Global beverage alcohol expected to gain +3% volume in 2021

According to new forecasts from IWSR, global beverage alcohol is showing positive signs of recovery, and is projected to grow in volume by +2.9%...

Gender gap in mobile internet use is shrinking despite the onset...

A record number of women in South Asia now use mobile internet services, helping shrink the gender gap to 15% from 19% last year...

Fallout on renewed alcohol sales restrictions

The liquor industry has slammed the government’s decision to ban alcohol sales over weekends as the country scrambles to halt rising Covid-19 cases amid...

Technology is disrupting the SME commercial lending sector in South Africa

Alternative, technology-powered financing solutions are disrupting South Africa’s commercial lending market, especially the retail space and in the process its helping thousands of SMEs...

SA retail sales increase by 95.8% in April

Stats SA has reported that retail trade sales grew 95.8% year-on-year in April 2021. The largest annual growth rates were recorded for retailers in textiles, clothing,...

E-Livestock Global launch Mastercard blockchain-based solution to bring visibility to the...

E-Livestock Global have launched a first-of-its kind solution powered by Mastercard’s blockchain-based Provenance solution, empowering Zimbabwean farmers to prove the origin and health records...

SA agribusiness confidence at all time high

According to a statement by Agbiz, in the second quarter of this year, Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index figures reached the highest level since its...

Iconic Stoli Premium Vodka re-launches in South Africa

Stoli Group, a leading global Ultra-Premium Spirit and Wine business, has relaunched its presence in South Africa. Proudly imported and distributed by Firebrand Africa,...

European and US consumer electronics sectors to witness recovery in 2021,...

The COVID-19 has triggered a massive shift in consumer spending, directly impacting the consumer electronics sector and cutting down global revenues by $10.7bn in...

Shoprite invests R700 million to upskill unemployed youth

The Shoprite Group has spent more than R700 million over the past five years on extensive retail skills and training programmes to enhance the...

Deep Relief – SA’s only Ibuprofen gel, meets and exceeds expectations...

Mentholatum SA, a health & wellness company and the makers of Deep Relief recently reached out to no fewer than 80 consumers as part...

Traditional advertising is dead

No industry has been better able to adapt over the years than advertising. In fact, its origin dates back to ancient times, where it...

Organic & Natural Virtual Trade Talk Shop speaker lineup announced

The speaker lineup has been finalised for the annual Organic & Natural event happening next week from 22-23 June, 2021.Join over 200 registered organic...

SKYY Vodka brings home double win from 2021 New York International...

2021 is a year of success for SKYY Vodka , having won the “Exceptional Quality: Gold Medal” with 90 points from the Beverage Testing...

Pick n Pay’s exclusivity provisions in lease agreements coming to an...

Supermarkets that are privately owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons can immediately access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n...

Debunking the myths about heated tobacco

Smoking is bad, everyone knows this and while quitting is the best option, many won't which is why in recent years research and development...

Bisquit & Dubouché bag two exceptional awards at 2021 New York...

2021 marks a year of victory for the distinct cognac, Bisquit & Dubouché, as they’ve won twice at the New York International Spirits Competition...

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