick in

"Given the depths of the economic crisis South Africa is facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest round of fuel price...

Engaging shoppers on their shopping journeys has never been so important

New shopper research has revealed that people’s focus on mental health and wellbeing during consecutive lockdowns has led to an increase in the number...

2Engage expands its African footprint

2Engage is building on its success in Africa, with customer engagement and incentive solutions that deliver value to customers and companies across multiple industries.Based...

PURA Soda lists product range on Amazon to expand customer base

South African soft drink brand, PURA Soda recently listed its product range on the Amazon platform. The move makes it easier for fans around the...

Government still fighting for power to ban cigarettes in South Africa

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been granted leave to appeal the Western Cape High Court’s ruling that the lockdown...

Jumia expands online food delivery into Egypt

Jumia Technologies is expanding in online food delivery as the pioneering Africa e-commerce business looks to grow beyond its main market of trading phones...

Nedbank’s ‘tap on phone’ – a first in Africa – empowers...

At the height of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Nedbank became, and still is the only bank to offer small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)...

Informal traders welcome R4bn budget allocation for rural, township enterprises

The SA Informal Traders Alliance (Saita) has welcomed the budget allocation of R4bn to the department of small business development to support rural and...

Retailers were hoping for more from the 2021 Budget Speech

Given the depths of the economic crisis South Africa is facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses would have hoped to have...

Smollan’s story shifts with new rebrand

Connecting to what really matters, is one of the rationales behind Smollan’s decision to rebrand. By breathing new life, reigniting passion, and representing the...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week...Philip Morris South Africa’s new HR Director to spur robust company transformationhttps://retailbriefafrica.co.za/philip-morris-south-africas-new-hr-director-to-spur-robust-company-transformation/First...

Ecommerce Day set to grow ecommerce sector in South Africa

Leading industry players in the online retail space are getting behind a new initiative to support the growth of South Africa’s ecommerce industry. We might...

Break out of the inbox with smart brand messaging

In the digital era, it's never been more difficult for brands to break through the deluge of information and penetrate consumer’s ever decreasing attention...

Why a focus on your brand experience translates into real returns...

Kantar, in association with the Marketing Achiever Awards (MAA) invites you to an hour-long session with Barbara Cador, Global Head of CX+ at Kantar.  Barbara...

Pepsi launches a bold new world of fizz

At a time when the world could use a little more fizz, Pepsi® delivers in a highly entertaining new campaign that will cut across...