Consumers still dancing with the debt devil in SA

Up to our ears in debt, it seems South African consumer appetite for credit has not diminished. Despite a flat economy, consumers owe a...

Christmas is coming: 3 ways retailers can ensure a more profitable...

According to Stats SA, retail figures for December 2018, showed an annual decline of 1.4% instead of the expected 2.1% growth. It seems like...

Marketing to South Africa’s Top Million

The Top Million research report into South Africa's 'upper middle class' households in 2019 has been released by the UCT Marketing Institute and ad...

Small uptick in South African Consumer Confidence

Three point increase in consumer confidenceThe economy is South Africans' number one concernSouth Africa’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the second quarter of...

Sorgho looks to modernise umqombothi with Umoja Beer Powder

Sorghum malt manufacturer Sorgho intends on modernising the process of making umqombothi, or home-brewed beer, with its Umoja Beer Powder.Every family has their way...

Fire & Feast Meat Festival 2019

Joburg’s Ticketpro Dome hosted the Fire & Feast Meat Festival presented by Crown National, between 6-8 September 2019.This years festival hosted a line-up of...

Now you can ‘take a beer to work’ with Heineken 0.0

Heineken® has launched its 'Take Your Beer To Work Day', an activation that saw consumers taking their complimentary Heineken® 0.0 to the office.Heineken® 0.0...

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....