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A new online marketplace for arts and crafts

localfair, a new online arts and crafts market, provides the perfect solution for anyone looking to buy unique gifts from the comfort of their couch. The site is designed to showcase beautiful products while providing a powerful link between gift-hunters and small businesses producing handmade, small-scale craft products.

Issued by Media24 Digital Magazines 24 Jul 2014 13:14

Dermalogica employs Moving Tactics for new concept store roll-out

Dermalogica opened its second concept store at the renowned V&A Waterfront in Cape Town in May, and most recently launched its third concept store at Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg.

Issued by Moving Tactics 24 Jul 2014 11:37

Lima Bean revitalises Wellness Warehouse's online experience

A mere five years after its establishment in 2007, Wellness Warehouse had carved such a powerful niche in the South African market that a bigger, better and more user-friendly website was required to match the brand's flourishing status as the country's leading health and wellness retailer.

Issued by Lima Bean 23 Jul 2014 13:08

Africa's first focused trade fair for furniture, décor and design has launched

On 10 July, the doors seamlessly opened to what promises to continue to be the most important decor, furniture and retail event on the African continent. This was the inaugural Inspire Trade Expo, which ran until 12 July 2014 and was the brainchild of expo genius Rina Fortmann, who was not only a director of SARCDA for many years, but who also chaired EXSA (Exhibition Association Of Southern Africa). This show was a properly controlled trade show where every single visitor had to pass a host of stringent criteria in order to be allowed access, due to the focus being on quality trade visitors instead of thousands of consumers.

Issued by Inspire Trade Exhibition 23 Jul 2014 12:33

The dynamic morning seminar 'The psychology of customer service' in Johannesburg and Cape Town

Dr Brian Jude of Dynamic Seminars will be presenting his incredibly popular morning seminar in Johannesburg and Cape Town. At only R695.00, this could be your best investment in 2014.

Issued by Associated Management Services 17 Jul 2014 12:42

Moving Tactics launches South Africa's first full-service digital activation company

Moving Tactics, a leading South African digital signage solutions company, has recently launched Digital Impact, an activation division that specialises in short-term, rental and campaign-based advertising solutions.

Issued by Moving Tactics 16 Jul 2014 12:21

Nissan drives the future today with Leaf's zero emissions

Imagine a future where driving has zero impact on the environment. Now imagine achieving that today. With the Nissan Leaf now available in South Africa, zero emissions are a reality on the roads in Mzanzi.

Issued by Nissan South Africa 7 Jul 2014 09:26

Garmin launches high-definition Dash Cam with automatic incident detection

Garmin Southern Africa expands its automotive range of products by announcing the Garmin Dash Cam series, your eye witness that never blinks! Dash Cam is a high-definition camera that mounts to any vehicles' windscreen to continuously record a 120 degree wide-angle view of the road while driving.

Issued by Garmin 3 Jul 2014 13:56

An estimated 30-40% of retail spending is unbanked grey money

Why banks and retailers shouldn't ignore the informal sector

Issued by Foshizi 3 Jul 2014 13:21

The omnichannel future of retail

Imagine for a moment what an electronics and appliance retailer might look like in the not-too-distant future... A customer walks into a bricks and mortar branch to check out a Nespresso machine she's had on her wishlist on an e-commerce website, after the retailer has emailed her about a special it is running on the product.

By Pete Case, Issued by Gloo 3 Jul 2014 12:20

Resurgence of independent outlets in South Africa

There is a rebirth of more profitable and sustainable independent outlets in South Africa, however brands are making the mistake of treating them as small and classifying them incorrectly by number of outlets as per their old "township" or Main Market strategy. Most brands classify the Main Market based on outlet type and geographical location, which tended to be in 'township' or peri-urban areas.

Issued by Aperio 30 Jun 2014 12:56

Research reveals trust gap between brands and consumers

FoodSure, a food marketing and independent food verification company championing the Honest Brand Movement in South Africa, recently commissioned a well-known marketing research firm to undergo qualitative and quantitative research to gain insight into consumer attitudes to labelling and purchasing decisions in South Africa.

Issued by FoodSure 27 Jun 2014 14:32

Moving Tactics and MediaLoop launch unique digital trade channel

MediaLoop has joined forces with Moving Tactics, the leading South African digital signage solutions company, to develop and introduce a unique network platform.

Issued by Moving Tactics 25 Jun 2014 20:05

Cost-effective studded condoms product line launched in South Africa

The FAITHFUL Quality Latex Condoms range has been expanded with the introduction of a studded variant.

Issued by REBR Pharmaceutics 24 Jun 2014 13:24

PriceCheck and MTN extend m-commerce deal to Nigeria

PriceCheck CEO, André de Wet, and MTN Group Chief Commercial Officer, Pieter Verkade, have jointly announced a second co-branded app deal, this time for Nigeria.

Issued by PriceCheck 23 Jun 2014 10:03

Xpertek Contact partners with Turnstyle Solutions for social Wi-Fi services

Xpertek Contact, the customer experience management division of the Xpertek Group, has partnered with Canadian-based Turnstyle Solutions to launch Turnstyle's cloud-based solution and products in southern Africa.

Issued by Xpertek Contact 20 Jun 2014 12:39

Care, Connect, Grow

"Care, Connect, Grow, excite your current consumers! You can only break frontiers by being different, challenging yourself, ideas, and selecting rewards that fit your consumer's needs." This was the advice given by Paul Appalsamy, PDI Director of TLC Marketing Worldwide, to attendees at the annual Loyalty and Rewards conference held last week in Johannesburg.

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 19 Jun 2014 15:07

Grind launches Bubble Tea to the mobile bar market at Markex 2014

Grind Mobile Experience was once again on the ground at Markex in the Sandton Convention Centre last week, bringing a new product to the market.

Issued by Grind Mobile Coffee 18 Jun 2014 12:31

MEDO and DTI showcase South African enterprise and supplier development at South Africa House - London

Taking on London this month, MEDO and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) are showcasing their enterprise and supplier development programme - demonstrating on an international platform just how far local entrepreneurship has come.

Issued by MEDO 17 Jun 2014 13:20

Food eVangelists take the cake

Recent revelations about the growing power and reach of 'Food eVangelists' - consumers around the world who critique products, share opinions and influence others - illustrate how vital it is that the food industry listens and responds to the voice of these potent agents of change.

Issued by BMi Research 17 Jun 2014 12:41

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