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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Updates on Pick n Pay Stores, Naspers and more - Win a R20,000 trading account with Sharebox

Sharebox provides a short summary and update on this week's latest JSE-listed results...

Issued by Analytix BI 12 hours ago

#BeyondRetail2016: Prepare for self-service and personalised promotions

Two retailers delighted attendees at this year's Beyond Retail event by speaking of what may sound like futuristic plans but in reality is already on offer locally - the self-service checkout and the true power of private label products...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#BeyondRetail 2016: Lessons from SA's oldest e-commerce company

Netflorist MD Ryan Bacher entertained #BeyondRetail2016 attendees with two of the business hacks that played a role in how they entered the e-commerce realm back in 1999 and how they shifted from being 'internet guys' to real-world retailers...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

#BeyondRetail2016: Dynamics of the SA consumer

We live in a very weird place where a bottle of whisky sells for R600,000 (yes, really) yet the poor try buy a loaf of bread on credit at spaza shops. Maryla Masojada of Trade Intelligence says we need to catch a wake up on the retail realities outside our immediate communities...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Oct 2016

#BeyondRetail2016: Can retail save the SA economy?

The question of retail's power to restore SA's economy was addressed by various speakers at the Beyond Retail 2016 event. These are the top outtakes from 'the economist's view' as shared by Dr Azar Jammine of Econometrix...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Oct 2016

The power of new

In 2015 Bloomberg ranked South Africa the second "most stressed out" nation in the world, according to the Mail & Guardian. Plus, with the sixth highest number of shopping centres in the world, South African consumers love to shop. But what's the connection between the two?..

By Diana Springer, Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 14 Oct 2016

Is it wise for brands to insult black township consumers who are worth R100bn?

The township economy is worth R100bn, while the stokvel industry is estimated to be worth around R70bn. This is according to the Gauteng MEC for economic development, agriculture and rural development, Lebogang Maile...

By Bandile Ndzishe 12 Oct 2016

If you want to be inspired by online retail look at FNB's new app

I was at the launch of FNB's latest app - the 50th upgrade since it launched in 2012 - and in my opinion anyone who wants to succeed at online retail should have a look at this for sheer inspiration...

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 11 Oct 2016

Is your website driving away customers?

US consumers in particular are very discerning when shopping online, so much of the global ecommerce research stems from there, but it's more than just a 'Western concern'. Here's why African business should take online shopping cart abandonment into account locally and when selling to an international market...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Oct 2016

'Fashion With Compassion' pops up at FCB Africa in Joburg, Cape Town

The Butterfly Box, a pop-up charity shop stocked with new and previously loved designer and top-quality clothing, shoes and accessories at budget prices, debuts in Johannesburg this week...

Issued by FCB Africa 6 Oct 2016

Lucozade SA promises a tasteful summer with new Lucozade Zero launch

As a means of addressing the evolving consumer patterns which are anchored by a health/sugar agenda, Lucozade South Africa has announced the launch of its new variant, Lucozade Zero...

Issued by Mode Brand Studio 4 Oct 2016

Facebook launches buy-and-sell 'Marketplace'

Facebook on Monday launched a new online "Marketplace" allowing members of the huge social network to buy and sell with each other...

4 Oct 2016

Organic, eco-living store opens in Nigeria

A New Earth is a boutique supermarket that first opened its doors on July 1, 2009, in Beirut, Lebanon and is now in Nigeria...

3 Oct 2016

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