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...

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...

Recognizing Return Fraud

Signs of Fraudulent Activity in Retail

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...

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...

Chat commerce in Africa has leapfrogged other regions

Speaking at an event hosted at AfricaCom in Cape Town this week, Clickatell co-founder and CEO, Pieter de Villiers shared his insight into chat...

How retailers can prevent Black Friday from stealing all the festive...

Most South African retailers have invested heavily in their preparations for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend at the end of November. But...

WELL-KNOWN SA WINE COMPANY IN BUSINESS RESCUE

The 74-year old Simonsvlei wine company, situated on the R101 near Paarl, has applied for business rescue.The company hopes that during the business rescue...

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...