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Sales of Flavoured Alcoholic Beverages down, says Bmi report

BMi Research has revealed that the flavoured alcoholic beverage (FAB) category (traditional alcoholic fruit beverages, such as ciders and wine-based fruit ales, as well as spirit coolers or pre-mixed products) declined in volume in 2015...

22 hours ago

Substantial growth in energy drinks, report finds

BMi Research has found that the ready to drink (RTD) energy drinks market enjoyed substantial growth in 2015, albeit at a lower rate than was seen in the last five years...

17 May 2016

Nigerians shop online, report finds

Experienced Nigerian consumers are ahead of the curve when it comes to online shopping compared to consumers in Kenya and South Africa, according to the Broll Shopper Segmentation Report 2016 Volume 1...

12 May 2016

Global Traffic Index for the retail industry launched

ShopperTrak and FootFall, providers of consumer behaviour insights and location-based analytics, have announced a breakthrough global traffic index...

12 May 2016

Boost both body and brain with chocolate, say two new studies

More good news for chocolate lovers, with two new studies published this week finding that consuming a little dark chocolate can help boost physical as well as mental performance...

12 May 2016

Fast food consumer trends 2011-2015

As the household incomes and standards of living of South Africans rise, fast food consumption patterns indicate that the trend of eating homecooked meals is decreasing...

Issued by Analytix BI 11 May 2016

Mageu 2015 BMi Research report

BMi Research has revealed with their recent research into the mageu market that the drink gained substantial volume growth during 2015 as opposed to the decline seen in 2014...

Issued by BMi Research 10 May 2016

Is the state of the SA chocolate industry 'unhealthy'?

Over the past few years, the global health revolution has managed to firmly entrench its 'clean-eating' dogma into the minds of Mzansi consumers. As a result, we have witnessed a marked decline in SA chocolate consumption...

Issued by Insight Survey 9 May 2016

The Consumer Goods Forum publishes guide to help combat childhood obesity

In response to global concerns about the growing problem of childhood obesity, The Consumer Goods Forum, together with the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA), this week published a new tool to help its 400 member companies...

9 May 2016

SA's consumer credit health plummets

Higher inflation and interest rates are having an adverse effect on the credit health of South Africans, according to TransUnion's Consumer Credit Index (CCI). The CCI decreased in Q1 2016 to 46.1, down six points from 52.1 the previous quarter...

6 May 2016

Using big data to stay ahead in the retail industry

Not wanting to lose customers to online shopping, traditional retailers around the world are turning to big data and analytics to employ technology that will give them an advantage in a competitive industry...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 6 May 2016

Market intelligence crucial for success says SACSC president

"When the stakes are high, competition is fierce and change is rapid; market intelligence becomes crucial for success," said Nomzamo Radebe, president of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) and CEO of JHI, speaking at the sixth annual SACSC research conference in Sandton recently...

29 Apr 2016

Massive scope for mobile growth in Kenyan retail market

A new Nielsen study on Kenyan retailers and technology reveals that despite the massive uptake in mobile usage in Kenya, there is still significant scope for growth in the market, particularly in the retail environment...

Issued by Nielsen 26 Apr 2016

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