Pick n Pay introduces a vehicle licence renewal service

Pick n Pay is trialling a system that will allow motorists to renew their vehicle licences in-store. The system will allow customers to skip...

Nestlé, Nomanini and Standard Bank partner to solve the stock needs...

Nestlé Eastern and Southern African Region, Nomanini and Standard Bank have partnered to provide MSMEs with access to working capital via Trader Assist, a digital finance solution that...

Five digital marketing trends you need to know in 2022

The digital marketing revolution is far from over and it’s providing new and exciting opportunities for marketing professionals to raise brand awareness and expand...

Four steps to SME business success in 2022

Every new year brings with it an array of business challenges and opportunities. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating consequences for...

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Greater shopping experiences will be more important than ever in 2022

More than 97% of South African retail sales in 2020 took place in the physical realm, where customer experience is the defining success factor....

Shoprite Group quick to assist flood victims in East London

Following the weekend’s flash floods in the Eastern Cape, the Shoprite Group acted swiftly to bring relief to affected community members in East London. The...

Global digital sales surpassed $1 trillion during 2021 holiday season

Global leader in CRM, Salesforce has released its 2021 Holiday Shopping Report, which analyses shopping data from over one billion shoppers on the Salesforce...

An introduction to SA FMCG Retail – Two day Trade Intelligence...

Trade Intelligence is hosting a two-day programme - an 'Introduction to SA FMCG Retail.' The programme will cover the retail market and its major players...

Key trends that will revolutionise retail in 2022 – marketers weigh...

2021 was a year of readjustment marked by a slow economic recovery, still engulfed by the Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to spread across the...

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Retail is renowned for being fast-paced and highly competitive. If anything, the pandemic has only intensified this, with evolving shopping habits and customer needs,...

Retail Trends in 2022: Are physical ‘brick and mortar’ stores...

While brick-and-mortar retail has been hit hard due to Covid-19, it is still far from dead. Hamiltons Advertising - a leading creative agency operating...

Pepco CEO Andy Bond to step down

Andy Bond, the chief executive of Steinhoff subsidiary Pepco Group, a fast-growing pan-European variety discount retailer has announced he will be stepping down from...

How are product innovation and innovation in technology helping in the...

According to the Salesforce 7th Edition State of Marketing report, the global pandemic has caused 86% of marketing organisations in South Africa to adopt...

The Shoprite Group pays tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

The Shoprite Group recently honoured the life and legacy of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu by singing ‘Amazing Grace’ in its stores. "The Archbishop was...

SMEs of tomorrow: Tips to drive growth in 2022

Employing over half the workforce, driving significant growth in the private sector, and representing some 98% of all businesses, SMEs are the lifeblood of...

Seasons Greetings from Retail Brief Africa

Retail Brief Africa wishes all readers, advertisers and contributors a joyous Festive Season and a happy and healthy (and much better!) 2022!

Massmart flags wider annual loss due to looting

Massmart Holdings has announced that its headline loss per share, the main profit measure in South Africa, will be at least 40% worse than...