Falke South Africa has teamed up with two prominent MTB events, the Fedhealth MTB Challenge and the Origin of Trails two-day MTB Experience, extending its mountain biking footprint in the Western Cape.
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Last week we published Part 1 of our guide on how to launch your retail business from a mall kiosk. It covers the critical steps of choosing the right location and the right type of kiosk for your business, so we recommend you click here to read it now if you haven't already. But if you have, let's continue with Part 2...
Scan Retail 4 hours ago
The Cannes Lions Creative e-Commerce Lions shortlist has been released.
6 hours ago
Gone are the days of customer service consisting of treating buyers with common courtesy. Customer service has been disrupted by an expectation of a total customer experience that is dictated by the customer, not company policies.
Juanita Vorster 8 hours ago
Spree and Superbalist, two of South Africa's most popular online fashion retailers, will merge into a single platform, Media24 and Takealot.com announced today. The new venture will be held 51% by Media24, Spree's current shareholders, while Takealot Group will own 49% of the venture.
1 day ago
Even though demand in South Africa for imported goods (think oil, vehicles, and equipment) are high regardless of price, common sense indicates that when the currency is stronger, it becomes cheaper to do so. But is there really a right time to import?
Dr Greg Cline 1 day ago
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has called all international travellers, who will be visiting South Africa during the June and July school holidays, to comply with the country's import requirements for agricultural and related regulated products.
1 day ago
Nestlé South Africa has transformed its Mossel Bay dairy factory into a "zero water" manufacturing site. Over the past six years, the company has installed new water recovery, treatment and recycling technology at the factory which will enable it to re-use and recycle water from its dairy operations.
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The impact of music on consumer behaviour is well known with research showing that consumers shop for longer, spend more money and have an enhanced shopping experience if they're exposed to music. Many local and international retail and restaurant brands are implementing bespoke in-store music and audio solutions to create a more fun, welcoming and brand-specific experience. According to Chris Day, Managing Director at Moving Tactics, South Africa's leading digital signage solutions company, there are five reasons why in-store music makes sense.
Moving Tactics 1 day ago
The number of pantyhose imported worldwide totalled 1.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining constant against the previous year's level, according to the report 'World: Pantyhose And Tights - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025', recently published by IndexBox.
1 day ago
Luvuyo and Nodumo Jongile, the founders of South Africa's first black-owned gin brand Mayine Gin, have been named as the recipients of the country's first known gin bursary. As the winners, the husband and wife team from Khayelitsha is awarded a R100,000 bursary to help grow their business, culminating in a trip to London's Juniperlooza Festival next year on World Gin Day.
14 Jun 2018
Do you remember your first car? That great feeling of freedom that came with the ability to drive yourself wherever you wanted or needed to go, without having to ask for a lift, take public transport or cycle or walk. And the 'kudos' from your friends that came with independence.
Edward Carbutt 13 Jun 2018
As disruptive and groundbreaking technologies transform the global manufacturing industry, the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), the Department Science and Technology and the Manufacturing Circle have partnered with the Manufacturing Indaba 2018 to unpack what Industry 4.0 means for manufacturers. Revolutionary technologies bring with them new concerns for industry players which this year's conference intends to address and discuss. The event will be hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, the business hub for sub-Saharan Africa, on 19 and 20 June 2018.
Manufacturing Indaba 12 Jun 2018