SA property, retail firms bet on townships despite unrest

Recent unrest in South Africa damaged hundreds of businesses but property developers and retailers say they remain committed to the fast-growing consumer markets of...

Woolworths remains future-focused with bold sustainability goals

In line with its vision to be one of the world’s most responsible retailers, Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) has announced its next set of...

Pick n Pay teams up with LIFT Airline to offer added...

Pick n Pay Smart Shopper loyalty members have another way of earning loyalty points, this time on all their travel bookings with South Africa’s...

Restore SA introduces new support initiative for entrepreneurs impacted by looting

Entrepreneurs impacted by the recent country’s looting have been linked up with mentors to rebuild their livelihoods through an initiative called Restore SA.Restore SA...

6 Stock replenishment tips for new retailers

Imagine this: a customer visits your store for a specific product. When they get to your store, they can’t find the product anywhere. Naturally,...

What is an omnichannel customer engagement hub and why do I...

By now, most organisations know how important it is to engage with their customers on the right channel at the right time with the...

Innovative new facial sanitiser a gamechanger in the fight against COVID-19

As South Africa battles the third COVID-19 wave, new hope in reducing the risk of infection comes just in time with the launch of...

Vaal Mall Shopping Centre shares message of gratitude to proactive community...

Vaal Mall Shopping Centre has shared message of gratitude to the 'Vaal community' following the recent unrest in KZN and Johannesburg."We are inspired by...

How to manage stock availability better for post-protest recovery

Managing stock availability has always been important but it became more so as ecommerce gained traction due to how we now live and the...

Shoprite Group steps in to help with disaster relief

The Shoprite Group is distributing thousands of hampers following the unrest, vandalism and arson in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, which has left many people destitute.In...

Skilling for the high-stakes, must-win landscape of 4IR

With few exceptions, almost every company will be a tech business in The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). The adoption of technology - and the change...

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SA’s e-commerce surge poised to benefit small, independent retailers

South African consumers are heading online in greater numbers as the e-commerce shopping experience increasingly offers more choice and convenience than can be found...

Inflation worries overshadow Unilever’s strong first half, hit shares

Unilever has warned that surging commodity costs would squeeze its full-year operating margin, overshadowing strong second-quarter sales growth fuelled by the easing of pandemic-related curbs...

Softlips SA launches new Repair range to soothe and heal problematic...

Mentholatum SA, a health and wellness company and distributors of Softlips lip therapy, has announced the launch of its Softlips Repair Range. Softlips Repair is...

Newly opened SOKO District is re-telling the retail story at Rosebank...

At a time when the world is re-setting and actively searching for brands that resonate with the core values of getting back to basics,...

Pick n Pay CEO shares statement on recovery progress, calls for...

Following his comments on the civil unrest that hit the country last week, Pick n Pay CEO, Pieter Boone, has issued a statement on...

Balancing the scales in franchising – FASA Virtual Conference

Among the many industry sectors in South Africa, whether agriculture, mining or manufacturing, franchising is the only one that covers a whole spectrum of...