New press offices

The following companies have opened press offices on Bizcommunity.com!
Paintcor

Paintcor is quality paint manufacturer that has been distributing and developing paint products since 1986. From base coat to top coat and everything in between. Add colour to your life with Paintcor.

Slender Wonder

Slender Wonder is a medical weight loss programme that treats patients who struggle with obesity. Only Slender Wonder accredited doctors, trained by the organisation, may prescribe and distribute the programme.

Online Retailer of the Year awards launches in SA
Online Retailer of the Year awards launches in SA

The search is on for SA'S Online Retailer of the Year. World Wide Worx in partnership with Platinum Seed, Visa, Heavy Chef and the E-commerce Forum of Africa, has launched a new awards programme...

1 day ago

Growth trends revealed for SA's wine and spirits markets
Growth trends revealed for SA's wine and spirits markets

The wine and spirits categories have both recorded positive growth in SA despite depressed economic conditions, according to new reports released by BMi Research.

22 hours ago

#Newsmaker: "Measure, review, react" - Marilyn Nel
#Newsmaker: "Measure, review, react" - Marilyn Nel

Marilyn Nel joined BMi Research earlier this year as new research manager to lead the B2B market research department, responsible for building client relationships, guiding clients through research projects and overseeing the research process on all projects...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

5M2T data solution offers a deep-dive into SA's informal trade
5M2T data solution offers a deep-dive into SA's informal trade

5M2T aims to take the guesswork out of doing business in South Africa's dynamic informal sector by providing brands and wholesale distributors with detailed data analysis of informal retail...

12 Oct 2018

Growing consumer awareness around sustainable seafood certification
Growing consumer awareness around sustainable seafood certification

Seafood consumers are increasingly demanding independent verification of sustainability claims in supermarkets...

11 Oct 2018

The 29 industry winners of the 2018 Ask Afrika Orange Index. Image supplied.
2018 Ask Afrika Orange Index winners announced

The overall top 10 winners of South Africa's premier service excellence benchmark, as well as 29 industry category winners, were announced at the recent 2018/19 Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards...

10 Oct 2018

Sylvie Hurford, Carla Norman and Michele Lagesse of Woolworths, with Greg Bailey of Tiso Blackstar. Image provided.
2018 Sunday Times/Sowetan Shopper Survey reveals SA's favourite retailers

The 2018 Sunday Times/Sowetan Shopper Survey, conducted by Kantar TNS South Africa, has announced South Africa's favourite retailers...

8 Oct 2018

Survey reveals most consumers have underwhelming digital experiences
Survey reveals most consumers have underwhelming digital experiences

Across all industries, at least 84% of consumers say their experiences with using digital tools and services fall short of expectations...

8 Oct 2018

Surging demand for personal care, cosmetics drives emollient market
Surging demand for personal care, cosmetics drives emollient market

The ongoing 'natural product' trend will be a prominent influencer in the emollient market and is expected to create lucrative avenues during 2018 and 2027...

5 Oct 2018

Prepare your brand for retail disruption at Shopper Insights
Prepare your brand for retail disruption at Shopper Insights

The Shopper Insights briefing, set to take place in Johannesburg on 7 November 2018, will unpack the key shopper trends that brands should tap into to get ahead in the retail space...

5 Oct 2018

Have your say in the Online Retail in SA 2018 survey
Have your say in the Online Retail in SA 2018 survey

World Wide Worx, Visa, and Platinum Seed have joined forces to look into the local online retail industry and its contribution to the South African economy...

27 Sep 2018

Lifting the lid on the black box of informal trade in Africa
Lifting the lid on the black box of informal trade in Africa

The share of internal trade in Africa remains low, as reflected by official statistics. This is despite numerous regional trade agreements that have led to tariffs removal within the trading blocs...

By Joachim Jarreau, Cristina Mitaritonna and Sami Ben 26 Sep 2018

Smart checkout tech to exceed $45bn transactions by 2023
Smart checkout tech to exceed $45bn transactions by 2023

Retail spend at frictionless payment stores like Amazon Go will grow from an estimated $253 million in 2018 to over $45 billion by 2023, as retailers strive to eliminate queues...

