IKEA reduces climate footprint for the first time

Carbon emissions throughout the full value chain of IKEA furniture fell for the first time last year, brand owner Inter IKEA said on Thursday...

Higher taxes would hit retailers hard

SA’s retail stocks are likely to bear the brunt of tax increases, should finance minister Tito Mboweni target consumers with revenue-raising measures in his...

Massmart CEO says not ready to let department chain fail

Massmart's new chief executive Mitch Slape said on Wednesday he was not ready to let the firm's Game department chain fail as the South...

Amazon the most valuable brand globally for third year running

Amazon has become the first brand in the history of the Brand Finance Global 500 rankings to exceed $2bn in value, making it the...

What was bought? A study of brands purchased by bulk-grocery stokvels...

Stokvels in SA: A historical context“Stokvel” is a South African generic term used to describe a group of people who have come together to...

Woolworths announces interim results for the 26 weeks ended 29 December...

Woolworths Holdings today announced interim results for the 26 weeks ended 29 December 2019.Group turnover and concession sales increased by 3.8% to R40.9 billion...

Walmart’s grocery business is winning over more affluent shoppers

Walmart is reeling in higher-income customers — including some who are new to the retailer — with its online grocery business, company executives told...

Promotional campaigns grow Dis-Chem market share

Pharmacy group Dis-Chem said on Wednesday promotional campaigns and a wide product range helped it fend off the effects of load shedding in the...

Unilever to stop marketing food products to children

Unilever has announced that it will stop marketing and advertising its food and drink products to children under the age of 12 in traditional...

Shield Trade Show 2020

The annual Shield trade show is currently underway at Nasrec with brands showcasing their products to an expected 5000 visitors.This 2 day show not...

Festool launches their new innovative universal CLEANTEC CT 15 mobile dust...

High suction power, durable and robust – paired with compact design, clever equipment, and stable construction.

Africa’s Big 7 set to be another sold-out success

Africa’s Big 7, Africa’s biggest food and beverage trade show, looks set to be another sold-out success when it is staged at the Gallagher...

Tiger Brands has a new CEO – who once left the...

Listed food company Tiger Brands has a new CEO with a long – if interrupted – history with the company, which includes being closely...

Shock tax hike coming for South Africans in April, economists warn

Fiscal policy is a huge problem for South Africa, with stuttering tax collections, and an apparent unwillingness of the government to cut the public...

As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, becoming the ones to...

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The Organic and Natural Products Expo makes history, forming the world’s...

The Organic and Natural Products Expo (ONPE) will make its debut in Johannesburg, from 8-10 May. The first show in Africa dedicated to the...

Are SA retailers stuck in a hole?

t’s the third-largest sector of the economy and a labour-intensive industry in in South Africa. But the retail sector is going through a prolonged...