Discount-obsessed South Africans being trained to buy on promotion

South Africa is home to a nation of discount-obsessed shoppers. According to a newly released Nielsen report, 31% actively search for promotions and 16%...

6 QUICK TIPS THAT SHOW YOU HOW TO SPEED UP THE...

You can almost hear it now, can’t you? The toe-tapping, the frustrated sighs, and the inaudible eye rolls. Instead of accepting it, let’s learn how to speed up the retail checkout process.

Vodacom, MTN and Rain are preparing for e-SIM cards in SA....

South Africa’s two largest cellular network providers Vodacom and MTN, and newcomer Rain, plan to accommodate eSIM-cards by 2020.An eSIM-card is built into a...

Report shows average of 800 hours spent using mobile internet this...

An average of 800 hours will be spent using mobile internet this year - that's equivalent to 33 days without sleep or pause, according...

SASKO Sandwich Stories evoke childhood memories

SASKO's new campaign celebrates the sandwich

Stimorol unpacks flavourful multisensorial experience – The Flavour Waves Creator

The Stimorol Flavour Waves Creator is a digital platform designed to create versatile depictions of what Stimorol Waves is all about.

CIRCULAR ECONOMY IS SAVING THE PLANET AND BOOSTING PROFITS

Shoes made from ocean plastics, packaging material made from mushrooms and a green partnership between Ford and Heinz to build car parts from tomato fibre are examples of the circular economy in action.

How interior décor helps create immersive retail experiences

Imaging solutions provider Canon, deciphers the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for the brand to build and maintain relationships with its customers.

Lunch levels up – Blue Ribbon introduces all new health squares

One of the country's most recognised and loved home brands has given South Africans a whole new world of healthier options to keep taste...

Effectively integrating digital and real-world retail

Digital transformation (or as many see it - disruption) has been a hot button topic across industry sectors in recent times. With almost 65%...

Fresh Living magazine now available in braille

Fresh Living magazine is now available in braille for Pick n Pay customers, which is a first in South Africa.

SA stokvels collectively save R44bn annually

A total of R44 billion is collectively saved in 820 000 stokvels in South Africa annually, with more than 11 million South Africans being members of stokvels, according to Nedbank research.

Is it Time to Blockchain Your Supply Chain?

The next Big Thing has arrived – Blockchain – a silver bullet full of promise, albeit early in the hype cycle. Will it help...

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...

Creative synergies shine a light on Maq

We're thrilled that Bliss Brands' Maq Auto TVC has been voted as one of the "best-liked ads" on Kantar's Best Liked Ads' list; a...

2019 Annual SAPICS conference and exhibition

Retail Brief Africa attended the 41st Annual SAPICS Conference and exhibition this week at Century City, Cape Town -  the leading event in Africa...

EMPLOYMENT LAW: WHEN THE CCMA GET IT WRONG: THE ‘WORKPLACE LOVE...

SYNOPSIS: The CCMA ordered Mr Pietersen to be reinstated with back pay as his sexual harassment conduct was found, at best, to depict a...

Five lessons learned in today’s business climate

With GDP growth prospects forecast at a meagre 1.3% for 2019, and 1.7% in 2020, business confidence in mid-2019 remains at an all-time low.