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Is Porsche or Ferrari the favourite brand of SA's super-rich?
Is Porsche or Ferrari the favourite brand of SA's super-rich?

SA's super-rich doesn't shy away from luxury brands, be they supercars, private jets, watches, alcohol or clothing...

By Suthentira Govender 14 Jul 2017

WRLC delves into expansion of SA retailer's activities into Africa
WRLC delves into expansion of SA retailer's activities into Africa

The Wholesale and Retail Leadership Chair has released a research study on ‘Expansion of South African Retailer's Activities into Africa'...

10 Jul 2017

RTD energy, sports drinks market performance in review
RTD energy, sports drinks market performance in review

BMi Research has released its reports on the ready to drink (RTD) energy and sports drinks market for 2016...

5 Jul 2017

Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy
Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy

A new whitepaper reveals the key drivers of the ever growing sharing economy, outlining the challenges and future opportunities surrounding it...

28 Jun 2017

Top 15 SA fast food brands account for 80% of stores
Top 15 SA fast food brands account for 80% of stores

Contrary to a generation ago, for many households fast food has become more of a staple diet than a treat...

26 Jun 2017

South African Customer Satisfaction Index shows fondness for fast foods
South African Customer Satisfaction Index shows fondness for fast foods

The Consulta 2016 National South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) reflects that South Africans are fond of fast food...

22 Jun 2017

Spazas boost traditional trade surge in SA
Spazas boost traditional trade surge in SA

The ongoing dynamic of modern versus traditional trade within South Africa's retail sector has seen exceptional growth of the spaza shop format. This finding stems from Nielsen's annual Shopper Trends Study...

Issued by Nielsen 21 Jun 2017

Climate imperils Ethiopia's coffee output: study
Climate imperils Ethiopia's coffee output: study

Climate change could wipe out more than half of Ethiopia's coffee production unless farmers move to higher ground, scientists warned. Climbing temperatures and dwindling rainfall have already degraded prime growing areas...

20 Jun 2017

Father's Day spend on par with Mother's Day: survey
Father's Day spend on par with Mother's Day: survey

According to a survey by dunnhumby, 57% of respondents said they spend the same amount for Father's Day as they do on Mother's Day...

14 Jun 2017

Retail, agriculture, construction sectors remain at risk in Deloitte Restructuring Outlook survey
Retail, agriculture, construction sectors remain at risk in Deloitte Restructuring Outlook survey

Restructuring professionals expect an improved economic environment in 2017, in line with the wider trend seen across developing economies...

12 Jun 2017

2019 automotive styling shades trendbook launched
2019 automotive styling shades trendbook launched

Clariant's biennial global Automotive Trendbook presents the colour areas that will play a role in the automotive industry in the future.

31 May 2017

The age of ‘chameleon' shopping centres
The age of ‘chameleon' shopping centres

New research on the top South African property funds indicates that successful shopping centres can be characterised as ‘chameleon'...

30 May 2017

Consumer confusion: The truth about food
Consumer confusion: The truth about food

According to a new study from the ENOUGH movement families find it difficult to make smart choices about nutrition and health due to conflicting sources of information about how food is produced...

30 May 2017

Putting people at the centre of multi-buy promotions
Putting people at the centre of multi-buy promotions

In the South African retail and manufacturing sectors, promotions have become a popular tool to attain growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2017

Tech, trends and the future of retail at SACSC Research Conference
Tech, trends and the future of retail at SACSC Research Conference

The 2017 South African Council of Shopping Centres' (SACSC) Research Conference highlighted the state of the South African economy, the evolution of technology...

24 May 2017

How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class
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 22 May 2017

Nine global trends in food and beverage
Nine global trends in food and beverage

Globally, food and beverage are playing an increasingly important role in the reason people visit shopping centres...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 May 2017

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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

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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
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?
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
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

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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
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
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
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

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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

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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

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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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