Distell tops up with Cruz vodka
Distell tops up with Cruz vodka

Distell has topped up its booze portfolio with a dash of vodka through the purchase of a 75% shareholding in a company that owns the global rights to Cruz Vodka.

1 day ago

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Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

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Slave Route Challenge 2017 hydrated by Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages

Runners and walkers in the 2017 Slave Route Challenge, a significant athletics race around Cape Town, will be hydrated along the half marathon, 10km and 5km routes by Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (CCPB).

1 day ago

Pick n Pay's Super Animals
Pick n Pay Super Animals return with South African slant

Today, 24 April 2017, Pick n Pay launches a new Super Animals collection - this time focused on South African animals, which will be given out as a pack of four collectible cards every time consumers spend R150 at any Pick n Pay. The campaign will run until 4 June or until the animal cards run out, whichever is first.

2 days ago

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Five reasons why a professional business sign makes bottom-line sense

What's in a business sign? Well, if you're trying to stand out in a competitive marketplace and onboard profitable new customers, it's far more than just a label or a tag.

By Chans Weber 3 days ago

Main market purchasing patterns - behaviours and influences
Main market purchasing patterns - behaviours and influences

The main market, both in urban and rural communities, is predominantly influenced by communal perspectives entrenched in meaningful conversations, powerful storytelling, personal experiences and word-of-mouth interactions. These perceptions build interchangeable relationships that can shape positive brand sentiments, and influence consumers' product choices, purchasing decisions and consumption patterns at the base of the pyramid (BoP).

By Miguel Correia, Issued by Zinto Activation Group 3 days ago

South African Council of Shopping Centres Research Conference identifies new retail trends
South African Council of Shopping Centres Research Conference identifies new retail trends

The South African Council of Shopping Centres will host its Annual Research Conference on 17 May 2017, at the Maslow Hotel, Sandton. The main aim of the conference is to keep delegates up to date with new consumer behaviour and shopping patterns, which are constantly evolving, driven by economic instability and the strain on consumers' pockets.

3 days ago

Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021
Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021

LAGOS, Nigeria - Home-grown African brand, Dangote, is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time. This prediction was made by Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

3 days ago

Path to purchase... OOH or POS?
Path to purchase... OOH or POS?

Competition among retail brands has never been as fierce as it is now, and marketers face the challenge of winning the attention and spend of easily distracted consumers. But out-of-home is a winning strategy, comparable to point-of-sale when it comes to achieving return on investment, argues Howard Lonstein, marketing manager for Outdoor Network.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 20 Apr 2017

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Understanding the millennial market

VBN Consultants recently returned from the Millennials 20/20 conference in NYC where world leading consumer brands and retailers were brought together to share and discuss new insights about this lucrative future market.

20 Apr 2017

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Woolworths tops 2016 Customer Satisfaction Index with most satisfied customers

Woolworths has the most satisfied customers, with a substantially higher score than the industry average, according to the 2016 South African Customer Satisfaction Index (Sacsi) conducted by Consulta. The index reveals customers remain highly satisfied with overall supermarket offerings, despite an industry decline for the period 2015 to 2016.

20 Apr 2017