Convenience: The new gold standard for brands and consumers?

A 2020 Deloitte report talks about convenience as the “new battleground”, with convenience defined by contactless shopping, on-demand fulfilment and availability of inventory. And while convenience...

Sapics 2022 Conference & Exhibition to highlight ‘Purpose Driven Supply Chains’

Save the date! Sapics is inviting you to participate in the leading event in Africa for Supply Chain Management from the 12th – 15th...

V&A Waterfront appoints new finance executive

The V&A Waterfront has announced the appointment of Antoinette Basson as Executive Manager, Finance. Antoinette has over 26 years’ experience, 17 of which have been in...

8 things to know about e-commerce photography in 2022

If businesses have learned anything from 2021, it’s that top-notch product shots are nonnegotiable. The way customers shop has changed forever - online retail is...

Pick n Pay introduces a vehicle licence renewal service

Pick n Pay is trialling a system that will allow motorists to renew their vehicle licences in-store. The system will allow customers to skip...

Nestlé, Nomanini and Standard Bank partner to solve the stock needs...

Nestlé Eastern and Southern African Region, Nomanini and Standard Bank have partnered to provide MSMEs with access to working capital via Trader Assist, a digital finance solution that...

Five digital marketing trends you need to know in 2022

The digital marketing revolution is far from over and it’s providing new and exciting opportunities for marketing professionals to raise brand awareness and expand...

E-commerce payment transactions to exceed $7.5 trillion globally by 2026

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the value of global e-commerce payment transactions will exceed $7.5 trillion by 2026, from $4.9 trillion in...

Four steps to SME business success in 2022

Every new year brings with it an array of business challenges and opportunities. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating consequences for...

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Greater shopping experiences will be more important than ever in 2022

More than 97% of South African retail sales in 2020 took place in the physical realm, where customer experience is the defining success factor....

Shoprite Group quick to assist flood victims in East London

Following the weekend’s flash floods in the Eastern Cape, the Shoprite Group acted swiftly to bring relief to affected community members in East London. The...

Global digital sales surpassed $1 trillion during 2021 holiday season

Global leader in CRM, Salesforce has released its 2021 Holiday Shopping Report, which analyses shopping data from over one billion shoppers on the Salesforce...

An introduction to SA FMCG Retail – Two day Trade Intelligence...

Trade Intelligence is hosting a two-day programme - an 'Introduction to SA FMCG Retail.' The programme will cover the retail market and its major players...

Key trends that will revolutionise retail in 2022 – marketers weigh...

2021 was a year of readjustment marked by a slow economic recovery, still engulfed by the Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to spread across the...

Subscription economy market value to reach $275bn globally in 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global market value of the subscription economy will grow to $275 billion in 2022; rising from...

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Retail is renowned for being fast-paced and highly competitive. If anything, the pandemic has only intensified this, with evolving shopping habits and customer needs,...

Retail Trends in 2022: Are physical ‘brick and mortar’ stores...

While brick-and-mortar retail has been hit hard due to Covid-19, it is still far from dead. Hamiltons Advertising - a leading creative agency operating...