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Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa
Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa

Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. The recently released Shop the World! report reveals that emerging markets offer the highest growth potential for the e-commerce industry...

By Sumesh Rahavendra 31 Oct 2014 11:57

Research shows SA's service really does suck
Research shows SA's service really does suck

Based on an online survey with a sample of 8000 respondents from all over the country, consumer research company WhyFive's Retail Shopper Report aims to shed light on the actual retail experience of the shopper by asking, "What does my customer think?" The results revealed 10 key characteristics...

28 Oct 2014 15:25

Find technology with a tweet
Find technology with a tweet

If you are looking for ways to find out more about the latest gadgets, what's hot and what's not, Twitter's latest research of online US users, with Millward Brown, shows that Twitter users are more likely to be early adopters than non-users and their tech budgets for the next six months are 25% higher than those of non-users.

28 Oct 2014 11:25

The rivalry of the mobile handset industry in SA
The rivalry of the mobile handset industry in SA

The mobile handset industry in South Africa received an overall satisfaction score from its customers of 73.3 out of 100. This was revealed by the South African Customer Satisfaction Index...

21 Oct 2014 12:37

Wholesale trade sales down 2.2% in August
Wholesale trade sales down 2.2% in August

Wholesale trade sales decreased 2.2% year on year (y/y) in August‚ Statistics SA data showed late last week.

20 Oct 2014 12:58

Shoprite is still SA's top retailer - The Times Sowetan Retail Survey
Shoprite is still SA's top retailer - The Times Sowetan Retail Survey

The seventh Times Sowetan Retail Awards survey has announced the country's favourite stores and outlets, with Shoprite taking the top spot for the sixth consecutive year.

17 Oct 2014 16:09

SA August retail trade sales up 2.1%
SA August retail trade sales up 2.1%

Growth in retail sales slowed slightly to 2.1% year-on-year (y/y) in August after increasing by 2.4% in July‚ Statistics SA figures showed on Wednesday, 15 October 2014.

16 Oct 2014 16:01

Facts shaping mobile industry internationally
Facts shaping mobile industry internationally

Ahead of its annual conference in the US in November 2014, MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce has released a sneak peek at the findings of its 4th annual Global Consumer Survey.

10 Oct 2014 13:25

Baby boomers embrace online technology
Baby boomers embrace online technology

In International Older Person's Week, kalahari.com researched the usage of baby boomers and online technology and discovered they are hip, savvy and know how to use the internet, social media and online shopping.

6 Oct 2014 11:11

Consumers score clothing retailers, sports apparel
Consumers score clothing retailers, sports apparel

In the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi), released yesterday 2 October 2014, consumers indicted that their overall satisfaction with clothing retailers had dropped and the revised category of sport apparel dropped against last year's category of sports shoes.

3 Oct 2014 13:39

EY/BER research indicates increase in retail confidence
EY/BER research indicates increase in retail confidence

The latest results from Ernst & Young/Bureau for Economic Research (EY/BER) Retail Survey points to a modest recovery in volume growth during the third quarter.

25 Sep 2014 15:38

High satisfaction with soft drink producers in SA
High satisfaction with soft drink producers in SA

According to the latest South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi), South African consumers gave soft drinks a high overall satisfaction rating, although there is less differentiation between the brands...

23 Sep 2014 13:52

Wholesale trade sales drops 4.6% in July
Wholesale trade sales drops 4.6% in July

Wholesale trade sales decreased 4.6% year-on-year (y/y) in July compared with a 3.2% y/y increase in June‚ Statistics SA data showed on Thursday, 18 September 2014.

19 Sep 2014 14:45

SA July retail trade sales up 2.4% y/y
SA July retail trade sales up 2.4% y/y

Retail sales rose a much more than expected 2.4% year-on-year in July after contracting by 0.9% in June‚ Statistics SA figures showed on Wednesday, 17 September 2014.

19 Sep 2014 14:18

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