Game makes strides in omnichannel transformation

As the next step in its turnaround strategy and in support of its goal to become a leading omnichannel retailer, Game last month launched...

RS to showcase IoT and food safe products at NAMPO 2022

RS Components, a global omni-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, will be joining hundreds of exhibitors at this year’s NAMPO Harvest...

IoT asset tracking for farming to gain momentum

Asset-tracking using Internet of Things (IoT) devices is not new. But as the technology evolves, so does the number of use cases extend beyond...

Generation Z or Zoomers, are the hottest new audience

The new generation which brands are taking a keen interest in are called Gen Z or ‘Zoomers’, this refers to people born between 1997...

4 ways SA retailers can cash in on Mother’s Day trade

Retailers that have prepared well for Mother’s Day this year are in a good position to benefit from an uptick in sales of female-specific...

Takealot launches flagship Richmond Park pickup point complete with robot helpers

SA’s leading online retailer, takealot.com has launched its new flagship collection facility in Richmond Park, Cape Town, a culmination of a multifaceted investment that...

Woolworths wins Oracle Change Agents’ Sustainability Award

Woolworths South Africa was recently named a winner of the 2021 Change Agents Sustainability Award presented by Oracle. The Oracle Change Agent Sustainability Awards is...

Fibre Circle appoints new CEO

Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation (PRO) for the South African paper and paper packaging sector, has appointed Edith Leeuta as chief executive officer...

3 strategies to make your brand stand out from the competition

Consumers' expectations of online interactions with brands are changing as they spend more time online and adjust to digital transformation. How can businesses pivot and...

Africa’s Big 7 to address top trends shaping the food and...

Feeding a population of around 1.3 billion, the World Bank has predicted that Africa’s Food & Beverage (F&B) market will reach over US$1 trillion by...

Shoprite systematically tackles the complex problem of food waste

South Africa wastes up to 10.3 million tons of food each year – and this is a problem the Shoprite Group is tackling from multiple angles. Food...

Metaverse, digital twins, and the future of the retail experience

Little did Neal Stephenson (author of Snow Crash, 1992) and the inventor of the term ‘metaverse’ know that this word would be foundational in...

Dis-Chem to serve millions of customers over WhatsApp

Clickatell, a CPaaS innovator and Chat Commerce leader, has been selected by leading South African retailer, Dis-Chem Pharmacies, to enable WhatsApp as its customer...

EU Seminar on Agri-food Standards to explore how businesses can benefit...

South Africans continue to gain greater access to the diverse range of European food and beverage products since the EU-South Africa Economic Partnership Agreement...

Move over, disruption – SA’s great ‘reimaginers’ have arrived

What are the reasons for innovation in any business niche? Perhaps the competition is growing, and a new breakout product or service is needed...

Organic & Natural Products Expo Africa 2022

SAVE THE DATE! The Organic & Natural Products Expo Africa is the continent’s only dedicated event for these industry sectors. Designed as a hybrid event...

Shoprite and Nelson Mandela Foundation sow seeds of hope with garden...

Shoprite, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, distributed 200 garden-in-a-box starter kits in Orange Farm, Mpumalanga, to ensure greater food security in this...

Startups can drive economic development in SA, but these are the...

South Africa’s economy is driven by small businesses, which are expected to have created around 90% of all new jobs by 2030. Many of these jobs...