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What's influencing where South Africans shop during lockdown?

Cash-strapped consumers are not just concerned about pricing when grocery shopping, but also about the measures taken by retailers to ensure shopper safety during the pandemic...

3 days ago

SA Digital CX Report: The R1bn lesson in customer advocacy

The results of the 2020 South African Digital Customer Experience (CX) Report reveals that brands need to adopt new strategies to engage, acquire and retain their customers...

1 Jul 2020

Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 category finalists

The Sunday Times Gen Next survey has announced the finalists across each of the 69 categories of the 16th annual Awards. The winners will be celebrated during an online event on 21 August 2020...

1 Jul 2020

Kim Kardashian West sells stake in beauty brand to Coty for $200m

Global cosmetics company Coty Inc. will acquire a 20% ownership interest in Kim Kardashian West's beauty business KKW Beauty for $200m.

30 Jun 2020

SA's record e-commerce performance offers hope for battered economy

E-commerce is providing a ray of hope for the local economy with transactions hitting a record high in May and June...

30 Jun 2020

The 50-year evolution of the Game brand

Popular South African retailer Game celebrates 50 years of trade this year...

26 Jun 2020

Diesel reveals Hyperoom, its new virtual fashion buying platform and showroom

Diesel has launched Hyperoom, a 360-degree digital sales platform and exhibition space designed to create "immersive and emotional engagements" with fashion buyers...

26 Jun 2020

#LionsLive: Titanium Lions president Susan Credle's briefing

Simon Cook interviewed the president of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle to hear her briefing for 2021...

By Juanita Pienaar 25 Jun 2020

#LionsLive: Creative Business Transformation Lions president Ronald Ng's briefing

In the first presidential briefing, Cook interviewed Isobar global chief creative officer, the inaugural president of the new Creative Business Transformation Lions, Ronald Ng to hear his briefing for 2021...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Jun 2020

Mondelez International announces senior appointments in sub-Saharan Africa

Mondelez International is bolstering its regional leadership by appointing a new president of sub-Saharan Africa and managing director in SA...

23 Jun 2020

Gen Z driving e-commerce growth in SA - PayFast

Stats released by online payment gateway PayFast show that Generation Z, aged 18 to 24, is paving the way for innovation in the e-commerce space, with Baby Boomers aged 55 to 64, not far behind...

23 Jun 2020

If you aren't selling online, why the hell not?

CEO and founding partner of MetropolitanRepublic Group company, 8909 Digital, Ciarán McKivergan, has just two questions for small and medium-sized retailers: "With many businesses closing down and bricks and mortar stores shutting their doors, are you online and - if you aren't - why the hell not?"...

18 Jun 2020

The new era of product placement

Kevin Levy, senior media planner at Meta Media discusses a new era of product placement...

By Kevin Levy 18 Jun 2020

PepsiCo commits $400m in support of racial justice and equality

PepsiCo CEO and chairman Ramon Laguarta announced on Twitter the CPG conglomerate's commitment to doing their part to help dismantle the systemic racial barriers that block social and economic progress for Black people in the US.

17 Jun 2020

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