Four fast ways to maximise in-store promotions

In both instances, in-store promotions have the potential to bring the brand to life and cement that all-important loyalty. Because while online and social platforms play...

9 Tips to make your business more secure

Richard Phillips, joint CEO of Cash Connect Management Solutions, says: “The national crime statistics for the last year show 57 armed robberies against South African retailers...

The value of retention

While a customer cannot be retained until they have been acquired, it is important to note that the probability of selling to an existing customer...

Retailers need to recalibrate their approach to reach Millennials

Pressed for time, millennial consumers look for convenience and flexibility. They expect a seamless omnichannel experience and look to combine online shopping, mobile apps and visits...

Simple tips for smart business choices

Courtesy of Cash Connect, here are a few simple tips you can follow to ensure that your cash management solution fulfills the role it should by...

Making traditional food fashionable again will boost nutrition and food security

Known as Smart foods, these coarse grains and millets are both extremely nutritious and can survive extreme weather conditions, he said, yet had fallen...

Scientists are breeding super-nutritious crops to help solve global hunger

It may refer to lack of food or widespread food shortages caused by war, drought, crop failure or government policies. But as researchers, we...

DHL announces title partnership of Africa’s largest e-commerce and fintech event

The DHL eCommerce MoneyAfricaConfex has established itself as one of Africa’s biggest opportunities to bring stakeholders in the fintech and e-commerce sectors together. Next...

Pick n Pay appoints new Retail MD

Da Silva, who joins Pick n Pay on 22 January, has an impressive track record in leading retail businesses in a number of countries....

How loyal are South African consumers?

This is great news for South African companies with already established loyalty programmes or for those companies looking to embark on the loyalty journey. What’s important...

Shoprite shares fall after lacklustre update

Grocery chain Shoprite’s share price fell as much as 7% before recovering to trade 1.6% lower at R210 at 9.25am after reporting a sharp...

Pick n Pay, Shoprite, and Checkers are set for big changes...

This is according to Maryla Masojada co-founder and MD of retail business research and analysis firm, Trade Intelligence. “As 2018 begins, we find ourselves in...

Supply chain glitches: one of the greatest risks

A professor at Lehigh University in the USA, a renowned author and founder of the global Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium, Schlegel will be...

Shoprite partners with the Mutshidzi Community Centre to implement sustainable solutions

With access to drinking water and food security being a major challenge in the rural village of Tshavhalovhedz in Limpopo, the Shoprite Group partnered...

Steinhoff shares plunge 60% at opening bell as CEO Markus Jooste...

Steinhoff International CEO Marcus Jooste resigned on Tuesday night, and the release of the company's full-year results - originally scheduled for Wednesday - has been...

Retailers, here’s why you should give email marketing a second chance

Email marketing is an exceptional way to reach your customers through their inboxes. Retailers and other types of businesses have been sending email messages...

BUSSES AND EXTRA HEAVIES CARRIED LOCAL TRUCK MARKET IN NOVEMBER

This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Associated Motor Holdings (AMH) and...

Passionate community beats food insecurity challenges in North West

Headed up by Tutu Phalatse, who resigned as an electrician and single handedly started this garden, the Jericho Business Forum Co-Op is made up of...