Retail press office news


Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
Pyrotec PackMark ensures increased production uptime through their unique product offering - Pyrotec
Pyrotec PackMark ensures increased production uptime through their unique product offering

Pyrotec PackMark, a leading privately owned South African product identification solutions provider, offers service contracts and hiring of equipment to their clients to assist with labelling, coding and printing needs for production lines.

Issued by Pyrotec 26 Nov 2014 13:37

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

In a recent article (The proof is in the omni-channel experience this festive season) Lynette Hundermark laments the fact "that most retailers are not leveraging the power of mobile phones to aid the consumer on their path to purchase." While this may be true in part, one reason why retailers don't all have a mobile, or even an omni-channel presence, may be because of the cost.

Issued by PriceCheck 26 Nov 2014 11:43

Customer Experience 2.0: The Next Chapter in Customer Experience Innovation
Customer Experience 2.0: The Next Chapter in Customer Experience Innovation

Customer Experience World returns to Johannesburg on 10 and 11 March 2015 for its fourth year. The event will build on its previous success, bringing the same mix of excellent speakers, interactive sessions and practical next steps on how organisations can improve the customer experience.

Issued by The Focus Group 24 Nov 2014 11:28

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

No logos, no graphics, no pretty pictures... just plain text. It's simple, it's fast, it's effective, it's cheap, it's accessible, it's mobile... it's USSD!

Issued by Mobitainment 20 Nov 2014 11:03

Winning with social customer care this festive season - Why Satisfy
Winning with social customer care this festive season

Summer is upon us and I for one am looking forward to chilling by the pool or heading out to the beach. Whilst my thoughts are firmly set on winding down, retailers and e-tailers, of course, are heading in the opposite direction.

By Paul Roberts, Issued by Why Satisfy 17 Nov 2014 13:30

PMR Diamond Arrow status for Bidvest Steiner KZN
PMR Diamond Arrow status for Bidvest Steiner KZN

The Durban branch of hygiene solutions provider Bidvest Steiner recently scooped a coveted PMR Diamond Arrow Award.

Issued by Bidvest Steiner 14 Nov 2014 12:20

Realmdigital delivers e-commerce platform for Van Schaik bookseller - Realmdigital
Realmdigital delivers e-commerce platform for Van Schaik bookseller

Century old bookstore, Van Schaik, named Bookseller of the Year for the third consecutive year

Issued by Realmdigital 11 Nov 2014 12:18

FoodSure helps industry to Be Sure, launches new service offerings - FoodSure
FoodSure helps industry to Be Sure, launches new service offerings

FoodSure, a food label verification company, has expanded its service offering, from its original standalone service of food verification to now assist retailers and manufacturers in closing the operational gaps in quality and safety. This move is in line with FoodSure's mission to restore trust in the industry and reduce FMCG manufacturers and retailers risk exposure.

Issued by FoodSure 6 Nov 2014 10:25

How to get noticed by impulse buyers - Pyrotec
How to get noticed by impulse buyers

The packaging of a product is a virtuous representation of a brand that should offer consumers an experience and be attractive to impulse buyers. Packaging plays a vital role as impulse buyers don't make purchasing decisions based on brand loyalty, but on emotions.

Issued by Pyrotec 5 Nov 2014 15:00

The Empty Shop finally comes to South Africa! - McCann Worldgroup
The Empty Shop finally comes to South Africa!

Sandton City has a heart of gold and while the centre is proud of being Africa's ultimate shopping destination, Sandton City always seeks ways to help those for whom just buying a loaf of bread every day is often a struggle.

Issued by McCann Worldgroup 5 Nov 2014 11:24

Herman Mashaba, Founder of Black Like Me, to receive Award for Lifetime Achievement in Johannesburg
Herman Mashaba, Founder of Black Like Me, to receive Award for Lifetime Achievement in Johannesburg

Retail Congress Africa is delighted to announce that it will present one of its top honours, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to Herman Mashaba, founder of Black Like Me, in Johannesburg on 18 November 2014. Selected by the Congress Advisory Board and senior retailers, the Award celebrates not only an influential and inspiring businessman, but also stands as an example of how tenacity and determination can overcome great odds, demonstrating his iconic traits.

