Fuel and Convenience Retailing

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...

Forecourt Retail Marketing

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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...

The New Era of Digital Retail

Optimize your retail strategy and position your organization for success. The internet and customer expectations are forcing retailers to reassess the service they provide, not...

6 Merchandising Strategies That Increase Category Sales

Merchandising strategies are an inherent part of any retailer’s success. To stay relevant in a competitive market, your strategies should vary by category and...

Recognizing Return Fraud

Signs of Fraudulent Activity in Retail

FNB expands its QR code payments channels

FNB is expanding its ecosystem by adding even more QR code payment channels in South Africa.As of December 1st, consumers shopping or filling up...

WATCH: The heart-warming message behind Pick n Pay’s Christmas advert

Leading retailer, Pick n Pay just released its 2019 Christmas advert, ‘Give’ – a heart-warming film encouraging South Africans to embrace a spirit of...

Nielsen’s Annual FMCG Innovation Honours

Nielsen Global Connect has released its always-anticipated Top 25 Breakthrough Innovation winners – and more than half of those on the 2019 list are...

RICOFFY MOVES INTO RTD FORMAT

In time for summer, Nestlé South Africa has launched a new Ricoffy n’ICE iced coffee range in South Africa.While your local barista may scoff,...

Sales of Beacon chocolate shot up thanks to new wrappers

SA’s largest food company Tiger Brands on Friday reported a downbeat set of results, which saw its profit (headline earnings) fall 17% due to...

The most expensive online transaction recorded on Black Friday in South...

Automated clearing house BankservAfrica has published data on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in South Africa, with in-store and online transaction volumes reflecting strong...

Black Friday shows a maturing SA consumer and a stable payment...

DPO South Africa, South Africa’s largest payment service provider, believes the numbers and trends of Black Friday 2019 point to a more mature market...

Coke’s CEO says it will listen to complaints – but different...

Coca-Cola is running into trouble with people angry about accidentally buying a zero-sugar or reduced-sugar version of Coke instead of the original, because the...

Engen and Clicks partner in a winning loyalty formula

Engen and Clicks have announced an exciting new partnership which rewards motorists every time they fill up and swipe their Clicks ClubCard at participating...