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...

The Original Gin & Tonic Festival Returns To Jozi

November 30th 2019 sees The Gin & Tonic Festival return to Johannesburg as the iconic Victoria Yards becomes the scene of an elaborate celebration...

SA “Black Friday” sales expected to rise 30% year-on-year

South African businesses have begun preparing for what looks to be another bumper Black Friday trading day, with sales predicted to be up 30...

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...

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...

Africa’s largest food retailer works to prevent childhood stunting

The Shoprite Group has announced investment in several specific interventions to prevent childhood stunting which leaves one in four South African children under the...

MEET KOO’S NEW BEANS ON THE BLOCK!

As the undisputed leader in the South African Beans category, KOO believes in setting the trend by introducing carefully researched, flavour-packed variants to its...

Christo Wiese no longer largest Shoprite shareholder

Shoprite’s just-released 2019 annual report reveals that during the 12 months to end-June 2019 Wiese sold 19-million ordinary Shoprite sharesChristo Wiese, who established Shoprite...

Smart Shopper named SA’s favourite loyalty programme for seven years running

Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper loyalty programme has been named South Africa’s favourite loyalty programme for yet another year.  For a record seven consecutive years,...

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...

Checkers Hyper reveals world-class flagship store in Sandton City

Checkers Hyper revealed its state-of-the-art flagship store in Sandton City, complete with chocolatier bar, an open-flame pizza oven, an in-store Kauai and an extensive...

Small uptick in South African Consumer Confidence

Three point increase in consumer confidenceThe economy is South Africans' number one concernSouth Africa’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the second quarter of...

Vermont Sales lands the German Pica – Marker brand the most...

At last a very clever All-In-One marking solution range for the professional craftsman all industry and DIYers.Marking tools, pens, pencils and instruments are a...

INFLUENCER MARKETING IS HOT IN SA – IAB SA ANNOUNCES DIGITAL...

WOW... THE POWER OF SA INFLUENCERSThe insights you will gain• Announcing SA CMO influencer guidelines• Content creation that enhances influencers• Managing influencers from beginning to end• Power of...

Fire & Feast Meat Festival 2019

Joburg’s Ticketpro Dome hosted the Fire & Feast Meat Festival presented by Crown National, between 6-8 September 2019.This years festival hosted a line-up of...

Distilled Spirits Council brings American spirit(s) to SA

Six American distillers will have their spirits introduced to the South African market as part of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States'...