Vriesenhof Vineyards release new wines for a new decade

Time for a change? Vriesenhof Vineyards is getting in the mood for the new decade by releasing a full line-up of new vintages across...

South Africa now has ‘premium’ vegan-friendly wine in a can –...

South Africans can now buy vegan-friendly canned wines – without added sulphur – for R39.90 per 250ml can. The Uncanny range of Merlot and Chenin...

Shoprite & Checkers ready for this year’s Black Friday bonanza

Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores served 125 customers per second on Black Friday in 2018.Checkers is the most experienced South African supermarket in...

SA “Black Friday” sales expected to rise 30% year-on-year

South African businesses have begun preparing for what looks to be another bumper Black Friday trading day, with sales predicted to be up 30...

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...

Debuting in 2020: The world’s first sparkling wine made in complete...

A Slovenian winery is producing a wine which is made and bottled complete darkness: saying that by eliminating the damaging effect of light it...

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...

Flagstone introduces Pinotage and Chenin Blanc varietals to the 2019 vintage...

These two new proudly South African varietals are testament to South Africa’s 350-year-old wine making heritage that have award winning expression in Flagstone’s Icon...

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...

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...

Spier Wine Farm first winery to receive Control Union vegan accreditation

Spier Wine Farm has been recognised as the first winery in the world to receive the Control Union Vegan Standard certification by the accredited...

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...

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...