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Smartwatches: for fitness freaks and tech geeks only?

They were hyped as the next big thing after smartphones but tech giants have struggled to put a smartwatch on every wrist and Apple's latest offering, aimed mainly at fitness enthusiasts, is unlikely to change that, analysts say...

9 Sep 2016

#WomensMonth: Where are the female superheroes?

In a very passionate TED Talk, media studies scholar Dr Christopher Bell asked why it is so hard to find female superhero merchandise?

31 Aug 2016

Rocket Creative launches retail focussed ChargerLITE product merchandising solution

Rocket Creative Design & Display successfully prototyped and recently launched their innovative new ChargerLITE product merchandising unit...

Issued by Rocket Creative Design & Display 3 Jun 2016

A new way of looking at retail fixturing and merchandising

Interior and speciality retail designers now have a unique opportunity to view an extensive range of options and discuss their specific needs and requirements with a team of professional designers...

Issued by Shopfitting Depot 7 Apr 2016

Spring Mobile Solutions partners with Nuva Via

Spring Mobile Solutions, which provides cloud-based, enterprise-grade mobile applications to consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies globally, has entered into a partnership with local company Nuva Via to expand its South African and African presence...

4 Apr 2016

UCS Solutions gets Expertise in Retail certification

UCS Solutions has been awarded the SAP Recognised Expertise in Retail certification - the only partner in Africa to have achieved this. The credential provides a mark of distinction and aims to recognise the specialisation, competency and expertise of SAP partners.

19 Nov 2015

The hybrid consumer - a growing trend

The rise of the 'hybrid consumer' is an emerging and growing trend with significant implications for the South African franchising industry...

3 Nov 2015

Spoilt for (FSU) choice with Rocket Creative Design & Display

South Africa's retail display industry encompasses an enormous scope of elements, product variations and applications with all major brands fiercely competing for the hotly contested retail space to grow their sales revenues...

Issued by Rocket Creative Design & Display 28 Sep 2015

Do we know what we eat?

South Africa, to date, has been behind when it comes to correct and transparent food labelling. What you may see on a food label is not always what you get...

By Karen Kitchen 11 Sep 2015

AVI fishes for profit with R900m bait

Consumer goods company AVI plans to spend an additional R900m in the 2016 financial year on improving efficiencies in its operations, particularly the I&J fishing business where profits declined in the past year...

8 Sep 2015

Case study - Messaris Brothers

Messaris Brothers is a South African manufacturer of quality crisps and nuts. The introduction of Do-It Hang Tabs to their packs resulted in a considerable decrease in the number of returns from supermarkets...

Issued by Pyrotec 29 Jul 2015

Do-It Slot Hang Tabs - Vertical display, maximum visibility

Slot hang tabs are our most popular and versatile hang tabs as these are characterised by a delta-hole style allowing these to be hung on any peg fixture - single or double; the result being display flexibility as products can be displayed in several locations in the same retail store...

Issued by Pyrotec 13 May 2015

Loss of sales is a thing of the past with Do-It Reinforcer Hang Tabs

Have you ever lost a sale due to torn headers or broken hang holes because your customers refuse to buy broken packaging? If you answered yes to this question, Pyrotec PackMedia can offer you the perfect solution...

Issued by Pyrotec 28 Apr 2015

Sbu 'slips up' again

NEWSWATCH: 'Oops! I did it again...' Sibusiso Leope, aka DJ Sbu, is once again in hot water after using a fake SABS stamp of approval on his energy drink, it is reported...

14 Apr 2015

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