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Relief for retailers as consumer pressure lifts

30/03/2015 - 07:50

THE worst seems to be over for SA’s retailers as the recovery in strike-affected incomes and substantially lower fuel prices suggest a continued improvement in consumer spending during the second quarter. 

For most of last year retailers targeting the lower-middle income segment bore the brunt of weak consumer demand as debt, industrial action and rising living costs slashed spending. This resulted in tepid performances by most retailers, largely driven by aggressive store expansion. However, the latest EY/Bureau for Economic R... 

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Heinz-Kraft deal: The stories behind the brands

27/03/2015 - 08:12

New York - The combination of HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group Inc. will bring many of America's oldest and best-known brands u...

Clover looks for new pastures and fast-growing economies in Africa

27/03/2015 - 08:03

DAIRY group Clover Industries will wrap up talks with potential partners in the next few months as it seeks to expand into fa...

Law firm rallies Tesco investors to join lawsuit

26/03/2015 - 07:35

London - A US law firm is asking Tesco shareholders to join a group that wants to bring a lawsuit and seek billions of pounds...

Electricity and petrol price increase no April Fool's joke

23/03/2015 - 08:28

Cape Town – It won’t be an April Fool’s day joke next month when both petrol and electricity tariffs go up, directly af...

Edgars Zim records profit growth

23/03/2015 - 08:10

Harare - Edgars Stores Limited, the Zimbabwean clothing retailer owned 38.28% by South Africa’s Edgars Consolidated Stores ...

Lipton Ice Tea Launches New Green Ice Tea Pear and Peach Fla...

Lipton Ice Tea, South Africa’s leading ice tea brand, today announced the launch of its first combination flavour – Green Ice Tea Pear and Peach. With a naturally refreshing and tasty flavour, offering consumers refreshment in every sip, the product will hit shelves at the end of March. READ MORE

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Unlimited drinking pleasure with Unplugged62

Unleash your wanderlust with Unplugged62, an exciting wine-in-a-pouch range from the makers of the fun-loving Four Cousins and Tangled Tree wines. READ MORE

Let Appletiser bring some romance into your life with their ...

This March let Appletiser add a little spice to your life with their innovative, interactive and exciting new limited edition 275ml collectable pack. READ MORE

Simple yet clever new electronic shelf label tech is solving...

The simple electronic shelf label (ESL) has been improved and several South African retailers are already investigating its newfound potential. READ MORE

Africa's largest retailer continues to create jobs while inc...

Close on 1000 new job opportunities were created in two days with the opening of 6 new supermarkets in the Shoprite Group across five provinces in the country this week. READ MORE

Boschendal harvest 2015 could be the best ever

The 2015 vintage has been fantastic in the vineyard with very little challenges and could be one of the greatest ever, says Stephan Joubert, the DGB group viticulturist responsible for ensuring Boschendal’s award winning winemaking team is supplied with grapes of exceptional quality. READ MORE

Creamy Liqueur Stunners For The Young At Heart

Cookies&Crazy and Marshmallow Pop! might sound like kiddies’ treats, but be assured that these funky-sounding names refer to exquisite cream liqueurs more suited to livening up age-restricted festivities. READ MORE

Easter Eggcitement with 7.2 million eggs to choose from!

When an abundance of brightly coloured Easter Eggs start appearing all over and your taste buds are tantalised by the smell of hot cross buns, it could only mean one thing – the Easter holiday is almost here! READ MORE

Kasi Star Brands winners announced – Ask Afrika reveals So...

Twenty four Kasi Star Brands were recently announced by Ask Afrika in this new benchmark. South African township consumers have voted with their wallets and hearts to identify these top brands that are used most loyally by South Africa’s township consumers. READ MORE

Enterprise mobile apps need to be as simple, functional and ...

Companies that want to drive the best results from mobilising their business processes need to give their employees access to apps that are as simple, attractive, integrated and rich as the consumer mobile apps they use every day. READ MORE

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Lipton Ice Tea Launches New Green Ice Tea Pear and Peach Fla...

Lipton Ice Tea, South Africa’s leading ice tea brand, today announced the launch of its first combination flavour – Green Ice Tea Pear and Peach. With a naturally refreshing and tasty flavour, offering consumers refreshment in every sip, the product will hit shelves at the end of March. READ MORE

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Africa's largest retailer continues to create jobs while inc...

Close on 1000 new job opportunities were created in two days with the opening of 6 new supermarkets in the Shoprite Group across five provinces in the country this week. READ MORE

BLOGS

FMCG companies need to re-examine channel roles and structures

Guest blog by Sane Mdlalose, associate consultant at Aperio, a business consulting company focused on accelerating growth of FMCG brands in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. - READ MORE
 

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