As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, becoming the ones to...

HOW TO ACCESS RISING BLACK DISCRETIONARY INCOME

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The rand is now the world’s cheapest major currency — undervalued...

The rand is undervalued by 62% against the dollar, according to new numbers crunched by The Economist as part of the Big Mac Index.The...

FOUR SA WINE TRENDS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2020

ith South Africa facing one of the most devastating debt crisis yet, the economy does not favour ‘non-essential’ items such as wine in the...

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...

How to Take Cross Merchandising to The Next Level

If your company is experiencing a dip in sales, cross merchandising might be the answer to your troubles. There are many tricks of the trade...

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...

5 Tips to Turn Returns into New Sales

Once you sell a product or service to a customer, the last thing a retailer wants is to get that item back. However, your...

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...

THE MAKING OF A LEGEND: INTRODUCING THE BANGHOEK 2016

THROUGHOUT the world, stories are the threads that link the past to the present, connecting us to one another and to our heritage. These...

‘TATTOOS’ TO REPLACE LABELS ON BEER BOTTLES TO CUT WASTE

The world’s largest brewer, AB InBev, is doing away with the paper labels that have adorned some of its beer bottles for decades in...

Christmas Comes Early with the Release of Flagstone’s Champion Sauvignon Blanc

The 2019 General Smuts Trophy Winner for overall SA Champion Young Wine and SA Champion Sauvignon Blanc is now available, as Flagstone’s Free Run...

Delight with premium South African wine this festive season

Pulling a cork on a bottle of the flagship red blend, Vriesenhof Kallista 2016, will evoke a feeling of luxury on any special occasion...

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...

Coke’s CEO says it will listen to complaints – but different...

Coca-Cola is running into trouble with people angry about accidentally buying a zero-sugar or reduced-sugar version of Coke instead of the original, because the...