SA retail sales down 0.8% in July

Stats SA has reported that South Africa's retail trade sales decreased by 0.8% year-on-year in July 2021.The largest negative annual growth rates were recorded...

Food safety compliance requires a team effort

Contributing around 2.4 percent to annual GDP, and 10% of total export earnings, the agriculture sector is a key cog in the South African...

National Clean-Up and Recycle Week: Fibre Circle shares tips on how...

It is estimated that only 6.1%of metropolitan households in South Africa actively participate in recycling. However, even the most environmentally conscientious people make recycling mistakes....

Is a subscription-based business model the key to customer loyalty?

Across industries, customer loyalty is on the decline. While the reasons for this range from price to poor customer service, to the fact that...

Discover how Dubai’s leading freezone can become your gateway to growth

Join in on the exclusive roundtable session to learn how the Emirate of Dubai's business friendly environment enables companies to grow and expand in...

Understanding the dynamics of Africa’s youth market

With Africa’s status as having the largest youth population in the world with almost 60% under the age of 35, comes both opportunities and...

Mall of Africa retains its title as South Africa’s Coolest Mall

More than 12 000 young South Africans have voted Mall of Africa in Waterfall City as the country’s “Coolest Mall” for the fourth consecutive...

E-commerce: Complexities, challenges and opportunities under the spotlight at SAAFF Summit

E-commerce and digitalisation are not specific to individual countries. They are global phenomena, giving local companies access to global markets and global supply, and...

Libstar’s earnings hit by forex loss

Quality consumer packaged goods producer, Libstar reported a 27.8% fall in half-year earnings on Wednesday hurt by unfavourable foreign currency movements and lower trading volumes.Libstar,...

SA’s private label growth continues on an upward trajectory

South Africa’s private label sector has continued its upward trajectory amidst the age of lockdowns and an altered consumer reality. This is borne out by...

3 KPIs every customer-centric service leader in South Africa should use

For customer-centric service leaders in South Africa, key performance indicators (KPIs) play a key role in maintaining excellent customer service. Redefined KPIs have become a...

Shoprite marks another year of SA market share gains with R12.6...

Shoprite has published its results for the 53 weeks to 4 July 2021. The Group has added R12.6 billion in sales, created 3, 897 jobs...

Hershey and Barry Callebaut extend strategic supply agreement

Industry-leading snacks company, Hershey and Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, have announced the extension of their strategic supply...

Five niche online stores doing it right

South Africans are increasingly shopping online for everyday necessities. No longer is that online purchase reserved for a killer set of heels or specialised...

Modern customer engagement: Keeping up with Gen Y and Z

The term ‘customer engagement’ is arguably one of the biggest buzzwords in today’s business landscape. It's so widely used that when many people hear...

Tetra Pak 2021 Sustainability Report highlights strong actions to meet net...

Tetra Pak has released its 2021 Sustainability Report. From exceeding its climate goals to being recognised as a leader by CDP for the fifth year...

Nestlé brings innovation to life with largest R+D Accelerator

Nestlé has officially inaugurated its largest R+D Accelerator, which is located at the company's fundamental research center in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator is part of...

Kerry launches research microapp outlining significant emerging opportunities in private label...

According to proprietary research conducted by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, snacks present a significant emerging private label business opportunity. To help...