General Merchandise

Massmart says it could shut 34 Dion-Wired and Masscash stores

One of SA’s biggest retailers, Massmart, has become the second SA company to announce possible store closures in 2020, a move that could affect...

LG not only wants to keep your leafy greens fresh, but...

Indoor gardens seem like something more at home at CES 2000 than CES 2020. But electronics maker LG doesn’t think the idea of indoor...

New Kiddies build it yourself range of toy sets

Construct amazing different toys with TorkCraft’s Create and Learn DIY Kids Toy collection.Kids DIY educational project building sets, the perfect gift for your children,...

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...

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

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...

Pre-Christmas shopping discounts ‘could hit 50%’

Sales discounts on clothing and products in the lead up to Christmas could be the biggest in almost ten years, according to one consultancy.Deloitte,...

The new MUST HAVE magic Quick Draw precision tape measure

The new MUST HAVE magic Quick Draw precision tape measure that does it all, complete with a Lifetime Warranty. The perfect most sort after...

Tiger Brands: a once proud company on its knees

It’s the largest food company in SA, with nine brands bringing in R1bn a year, and yet Tiger Brands has taken a thrashing, with...

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...

Mega Black Friday deals at Shoprite & Checkers

Shoprite and Checkers today released its 2019 Black Friday deals, offering customers meaningful, deep discounts on various grocery and household essentials ahead of the...

Checkers pioneers new 60-minute grocery delivery service

Checkers has launched its exclusive on-demand one-hour grocery delivery service named Sixty60. It is South Africa’s first 60-minute grocery delivery service from a supermarket...

Chat commerce in Africa has leapfrogged other regions

Speaking at an event hosted at AfricaCom in Cape Town this week, Clickatell co-founder and CEO, Pieter de Villiers shared his insight into chat...

How retailers can prevent Black Friday from stealing all the festive...

Most South African retailers have invested heavily in their preparations for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend at the end of November. But...

Fixman’s quality 65 piece Tool sets highly rated at a very...

Chrome vanadium forged body for torque, strength and durability with a full polished chrome finish for anti-corrosion protectionFixman Tools offers the widest selection of...