The South African cosmetic and personal care industry is a dynamic and vibrant one, on the one hand; however, on the other, it is a market that is cluttered and competitive with multiple product offerings. For this reason, brand owners are looking for ways to grab the attention of the consumer and spark engagement which, in turn, will boost sales for the brand.
Issued by Pyrotec 22 Apr 2015 11:21
The year 2014 saw a major shift in consumer behavior and spending habits, and this was reflected in the launch of the biggest IPO yet, that of the Alibaba Group, raising $25bn. Founded by Peng Lei and Jack Ma and led by Jonathan Lu, Alibaba has been a household name in China for years, selling everything from clothing to pet food, but demand for instant gratification, quick delivery and transactional enablement meant that a critical mass would be reached, and today China is the world's largest e-commerce market, and it's only going to get bigger.
South Africa is seeing a notable growth in e-commerce. The role of companies such as PayU is integral to the successful entry and growth of e-commerce retailers in this space.
Issued by PayU 21 Apr 2015 11:50
While 66% of the industry believes that an industry body is the best vehicle to represent industry interests when it comes to joint research vs 23% who disagree, the industry is clear that the South African Advertising Research Foundation (SAARF) cannot continue in its current form or with its current ways.
By Danette Breitenbach 15 Apr 2015 05:34
In a first-of-its-kind partnership for the South African retailer, Woolworths has announced a strategic collaboration with Grammy Award-winning musician, record producer and philanthropist, Pharrell Williams. It will see the global superstar and the business align their values and actions to make a difference in the lives of people and the planet with the call-to-action "Are you with us?".
10 Apr 2015 08:22
This article deals with the selling of residential property. However, many of the points made here are also very relevant to the sale of commercial property...
2 Apr 2015 08:25
To reward loyal Edcon account holders, Edgars has formed a strategic alliance with Ster Kinekor to launch the Edgars/Ster-Kinekor Movie Benefit Card.
13 Jul 2007 15:47
Media convergence has broken new ground at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, Pretoria. It has become the first mall in Africa to use mobile technology to communicate with shoppers in a personalized manner.
13 Jul 2007 15:44
June every year is very special for Cape Town's children with cancer, for that is when CHOC, Childhood Cancer Foundation, hosts a Christmas in June celebration - just for them and their families.
13 Jul 2007 15:41
Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc, an interactive retailer of customised stuffed animals, recently announced South Africa as a new international franchisee.
13 Jul 2007 15:38
Backsberg has become the first wine producer in South Africa and one of only three in the world to gain carbon-neutral status by sequestrating its carbon emissions.
13 Jul 2007 15:33