Major reductions in meat and dairy needed to achieve UK climate...

The UK needs to halve its meat consumption by 2050 if climate targets are to be met. This is according to a new government-funded...

TDS – No ‘good, better, best’, says South Africa National Bottled...

The notion that drinking bottled water with a high mineral content – or total dissolved salts – will assist you attain your ‘recommended daily...

SA is bloodied, not bowed and relief is coming – Pick...

Pieter Boone, who succeeded Richard Brasher as Pick n Pay's group CEO in April this year, has shared a statement reflecting on the devastation caused by the...

Shoprite & Checkers ready for this year’s Black Friday bonanza

Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores served 125 customers per second on Black Friday in 2018.Checkers is the most experienced South African supermarket in...

A breakdown of the most innovative ingredients in the plant-based industry

According to Euromonitor, the meat-substitute market is expected to reach $2.5 billion by 2023. As consumers turn to plant-based ingredients for both nutrition and...

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...

WATCH: The heart-warming message behind Pick n Pay’s Christmas advert

Leading retailer, Pick n Pay just released its 2019 Christmas advert, ‘Give’ – a heart-warming film encouraging South Africans to embrace a spirit of...

Black Friday shows a maturing SA consumer and a stable payment...

DPO South Africa, South Africa’s largest payment service provider, believes the numbers and trends of Black Friday 2019 point to a more mature market...

NIELSEN EVENT REVEALS IMPACT OF DOUBLE EDGED DEMAND IN SOUTH AFRICA

The South African consumer landscape is currently fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double edged demand of the South African consumer. Some are feeling...

BOS Brands launches rooibos functional health shots

BOS Brands, the makers of the much-loved BOS organic rooibos Ice Tea, has launched a new range of functional rooibos-based health shots. Available in...

New Checkers concept stores target wealthier South Africans – here’s how...

Shoprite has published its operational update for the year ending 30 June 2019, detailing its financials and the new updates they are bringing to...

How to Maximize The Value of a Store Visit

If your reps aren’t taking the correct actions to maximize the value of their particular store visit, it could cost you big time. 40% of...

Combatting high absenteeism in SA retail

South Africa's retail trade sector employs almost 900,000 individuals. The sector is extremely competitive, occupying some 23.4-million square metres of gross lettable area across...

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...

There is no such thing as market saturation

There is no such thing as market saturation, just first-base thinking. First-base thinking is when we do the bare minimum that's required to exist...

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...

Pick n Pay’s new unpackaged food: This is how much money...

Earlier this week retail giant Pick n Pay announced 13 stores will feature “plastic and packaging-free” produce zones - called "nude zones" - as...

Understanding the impact of new retail technology

As consumer needs continue to evolve, both as a result of new technology and the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers have been forced to change how...