Retail Trends 2017

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Spur aims to grow thriving eateries

Restaurant franchisor Spur Corporation is relishing the opportunity to expand its recently acquired gourmet burger business RocoMamas...

By Marc Hasenfuss 16 hours ago

#eComConfex: A crash course in cross-border e-commerce

As the CEO of the continent's largest online shopping platform, Nigeria-born Chris Folayan knows a thing or two about creating online experiences...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 hours ago

Primi introduces interactive mobile game

Primi has introduced an interactive mobile device game making use of an innovative one-click engagement platform. Collaborating with Smirnoff...

12 hours ago

#DesignMonth: Listening to the voice of the people

Under the theme One Pride, the Samsung Africa Forum 2017 took place on 23 February 2017 at the CTICC in Cape Town...

By Ilse van den Berg 17 hours ago

Distell eyes acquisitions

Acquisitions are key to fortifying growth prospects and duty-free access to China could be a game changer for the local wine market, liquor conglomerate Distell...

By Marc Hasenfuss 11 hours ago

Sex toys high on South African web searches

A special report, released by StatisticsBrain last year, indicated South Africans were third in the world for sex toy searches...

10 hours ago

Air Cargo Africa panel discusses continent's e-commerce potential

On the first day of the fourth edition of the biennial trade fair, ACA 2017, organised by STAT Media Group at the Emperors Palace last week, Air Cargo Africa 2017...

17 hours ago

Is café culture fuelling the SA coffee industry?

Insight Survey's latest SA Coffee Landscape Report 2017 carefully unfolds the global and local coffee markets based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 13 hours ago

Coffee wars heat up – JDE vs Nestlé

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) and global market leader Nestlé are in a market struggle, since the formation of JDE in 2015...

By Matthew Barry 3 days ago

#DesignMonth: How to revive retail interior using Pantone's Colour of the Year

As we all know by now, Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2017 is Greenery, "a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature's greens revive, restore and renew.”

By Brandon Williams 3 days ago

Massmart shareholders get good returns, as sales reach R91.3bn

Massmart, majority owned by WalMart, announced its full-year results for the 52 weeks to December 2016, indicating good margin management and astute expense control...

3 days ago

BAT sells more cigarettes in 2017 driven by Rothmans' brand appeal

Despite government efforts to curb smoking, British American Tobacco (BAT) increased the number of cigarettes it sold in 2016 slightly to 665-billion...

By Robert Laing 3 days ago

Woolworths exceeds R100m fundraising target for education

Woolworths has announced it has raised R104.9 million for its MySchool ‘Raise R100 million for Education' campaign, exceeding the original target...

3 days ago

Cash Crusaders opens 200th store in southern Africa

With a proven franchise model that spans over 20 years, Cash Crusaders has welcomed its 200th franchise store, which opened at the popular Protea Glen Mall in Soweto...

Issued by Cash Crusaders 3 days ago

Bidcorp open to acquisitive and organic growth opportunities

Food services group Bid Corporation (Bidcorp), which was unbundled from industrial conglomerate Bidvest Group, grew its interim revenue 5% to R67.8bn...

By Pericles Anetos 3 days ago

Lower sales hit Transpaco results

Shares in plastics and packaging group Transpaco fell 3.33% in Wednesday trading on the back of the company's decline in half-year earnings...

3 days ago

Dawie Roodt comments on Trump, Africa, retail growth

Economist Dawie Roodt shared his insights on the local and global economic landscape for retailers at the first quarterly networking breakfast...

23 Feb 2017

Budget speech announces further consultations on sugar tax, welcomed by industry

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's announced in his Budget speech on 22 February 2017 that there would be further consultations on the tax on sugar-sweetened beverages...

23 Feb 2017

Autumn/winter catwalks gear for 'oversized' theme

Catwalks will see a return to oversized fashion items this autumn/winter. This is according to Jackie May, editor at Marie Claire South Africa...

23 Feb 2017

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