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How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class

How do you market to Africa's extremely aspirational middle class that is more than 100 million strong, with a combined monthly spending power of R1.3 trillion?

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

Samra2017: Telling FMCG stories without getting stuck on the product shot

Natalie Botha and Saiesh Ajudhiya of Kantar Millward Brown presented their research on untold emotions: future-proofing adverts by understanding non-verbal responses from consumers...

By Leigh Andrews 19 May 2017

Samra2017: Throwing bones and singing praise songs

Kantar TNS presented research titled: ‘Throwing bones and singing praise songs, drawing inspiration from African culture to develop locally relevant projective techniques'.

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2017

The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall

Millennials have exceptional trendsetting power and businesses are competing to capture their attention and a share of their wallets...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2017

Is the SA fruit juice market being squeezed?

Insight Survey's latest SA Fruit Juice Landscape Report 2017 carefully unfolds the global and local fruit juice markets based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 17 May 2017

Relevant retail research analysis at annual SACSC conference

Stakeholders forming part of the broader shopping centre and retail industries are gathering at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton today for the SACSC Research Conference...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 May 2017

This Sunday: SA's number one township brand reveal

Thirty-six Kasi Star Brands and 59 potential Kasi Star Brands have emerged from Ask Africa's annual study and the winners will be announced on Tuesday, 16 May 2017...

11 May 2017

South African shoppers influenced by clicks and bricks

New research by Nielsen reveals that thinking in terms of bricks versus clicks is outdated, bricks-and-clicks is the current and future retail reality, especially in emerging markets...

Issued by Nielsen 9 May 2017

New e-book defines three pillars to measure store performance, KPIs

A new e-book, A New Store Excellence Scorecard has been released that defines the three pillars to measure store performance and new associated KPIs, which provide a foundation to evaluate business results better...

2 May 2017

Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer centricity

A survey, conducted by dunnhumby, the ‘Customer-Centricity Index' (CCI) reveals that SA's most successful apparel retailers are those with a high focus on ‘customer-centricity'...

28 Apr 2017

A truly sensory Experian experience

As the casualty list of digital disruption grows ever longer, it's time to focus on your specific customers and improve their overall experience of your brand or get left in the dust...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2017

Manufacturers expected to be more proactive in protecting consumers from economic crunch

Consumers demand economic protection from manufacturers, according to BMI Research...

20 Apr 2017

Cementing the Mosaic of customer experience with Experian

A little over a month ago, Experian SA MD Simon Russell kicked off an exclusive media roundtable explaining their new Mosaic tool and the power for local marketers in finally creating a single view of their customers and targeting by interests rather than demographics...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Apr 2017

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International

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping.

1 day ago

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

LONDON, UK - Swiss food and drink giant Nestle on Wednesday lost its legal bid to register the shape of a four-finger Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trademark in Britain.

19 May 2017

Luxe boomerang comes back to bite Chanel

SYDNEY, Australia - French fashion house Chanel has triggered an uproar by selling a luxury monogrammed boomerang with a price tag of nearly $1,500, with critics saying the accessory is an insult to Australian Aborigines.

18 May 2017

Wal-Mart pushing hard to catch Amazon in e-commerce

NEW YORK, US - Wal-Mart Stores, the 800-pound gorilla of retail, is running hard to catch up in an increasingly crucial segment where it is neither the biggest nor the best: e-commerce.

16 May 2017

Behind the design: Country Road homeware

This season the Country Road homeware design team were inspired by the Australian way of life, with natural materials and colours aplenty. Here, we go behind the design and meet the team as they share the inspiration and processes that went into this season's collection.

16 May 2017

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