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Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016 - Louise Marsland

Date: 4 Feb 2016
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Jet flies again

In 2012, after much research, we at Trend Forward presented the future of marketing trend presentation to a small group of around 50 individuals across a broad sector of industries, including advertising, retail, marketing and few photographers...

By Dave Nemeth 1 day ago

Smart glasses could make a comeback, shipping over 12 million by 2020

The current market in consumer smart glasses is 15 months behind previous expectations, thanks to the withdrawal of Google Glass in 2015, but a new study by Juniper Research shows that over 12 million consumer smart glasses will ship in 2020...

5 Feb 2016

eCommerce Africa Confex returns in February to Cape Town

The second eCommerce Africa Confex takes place 17 - 18 February 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. With eCommerce forecasted to grow by 40% annually...

4 Feb 2016

SA's Traditional Trade sector thriving with R46bn in annual sales

Sales through South Africa's 134,000 Traditional Trade outlets currently amount to R46bn per annum, which equates to one of every five rands spent and one third of all consumer goods packages sold in South Africa...

Issued by Nielsen 4 Feb 2016

Tops at Spar rebrands

The liquor outlet of Spar, Tops at Spar, has rebranded its logo to align with other brands in the Spar group mother brands, Superspar, Spar and Kwikspar...

26 Jan 2016

Herbex runs successful competition with Pyrotec PackMedia and Fix-a-Form

Herbex, a prominent health products manufacturer, recently ran a promotion offering customers a chance to win R75,000 cash as well as other instant prizes...

Issued by Pyrotec 13 Jan 2016

Live stream to both your digital signage in-store and your website

During the 18 years of doing online business I realised that video can become life changing to companies and brands in 2016. We all know how powerful TV advertising is...

By Gordon Barker 5 Jan 2016

The new and the now

My inquisitive nature has always been a driving force in my field of study and subsequent career choices...

By Jackie Burger 4 Jan 2016

Retailers focus on educational wins

Over and above the expected 'back to school' specials, Shoprite and Checkers are giving back through their educationally-minded initiatives of 'Class of 2016' and 'Feed a Child, Nourish a Mind'. Here's how...

30 Dec 2015

Four key things to consider before venturing into e-commerce in Nigeria

For many business owners in Nigeria, e-commerce is still an enigma. However, with over 60% of people in the country now using the internet, it has become a valuable tool and popular platform...

By Nkem Ndem V 24 Dec 2015

Wearables, smartphones to 'dominate' Christmas

Despite fears that the smartphone market is tanking, a research firm believes that the consumer market will show healthy growth as shoppers spend cash on tech during the holiday season...

By Duncan Alfreds 24 Dec 2015

Botswana-based retailer targets South African expansion

Botswana-based retailer Choppies Enterprises is extending its South African footprint with the proposed acquisition of retail outlets owned by niche supermarket group Jwayelani...

By Marc Hasenfuss 23 Dec 2015

Consumer trends in online shopping

Reports* on worldwide online consumer and e-commerce trends have shown a 20 percent increase in online sales in 2014, amounting to $1.5tr...

23 Dec 2015

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