Supply Chain and Logistics

Shock tax hike coming for South Africans in April, economists warn

Fiscal policy is a huge problem for South Africa, with stuttering tax collections, and an apparent unwillingness of the government to cut the public...

This is how Pick n Pay, Makro and Shoprite are planning...

As the Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread, its impact is increasingly being felt by local retailers as they get to grips with a number...

Coronavirus: Sanitiser and disinfectant flying off shelves at Dis-Chem, Clicks, MediRite,...

Hand sanitiser and disinfectant have started flying off South African retail shelves as the fear of coronavirus sparks ‘panic buying’.Since the Health Department confirmed...

Coronavirus in SA – Hygiene and prevention measures the cornerstone of...

The news of the first known case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in South Africa follows confirmed cases in both Algeria and Nigeria.  South...

Farmer Brown, Ouma Rusks owner RCL foods buys Imperial’s cold chain...

RCL Foods– which owns well-known brands such as Ouma Rusks, Yum Yum Peanut Butter and Rainbow Chicken – has inked a deal with Imperial...

Marketing to South Africa’s Top Million

The Top Million research report into South Africa's 'upper middle class' households in 2019 has been released by the UCT Marketing Institute and ad...

Higher taxes would hit retailers hard

SA’s retail stocks are likely to bear the brunt of tax increases, should finance minister Tito Mboweni target consumers with revenue-raising measures in his...

Are SA retailers stuck in a hole?

t’s the third-largest sector of the economy and a labour-intensive industry in in South Africa. But the retail sector is going through a prolonged...

The New Era of Digital Retail

Optimize your retail strategy and position your organization for success. The internet and customer expectations are forcing retailers to reassess the service they provide, not...

Chat commerce in Africa has leapfrogged other regions

Speaking at an event hosted at AfricaCom in Cape Town this week, Clickatell co-founder and CEO, Pieter de Villiers shared his insight into chat...

EMPLOYMENT LAW: RETRENCHMENT FOR EMPLOYERS: 5 CRITICAL NEED TO KNOWS

SYNOPSIS: Employers are entitled to retrench employees in order to increase its profits, rather than to avoid losses.  It can be argued the proposed...

Shoplifting Prevention 101: A Guide to Stopping Retail Theft

The crime of shoplifting is defined as the taking of merchandise offered for sale without paying. According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention,...

The most expensive online transaction recorded on Black Friday in South...

Automated clearing house BankservAfrica has published data on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in South Africa, with in-store and online transaction volumes reflecting strong...

Balaclava-clad gang shoots tyres, bombs cash van near Krugersdorp

An armed gang of about 15 men allegedly ambushed and bombed a cash-in-transit van on the R114 near Krugersdorp on Monday night.National police spokesperson...

Leading SA influencer agency launches innovative digital solution connecting retailers directly...

The pandemic saw thousands of businesses close their doors due to lockdowns with small businesses taking the biggest knock. Yet for two South African...

85% of global consumers want omnichannel experiences – finds CMO Council...

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council's newest study indicates that consumers - regardless of age, gender or location - prefer physical and digital engagement....

Boxer expands Limpopo reach with fourth distribution centre opening in Polokwane

Boxer Superstores has opened its fourth distribution centre, based out of Polokwane as it looks to increase the support for the increasing presence the...

Coca-Cola to launch first alcoholic beverage in 2021

Watch out White Claw fans, a new alcoholic seltzer is set to hit shelves in 2021.Molson Coors Beverage Company entered into an agreement with...