Game launches massive annual Halfway Day sale in SA

On 1 July, Game officially launched its first Halfway Day sale in South Africa – offering deep cut discounts on best-selling items. The retailer...

Considerations for nutraceutical packaging

Packaging-driven innovations including on-the-go formats, pre-measured and single-use doses have brought convenience to the growing nutraceuticals market. Nutraceuticals or functional foods include products such...

Consumers expect shared responsibility for the health of the planet –...

For the past several years, Innova’s Top 10 Trends have been headed by issues related to transparency and building consumer trust. By 2022, these trends had...

Beyond the distribution centre is the last mile centre

The global retail industry is undergoing a revolution. The retail supply chains of today, traditionally consisting of large distribution centres (DCs) will have had...

Top stories you may have missed

Here are some of the top stories our readers found most interesting this past week: Massmart launches new small appliance private brand Eiger https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/massmart-launches-new-small-appliances-private-brand/ Spar introduces new...

Game stores across SA now offer modernised look, new interactive features...

After announcing that it would be embarking on a turnaround strategy to retain relevance in the African retail landscape, Massmart retailer Game has announced...

Local online grocery shopping is evolving from time-saver to budget-saver

Rising prices have been hogging the retail headlines lately, and while some might find it a welcome break from all the breathless commentary over...

SA’s R500m Boardwalk Mall set to open in September

The construction of the 24,000sqm single-level Boardwalk Mall is 80% complete and forging ahead. After preparing to commence work in February 2020, demolition and...

Covid can’t break South Africa’s love affair with shopping malls

With just to go until opening to the public, workers rush to put the finishing touches on the Kwena Square shopping complex, a...

How retailers can use social media to future-proof their business and...

When the pandemic struck, many retailers quickly pivoted from brick-and-mortar to online sales. With this quick shift to digital came the increased opportunity for...

Fuel price hike to drive up costs across virtually all supply...

South Africans should brace themselves for the hard hitting and far-reaching impact of the fuel price hike, which will increase costs across entire supply...

Cybercrime is spiking and security skills are scarce: How to weather...

The world generates an estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. Amidst this mind-boggling amount of chatter, a very real threat is lurking:...

5 trends driving business underinsurance

Many businesses are faced with an increasingly volatile political and socio-economic climate. Not only are businesses having to manage a whirlwind of change and...

UNBOX Summit 2022 South Africa Edition

Convergent Global is all set to host the UNBOX Summit: South Africa Edition on August 11th, 2022 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Unbox Summit is...

Massmart launches new small appliance private brand Eiger

Massmart has announced that it has acquired appliance brand, Eiger as part of the expansion of its private brand offering. Eiger appliances are now available...

SA consumer confidence plummets in Q2 as spending shrinks

South Africa's consumer confidence plunged to minus 25 in the second quarter of 2022, the lowest in more than three decades — barring 2020...

How automated payee onboarding can catapult your business into the digital...

The digital race is on and businesses that fail to up their game in terms of digitisation and automation are at risk of being...

Finding the truth about ERP in real-world applications

Never has there been a better time to deploy an Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution than right now. However, as knowledge of this business...