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Field Office's new Catalogue App set to simplify sales even further - Field Office
Field Office's new Catalogue App set to simplify sales even further

Field Office has released a new catalogue plugin which has improved the already simple ordering functionality of their popular sales management app, Honeybee, even further...

Issued by Field Office 27 Jan 2015 11:48

First retail risk and loss prevention show in Cape Town
First retail risk and loss prevention show in Cape Town

Retail Knowledge will organise its first conference and exhibition in South Africa at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town on 12 March 2015...

26 Jan 2015 11:19

What the consumer credit stats really say about consumer spending
What the consumer credit stats really say about consumer spending

Rather than let the true findings of TransUnion's Consumer Credit index (CCi) fly over your head, we delved into the details...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2015 12:59

Less is more: Ackermans saves watts and wins first prize - Ackermans
Less is more: Ackermans saves watts and wins first prize

Retail giant Ackermans won first prize in the Commercial Award category at the 2014 Eskom eta Awards, which recognise industrial and commercial companies that demonstrate innovative and energy-efficient solutions...

Issued by Ackermans 21 Jan 2015 12:54

Adaption and evolution are key when creating resilient supply chains in Africa
Adaption and evolution are key when creating resilient supply chains in Africa

Business decision-makers should be asking themselves how they can respond quickly to fast-changing customer demand, how they can contain or reduce escalating costs and how they can enter emerging markets without substantially increasing their risk...

16 Jan 2015 12:44

Consumers wary of high-tech devices
Consumers wary of high-tech devices

According to a new report from Accenture, titled Engaging the Digital Consumer in the New Connected World, most consumers experience challenges using several new types of smart high-tech devices...

13 Jan 2015 09:19

Unlocking value from customer relationships in 2015
Unlocking value from customer relationships in 2015

I recently presented a paper titled "Thriving in the Digital Age: Elevated Experiences, Interactions and Analytics" at a conference that focused on how businesses can manage relationships with their customers in the digital era...

By Joseph Neusu 9 Jan 2015 06:42

Pyrotec PackMark - Pyrotec
Pyrotec PackMark

Pyrotec PackMark, Pyrotec's machinery division, is renowned for offering an affordable and industry-leading range of labelling, coding, and print and apply labelling equipment...

Issued by Pyrotec 7 Jan 2015 11:31

Doug Mayne
[Trends 2015] It's not all about the money

Malls are crazy places and anything can happen. Most importantly the bulk of this country's retail spending takes place in this environment...

By Doug Mayne 2 Jan 2015 11:09

Santa Claus is real... Adverts say so
Santa Claus is real... Adverts say so

'Santa isn't real." There it was, in white lettering on an orange background on a prominent site on Witkoppen Road, Johannesburg...

By Sarah Britten 22 Dec 2014 07:35

Three simple rules for your online store this festive season
Three simple rules for your online store this festive season

The festive season is the most profitable time of year for many online businesses with a surge not only in the number of placed orders but in the basket size as well...

19 Dec 2014 07:28

Tis the season to be... delivering
Tis the season to be... delivering

High levels of service delivery are required, especially in retail, as the world counts down to the festive season, with an upsurge in customers...

17 Dec 2014 09:29

Orange retail store set for 2015 launch

Following the success of the Orange Online Store, introduced to South Africa earlier this year, telecommunications services provider Orange will launch its first branded retail store in South Africa...

12 Dec 2014 14:23

Eskom the food spoiler
Eskom the food spoiler

If Woolworths' cold chain is broken for eight consecutive minutes, the retailer considers the products waste and dumps them. For Pick n Pay the "down time" is seven minutes...

12 Dec 2014 11:51

Get to know the man behind the Sorbet brand - Blast Brand Catalysts
Get to know the man behind the Sorbet brand

Chris Primos, Managing Partner of Blast Brand Catalysts, meets the serial entrepreneur in Ian Fuhr...

Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 11 Dec 2014 09:47

eCommerce Africa adds industry experts to advisory panel
eCommerce Africa adds industry experts to advisory panel

The eCommerce Africa Conference & Exhibition is bringing together senior-level ecommerce and marketing professionals from all major industries in South Africa and throughout Africa, taking place from 3-4 February 2015...

