Despite concerns about the economy, South African consumers still plan to spend money on festivities, says the 16th Deloitte Year-end Holiday Survey 2013. The survey sampled planned spending of South African and European consumers over December and extracted data on emerging trends on what influences spending patterns.
4 Dec 2013 12:08
With almost nine out of ten South Africans (89.5%) saying they intend to celebrate the holiday season by giving gifts, on the top of the stocking list are gadgets, according to the eBucks Rewards festive survey, conducted online from 16 October to 8 November 2013.
3 Dec 2013 11:27
According to the findings of Project Ka-Ching, a survey conducted by Columinate on behalf Liberty Properties, South African women prefer leaving their partners at home when going to a shopping centre.
2 Dec 2013 10:45
According to the 2012 BMi annual quantification report on buttermilk and maas in South Africa, players are projecting a conservative growth for the category for 2013. The market had continued to increase steadily in both volume and value, albeit it at a slightly reduced rate for 2012.
25 Nov 2013 14:34
Wholesale trade sales increased by 8.3% year on year in September 2013‚ Stats SA announced on Thursday.
15 Nov 2013 11:17
The average cash withdrawal figure for October 2013 was R468.20, as measured by the Spark Cash Index (SCI). There was a month-on-month increase of 0.03%.
14 Nov 2013 10:21
SAcsi has published its international customer satisfaction results, which shows that South Africa has scored a customer satisfaction score of 77.6 out of 100.
6 Nov 2013 08:56
The BMi has released its 2013 annual quantification report on the rice market in South Africa, which shows a large volume growth in 2012.
4 Nov 2013 13:45
Over the past 18 months, the Ehrenburg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science at the University of South Australia developed knowledge of the shopper behaviour space, which included how consumers shop; the most beneficial store formats and layout and online versus in-store shopping behaviour.
1 Nov 2013 13:18
BMi research has released its 2013 annual quantification report on the coffee market in South Africa. The coffee market saw domination this year by a few top players, which pushed the volumes in the industry up. These players have products in all four of the market's sub-sectors so their influence was felt all round.
28 Oct 2013 15:14
The latest Flux trend report, the Zeitgeist of 2014 will investigate the impact of the signs of the times and the effect that this will have on consumers, lifestyle, fashion, advertising and technology for the upcoming year.
24 Oct 2013 09:59
There is some good in this concept of analysing big data, but based on various experiences with large organisations, it is difficult to see much usefulness in this concept.
By Aki Kalliatakis 2 Dec 2013 10:13
The results from a large-scale global survey on the changing sales process, have revealed that the 'consumerisation' movement is shifting the sales process out of the control of the seller, as enterprise buyers begin to mimic consumer shopping behaviours.
21 Nov 2013 09:14
A recent study shows that South Africa's small number of fat cats consume more goods than everyone else in the country put together.
By Mpho Sibanyoni 20 Nov 2013 16:20
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