CHEP’s in-store replenishment innovations meet retail need for sales, safety and...

Innovative retail platforms recently launched in stores have emerged as a hygienic sales solution during the safety-conscious pandemic era, while also sustainably providing choice...

Advertising to a generation that blocks advertising

The nature of advertising shifted drastically over the last year. Not only are consumers seeing less experiential and traditional advertising due to COVID-19, they’re...

SA fintech to host free eCommerce Virtual Summit in May

Cape Town-based online payment processing service PayFast in partnership with Insaka eCommerce Academy will be hosting a free eCommerce Virtual Summit this month. The...

Three ways to improve your digital customer service strategy

In today’s customer-driven world, the role of the customer service and support team is more critical than ever. Businesses need to shift their mindset...

5 Things to know about consumers and plant-based foods

To help diverse stakeholders capitalise on opportunities in the dynamic plant-based space, here are five things to know about consumers intrigued by plant-based products....

SA debt burden catalyses consumer demand for alternative payment solutions

South African consumers are under immense pressure amid record unemployment rates and rising cost of living as the cost of coronavirus pandemic to the...

Global food fraud rising as result of pandemic, report finds

The Covid pandemic is causing a rise in global food fraud, a report by the government-backed Food Authenticity Network has found.Analysis by the network...

Retail Engage appoints new Head of Research and Insights

Danie grew up in Alberton and still lives there with his wife and daughter. He enjoys online and radio control car racing, and even...

Nestlé becomes first FMCG company to join Polyco to reduce waste

Nestlé has announced that it has become the first food and manufacturing company to join the Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation (Polyco), a not-for-profit industry body...

World is shifting to a more plant-based diet, says Unilever chief

Unilever has said expanding its range of plant-based foods is one of its new strategic priorities as the FTSE 100 company zooms in on...

Nestlé joins EU call for animal welfare overhaul after reaching 100%...

Nestlé is now using only cage-free eggs in all its food products in Europe, meeting a pledge it made in 2017. As part of its...

How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes...

For most brands and marketers, keeping ahead of an ever-evolving digital privacy landscape is a major challenge. Not only are governments and regulators constantly...

SA consumers’ appetite for digital payments takes off – Mastercard New...

As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping.As stores closed...

Call to double South Africa’s sugar tax

Non-government organisation the Healthy Living Alliance (HEALA) has called on Finance minister Tito Mboweni to double South Africa’s health promotion levy in his budget...

FedEx strengthens Africa operations with new hi-tech facility in Johannesburg

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), the world’s largest express transportation company, has launched its new state-of-the-art facility in Johannesburg, near...

Massmart reports loss of R1.753 billion

Massmart has recorded a net loss of R1.753 billion ($114.18 million), citing lockdown restrictions and retrenchment costs. In 2019, the group reported a loss...

Cargo heists on the rise – counting the cost of security

An unprecedented surge in international freight rates of up to 700 percent is putting many companies under enormous pressure and forcing them to take...

Kenyan retail-tech startup Tanda secures funding for regional expansion

Kenyan agency banking startup Tanda is expanding its operations regionally after securing funding from early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC, Zedcrest Capital, DFS Lab, Victor...