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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 09:00

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 14:11

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 28 Sep 2015 10:16

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 12:24

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 15:30

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 12:05

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 13:18

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 14:59

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 08:16

Do-It Hook Hang Tabs - Back-shopping made easy

Similarly to a clothes hanger, the Do-It Hook Hang Tab does not close at its hang hole which allows you to select any product off a peg fixture, whether the product is right in front or all the way at the back...

Issued by Pyrotec 31 Mar 2015 13:32

Merchandise with Pyrotec PackMedia's Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips

In today's cluttered retail environment, more and more brand owners are looking for ways to make their product stand out. Pyrotec PackMedia's range of Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips guarantees brand prominence...

Issued by Pyrotec 3 Mar 2015 12:53

Best practices when buying coding and labelling machinery

When considering buying coding and labelling machinery for an efficient production line, it goes without saying that a 'penny wise and pound foolish' approach will simply not suffice...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Mar 2015 12:10

Merchandising made easy with Do-It Display Strips

Do-It Display Strips form part of Pyrotec PackMedia's merchandising solution, which includes the Do-It Hang Tabs...

Issued by Pyrotec 25 Feb 2015 14:24

Marketing in tough times

In tough economic times, marketers are sometimes tempted to compromise their brands in order to drive sales or footfall - but this is a danger zone....

By Noëleen Bruton 18 Feb 2015 14:19

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