Snack and Confectionery

Magnum Now Pretty In Pink

Unilever’s ice cream mega-brand, Magnum, has launched a new line of Ruby chocolate-covered mini ice creams in the US. This is the first brand...

The Organic and Natural Products Expo makes history, forming the world’s...

The Organic and Natural Products Expo (ONPE) will make its debut in Johannesburg, from 8-10 May. The first show in Africa dedicated to the...

Toblerone releases an ICE CREAM version across Australia – and it’s...

Toblerone has released a honey and almond nougat ice cream modelled off the traditional triangle-shaped bar, and it's now on sale at Woolworths. Versions of...

Meet secretive Nutella billionaire Giovanni Ferrero, who built a R456 billion...

Giovanni Ferrero is the richest man in Italy and the secretive billionaire behind the Ferrero Group. The Ferrero Group is the world's second-largest chocolatier and...

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...

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...

6 Merchandising Strategies That Increase Category Sales

Merchandising strategies are an inherent part of any retailer’s success. To stay relevant in a competitive market, your strategies should vary by category and...

Recognizing Return Fraud

Signs of Fraudulent Activity in Retail

WATCH: The heart-warming message behind Pick n Pay’s Christmas advert

Leading retailer, Pick n Pay just released its 2019 Christmas advert, ‘Give’ – a heart-warming film encouraging South Africans to embrace a spirit of...

Nielsen’s Annual FMCG Innovation Honours

Nielsen Global Connect has released its always-anticipated Top 25 Breakthrough Innovation winners – and more than half of those on the 2019 list are...

Sales of Beacon chocolate shot up thanks to new wrappers

SA’s largest food company Tiger Brands on Friday reported a downbeat set of results, which saw its profit (headline earnings) fall 17% due to...

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...

Black Friday shows a maturing SA consumer and a stable payment...

DPO South Africa, South Africa’s largest payment service provider, believes the numbers and trends of Black Friday 2019 point to a more mature market...

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...

Checkers pioneers new 60-minute grocery delivery service

Checkers has launched its exclusive on-demand one-hour grocery delivery service named Sixty60. It is South Africa’s first 60-minute grocery delivery service from a supermarket...

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...

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...

Weaker rand boosts Rhodes Food Group

The international turnover of Rhodes Food Group, which makes Bull Brand corned meat and Bisto gravies, grew 8.8% in its year to end-September boosted...