Happy (almost) Valentine's Day, retailers! Since the day of hearts is upon us, we thought it's high time to remind merchants about the things they can do to spread the love...
Higor Torchia 12 Feb 2019
Hungry students at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California were recently introduced to Snackbot, the outdoor, self-driving robot delivering snacks and beverages from PepsiCo's portfolio of better-for-you brands...
24 Jan 2019
Electioneering in 2019 is sure to take up much focus and energy and while I understand that elections come around every 4 years, I wish we could do without them...
Vera Valasis 11 Jan 2019
Between 40% and 80% of purchases are impulse buys. Marketers often get blamed for this, but while marketing tactics may be cynical, manipulative, and even deceptive, shoppers are generally wise to their ways.
31 Dec 2018
Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year below...
18 Dec 2018
Beyond its reputation as a quality cosmetics brand in the professional makeup industry, what gives Make-Up Designory (MUD) Cosmetics the edge is that its roots lie in education...
Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Nov 2018
Rowan Fine came to the conclusion that he should pursue a career in the consumables market after he ran some numbers while ordering consumables for a restaurant he was working at in Johannesburg...
Maroefah Smith 22 Nov 2018
Two South African retailers, Supersave Food Town Hyper and Take n Pay Food Town Hyper, are nominees in the IGA International Retailer of the Year awards...
20 Nov 2018
Over three-quarters of franchisee owners are optimistic about the future. This optimism is translated into the growth of franchises' contribution to the GDP of South Africa - growing from 9% in 2014 to 15% today...
Danette Breitenbach 14 Nov 2018
South African online styling service, Crate|ov Clothes, gives men the opportunity to be dressed by a professional stylist who selects outfits based on their preferences...
13 Nov 2018
Lindt is a premium brand growing in a declining market. A luxury product generally bought as a gift, the brand launched a cheaper version catering to personal indulgence. Not only did this expand...
Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2018
Note to retailers: today's customers expect technology to wipe out queueing. There's nothing more off-putting to shoppers and detrimental to sales than long queues in your store...
Moving Tactics 6 Nov 2018
South African online marketplace SA Florist has rebranded to Bloomable, with the aim to redefine itself in the market and expand its focus beyond flowers...
6 Nov 2018