Two retailers delighted attendees at this year's Beyond Retail event by speaking of what may sound like futuristic plans but in reality is already on offer locally - the self-service checkout, the true power of private label products and winning customer loyalty with personalised promotions.
Leigh Andrews 2 days ago
We live in a very weird place where a bottle of whisky sells for R600,000 (yes, really) yet the poor try buy a loaf of bread on credit at spaza shops. Maryla Masojada of Trade Intelligence says we need to catch a wake up on the retail realities outside our immediate communities.
Leigh Andrews 17 Oct 2016
Braam Malherbe recently joined Angus McIntosh and Yolanda Guse, who started the petition to get McDonals to commit to a cage-free policy, on the Spier Spier Biodynamic Farm to see how free range chickens live. With growing consumer demand for transparency about where their food comes from and how it is produced, we asked Malherbe to elaborate on the difference between battery cage, free range, and cage free chickens.
Cari Van Wyk 14 Oct 2016
Government needs to review its policies and legislation on Information Communications Technology (ICT) to ensure that all South Africans have universal affordability and access to communications services.
4 Mar 2014
National carrier South African Airways (SAA) is investigating the possibility of using the in-flight relief pilot programme as a meaningful way of developing future pilots.
4 Mar 2014
South African Breweries (SAB) gave its appointed distributors exclusive territories‚ shielding them from competition from its own depots‚ in an effort to ensure their sustainability in exchange for the investments they were asked to make in terms of land‚ buildings and vehicles‚ SAB's distribution services manager testified this week.
Amanda Visser 1 Aug 2013
Aiming to take a bigger chunk of the business process and technology outsourcing market, Imperial Logistics has formed a new division, Resolve, from the amalgamation of group companies Volition and e-Logics, their associated businesses and some existing managed services capacity in the group.
29 Jul 2013
OR Tambo International Airport has unveiled the Oliver Reginald Tambo Memorial exhibition, which is aimed at honouring one of South Africa's national heroes and extraordinary freedom fighters. The permanent exhibition, situated at the airport's International Viewing Deck, aims to bring to life Oliver Reginald Tambo's legacy of selfless character and great teachings.
26 Jul 2013
Several streets will be closed to traffic in the Cape Town city centre ahead of the State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Thursday, authorities have warned. President Jacob Zuma will deliver the annual speech during a joint seating of the National Assembly to be broadcast at 7pm. There will also be parking restrictions around the Parliamentary precinct on Plein Street.
7 Feb 2012
Although most economists are downgrading their 2012 SA gross domestic product (GDP) forecasts, a resurgent seasonally adjusted Kagiso Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) in January could mean a revising of forecasts upwards in coming months as production finally catches up with strong consumer demand.
2 Feb 2012
The trend of purchasing goods on the internet will play an increasingly significant role in boosting the demand for express courier delivery.
31 Jan 2012
According to the Cape Times, the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) said during a presentation to Parliament that a planned major revamp of Cape Town's rail system will include the modernisation of the national rail system and the replacement of all trains and the construction of new depots and stations. Subject to the government approving its budget, the R123 billion project is set to create 65 000 jobs.
4 Nov 2011