Gender gap in mobile internet use is shrinking despite the onset...

A record number of women in South Asia now use mobile internet services, helping shrink the gender gap to 15% from 19% last year...

Technology is disrupting the SME commercial lending sector in South Africa

Alternative, technology-powered financing solutions are disrupting South Africa’s commercial lending market, especially the retail space and in the process its helping thousands of SMEs...

SA retail sales increase by 95.8% in April

Stats SA has reported that retail trade sales grew 95.8% year-on-year in April 2021. The largest annual growth rates were recorded for retailers in textiles, clothing,...

Is it time to upgrade to ERP?

There are a few clear signals indicating that the current software solution may be holding back business growth. Making the move from an accountancy...

Deep Relief – SA’s only Ibuprofen gel, meets and exceeds expectations...

Mentholatum SA, a health & wellness company and the makers of Deep Relief recently reached out to no fewer than 80 consumers as part...

Traditional advertising is dead

No industry has been better able to adapt over the years than advertising. In fact, its origin dates back to ancient times, where it...

Pick n Pay’s exclusivity provisions in lease agreements coming to an...

Supermarkets that are privately owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons can immediately access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n...

Cybersecurity is more than a tech issue – it’s a business...

A concerning number of South African companies are not prepared for the inevitability of a cyberattack despite the significant financial and reputational risks, according...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week...Telkom launches Africa’s first virtual card for WhatsApp paymentshttps://retailbriefafrica.co.za/telkom-launches-africas-first-virtual-card-for-transacting-on-whatsapp/Five questions to ask...

Creating connections with consumers

While COVID-19 has changed consumers’ buying habits, brand owners continue to shift their understanding of how to create meaningful experiences for consumers using their...

Cutting costs on packaging production lines

How efficient are your production processes? Even the best factories have a few weak links in the chain. Evaluating the threats to production’s bottom...

Hyde Park Corner takes Father’s Day to a whole new level

Earlier in June car enthusiasts were treated to a jaw-dropping showcase of classic and supercars, brought to you by Zebra Square Gallery. Now, on...

Doing business in a fragmented landscape

To say that 2020 was a shock to the system is an understatement. And while the current market is still an uncomfortable space to...

Five questions to ask when looking for a contract manufacturer

More and more small and medium business owners in South Africa are looking to develop bespoke brands in consumer product lines such as health...

SMEs feeling economic pinch turn to innovative tech platforms to save...

More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic and South Africa’s SMEs remain under enormous pressure and are increasingly looking to technology for ways...

Five ways to know your Zoomer #YouthMonth

In honour of Youth Month we’re getting to know our Zoomers better. Zoomer is another word for Generation Z, people born between 1997 and...

Telkom launches Africa’s first virtual card for WhatsApp payments

Telkom has launched Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments. This move is expected...

Organon South Africa launches as new women’s health company

Organon, celebrated its launch on 4 June, as the only global company of its size focused on women’s health. Worldwide women’s life expectancy is...