These are the stories our readers found most interesting this week…

Checkers FreshX brings global coffee icon to its customers

https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/checkers-freshx-brings-global-coffee-icon-to-its-customers/

Starbucks opens first Cape Town store at Canal Walk

https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/starbucks-opens-first-cape-town-store-at-canal-walk/

Safety, and the new normal, in focus at leading food &
drink trade show

https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/safety-and-the-new-normal-in-focus-at-leading-food-drink-trade-show/

Making diversity and inclusion a business imperative the
secret to success, says Mondelez

https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/making-diversity-and-inclusion-a-business-imperative-the-secret-to-success-says-mondelez/

70% of South African adults will shop the festive sales if
the price is right

https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/70-of-south-african-adults-will-shop-the-festive-sales-if-the-price-is-right/

Don’t confuse tools like big data and AI with customer experience,
says digital doyen, Paul Mabray

https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/dont-confuse-tools-like-big-data-and-ai-with-customer-experience-says-digital-doyen-paul-mabray/

Instant EFT shines in local Alternative Payment Methods
space

https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/instant-eft-shines-in-local-alternative-payment-methods-space/