Sage VIP is a leading supplier of payroll and HR management solutions in southern Africa.
Last year, over 130,000 Chinese travellers visited the country, a growth of over 50% on 2011. Numbers are expected to rise significantly after Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Jacob Zuma jointly declared 2014 the 'Year of South Africa' in China at this year's BRICS summit.
28 Nov 2013 10:34
Manhattan Sweets has entered the digital space with an augmented reality (AR) application that allows users to enter a digital candy world.
26 Nov 2013 15:12
Last week on the Biz Takeouts show we looked at alternative funding solutions for SMME companies, and also found out more about the upcoming event, Bright Talks. If you missed the show, listen to the podcast which is now available. [twitterfall]
25 Nov 2013 12:53
On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, which airs every Thursday morning from 9am-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to David Lewis, CEO of Retail Capital. [twitterfall]
20 Nov 2013 11:45
Business owners know the importance of owning and managing a website to promote their goods and services, but few can afford it, as it often takes months of investment and promotion to drive adequate traffic to a site. Junk Mail has now launched a trader platform that allows these small businesses to create and run a virtual shop front using the classifieds site.
20 Nov 2013 11:31
The Loeries has released its Official Rankings for 2013, providing a transparent overview of the awards as well as helping to promote creativity and innovation as primary business tools in the brand communication arena.
20 Nov 2013 07:38
Emerging markets is the now and the future. 70% of the world's internet population is in emerging markets and the adspend is starting to move to these markets.
By Danette Breitenbach 18 Nov 2013 12:05
Over five years of developing and delivering a platform that enables retailers, brands, agencies, banks, mobile apps and mobile wallets to work together to make mobile marketing and mobile transacting easy, we have discovered three important lessons for mobile marketing.
By Bevan Ducasse 12 Nov 2013 10:09
Economic turmoil in traditional markets, technological advances and shifting consumer needs are combining to reshape the retail landscape. There are a number of growth opportunities in new emerging markets, but these markets often bring a different set of challenges to the modern retailer.
11 Nov 2013 08:21
Franchisees often do not fully understand what these marketing contributions are used for or how they end up benefiting their bottom line.
By Nana Lloyd 31 Oct 2013 10:54
Despite the increase in technological gifts, Pick n Pay has experienced modest growth in the traditional toy category over the past year and is anticipating continued growth in traditional toys in the festive season.
30 Oct 2013 10:53
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
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's proposed stricter tobacco display regulations will harm the retail business, a retailer said on Tuesday, 22 October 2013.
22 Oct 2013 15:58
Last week on Biz Takeouts, we discussed a new product from Amorphous New Media (@AmorphousMedia) called Elastic Media Africa (EMA), as well as insights on the retail trading environment with StoreVue's director Gerard Eksteen. [twitterfall]
21 Oct 2013 11:17
For the fifth consecutive year, Shoprite has been chosen as South Africa's favourite retailer as voted for by consumers in The Times Sowetan Retail Awards 2013. The survey was conducted by independent research agency TNS.
18 Oct 2013 14:20
Hooray! You have 20 million loyalty members! But how many of them are active and what does this mean for your business?
By Ros Siddle 11 Oct 2013 05:55
The Mr Price Home online shopping platform launch, which was recently held in Durban at the Quays on Timeball, was a huge success. Liquid lemon was called upon to help connect their event with social media.
Issued by Liquid Lemon 3 Dec 2013 12:05
An unauthorised digital poster using a remarkably similar visual identity as Nando's has been released into the wild by Fando's, which possibly stands for fans of Nando's.
29 Nov 2013 05:58
Tropika is mixing things up and adding a special ingredient for the sixth Tropika Island of Treasure competition... you.
Issued by Clover 28 Nov 2013 11:16
iGlass, a creative template that turns a standard storefront window into a touchscreen where consumers can buy products, get quotes, browse catalogues or brochures and view and be alerted to product information.
23 Nov 2013 10:18
Caxton and NAB have launched a new online product entitled Dealfinder, allowing consumers to shop for deals by area, retailers, category or brand name.
15 Nov 2013 10:50
In a glamorous event held at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton on 24 October, eight Point of Purchase (POP) manufacturing companies walked away with gold in the 2013 POPAI SA Awards.
Issued by POPAI South Africa 15 Nov 2013 08:36
iGroup, an innovative technology-driven digital solutions company and provider of eBusiness solutions, has engineered an eCommerce solution for well-known technology specialist retailer, Incredible Connection.
Issued by iGroup 15 Nov 2013 07:35
Ola Magnum has launched its pink and black range consisting of the Pink Pomegranate and Black Espresso ice-creams - and they're just in time for summer.
31 Oct 2013 07:46
Dear marketer, about that SMS you sent me...
By Keanan Reis 25 Oct 2013 07:00
Celebrating over 40 years of being apart of consumers' snacking lives, Niknaks is introducing a new Spicy Beef flavour to complement their current range consisting of Original Cheese and Fruit Chutney.
24 Oct 2013 15:12
In its search for a brand ambassador in South Africa for the Joop! Homme fragrance, the brand has selected two finalists, Lunga Shabalala and Maps Maponyane, who will be battling it out over the next few weeks to gain as much support as they can from the South African public. [video]
21 Oct 2013 14:26
bidorbuy has run a Christmas shopping survey and indications show that about 32% of the participants will do their Christmas shopping on a mobile device this year.
17 Oct 2013 10:02
Unlimited Mall Division has realigned its various mall retail businesses into one division to provide clients and shoppers a multidisciplinary yet integrated approach to retail marketing.
16 Oct 2013 09:55
At the recent annual Footprint Marketing Awards, the South African Council of Shopping Centre (SACSC) awarded 8 Gold, 10 silver and 6 Bronze awards out of the 44 awards of the evening to the Primedia Lifestyle Group. The Gateway Theatre of Shopping, also part of the group, won the Spectrum Award, for its VIP Launch.
11 Oct 2013 13:15
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