Supply Chain and Logistics

Proudly South African to champion the best of local wines at...

Toasting some of the country’s most exciting and talented winemakers, as well as South Africa’s most prestigious and fast-growing brands, Proudly South African is...

Goscor Lift Truck Company rental ticks the right boxes for Western...

For Western Cape fruit farmers, whose business is only as booming as the latest harvest, renting equipment from Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) allows...

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...

Global spice market trends 2022: Challenges, logistics, and opportunities

The global spice market is a large and diverse market with a lot of moving parts. In this article, IndexBox explores some of the trends in...

CHEP emphasises pallet ownership right

CHEP is one of the world’s largest supply chain businesses based on a circular economy, operating a “share and reuse” concept for the pooling...

Marine Stewardship Council welcomes call for urgent ‘Blue Transformation’, end to...

The pivotal State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2022 report published by the United Nations shows continued pressure on the world’s fish stocks. The Marine Stewardship...

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...

Barry Callebaut confirms no salmonella positive chocolate entered the retail food...

Following the news this week that Swiss group Barry Callebaut detected salmonella in a production lot at its factory in Wieze, Belgium, the group has confirmed...

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...

How nanotechnology can revive Nigeria’s textile industry

Nigeria’s cotton production has fallen steeply in recent years. It once supported the largest textile industry in Africa. The fall is due to weak...

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...