9 Dec 2014 08:05

Gender stereotyping starts in the toy aisles
Gender stereotyping starts in the toy aisles

Could the reason why worryingly few women graduate in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths be found in the toy aisles?

8 Dec 2014 14:40

New year, new news - Just Design
New year, new news

The close of 2014 has seen the specialist packaging agency Just Design partnering with Unilever, Tiger Brands and Clover, alongside their already prestigious portfolio...

Issued by Just Design 8 Dec 2014 12:14

Feed your customers festive this season
Feed your customers festive this season

The build-up to the festive season takes meticulous preparation - depending on how particular you are. It also causes untold stress and is always over far too soon...

By Catherine Milward-Bridges 4 Dec 2014 11:14

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: Secure online festive season shopping with PayGate
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: Secure online festive season shopping with PayGate

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 4 December 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Brendon Williamson from PayGate...

3 Dec 2014 12:49

Kirsty Sharman
Silly season social marketing insights

It's obvious that the brick and mortar world is racing away on the festive season bandwagon already, but what are the trends in online marketing around the silly season?...

By Kirsty Sharman 28 Nov 2014 08:19

Uproar over Israel dominates Woolies AGM
Uproar over Israel dominates Woolies AGM

The traditionally staid Woolworths AGM on Wednesday at some points resembled the chaotic scenes that unfolded in Parliament recently, as activists against trade with Israel tried to hammer home their viewpoint...

28 Nov 2014 08:01

Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent
Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent

The Academy for African Filmmakers is a new initiative by Unilever and MOFILM to help young African talent develop their storytelling and pitching skills while working on real live Unilever briefs with the possibility of having their work broadcast...

27 Nov 2014 16:15

Solving the omni-channel retail dilemma - PriceCheck
Solving the omni-channel retail dilemma

Maintaining multiple touchpoints from responsive sites to native apps is labour intensive and expensive and often reserved for the larger retailers with matching budgets. As a result, smaller retailers and shoppers alike are losing out...

Issued by PriceCheck 26 Nov 2014 11:43

Celebrating 20 years of living in Levi's locally
Celebrating 20 years of living in Levi's locally

How better to celebrate 20 years of building a legendary brand in South Africa than transforming an old Cape Town factory/warehouse into a San Francisco streetscape, taking guests way-back-when to the very beginning of the Levi's brand in 1853?

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Nov 2014 11:11

NF Branding launches Black Friday with 50% discount on selected products
NF Branding launches Black Friday with 50% discount on selected products

From 24-28 November South Africans will have the opportunity to secure selected NF Branding products at a 50% discount...

By Aydonne Samuels, Issued by National Flag & Branding 24 Nov 2014 09:09

Welcome to SA's Xmas 'blight' lights, courtesy Eskom
Welcome to SA's Xmas 'blight' lights, courtesy Eskom

NEWSWATCH: SA's retailers are facing a bleak festive season, due to the threat posed by Eskom blackouts, and the DA wants SABC Chair Ellen Tshabalala suspended immediately...

24 Nov 2014 07:32

Nou gaan ons lees... en kook!
Nou gaan ons lees... en kook!

Fresh Living, Pick n Pay's customer magazine has now been launched by John Brown publications as Kook en Kuier, as a direct translation...

20 Nov 2014 16:03

2014 POPAI SA winners
2014 POPAI SA winners

POPAI SA's 4th Annual POP Industry Awards was held at the Radisson Blu Gautrain on Thursday, 13 November 2014, in sponsorship with ZaPOP, and saw Pod Communications walk away with the Display of the Year Award...

20 Nov 2014 14:33

USSD, a knockout for mobile in Africa =O - Mobitainment
USSD, a knockout for mobile in Africa =O

USSD, a South African-born marketing technology, has proved to be a "knockout" for marketers in Africa, especially for Boxer Superstores, SA's well-known grocery store servicing low to mid income shoppers, which created the Boxer Super Shopper Show...

Issued by Mobitainment 20 Nov 2014 11:03

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