Local retailers pin hopes on Black Friday sales
Local retailers pin hopes on Black Friday sales

Despite a dire political and economic environment, retailers are upbeat about Black Friday sales and Christmas spending.

By Michelle Gumede 1 hour ago

#NewCampaign: SweepSouth gives back Friday
#NewCampaign: SweepSouth gives back Friday

Inspired by the global trend towards giving back instead of getting on Black Friday, local home cleaning company SweepSouth is transferring the savings it would usually give to its customers on a day like this and handing them back to its 'SweepStars'.

By Jessica Tennant 6 hours ago

Retailers to watch this Black Friday, Cyber Monday
Retailers to watch this Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Retailers and consumers alike are readying themselves for snaking queues and extended shopping hours in-store and online this Black Friday, falling on 24 November this year. Known as the biggest shopping occasion in the Western world, it has picked up steam in South Africa in recent years, presenting an opportunity for consumers to save on Christmas shopping and allowing retailers to boost sales and move stock before the festive season hits.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Democratising AR, bringing content to life with Zappar
Democratising AR, bringing content to life with Zappar

A leader in augmented reality (AR), Zappar, have ventured into mixed reality (MR) and recently paid Cape Town a visit to end off AfricaCom with the launch of the ZapBox - an MR kit presenting individuals and businesses with the opportunity to create their own MR experiences - at the Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront.

By Cari Coetzee 1 day ago

3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet
3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet

The race is on to bring 3D printed footwear to market. Adidas, Nike and Under Armour are some of the big names that have been working on delivering bespoke shoes to their customers.

By ManMohan S Sodhi 17 Nov 2017

Moving Tactics installs digital signage solution for Sunglass Hut flagship V&A Waterfront store
Moving Tactics installs digital signage solution for Sunglass Hut flagship V&A Waterfront store

Moving Tactics is proud to be associated with Sunglass Hut SA as they opened their new flagship store at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

Issued by Moving Tactics 17 Nov 2017

South African men buy into personal care
South African men buy into personal care

Women may find themselves fighting for mirror space and hiding their eye creams because according to Euromonitor, men's grooming recorded a 13% growth in value sales in 2016.

17 Nov 2017

Image credit: EPA-EFE/Koen van Weel
The real story behind the huge crowds gathered at iPhone launches

Apple's special edition iPhone X release - like the new iPhones before it - brings thousands of people lining up in front of Apple stores around the globe. It raises the seemingly obvious question: what sane person would queue overnight for an over-priced, at best incrementally-changed gadget?

By Harald Wieser 16 Nov 2017

Monopoly Durban hits shelves
Monopoly Durban hits shelves

The Durban edition of popular property trading game, Monopoly, has hit local shelves ahead of the festive season. Having announced the game in May, Winning Moves UK says its team has been working around the clock on the board design and production to ensure the game was ready before the summer holidays hit.

16 Nov 2017

Digital coupon redemptions predicted to reach $91bn by 2022
Digital coupon redemptions predicted to reach $91bn by 2022

According to a new study from Juniper Research, the value of digital coupon redemptions will surge to $91 billion by 2022, up from $47 billion in 2017.

15 Nov 2017

#Newsmaker: Amanda Dambuza named Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2017
#Newsmaker: Amanda Dambuza named Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2017

The Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards in association with Old Mutual Corporate celebrates entrepreneurial women and businesswomen who have made a significant contribution to business in South Africa. This year's deserving recipient of the title is Amanda Dambuza, founder and director of consulting company Uyandiswa, currently in its fourth year and already employing more than 70 people.

By Jessica Tennant 14 Nov 2017