Women’s Month: Women instrumental to success of Africa’s largest retailer

The Shoprite Group was the first retailer to celebrate the enormous contribution of South African women to society when Government announced National Women’s Day...

Buy Now Pay Later users to reach over 900m globally by...

A new study from Juniper Research has predicted that the number of BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later) users will surpass 900 million globally by 2027; increasing...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are some of the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week: Shares in Massmart drop after retailer warns of wider H1...

As disruption persists, digital investment will drive efficiency and profitability

Unprecedented headwinds over the past two years - pandemic, war, labour and supply chain challenges, inflation - are making it much more expensive to...

Sapics Small Business Hub Webinar

What procurement teams are looking for and how we should deploy a strategy to meet the Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) requirements. Sapics is hosting a...

Managing business risks: Easy steps any SME can take today

Small business owners should consider risk management and mitigation as a valuable form of insurance against any eventuality. It will help them protect the...

Consumers enforce their rights against online retailers

A sharp increase in consumer complaints about online shopping in 2020-21 reflects many retailers’ inability to cope with the surge in demand during the Covid-19 pandemic

Growth of SA’s Top 30 Most Valuable Brands outpaces the wider...

 The combined value of the Kantar BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands 2022 is $34.9bn, representing a 21% increase over last year. This $6...

Digital wallet users to exceed 5.2bn globally by 2026, as digitisation...

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total number of digital wallet users will exceed 5.2 billion globally in 2026, up from 3.4...

Women’s Month: Takealot supports future careers with GirlCode sponsorship

South African e-commerce leader, Takealot Group, has announced its sponsorship of the GirlCode hackathon, taking place from 6-7 August 2022. Happening during Women’s Month in...

Cyber criminals’ eye South African SMEs lack of security

Steve Flynn, Sales and Marketing Director of ESET South Africa, says South African small businesses are particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks. Why? Business owners aren't...

How SA retailers can thrive in the post-pandemic landscape as global...

There is little doubt that the pandemic has transformed the retail landscape for good, with a recent Flux Trends report highlighting that worldwide e-commerce...

The consumer landscape of Generation Z: Convenience, mobile-first, and inclusivity

Today's purchasing power resides with Generation Z. However, the expectations of this generation are great. This generation has a distinct perspective on shopping, and...

Tiger Brands joins CHEP in Step Up: Empowering SMME initiative

Supply-chain solutions company CHEP has launched an exciting programme to empower small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs). CHEP’s Step Up: Empowering SMMEs initiative gives small...

CEM Africa announces more international CX-perts for speaker line-up in August

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Applications for SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme now open

The SAB Foundation has put out a call for growth-orientated entrepreneurs committed to achieving new levels of success to apply to its popular Tholoana...

SA consumers reel under impact of inflation, interest hikes

Nearly half of South African consumers (44%) say they will not be able to pay at least one of their current bills and loans...

Organic & Natural Product Expo opens door for SMMEs

The Organic & Natural Product Expo is being held in Johannesburg from 21st to 23rd October and is looking more and more like becoming...