General Merchandise

A world of potential for SA merchants using Android PoS terminals

African Resonance, a leading provider of payment infrastructure that specialises in providing an entire value chain solution for terminal and merchant estate management, says...

Game launches massive annual Halfway Day sale in SA

On 1 July, Game officially launched its first Halfway Day sale in South Africa – offering deep cut discounts on best-selling items. The retailer...

Consumers expect shared responsibility for the health of the planet –...

For the past several years, Innova’s Top 10 Trends have been headed by issues related to transparency and building consumer trust. By 2022, these trends had...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are some of the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week: Massmart launches new small appliance private brand Eiger https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/massmart-launches-new-small-appliances-private-brand/ Spar introduces new...

Game stores across SA now offer modernised look, new interactive features...

After announcing that it would be embarking on a turnaround strategy to retain relevance in the African retail landscape, Massmart retailer Game has announced...

Local online grocery shopping is evolving from time-saver to budget-saver

Rising prices have been hogging the retail headlines lately, and while some might find it a welcome break from all the breathless commentary over...

Makro continues to help senior shoppers cut costs with mSenior card...

One of the best kept secrets for South Africans over the age of 60 is that they can claim a discount at Makro stores...

Kreg wins the Popular Mechanic USA design award for its best-selling...

The extremely popular Kreg 520PRO Pocket Hole jig comes out tops for its design, technical advanced and innovative tool achieving the award from Popular...

How nanotechnology can revive Nigeria’s textile industry

Nigeria’s cotton production has fallen steeply in recent years. It once supported the largest textile industry in Africa. The fall is due to weak...

Philip Morris SA expands its retail footprint with new flagship IQOS...

Philip Morris South Africa is expanding its retail footprint with the launch of a new flagship boutique store in Canal Walk, Cape Town, to...

SA’s R500m Boardwalk Mall set to open in September

The construction of the 24,000sqm single-level Boardwalk Mall is 80% complete and forging ahead. After preparing to commence work in February 2020, demolition and...

Acer awarded platinum medal from EcoVadis, provider of one of the...

For the first time, Acer has been awarded the Platinum medal, EcoVadis Sustainability Rating’s highest recognition in 2022. The Platinum status represents the top 1%...

How SMEs can attract the best of SA’s youth using online...

Owners of small- to medium sized businesses must wear many hats … one of them being able to attract and retain quality talent. According to...

Covid can’t break South Africa’s love affair with shopping malls

With just to go until opening to the public, workers rush to put the finishing touches on the Kwena Square shopping complex, a...

How retailers can use social media to future-proof their business and...

When the pandemic struck, many retailers quickly pivoted from brick-and-mortar to online sales. With this quick shift to digital came the increased opportunity for...

Fuel price hike to drive up costs across virtually all supply...

South Africans should brace themselves for the hard hitting and far-reaching impact of the fuel price hike, which will increase costs across entire supply...

Eastgate shopping centre diversifies with new value-focussed hub

The Eastgate shopping centre in Johannesburg has long been loved for its diverse array of over 200 stores and its ability to adapt to...

Massmart launches new small appliance private brand Eiger

Massmart has announced that it has acquired appliance brand, Eiger as part of the expansion of its private brand offering. Eiger appliances are now available...