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Competition in Africa's digital economy

Digitalisation has ushered in an era of hyper-connectivity, marked by disruptive digital platforms that operate on a global scale...

By Lerisha Naidu and Angelo Tzarevski 2 days ago

The cost of SA's alcohol bans and their impact on consumer behaviour

According to a new NielsenIQ report, South Africa's latest liquor ban equated to a loss of R7,6bn during the four weeks it lasted...

3 days ago

Woolworths lays out next set of sustainability ambitions

The new Good Business Journey sustainability goals focus on traceability, transparency, circularity, diversity and inclusivity as well energy and carbon emissions...

3 days ago

SA property, retail firms bet on townships despite unrest

Recent unrest in South Africa damaged hundreds of businesses but property developers and retailers say they remain committed to the fast-growing...

By Nqobile Dludla 3 days ago

Tommy Hilfiger collabs with Indya Moore on gender-fluid fashion

Tommy Hilfiger is launching a gender-fluid summer pre-fall 2021 capsule collection co-designed by non-binary actor and activist, Indya Moore...

28 Jul 2021

How Covid-19 is shaping trends in the food service industry

While the easing of restrictions earlier in the year in South Africa was welcomed news, the recent level 4 lockdown has meant another devastating setback for restaurants, hotels and more...

28 Jul 2021

Tiger Brands minor shareholders want answers over recall

Two minor shareholders of Tiger Brands have written to the company requesting more details after it announced recalling 20 million canned vegetable products over a leak risk...

By Nqobile Dludla 28 Jul 2021

'Upcycling' promises to turn food waste into your next meal

How would you like to dig into a "recycled" snack? Or take a swig of juice with "reprocessed" ingredients made from other food byproducts? Without the right marketing, these don't sound appetising...

By Rodney Holcomb and Danielle Bellmer 28 Jul 2021 launches to service B2C and B2B customers

The digital liquor platform caters to the need for an e-commerce portal that can service both direct-to-customer and high-volume business-to-business requirements...

27 Jul 2021

Mukuru Groceries service expands to Malawi

Remittances-led fintech company Mukuru is expanding its groceries service to Malawi in response to the food crisis that has plagued the east African nation for years...

2 days ago

What is an omnichannel customer engagement hub and why do I need it?

By now, most organisations know how important it is to engage with their customers on the right channel at the right time with the right information....

By Brent Haumann 2 days ago

Sportscene launches Canal Walk superstore

South Africa's leading streetwear retailer Sportscene opened its newly renovated Canal Walk store in Cape Town...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 3 days ago

Digital retail and its relationship with data

With more South Africans shopping online than ever, retailers have had to rethink their digital strategies, especially when it comes to data analysis and optimising the supply chain, says TechSoft International

By Vishalan Moodley 3 days ago

Port disruptions, cyber attack pose potential threat to SA's food security

The unrest in KwaZulu-Natal, compounded by the recent cybersecurity hack on Transnet's IT systems, which affected its operations, has created major backlogs for both exports and imports in the Durban port...

3 days ago

Managing stock availability for post-protest recovery

The challenges in managing stock have never been so acute as they are now for retailers affected by the looting that swept through KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng...

By Hendrik Bredenkamp 28 Jul 2021

Fintech leader's predictions of SA's payments landscape

The silver lining of the Covid pandemic for many businesses has been the acceleration of online shopping in South Africa...

By Paul Behrmann, Issued by Payflex 27 Jul 2021

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