If you're a retailer you know that customer expectations are higher than ever before; they expect to be able to shop all day and night, use your brand's social media channels for ideas and to discover new products, be able to buy on mobile devices, online, in-store and, on top of that, expect a much more customised experience.
Issued by Realmdigital 3 Sep 2015 13:20
The Johannesburg office of Scan Display has decreased its reliance on South Africa's electrical grid by installing a Smart Grid solar system. This follows a conscious plan by the company to enhance its environmental responsibility and live up to the 'green' standards it has set for itself.
Issued by Scan Display 28 Aug 2015 09:26
Mobile commerce is the future of product discovery and purchasing in South Africa and PriceCheck, together with SnapScan and Pargo, are leading the way. By combining these services, PriceCheck now provides the ability to find, buy and deliver products from offline product catalogues, right from your mobile phone.
Issued by PriceCheck 27 Aug 2015 09:30
South Africa's leading retailers have built their businesses with printed inserts delivered primarily through the community newspaper network. Using a combination of reach, range and location, this has proven a highly successful medium. However as print readership migrates to digital, the insert industry has been left in need of innovation.
Issued by Vicinity Media 24 Aug 2015 10:48
It's not news to anyone that the retail environment is changing almost as fast as we can keep up with it. What is not at all clear however, is what is changing and how those changes may likely affect shopping in future. Shopping SA spoke to Michaela Murning, head of Retail & Shopper Insights at TNS, about the trends TNS has picked up on in its research and its contact with clients, and how those might influence the nature of retail in the coming years.
Issued by TNS South Africa 20 Aug 2015 11:15
One may assume that the Noakes-induced banting trend, with its renouncement of carb-laden calories, may represent a formidable foe to the local fast food industry. But just what impact, if any, is this dietary phenomenon having on domestic consumption trends?
Issued by Insight Survey 11 Aug 2015 12:16
Public-Ideas has announced the launch of a new affiliate marketing program with ZANDO, Africa's number one online fashion store, offering the most comprehensive international and local footwear and fashion brands for sale online in South Africa.
Issued by Public-Ideas 11 Aug 2015 10:14
Berge Farrell Design's packaging refresh and upgrade for Tiger Brand's Golden Cloud Ready Mix and Cake ranges has been crafted to deliver maximum appetite appeal via a single-minded approach to photography, styling and layout, cueing 'home-baked goodness'.
Issued by Berge Farrell 11 Aug 2015 08:25
Since 1961 much-loved South African rice brand, Tastic, has delivered on the promise of cooking perfectly every time. Continuously keeping up with trends and bringing innovative and up-to-date products to the table meant that it was now time for a packaging design refresh and upgrade.
Issued by Berge Farrell 3 Aug 2015 09:34
With a strong focus on helping merchants get more shoppers through their doors, PriceCheck's digitising of real-world catalogues is set to change the South African retail landscape. As one of the five most visited sites in South Africa, PriceCheck's focus on mobile search and product discovery is lighting the way for other e-commerce players.
Issued by PriceCheck 31 Jul 2015 09:18
At just 23, Adriano Salgado has taken over as Director of this family-run business, Gaby's Earth Foods. From humble beginnings 20 years ago to a thriving brand distributed nationally and in some African countries, the brand has grown to be a true South African success story.
Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 30 Jul 2015 13:48
Not only is retail advertising generally inefficient in South Africa but the majority of the big chains are missing out on profit opportunities by letting customers leave their stores unhappy.
Issued by Chris Moerdyk 28 Jul 2015 12:02