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Connecting with customers on the ground is not dead

There could be light at the end of the tunnel for big brands trying to reconnect with their customers on the ground...

27 Jan 2020

LG South Africa unveils newly-relocated head office, factory

LG South Africa recently unveiled its new relocated head office - which now includes a new LG brand shop on the same premises - in Midrand, Johannesburg...

24 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible

In order to stay in business, one needs to stay abreast with technology and remain up to date with the latest innovations...

By Odette van der Haar 24 Jan 2020

Skynamo secures $30m investment from Five Elms Capital

South African sales tech provider secures Series A funding from leading software investor to accelerate adoption of its field sales app and management platform globally...

Issued by Skynamo 23 Jan 2020

P&G to acquire women-focused grooming startup Billie

Consumer goods giant P&G - the owner of brands including Gillette, Olay, Oral-B and Pampers - has shared its plans acquire Billie Inc., a growing female body care company...

13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The future of retailing in sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 14% of the world's population and by 2030, the region's population will surpass that of China. The way consumers shop in the region is ever-changing...

By Christele Chokossa 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand

Africa's consumer landscape is fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of a diverse base of consumers...

By Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020

SMEs can now also sell prepaid products and services digitally

Until recently, only larger retailers could sell consumers airtime, data and prepaid utility services digitally but now small business owners across South Africa have been empowered to start selling these products without any cash outlay...

27 Dec 2019

Facebook Pay: a game-changer for payments, brands and social media

The launch of Facebook's unified Facebook Pay system across its entire family of messaging apps hasn't just created the world's biggest payment platform. It's taken the existing payment universe and turned it on its head, with huge ramifications for how businesses and influencers monetise their social media presence...

By Thomas Pays 24 Dec 2019

'New-generation lay-bye' payment solutions gain traction in SA

More and more consumers are looking to 'buy now, pay later' (BNPL) payment options when making purchases...

23 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Retail

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year...

17 Dec 2019

How to get overseas Black Friday deals with Standard Bank and Aramex Global Shopper

Overseas Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are happening right now. But how do you take advantage of those deals overseas when the online retailer doesn't offer shipping to South Africa?..

Issued by Aramex 25 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"

Dion Jerling, co-founder of Connect Earth was chair of the third and final day of AfricaCom 2019's keynote sessions. He said there had been closer to 17,000 attendees than predicted 15,000 and convened a panel discussion on getting user experience (UX) right...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2019

6 trends shaping the shopping mall experience

A decade ago, building a profitable mall was simple. If you got the location, size, layout, parking and access routes right, you had retailers and shoppers in the bag...

By Theresa Terblanche 23 Oct 2019

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