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Research reveals how South Africans are embracing digital payments

95% of consumers in South Africa are considering emerging payments such as biometrics, digital currencies and QR codes, in addition to contactless...

6 May 2021

4 e-commerce trends, and how to use them to accelerate your business

2020 proved to be a year of unprecedented consumer demand when it came to e-commerce adoption and popularity...

3 May 2021

Massmart's CEO on Covid-driven consumer trends that'll stick

Retail veteran Mitch Slape unpacks the changes in consumer behaviour that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about, and where Massmart is seeing growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Apr 2021

SA consumers increasingly anxious about finance and health

Deloitte's latest State of the Consumer tracker shows South Africans are currently most concerned about finances - even more so than the health impact of Covid-19...

15 Apr 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Clever click options boost SA's online grocery sector

Grocery shopping in SA has changed forever as consumers have become comfortable with shopping for day-to-day groceries online, says NielsenIQ's Kelly Arnold...

By Kelly Arnold 12 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Appetite of businesses to move online is booming

WATCH: Payfast's Jonathan Smit shares insight into the recent growth of the e-commerce landscape and future trends to watch out for...

10 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030

Kantar's Norman Reyneker says that as companies define their future-fit commercial strategies, they must challenge assumptions related to the evolving digital retail landscape...

By Norman Reyneker, Issued by Kantar 8 Mar 2021

4 wine trends to look out for in 2021

Schalk Opperman, Quoin Rock's award-winning winemaker, shares his SA wine trend predictions for the upcoming year.

By Schalk Opperman 4 Mar 2021

How loyalty and rewards will drive shopper behaviour in SA's retail main market

2Engage shares a few predictions for trends in the loyalty and rewards space in South Africa's retail main market...

24 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?

Dion Chang, one of South Africa's most respected trend analysts, kicked off BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Trends to expect in the township development, office, retail spaces

As the fight against Covid-19 rages on, the property sector shows a bag of mixed results with some parts of the sector...

By Herbert Seabelo Theledi 28 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A challenging year anticipated for SA retailers

The circular relationship between retail sales, consumer spending and employment in SA means retailers are unlikely to be able to 'sell' themselves out of the situation in which they now find themselves...

By Tasmika Ramlakan 20 Jan 2021

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - Euromonitor

The top trends that Euromonitor believes will define consumer behaviour and influence business strategies in the year ahead...

19 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A bold year for beverages

From fermenting pineapples for a home brew, to whipping up non-alcoholic versions of their favourite cocktails, consumers have opened themselves up to new taste experiences...

By Alex Glenday 18 Jan 2021



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