Applications now open for MSC’s 2022 Ocean Stewardship Fund

Now in its third year, the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) Ocean Stewardship Fund is open to applications for 2022, offering over £1 million in grants...

Local government takes note of furniture industry’s survival instincts

As part of the South African Furniture Initiative’s (SAFI) vision to connect business, government and consumers, SAFI through Wesgro, engaged with the Mayoral Committee...

Woolworths expands reusable bag collection trial and introduces more recycling vending...

After running a successful reusable shopping bag collection trial at Woolies’ Palmyra store since May, the retailer has now introduced collection points at Hout...

Three customer experience strategies you’re missing

The battlefield to win your customers’ business is fraught with opposition that only seems to grow more powerful by the day. Customer experience leaders have...

Online trading boom bodes well for the construction industry

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has triggered an unprecedented boom in online trading which, according to Databuild CEO Morag Evans, bodes well for...

Carrefour’s franchisee acquires Shoprite’s six stores in Uganda

Majid Al Futtaim, a Carrefour franchise holder, has reached a deal to take over six stores in Uganda from South African retailer Shoprite, it...

SA retail sales down 0.8% in July

Stats SA has reported that South Africa's retail trade sales decreased by 0.8% year-on-year in July 2021.The largest negative annual growth rates were recorded...

Food safety compliance requires a team effort

Contributing around 2.4 percent to annual GDP, and 10% of total export earnings, the agriculture sector is a key cog in the South African...

Flowfy brings streamlined payment and shipping services exclusively to Brandboom

B2B payment and shipping service provider Flowfy has launched an exclusive partnership with Brandboom, a leading e-commerce platform and online marketplace. Users of Brandboom’s platform...

Sapics Young Professionals and Student Supply Chain Management Conference

Sapics, the Professional Body for Supply Chain Management invites you to attend a FREE day and a half online conference specifically aimed at Young...

How the CPG industry can prepare for digital marketing in a...

For years, marketers in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) sector have counted on third-party cookies to define and segment their audiences, reach prospects and clients,...

Global wheat gluten production reduces slightly but exports remain robust

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'World - Wheat Gluten - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights'. Here is a summary of...

Clickatell and Visa’s Cybersource partner to deliver “Chat 2 Pay” contactless...

Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, and Visa’s global payment and fraud management platform, Cybersource, have announced a partnership to make...

Bidvest Mobility expands its service offering to meet supply chain demands

Mobile computing and barcoding solutions are instrumental in increasing efficiencies and driving traceability in the supply chain. There are several key components that make up...

Proudly local: Q&A with Beverley Webster, founder of new natural beauty...

A new proudly South African conscious shopping platform is shaking up the natural and organics e-commerce space. Launched in September 2021, greendawning offers a growing...

National Clean-Up and Recycle Week: SA’s gumboot manufacturers step up to...

The Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) – supported by South Africa’s leading gumboot manufacturers, have stepped up to support the many volunteers and teams...

Does marketing automation software solve my omnichannel communication requirements?

Most well-run organisations today understand that they need to communicate with their customers on the channel they’re most comfortable with at any given time. They...

Self Leadership – a Critical Skill: Sapics 2 day workshop

We can only become the best version of ourselves if we have our self-leadership journey on track. If we can’t lead ourselves successfully, then...