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Tower launches new easy-to-use online labelling portal

Tower, South Africa’s trusted name in labels, has launched an easy-to-use online portal that enables small businesses and home consumers to create their own...

Why should social commerce be a strategy for success in 2022?

Consumer purchasing behaviour has changed, and as a result, businesses' strategies for providing personalised customer experiences have shifted.With changing consumer buying behaviour, in-store...

Pick n Pay rolls out car licence disc renewal service to...

Due to huge customer demand, Pick n Pay has launched its new Vehicle Licence Disc Renewal Service nationally. Customers will now be able to...

In depth online training on the New EU Organic Regulation for...

From February to May 2022, AFC is offering 3-day trainings for agricultural advisors from 13 African countries. The project’s main objective thereby lays in raising...

BAT recognised as Global Top Employer for fifth consecutive year and...

BAT has announced that it has been named a Global Top Employer for the fifth year running, and a Top Employer in South Africa...

Global footwear companies implement Tecsys technology to modernise retail fulfillment

Tecsys Inc., an industry-leading supply chain management software company, has announced its growing leadership position in the footwear industry across its Omni™ and Elite™ software platforms and its...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week... Pick n Pay introduces a vehicle licence renewal service https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/pick-n-pay-introduces-a-vehicle-licence-renewal-service/ Coca-Cola launches new sustainability...

Multinational chemical and consumer goods company, Henkel celebrates 70 years in...

South Africa’s consumer, industrial and export-led sectors are expected to recover as global and local demand returns, says Henkel South Africa, recently celebrating 70...

Massmart is recognised as a Top Employer for 2022 in South...

Following the Top Employers Celebration ceremony held on the 20th of January, Massmart has announced its accreditation as a Top Employer for 2022 in...

SA retail sales up 3.3% in November

Stats SA has reported that South Africa's retail trade sales increased by 3.3% year-on-year in November 2021. The main positive contributors to this increase were:...

Kerry highlights top flavours for innovation in 2022 Global Taste Charts

According to Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, tastes that offer novelty, over-the-top indulgence and targeted health benefits are set to drive...

Convenience: The new gold standard for brands and consumers?

A 2020 Deloitte report talks about convenience as the “new battleground”, with convenience defined by contactless shopping, on-demand fulfilment and availability of inventory. And while convenience...

V&A Waterfront appoints new finance executive

The V&A Waterfront has announced the appointment of Antoinette Basson as Executive Manager, Finance. Antoinette has over 26 years’ experience, 17 of which have been in...

Pick n Pay introduces a vehicle licence renewal service

Pick n Pay is trialling a system that will allow motorists to renew their vehicle licences in-store. The system will allow customers to skip...

Nestlé, Nomanini and Standard Bank partner to solve the stock needs...

Nestlé Eastern and Southern African Region, Nomanini and Standard Bank have partnered to provide MSMEs with access to working capital via Trader Assist, a digital finance solution that...

Five digital marketing trends you need to know in 2022

The digital marketing revolution is far from over and it’s providing new and exciting opportunities for marketing professionals to raise brand awareness and expand...

Four steps to SME business success in 2022

Every new year brings with it an array of business challenges and opportunities. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating consequences for...

Q&A with Kutlwano Tshetlhane, stationery marketing manager at BIC

A world leader in stationery, lighters and shavers, BIC has become one of the most recognised brands and is a trademark registered worldwide. Today, BIC...