Proudly South African launches virtual Buy Local Summit & Expo

Proudly South African, the country's official buy local advocacy campaign, will be hosting its 9th annual and first ever virtual Buy Local Summit &...

Mastercard partners with Hellopay to bring contactless payments to South Africa’s...

Hellopay, South African payments facilitator and the financial services arm of the Hello Group, and Mastercard today announced a partnership to roll out SoftPOS...

Mastercard partners with Hellopay to bring SoftPOS to South Africa’s...

Hellopay, South African payments facilitator and the financial services arm of the Hello Group, and Mastercard have announced a partnership to roll out SoftPOS...

Epson introduces TM-m50 receipt printer for retail

For retailers looking for a flexibly-designed, compact receipt printer that will fit in with their current POS system, Epson has introduced the TM-m50.The TM-m50...

Global grocery market to generate an additional $440bn in sales by...

Latest forecasts from IGD suggest the global grocery retail market is on track to generate an additional $440bn in sales between 2020 and 2022,...

Food prices to rise by as much as 10%, warns economic...

The cost of food is predicted to rocket by as much as 10% this year driven in part by higher crude oil prices, an...

Amazon to open cashierless store in London

Amazon.com Inc is opening a cashierless convenience store in the UK, the first expansion of the company’s automated checkout technology outside the US.The Seattle...

Pick and Pay to introduce limited edition reusable shopping bags in...

Raymond Ackerman, founder of the iconic Pick n Pay brand and South Africa’s favourite consumer champion, celebrates his 90th birthday on 10 March. To mark...

Gateway Theatre of Shopping offers customers two free hours to shop,...

Visitors to KwaZulu-Natal’s super-regional mall, Gateway Theatre of Shopping, currently get two hours of free parking while exploring the extensive tenant mix.With strict Covid-19...

Retailers under pressure as fuel increases kick in

"Given the depths of the economic crisis South Africa is facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest round of fuel price...

Engaging shoppers on their shopping journeys has never been so important

New shopper research has revealed that people’s focus on mental health and wellbeing during consecutive lockdowns has led to an increase in the number...

Shoprite, Checkers & Usave stores now accept cash deposits for major...

Customers can now deposit cash directly onto their bank card at the till point in any Shoprite, Checkers or Usave store.Together with other established...

2Engage expands its African footprint

2Engage is building on its success in Africa, with customer engagement and incentive solutions that deliver value to customers and companies across multiple industries.Based...

New SA platform secures 270 tons of food for poor households...

An online platform connecting farmers with feeding schemes has seen 270 tons of excess produce - destined to be destroyed as waste - turned...

BFA Global and J.P. Morgan to transform SA spaza shop industry

Research, advisory, data analytics and product innovation firm BFA Global today announced a country-first initiative, supported by J.P. Morgan, designed to improve the livelihoods...

The drivers of change in agriculture

Amongst the many reasons for this is the urgent need to increase food production in response to global population growth, as well as to...

Pent-up retail demand boosts Hyprop Investments

Hyprop Investments, the specialist retail property fund with a focus on high quality shopping centres, enjoyed a better than expected turnaround in the second...

The Fundamentals of Bacteriophage Technology for Use as a Food Safety...

This is the first of 4 webinars that will explore the science and application of bacteriophage (phage) technology as a tool to kill pathogens...