Black Friday hype begins as retailers test shoppers with ‘teasers’

Retailers’ gloves are off in the battle to gain market share ahead of Black Friday, with several deals already being unveiled to attract customers. Consumer...

Dis-Chem’s profit falls 39% as strike costs bite

The pharmacy group Dis-Chem saw its revenue grow by 13% to R11.8bn in the six months to end-August – still, its profit declined by...

Game is hiring extra staff and security – and a team...

Discount retailer Game has confirmed most of its stores will open at midnight for Black Friday 2019, which falls on 29 November this year...

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...

B2Wise

Where before how much and when! This is key in the redesigning of any inventory policy however especially more so in a hashtag#ddmrp model due to...

B2WISE Supply Chain Planning Software

Hi All. I am going to be kicking off a weekly series over the next 5 weeks giving you some insight into the things...

Rooftop solar PV powers Gordon’s Bay centre

A new rooftop solar PV (photovoltaic) installation at the Shoprite Group’s Gordon’s Bay Mall is expected to generate more than 720 000 kWh per...

Katlehong’s first enclosed Mall opens

Moolman Group, in partnership with Twin City Developments and Vuno Developments, is proud to bring convenience to the township of Katlehong – with the...

Clicks says employees pocketed an average of R355,000 each from its...

On average more than 7,000 of its employees received payouts of R355,000 each over the past two years, retail group Clicks said on Thursday...

SA retailers likely to lose out if they avoid e-commerce

Traditional retail businesses in SA could stand to lose out on the value of e-commerce due to their reluctance to embrace online business, according...

BUILDING SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT FOR AFRICA

Chaotic supply chains are negatively impacting health, development and economic outcomes in Africa, according to Nigeria-based supply chain transformation expert Azuka Okeke, who is...

FNB launches First Business Zero – a new account with no...

Financial services group FNB has launched a bank account for small business owners, with no monthly fee.“First Business Zero has been designed specifically for...

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...

Checkers launches long-awaited rewards programme

The wait is over - Checkers Xtra Savings is here! Africa’s largest supermarket group has introduced its latest initiative that shows their loyalty to...

Counterfeit goods worth R14m, including condoms, Viagra and lightening creams, found...

Counterfeit goods worth a whopping R14.2m were confiscated at China Multiplex storage facilities in Johannesburg over the weekend.Condoms, cigarettes, Viagra pills, skin lightening creams,...

Day 2: Tombake Open Day

It's day two of the Tombake open day, with a steady stream of retail buyers coming to view what's on offer.

Tombake Day 2019

The 2019 Tombake Day made its Johannesburg debut at the Red Shed - Emperors Palace today and will continue until tomorrow afternoon. The open day...