Higher taxes would hit retailers hard

SA’s retail stocks are likely to bear the brunt of tax increases, should finance minister Tito Mboweni target consumers with revenue-raising measures in his...

Are SA retailers stuck in a hole?

t’s the third-largest sector of the economy and a labour-intensive industry in in South Africa. But the retail sector is going through a prolonged...

Bettamed introduces new, improved Bettamed Care Cream

New and improved Bettamed Care Cream is a clever blend of Colloidal Oats, Shea Butter, Rose, and Chamomile Essences to treat sensitive skin and...

Clicks introduces new digital gift vouchers

Under lockdown, many South Africans are struggling to afford the basics, from soap and sanitiser – crucial to prevent the spread of Covid-19 –...

2020 Product of the Year winners announced

South Africa’s most innovative consumer products have been announced in the 2020 Product of the Year results. Research conducted by Answered Insights, Product of...

Christmas is coming: 3 ways retailers can ensure a more profitable...

According to Stats SA, retail figures for December 2018, showed an annual decline of 1.4% instead of the expected 2.1% growth. It seems like...

The New Era of Digital Retail

Optimize your retail strategy and position your organization for success. The internet and customer expectations are forcing retailers to reassess the service they provide, not...

Chat commerce in Africa has leapfrogged other regions

Speaking at an event hosted at AfricaCom in Cape Town this week, Clickatell co-founder and CEO, Pieter de Villiers shared his insight into chat...

New ecommerce-in-a-box offering set to transform SME landscape

South African businesses can now get an ecommerce-ready website, including a full payment suite, integrated delivery service and free hosting for just R349 per...

Shoplifting Prevention 101: A Guide to Stopping Retail Theft

The crime of shoplifting is defined as the taking of merchandise offered for sale without paying. According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention,...

Small uptick in South African Consumer Confidence

Three point increase in consumer confidenceThe economy is South Africans' number one concernSouth Africa’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the second quarter of...

How retailers can prevent Black Friday from stealing all the festive...

Most South African retailers have invested heavily in their preparations for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend at the end of November. But...

Clere stresses importance of sanitising and moisturising

The World Health Organisation (WHO) as well as the South African government and health officials have stated it’s imperative we wash our hands thoroughly...

EMPLOYMENT LAW: RETRENCHMENT FOR EMPLOYERS: 5 CRITICAL NEED TO KNOWS

SYNOPSIS: Employers are entitled to retrench employees in order to increase its profits, rather than to avoid losses.  It can be argued the proposed...

Recognizing Return Fraud

Signs of Fraudulent Activity in Retail

Limited-edition Vaseline jars a showcase of global community impact

For the first time, Vaseline has replaced its iconic Petroleum Jelly jar branding with a limited-edition collection of eight original designs. The temporary makeover...

The most expensive online transaction recorded on Black Friday in South...

Automated clearing house BankservAfrica has published data on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in South Africa, with in-store and online transaction volumes reflecting strong...

Mega Black Friday deals at Shoprite & Checkers

Shoprite and Checkers today released its 2019 Black Friday deals, offering customers meaningful, deep discounts on various grocery and household essentials ahead of the...