The Jewel in your household’s crown

Recently voted Product of the Year 2019 in the Home Care Category, Jewel products did nothing short of impress; and, now, with its new sophisticated look and the addition of new products to the range, Jewel is definitely ready to shine brighter than any other product on the home care shelves.

Retailers cash in on customer loyalty

More and more consumers are buying into the idea of loyalty programmes — and it’s paying off for retailers in terms of valuable information, as well as increased revenues.

The need for speed in modern retail

In an age where leisure time is an increasingly precious commodity, customers are placing an even greater premium on convenience. While there are multiple societal factors driving this change, perhaps the most significant is the pressure we feel to make the most of our limited leisure time. That makes convenience a critical driver of decision making, particularly when it involves a purchase.

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Cadbury Fluffies. Delivering more than just packaging.

MIND OVER MONEY WHEN IT COMES TO CONSUMER PROSPERITY

Mindset matters more than income when it comes to feeling prosperous 50% of South African consumers feel ‘better off’ than they were five years ago

Payment company Ozow is the first to offer zero processing fees

Payment company Ozow Secure Payments (Ozow) launches today, becoming the first local payment processor to offer zero processing fees to emerging businesses, NGOs, and NPOs accepting automated electronic transfers (EFTs) for payments or donations through its gateway.

Consumers rate SA’s best supermarkets

In an intensifying war for consumer share and brand growth and recognition, SA’s big five supermarket brands will need to do more to differentiate themselves when it comes to customer satisfaction.

Smart Media expands sales opportunities for brands with new Basket Liners...

In its ongoing pursuit to provide South African brands with innovative ways to reach customers through in-store media, Smart Media has introduced its Basket Liners offering. Positioned at the bottom of shopping baskets at retail outlets, these liners provide another way to drive engagement with consumers.

KWV named the Most Admired South African Wine Brand in the...

KWV was revealed as one of the World’s Most Admired Brands in the annual The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands survey by Drinks International....

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,...

Innovating in tough economy delivers results for award winners

Despite a challenging economic environment, certain brands continued to innovate in the local market over the past twelve months and were deservedly recognised for...

More Checkers stores are being radically transformed – to include coffee...

Shoprite says its 'FreshX' Checkers stores are performing ahead of expectations.It is now speeding up the conversion of a third of its existing stores.The...

The Cape Town drought inspired the makers of Pantene and Head...

Procter & Gamble (P&G), the makers of popular consumer products such as Gillette, Head & Shoulders and Pantene, on Monday launched a new waterless...

A smart little tag with a big message

As technological innovation increases so too do customers' demands. With so much choice on offer, consumers not only know what a great customer experience...

2019 retail marketing and POP industry trends

By Katie Kochelek, marketing specialist at Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc

Shield Trade Show 2019

The annual Shield trade show is currently underway at Nasrec. This 2 day show not only allows members to network with various suppliers but...

Bacardi gets close to consumers in annual Back to the Bar...

On 7 February, Bacardi employees will pour into more than 1,000 bars in 130-plus cities around the world for the drink giant's second annual...

Valentine’s Day Retail Ideas: 10 Tactics to Win Over Your Customers’...

Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day, retailers! Since the day of hearts is upon us, we thought it’s high time to remind merchants about the things...