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...

Virgin Active gets the go-ahead to acquire Kauai group

The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between fitness club chain Virgin Active and Kauai's parent company Real Foods Group. The R581m merger includes...

Cadbury encourages South Africans to share their homegrown stories

Cadbury is encouraging South Africans to share their homegrown stories with the launch of its Homegrown Stories initiative. This initiative is the latest step...

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...

Global spice market trends 2022: Challenges, logistics, and opportunities

The global spice market is a large and diverse market with a lot of moving parts. In this article, IndexBox explores some of the trends in...

Marine Stewardship Council welcomes call for urgent ‘Blue Transformation’, end to...

The pivotal State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2022 report published by the United Nations shows continued pressure on the world’s fish stocks. The Marine Stewardship...

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...

Barry Callebaut confirms no salmonella positive chocolate entered the retail food...

Following the news this week that Swiss group Barry Callebaut detected salmonella in a production lot at its factory in Wieze, Belgium, the group has confirmed...

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...

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...

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...

Eskort’s new partnerships shake up restaurant menus in the fight against...

In a bid to support restaurants and stave off passing higher costs to consumers, Eskort has entered partnerships with several leading local restaurants 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...