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Top 10 consumer trends for 2017 launched

The Euromonitor International report, ‘The top 10 consumer trends for 2017', which analyses the trends that will shape the consumer landscape in 2017 is now available for download...

18 Jan 2017

Business strategy and data

Once the data has been captured, what do we do with it? Luckily, there are some very handy tools to assist with this dilemma...

Issued by Honeybee 18 Jan 2017

KPMG survey details what online shoppers really want

A new report by KPMG International analyses the online shopping preferences and behaviours of more than 18,000 consumers in 51 countries, by geography, generation and product category...

18 Jan 2017

Retail sales growth expected to underperform economic growth

This year could prove to be a tough year for retailers, with real retail sales growth expected to underperform economic growth...

By John Loos 5 Jan 2017

Better rainfall and larger harvest 'could keep repo rate at 7%'

Better rainfall leading to a larger harvest is likely to keep the Reserve Bank's repo rate level at 7% during 2017, BMI Research said...

By Robert Laing 3 Jan 2017

Pokemon Go, Trump top Google trend list

The past year was a big one for Donald Trump, but also for Pokemon Go...

29 Dec 2016

Retail research indicates improved conditions in 2017

According to research undertaken for the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) by Christo Luüs of Ecoquant, positive signs for the economy have increased hopes of improving trading conditions in 2017...

23 Dec 2016

Learning lessons from online shopping in 2016

While the estimated R8.9bn spent annually online in South Africa may not be on a par with the UK or USA, things are changing as demographics and perceptions shift...

22 Dec 2016

No trimmings on this year's festive budget

Shoppers are likely to trim their budgets instead of opting for all the trimmings this festive season, according to research conducted for South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) by Urban Studies...

13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

Nielsen survey shows SA outperforming global online mobile adoption rates

The 2016 Nielsen Mobile Shopping, Banking and Payment Survey - which polled online consumers across 63 countries - shows South Africans outpacing global nations in terms of online mobile adoption...

Issued by Nielsen 7 Dec 2016

Potential health benefit of taxing sugared drinks is overstated, economist says

Reducing the energy content of sugar-sweetened drinks would be a more effective way to combat obesity than implementing a sugar tax, according to research commissioned by beverage industry association BevSA...

By Tamar Kahn 7 Dec 2016

Cyber Monday fails to generate excitement, as Black Friday soars

Despite efforts by retailers to keep the momentum going past the weekend, Cyber Monday fell flat, says CEO of online marketing agency 25AM, Andre Steenekamp...

30 Nov 2016

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