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Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains

The ban on cigarettes and related tobacco products will remain in place, but alcohol will be permitted for sale on certain days of the week...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2020

DHL confirms strategic investment in UK-based Link Commerce

DHL Express has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its DHL Africa eShop platform...

28 May 2020

Digital strategies key for retail to survive a shifting consumer landscape

The world is in unchartered territory and as many businesses face the harsh reality of lockdown, we are beginning to accept that jobs will be lost, orders will be cancelled...

By Jan Bouwer 28 May 2020

Brands need to reposition as customers form new, more digital habits

Doing things differently in this crisis means doing things digitally...

By Grant Lapping 28 May 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Forever blowing bubbles

Slowly, perhaps, but the marketing and advertising world is starting to heal. And, every now and then, a non-Covid-19 ad pops up which relieves the cliched tedium of promotion spots trading on the virus crisis...

By Brendan Seery 27 May 2020

Locked down, not locked out: 10 benefits of a Biz Press Office now

While real office space is locked up is an ideal time to upgrade an online presence. The digital business-to-business media are providing valuable opportunities for companies and brands in high traffic, virtual environments. As the only media brand with community in our DNA, we are proud that a presence on Bizcommunity promises community and delivers community...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 May 2020

Crayola's new pack of crayons reflects multicultural skin tones

Crayola has collaborated with a renowned makeup chemist to bring a wider range of realistic skin tones to an all-new line of crayons...

27 May 2020

Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour...

27 May 2020

Covid-19 a shot in the arm for e-commerce

Online retail may account for under 2% of total retail sales in South Africa, but the Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging consumers to switch to digital shopping and payment alternatives...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2020

Key Distributors boosts sales by 25% with ConnectFMCG

Key Distributors, a business of Value Logistics, is a warehousing and sales company focused on the distribution of FMCG products to formal and informal retail markets in South Africa...

Issued by MegaVision Media 25 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Keeping spirits lifted while working from home

Young Living Essential Oils opened its South African office just 7 months ago, and now, like many of us, the local team is having to adapt to do business under lockdown...

22 May 2020

3 factors impacting online shopping in SA, and how to address them during lockdown

SA might never be able to 'go back to normal', especially in terms of retail which currently contributes 15% of South Africa's GDP...

By Semona Pillay 22 May 2020

SA marketers fostering meaningful customer relationships beyond first purchase [report]

Salesforce has released its sixth annual State of Marketing report, including South African data for the first time. The report shows that, locally, marketers are at the forefront, with 76% in South Africa leading customer experience initiatives across their companies...

21 May 2020

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