SA retail sector achieves R516bn in annual sales

NielsenIQ South Africa has released its monthly State of the Retail Nation analysis which shows that total annual retail sales at South African retail...

Coventry University graduates set to combine best of in-store and online...

Two Coventry University graduates have teamed up to produce an innovative new app that combines the benefits of in-store shopping with the convenience of...

Lancewood launches first Double Cream Lactose Free Yoghurt in SA

Lancewood has introduced an all-new Double Cream Tropical Fruit Yoghurt to its product range. The first of its kind in South Africa, this deliciously...

ABALOBI launches new convenience range of deli products

ABALOBI has unveiled a new convenience range of deli products, including Cape Bream, Yellowtail, Carpenter and Southern Mullet (Harder). This new range of filleted...

Firstwatch Entrepreneur’s Challenge winner lands product on Makro store shelves

Firstwatch Entrepreneur’s Challenge winner Mpho Mohaswa has been extremely busy since taking the grand prize in 2019. Her product, Ghemere Ginger Beer, gained major popularity during the 2020 and...

Spar donation marks historic collaboration in fight against GBV

An initiative between the Spar Group Ltd and the National Prosecuting Authority has culminated in a donation of basic groceries and care items...

Tetra Pak partners with leading beverage brands to launch the world’s...

Joining forces with leading beverage producers, Tetra Pak is launching tethered caps on carton packages. Marking a significant milestone in the company’s long-term work on...

Kerry opens R650m manufacturing facility in Africa

Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has officially opened the largest and most advanced taste manufacturing facility on the African continent. The new...

Blockchain can repair the continent’s broken and fragmented supply chains

Shadrack Kubyane has been dubbed “Africa’s Blockchain Baron.” He successfully grew a small, USD500 business selling hair extensions into a USD2 million enterprise in...

Dis-Chem data breach affects over 3.6m customers

Dis-Chem has issued a notice alerting customers that one of its third-party service providers suffered a data compromise on Thursday April 28, 2022 affecting 3.68 million...

eCommerce Virtual Summit opens registrations for entrepreneurs

Between 12- and 24-million e-commerce sites exist across the globe, according to Shopify's 2022 Future of Commerce Trend Report. Unpacking how local entrepreneurs can...

Online agricultural trade is the future: HelloChoice 4.0

As food security concerns, climate change and global economic uncertainty increase the strain on South Africa’s R346bn agricultural sector, Agri-Fintech start-up HelloChoice brings essential...

Global food prices ease in April after record surge – FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has reported that world food commodity prices decreased in April after a large jump...

Calling all Organic & Natural buyers

The organisers of the upcoming Organic & Natural Products Expo Africa, being held in Johannesburg in late October 2022 are working with USAID TradeHub to...

Game makes strides in omnichannel transformation

As the next step in its turnaround strategy and in support of its goal to become a leading omnichannel retailer, Game last month launched...

Entersekt partners with Capitec Bank to boost security and reduce friction...

Entersekt, a global leader in device identity and authentication solutions, has announced that Capitec Bank has implemented its innovative EMV 3-D Secure solution that...

Barry Callebaut to set up own distribution network in South Africa

The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, is setting up a local, direct distribution network in South...

Design Lab calls for applications for its local retail readiness programme

The Craft + Design Institute (CDI) and V&A Waterfront is calling for a new group of Cape Town-based creative entrepreneurs to apply for their...