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LATEST REPORTS
South Africa dominates Africa/Middle East Region in 2015 Deloitte Global Retailing Survey

South African retailers have led the Africa/Middle East region in the Deloitte Global Powers of Retailing survey for 2015, accounting for five of the region’s top seven retailers that qualified for inclusion in the professional services firm’s list of the world’s 250 largest retailers.

Shoprite Holdings was named the number one retailer in Africa/Middle East followed by Steinhoff International and Pick n Pay with Spar Group claiming fifth place and Woolworths coming in at number seven. Turkey’s BİM Birleşik Mağazalar A.Ş. was named in fourth spot while Emke Group/Lulu Group International from the United Arab Emirates was ranked the sixth biggest retailer in the Africa/Middle East region.

“South Africa has certainly performed strongly from a regional perspective, which is testament to the ability of the country’s retailers to compete in what remains a very tough operating environment. Most notable too, is that while Massmart Holdings Limited is not singled out in the report, this is due to the results being incorporated in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. If we considered Massmart in isolation they would rank 3rd in the Africa/Middle East Region,” said Stephan Botha, Manager in Deloitte’s Consumer Practice in Johannesburg. “Although the Africa/Middle East region is still fairly small in terms of its revenue contribution to the global retail universe, it is significant from a growth point of view.”

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NEWS HEADLINES
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Green light for Edcon acquisitions

The Competition Commission said on Thursday it had recommended that the Competition Tribunal approve retailer Edcon's acquisition of Celrose and Eddels without conditions.
Eskom incompetence becomes SA incompetence

The Eskom crisis is not only bad for investor confidence, but also bad for "citizen confidence", according to economist Dr Iraj Abedian.


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Bread market ‘competitive’ in KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape

The bread market in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape has become "very competitive" on prices, according to Tiger Brands, which owns the Albany brand.
Law on Consumer Protection passed – Ghana

Mrs Irene Aborchie-Nyahe, Consultant on Consumer Protection, Ministry of Trade and Industry, on Wednesday (11 March) said the Consumer Protection Law has been passed.



RECRUITERS & NEW APPOINTMENTS
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MARKETING & BRAND ACTIVATION
Four things brands must do to ensure their content marketing remains relevant

After years of hype about content marketing, we are seeing a backlash against the concept from consumers and brands alike.
Pick n Pay’s smart shopper ahead of the game in 2015

Personalised coupon system and unique agreements with third-party partners set smart shopper apart in 2015.
Simba teams up with the 14th Annual METRO FM Music Awards

‘’Successful collaborations are all about sharing passions and pooling talents to produce something truly exciting.’’
The Online Retail Ecommerce System

An interesting infographic that explores the online retail ecommerce system.
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MULTIMEDIA
Clover long life milk processing plant in Port Elizabeth

Look at how Clover processes and packages their milk.
Heavy Chef, The Paradox Of Exceptional Marketing, Rand Fishkin

World Wide Creative’s practical learning platform, Heavy Chef had the recent honour of hosting one of digital marketing’s foremost practitioners, Rand Fishkin at its Cape Town studio in Woodstock.

LOGISITCS, PACKAGING & SUPPLY CHAINS
Make your on-pack information count

In today’s information-saturated FMCG environment, consumers are making better-educated purchase decisions than ever before. This is especially true when it comes to health- and wellness-related issues.
Merchandise with Pyrotec PackMedia’s Do-It® Hang Tabs and Display Strips

In today’s cluttered retail environment, more and more brand owners are looking for ways to make their product stand out. Pyrotec PackMedia’s range of Do-It® Hang Tabs and Display Strips guarantees ‘brand prominence’ by offering innovative packaging solutions.
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RECIPES
McCain keeps abreast of healthy-eating trend

Vegetables made their way to the top of USA foodservice trends in 2013, according to Technomic, a leading foodservice research and consulting firm.
Plum meets plum with Zonnebloem Pinotage and Asian-style duck

Zonnebloem's plush, plummy Pinotage is the obvious choice of food artist Jules Mercer when it comes to her Asian-style roast duck.
 

CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT
StreetSmart diners raise R45 000 in Swellendam

StreetSmart SA, an organisation dedicated to helping street children rebuild their lives through donations from restaurants in the Western Cape and Gauteng, has handed R45 000 to the Swellendam Bursary Fund, their Swellendam beneficiary for 2015.
   
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Employer Branding Masterclass 2015
19 – 26 March 2015
The Auditorium at the Two Oceans Aquarium
Cape Town
South Africa
Local Manufacturing Response to Supplier Development
24 March 2015
Midrand
South Africa
The South African Service Awards 2014
8 July 2015
Cape Town
South Africa
   
 
ABOUT US
Fastmoving provides online data support and marketing services to FMCG brands and businesses operating in the retail sector. Our inventory management service is a central repository where FMCG brands can store and share hi-res pack shots and essential product information with suppliers for each SKU, on-demand, including barcodes, product endorsements, nutritional values, ingredients and allergens.

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Tina Baney
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011 312 5928
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Email: tina@fastmoving.co.za
Roslyn Humphreys
Editor

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Email: editor@fastmoving.co.za