2019 South African National Beer Trophy winners

The winners of the 2019 South African National Beer Trophy (SANBT) awards were announced in Cape Town earlier this month. Held by Beerhouse again...

LiquorShop extends its low price promise to customers with the opening...

LiquorShop, the Shoprite Group’s chain of stand-alone liquor outlets, marked a major milestone with the opening of its 500th store at the Philippi Plaza...

Combatting high absenteeism in SA retail

South Africa's retail trade sector employs almost 900,000 individuals. The sector is extremely competitive, occupying some 23.4-million square metres of gross lettable area across...

NIELSEN EVENT REVEALS IMPACT OF DOUBLE EDGED DEMAND IN SOUTH AFRICA

The South African consumer landscape is currently fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double edged demand of the South African consumer. Some are feeling...

Retail boost could steer SA away from a recession

A rebound in economic growth in the second quarter of the year will likely see SA avert its second recession in two years.

How to Maximize The Value of a Store Visit

If your reps aren’t taking the correct actions to maximize the value of their particular store visit, it could cost you big time. 40% of...

SAB launches special #WomensMonth beer

South African Breweries (SAB) has unveiled a special beer for Women's Month. The limited-edition small-batch beer was designed and brewed by women.Bold Brew will...

Heineken is betting R1 billion that more South Africans will switch...

South Africans are drinking more and more Heineken, as well as beer from sister brands such as Amstel, and the Dutch company is taking...

There is no such thing as market saturation

There is no such thing as market saturation, just first-base thinking. First-base thinking is when we do the bare minimum that's required to exist...

Heineken misses first-half profit forecasts as costs offset beer sales

Full-year profit forecasts are still on track though, as increased sales and consumers’ shift to more expensive beers boost business

85% of global consumers want omnichannel experiences – finds CMO Council...

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council's newest study indicates that consumers - regardless of age, gender or location - prefer physical and digital engagement....

AB InBev beats expectations as beer sales growth hits five-year high

Brussels — Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewer, beat earnings expectations in the second quarter after beer sales grew at their fastest...

This startling graph shows how many Africans are now using the...

Last month, an estimated 525 million Africans went online – there are now more internet users on the continent that in North America (327...

Stokvel promotes big brand building

Stokvel is an estimated R50bn industry in South Africa

10 retail trends for 2019

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2019 will be a year of reinvention, a recently...

Even rich South Africans are looking for cheaper places to buy...

Even rich South Africans are trying to save money on their monthly expenses, a new survey suggests, and they are increasingly trading down to...

Small brewers show how craft principles could reshape the economy –...

United Kingdom - Our economy currently relies heavily on unsustainable industrial principles of mass scale, never-ending growth and throwaway consumerism. The transition to a...

Discount-obsessed South Africans being trained to buy on promotion

South Africa is home to a nation of discount-obsessed shoppers. According to a newly released Nielsen report, 31% actively search for promotions and 16%...