Ninety9cents awarded Spur Steak Ranches
Ninety9cents awarded Spur Steak Ranches

Ninety9cents (99c) has been appointed lead creative and digital agency for Spur Steak Ranches after a four-way pitch.

Issued by Ninety9cents 20 hours ago

Shreenal Ruparelia appointed new MD of Jumia Food
Shreenal Ruparelia appointed new MD of Jumia Food

NAIROBI, Kenya - Online food delivery company, Jumia Food, has appointed Shreenal Ruparelia as its new managing director. She takes over from Duncan Muchangi who joins Jumia Pay.

1 day ago

Top five South African consumer trends - Euromonitor
Top five South African consumer trends - Euromonitor

Global market intelligence company, Euromonitor International, has just released the latest results of the 2017 Global Consumer Trends survey.

1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal
#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Nigerians seek a 'next-level' shopping experience
Nigerians seek a 'next-level' shopping experience

  • Survey of Nigerian urban supermarket shoppers reveals they are looking for organised retail and enhanced customer service
  • More than 90% of Nigerian shoppers believe prices are rising and 60% are focussed on only buying essential items
  • The top categories where consumer purchasing has been affected by rising food prices are cold beverages and fresh food

Issued by Nielsen 2 days ago

Aramex Global Shopper growth mirrors rise in cross-border e-commerce
Aramex Global Shopper growth mirrors rise in cross-border e-commerce

Cross-border e-commerce is on the rise. According to a PayPal report released earlier this year, an estimated 1.4 million South Africans shopped internationally in 2016, spending an estimated R8.8 billion. The same report predicts South African online spend will exceed R53bn in 2018.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Oct 2017

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place last night, Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner.

13 Oct 2017

Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty
Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty

Clicks Clubcard has moved into the top spot as South Africa's most used loyalty programme at 67%, just beating last year's loyalty leader, Pick n Pay Smart Shopper and therefore nudging the supermarket chain's programme into second place at 66%. Despite a sizeable jump down to 44%, the Dis-Chem Benefits Programme ranks as the third most used programme, up from fifth place last year - and together with Clicks shows that loyalty for pharmacy and beauty retail is strong.

13 Oct 2017

Lola Ogunyemi
Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted.

12 Oct 2017

How one green company is changing lives while building furniture
How one green company is changing lives while building furniture

When Tameron Haralambous asked her husband Peter to build a changing table for their nursery, she had no idea it would set them on the path to becoming award-winning furniture designers.

12 Oct 2017

Mall of Africa expands focus on entertainment and events
Mall of Africa expands focus on entertainment and events

Changing consumer shopping habits and the rise of online shopping means that shopping malls are having to re-invent themselves by becoming lifestyle and event destinations.

12 Oct 2017

Image: Sovereign Foods
Sovereign Foods shareholders approve Bidco offer, delisting from JSE

Sovereign Foods has announced the outcome of the special general meeting of shareholders held on 9 October 2017. The company, in August 2017, received a firm intention from Bidco (controlled by Capitalworks) to acquire Sovereign Foods by way of a R907m cash offer to Sovereign shareholders.

12 Oct 2017

Good news at last for shoppers
Good news at last for shoppers

Food is getting cheaper - but you probably haven't noticed. Data released on Wednesday show prices of vegetables, oils, fats, bread, cereals, fruit and fuel have fallen since the start of the year.

By Nico Gous 12 Oct 2017