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New vehicle sales drop 9.6% year-on-year in November to 46,413 units

Another month, another nightmare. If there is one thing to be said for the new-vehicle market in 2016, it is that it has been consistently depressing...

By David Furlonger 2 days ago

Dealerships discover benefits of going green and conversing

In 2013 we trundled along to Hillfox in Johannesburg to attend the opening of a new Kia dealership. Hardly big news you might think...

By Mark Smyth 3 days ago

#Behindtheselfie with... Lebohang Mokoena

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Lebohang Mokoena: 28-year-old entrepreneur selected in a 'Dragon's Den-style interview to spearhead Goodbye Malaria's merchandising and fundraising effort at their new pop-up stores at airports, which launched on 23 November...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Nov 2016

Baskin-Robbins to open at Canal Walk this December

Baskin-Robbins, described as the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, will officially launch on 9 December at 11am at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town...

30 Nov 2016

'Dronejacking' may be the next big cyber threat

A big rise in drone use is likely to lead to a new wave of "dronejackings" by cybercriminals, security experts warned...

30 Nov 2016

Edgars 'Own It' campaign announces lead act

Edgars Active clothing brand Jabari has announced that freestyle rap artist 2Lee Stark is the lead act for the brand's 'Own It' campaign, which kicked off in November 2016...

2 days ago

Franchising mistakes to avoid

To become a preferred franchisor, franchise companies should avoid the following ten mistakes...

By Anita du Toit 2 days ago

A checklist for your annual December holiday shutdown

If you're the owner or manager of a small-to-medium business outside the retail and hospitality industries, you're probably looking forward to the annual break...

By Anton van Heerden 2 days ago

Coca-Cola opens first factory in Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY - Coca-Cola formally has opened its first factory in the Gaza Strip, the company announced on Wednesday, in a move that could create hundreds of jobs in the beleaguered Palestinian enclave...

2 days ago

#FreshOnTheShelf: Royco launches innovative range of pasta base recipes

Royco has extended its offering in the wet cooking aids category with the launch of a new, innovative range of concentrated Pasta Base recipes...

2 days ago

Authentic Mexican beer arrives in SA

Mexican beer, Sol, is now available in South Africa just in time for summer refreshment...

2 days ago

Dunkin' Donuts Long St collaborates with Zando to host coffee-fashion pairing

Dunkin' Donuts is partnering with online fashion retailer to host a coffee and fashion pairing at the launch of its fourth store in South Africa, on Long Street in Cape Town...

3 days ago

Gold Pack Awards honour student as second overall winner

This year's Gold Pack Awards not only awarded Tashalie Vorster with a Student Gold Pack award in the category for improving / redesigning packaging of an existing brand, but also named her as the second overall winner in the awards...

3 days ago

How to use real-time analytics to capatalise on the festive shopping season

Christmas is getting earlier and earlier every year and nothing symbolises the start of the Christmas shopping season better than Black Friday. While most of us are not that diligent, according to a recent survey, a growing number of consumers are beginning to start holiday shopping earlier every year, so how can we utilise consumer behaviour to be best prepared?

By Pieter Engelbrecht 3 days ago

How to keep customers from abandoning your shopping cart

On average customers abandon items in their online shopping carts 69% of the time (an average from 34 different e-commerce studies). This is a shocking figure. The pessimist sees this as a failure to convert customers, but the optimist sees this as an opportunity to make more sales...

By Sven Hammar 30 Nov 2016

Spree reports Black Friday sales growth

With more retailers participating in Black Friday this year, Spree stood out from the crowd by offering a massive 95% discount on a woman's wardrobe staple - the little black dress (LBD). The R399 dress was reduced to R20, and was sold out in less than 30 minutes...

30 Nov 2016

Is your supply chain agile enough to handle the volume spike this festive season?

It is imperative that retailers, both traditional and online, are properly geared for the expected upsurge in sales that is synonymous with the 'silly season' in order to realise revenue targets, as well as offer a shopping experience that attracts a loyal following...

30 Nov 2016

KWV wins Gold at New York International Spirits Competition

The KWV has won an International Gold Medal for its 20-year-old potstill brandy and an International Silver Medal for is 15-year-old potstill brandy at the seventh annual New York International Spirits Competition (NYISC)...

30 Nov 2016

Easy does it!

Is your product easily removable from displays? Are retailers able to restock your product? If not, Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips are your solution...

Issued by Pyrotec 30 Nov 2016

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