Issued by World Retail Congress Africa 4 Nov 2014 13:47

Primary, secondary and tertiary coding explained - Pyrotec
Primary, secondary and tertiary coding explained

Pyrotec PackMark provides a range of world-class coding equipment for every category of packaging including primary, secondary and tertiary coding and labelling solutions. These three categories relate to the function of each packaging layer, as explained below.

Issued by Pyrotec 4 Nov 2014 12:42

South Africa cleaning up its act - Analytix BI
South Africa cleaning up its act

The growth and the potential of the washing powder industry, in South Africa, has drawn the attention of major players in the laundry care market; making news recently is the entry of Ariel, a Procter & Gamble brand, into the South African washing powder market. Ariel's entry has sparked the "Washing Powder Wars" whereby the major washing powder brand houses such as Unilever and Tiger Brands have increased their marketing budgets, embarking on campaigns to win and retain customers.

Issued by Analytix BI 4 Nov 2014 11:34

Another successful year at Propak 2014 - Pyrotec
Another successful year at Propak 2014

Propak Cape, the largest packaging, processing, printing, labelling and plastics exhibition in Africa, took place from 21-23 October 2014 and exhibitors from all over Africa were represented at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Pyrotec, leading privately owned product identification solution specialist, was amongst the many exhibitors.

Issued by Pyrotec 3 Nov 2014 12:55

ElastiTote: sampling made simple - Pyrotec
ElastiTote: sampling made simple

Free samples are a tried-and-tested marketing tool. In today's challenging economic environment, they are more relevant than ever, with an increasing number of shoppers on the lookout for bargains and freebies.

Issued by Pyrotec 31 Oct 2014 11:40

Clover Mama Afrika and MiX Telematics take to the road again - over 7,000 kilometres of 'giving back' - Clover
Clover Mama Afrika and MiX Telematics take to the road again - over 7,000 kilometres of 'giving back'

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is once again sponsoring Clover Mama Afrika's annual roadshow - a journey of more than 7,000 kilometres that includes support visits to 30 Clover Mama Afrika centres across South Africa.

Issued by Clover 29 Oct 2014 13:24

Got a sticky problem? - Expanding Branding
Got a sticky problem?

Wondering where to go to get your stickers applied to on-pack product, either before it gets to store or after its on shelf? Expanding Branding offers an on-pack service where we can apply stickers pre- or post-merchandising. This allows brands to fulfill last-minute requirements such as competitions or special offers.

Issued by Expanding Branding 29 Oct 2014 12:51

Ho ho ho! It's off the shelf we go! - Expanding Branding
Ho ho ho! It's off the shelf we go!

Expanding Branding is offering new and existing clients discounted promoter rates for the end-of-year rush leading up to Christmas, making it really easy and affordable for most brands, even if they have never used promoters before.

Issued by Expanding Branding 28 Oct 2014 14:00

Bloemfontein votes Tiger Wheel & Tyre the "Best Tyre Outlet" - Tiger Wheel & Tyre
Bloemfontein votes Tiger Wheel & Tyre the "Best Tyre Outlet"

The accolades just keep coming for Tiger Wheel & Tyre, the multiple award-winning wheel and tyre fitment centre. The company just announced that it has won the award for "Best Tyre Outlet" in the Bloemfontein Courant Best of Bloemfontein Readers' Choice Awards 2014.

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 27 Oct 2014 11:49

Nampak supports Student Gold Pack focus on waste management and recycling - Nampak
Nampak supports Student Gold Pack focus on waste management and recycling

Robyn Schäfer, an Institute of Packaging South Africa (IPSA) Packaging Technology student from the Western Cape, has been awarded the Nampak Special Mention Prize at the 2014 Student Gold Pack competition run by IPSA. The awards ceremony was held on Tuesday 21 October, in Cape Town, at the Two Oceans Aquarium.

Issued by Nampak 23 Oct 2014 13:12

Show more