25 Sep 2018

Growth in soft drinks expected for sub-Saharan Africa
Growth in soft drinks expected for sub-Saharan Africa

Despite the challenges presented by changing consumer habits, sugar taxation and increasing public pressure for healthier beverage options on the shelf, the soft drinks industry remains extremely optimistic...

19 Sep 2018

A scene from Dr Beal's presentation for Spark Media.
The role of memory and media in converting consumers for brand growth

At Spark Media's annual event, a top marketing scientist from the Australia-based Ehrenberg-Bass Institute, Dr Virginia Beal got attendees thinking and rethinking the role of memory in reaching consumers. While there's no one-size-fits-all approach, you'll do well to factor in light media buyers and light media users...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Sep 2018

Drop in SA consumer confidence squeezes spending
Drop in SA consumer confidence squeezes spending

South Africans are under financial pressure, as indicated by the latest consumer confidence data...

18 Sep 2018

Buttermilk and maas continues to increase in volume and value
Buttermilk and maas continues to increase in volume and value

South Africa's buttermilk and maas category has continued to increase year-on-year in both volume and value terms during 2017, states a recently released BMi Research report...

17 Sep 2018

The evolution of rooibos tea, and why we love it
The evolution of rooibos tea, and why we love it

Rooibos tea has become an integral part of South Africans' way of life and is considered by many as our national beverage...

14 Sep 2018

Why and how retailers turn everyday items into 'must-have' collectables
Why and how retailers turn everyday items into 'must-have' collectables

Coles' recent "Little Shop collectables" promotion has proved a hit with consumers, with entire sets of the toy products selling online for exorbitant prices...

By Louise Grimmer and Martin Grimmer 14 Sep 2018

The audience at the Heavy Chef Sextech event of which the first part was presented by Heidi Patmore. Image: Heavy Chef.
#Sextech: Chatbots, sex robots and impact on society (Part 2)

Heavy Chef invited Heidi Patmore, to talk about an incendiary topic: sextech, and how it is irrevocably impacting our lives...

By Juanita Pienaar 12 Sep 2018

Retail sales decline in June, but clothing and pharmaceuticals perform positively
Retail sales decline in June, but clothing and pharmaceuticals perform positively

The clothing, pharmaceutical, medical goods, cosmetics and toiletry sectors outperformed the South African retail market for July 2018, showing year-on-year growth of 3.9% and 4.6% respectively...

12 Sep 2018

Nielsen launches virtual shopper research in SA
Nielsen launches virtual shopper research in SA

South Africa has become the first country on the African continent to launch Nielsen's new SmartStore virtual shopper technology...

Issued by Nielsen 12 Sep 2018

SA's growing appetite for convenience an opportunity for retailers, manufacturers
SA's growing appetite for convenience an opportunity for retailers, manufacturers

South African consumers are facing an increasingly stressful, time-starved lifestyle which has created a burgeoning demand for convenient solutions that can help simplify their lives...

12 Sep 2018

Smartphones and panel TVs lift South Africa's consumer tech market in Q2 2018
Smartphones and panel TVs lift South Africa's consumer tech market in Q2 2018

Revenues in South Africa's technical consumer goods market climbed 8% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018...

Issued by GfK South Africa 11 Sep 2018

Online spend in SA will hit R45bn in 2018, and consumers are shopping the globe
Online spend in SA will hit R45bn in 2018, and consumers are shopping the globe

South Africans are forecasted to spend over R45 billion online this year, with over 60% making a purchase from an overseas retailer...

11 Sep 2018

SA's second-hand trading industry a trillion rand economy - Gumtree
SA's second-hand trading industry a trillion rand economy - Gumtree

South Africa's second-hand trading industry has a potential value of R1.4 trillion, according to a survey conducted by Gumtree...

5 Sep 2018

Flavoured milk volumes decline in 2017
Flavoured milk volumes decline in 2017

A report recently released by BMi Research confirmed that the flavoured milk category declined in volume in 2017...

Issued by BMi Research 4 Sep 2018

Has the Cape's water crisis driven bottled water sales?
Has the Cape's water crisis driven bottled water sales?

With the water crisis in the Cape provinces (Northern, Western and Eastern), Insight Survey investigates whether sales of bottled water have significantly increased over the past year, and what the outlook is for 2018 and beyond...

Issued by Insight Survey 3 Sep 2018

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