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Retailers break online retention rates record

26/08/2016 - 15:28

A new study by IMRG and Capgemini has revealed that online retailers are prioritising retaining customers over acquiring new ones.  

The retention rate for active consumers reached a record high in the period from May to July, peaking at 36.5 percent, an increase of five per cent on the previous year. This quarter represents a record high for customers returning to sites to make a purchase but also shows a record low for first-time consumers making purchas... 

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Basic grocery basket up R100 since Feb - Massmart

26/08/2016 - 14:29

Cape Town - The price of a basic basket of 23 grocery items has risen by 13% since February this year, Massmart Holdings said...

Ab InBev plans to cut 5 500 jobs after SABMiller takeover

26/08/2016 - 11:51

London - Anheuser-Busch InBev expects to cut about 3% of its enlarged workforce in the three years after its takeover of SABM...

PayU launches one-click checkout to boost online sales

26/08/2016 - 11:35

PayU has launched a real time recurring (RTR) offering, called PayU Xpress that provides South Africa's e-commerce stores wit...

Customer service eclipses products, services as number one customer consideration

26/08/2016 - 11:23

Businesses used to compete against one another on one of three fronts: price, quality of product or service, or superior mark...

Flora Blend Bar opens at The Zone@Rosebank

26/08/2016 - 11:07

A new pop-up store, Flora Blend Bar, has opened at The Zone@Rosebank offering consumers a free taste of Flora margarine, blen...

Three Ships launches vintage 10 year old single malt

Three Ships Whisky, proudly South African and internationally lauded, has launched a limited edition 10 Year Old Single Malt, one that carries a 2005 vintage statement. READ MORE

#RockWithCuervo and the Rolling Stones™

Jose Cuervo® Launches Special Edition Especial® Silver Tequila READ MORE

Local brand launches re-usable Ecoffee Cup #stopthe100billio...

It is estimated that as many as 100 billion coffee single-use cups are being thrown away each year. But a local brand challenges South Africa’s contribution to the waste epidemic with a unique range of reusable and recyclable take away cups that happen to be incredibly stylish. In the words of Joris van Grieken, Marketing Director at Ecoffee... READ MORE

Darling Brew introduces Africa’s first carbon neutral beer

With the reaffirmation at Cop 21 that the global temperature rise needs to be capped at 2 degrees from pre-industrialised levels, calls have been made for decarbonisation and carbon neutrality. READ MORE

Krone launches the Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rosé 2015

Krone, masters of bubbly from the historical Twee Jonge Gezellen Estate in the picturesque village of Tulbagh, have revealed their latest secret. It is the Krone Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rosé, delightfully refreshing, charmingly drinkable and very easy to love, and the perfect blushing counterpart to the Krone Night Nectar Demi-Sec which was lau... READ MORE

KROKO ColdSoreFix® & KROKO NAILFIX®

Kroko ColdSoreFix® is an effective and simple remedy to treat cold sores. Each pack contains a two-in-one treatment; a hygienic cleanser and a protective, cover liquid. These bottles are easily identifiable as one has a blue lid and one has a red lid. READ MORE

3 000 learners get Tutudesks from MySchool and Loot.co.za pa...

“When I grow up I want to be a doctor. I’m very glad that we got the Tutudesks because these desks can help us when we are writing our homework or other class work either at home or at school”, said 13-year old Grade 7 pupil Monjela Mabiso from Thulani Primary, when his school received their allocation of Tutudesks recently. READ MORE

Times Media surrounds SA’s business audience for Attacq’...

Johannesburg, Friday, 26 August 2016 : Property investment company Attacq recently unveiled their refreshed brand to the South African business sector, using Times Media’s titles Business Day, Financial Mail and Sunday Times Business Times to ensure that they surrounded the country’s financial and investment market with their messaging. T... READ MORE

Best you eat some beans

Beans have certainly played a big part in the International Year of Pulses this year. A pulse is a plant-based protein that is basically a powerhouse of nutrients. Pulses are very high in protein and fibre and are low in fat. READ MORE

High profile business minds, tech entrepreneurs, policy lea...

With online retail in South Africa forecasted to grow beyond 1% of total retail this year, e-commerce is undoubtedly gaining that much-needed momentum. Despite a challenging economic environment, both new and established brands are investing in online platforms and looking to join the global shift towards digitised transactions. In South Afric... READ MORE

Woolworths Holdings Ltd Annual Results

Woolworths Holdings Ltd (WHL) today announced results for the year ended 28 June 2016, including David Jones full year results for the first time. READ MORE

Local Universities compete in 9th annual SAB beer brewing ch...

Johannesburg. 24th August 2016. The South African Breweries’ 9th Annual SAB Intervarsity Beer Brewing Challenge will pit 15 of South Africa’s top tertiary institutions against one another in a bid to win the sought after accolade of best beer brewing students. READ MORE

Three Ships launches vintage 10 year old single malt#RockWithCuervo and the Rolling Stones™Local brand launches re-usable Ecoffee Cup #stopthe100billionDarling Brew introduces Africa’s first carbon neutral beerKrone launches the Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rosé 2015KROKO ColdSoreFix® & KROKO NAILFIX®

Three Ships launches vintage 10 year old single malt

Three Ships Whisky, proudly South African and internationally lauded, has launched a limited edition 10 Year Old Single Malt, one that carries a 2005 vintage statement. READ MORE

3 000 learners get Tutudesks from MySchool and Loot.co.za partnershipTimes Media surrounds SA’s business audience for Attacq’s rebrandBest you eat some beans High profile business minds, tech entrepreneurs, policy leaders & publishers to judge local e-commerce awards showWoolworths Holdings Ltd Annual Results Local Universities compete in 9th annual SAB beer brewing challenge 2016

3 000 learners get Tutudesks from MySchool and Loot.co.za pa...

“When I grow up I want to be a doctor. I’m very glad that we got the Tutudesks because these desks can help us when we are writing our homework or other class work either at home or at school”, said 13-year old Grade 7 pupil Monjela Mabiso from Thulani Primary, when his school received their allocation of Tutudesks recently. 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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