Retailers under pressure as fuel increases kick in

"Given the depths of the economic crisis South Africa is facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest round of fuel price...

Protect production uptime with tried-and-tested consumables

For decades, Markem-Imaje, locally represented by Pyrotec PackMark, has developed consumable solutions for customers’ evolving needs and expectations. Compared to third-party supplies or ‘grey’...

Retailers were hoping for more from the 2021 Budget Speech

Given the depths of the economic crisis South Africa is facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses would have hoped to have...

Smollan’s story shifts with new rebrand

Connecting to what really matters, is one of the rationales behind Smollan’s decision to rebrand. By breathing new life, reigniting passion, and representing the...

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Adcock Ingram in double-digit earnings plunge

Adcock Ingram’s shares fell by more than 3 percent yesterday morning after the South African pharmaceutical manufacturer reported a double-digit decline in its half-year...

Dis-Chem reports sales boost as consumers become more health conscious

Pharmacy group Dis-Chem says it reaped the benefits of consumers’ increased interest in preventing disease, reporting “remarkable growth” in the sale of vitamins and...

Dis-Chem offers Covid-19 tests at OR Tambo and Cape Town International...

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is now offering a Covid-19 rapid Antigen tests at OR Tambo and Cape Town International airports to meet the additional requirements for...

Trade Intelligence – Retail Trends 2021 and Beyond webinar

On the back of attending the Trade Intelligence Retail Trends workshop last year comes the 2021 Ti Retail Trends and Beyond Webinar hosted and...

Zapper eliminates need for QR code on pin entry device for...

QR codes have been a huge hit with smaller traders, especially in the hospitality industry, weekend markets and owner-run businesses. Zapper’s continued success at...

Medirite offers SA’s most affordable Covid-19 antibody test

Medirite now offers the cheapest Covid-19 rapid antibody tests in South Africa. The tests cost just R129.99 each, and are available from the Medirite...

Simple, effective and secure pharmaceutical labelling

Protecting against counterfeiting and warning of tampering or incorrect storage is essential for pharmaceutical products. Add to this increased legislation and consumer demand for...

How ERP solutions help the retail pharmacy sector gain valuable business...

The pharmaceutical industry is faced with a multitude of challenges, including a rapidly changing landscape, competitive pressures, and the supply chain challenges wrought by...

Dis-Chem launches new Frozen II collectibles range

 Dis-Chem is launching 54 Disney collectable cards featuring Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, Hans and Queen Iduna (plus other favourites from the Disney Frozen II...

Clicks and Dis-Chem plan to offer Covid-19 vaccines

SA’s two biggest pharmacy chains, Clicks Group and Dis-Chem Pharmacies, say they plan to offer Covid-19 shots at their stores and provide storage and...

Dis-Chem to offer a drive-through Covid-19 vaccine service – as soon...

Covid-19 vaccines will be available as a drive-through service where you never need to leave your car, if Dis-Chem has its way.The health chain...

Dis-Chem closes most Covid-19 drive-through testing stations – with a few...

Dis-Chem has closed almost all of its Covid-19 drive-through testing facilities until 4 January 2021, citing serious logistical challenges brought about by the second...

US government sues Walmart for alleged role in driving opioid crisis

The US government accused Walmart   of fuelling a nationwide opioid crisis by ignoring warnings from its own pharmacists that the chain was not properly...