What can be more delicious and diverse than cheese? On a platter, in your favourite dish, on a cracker or just a chunk off a big block of flavoursome matured cheese!
New consumer trends are continuously emerging and the retail market is changing fast. More than ever, these factors are driving product and service providers to consider their offering and incessantly strive for product development and innovation.
Mama Selestien Moses was awarded Top Achiever of the Year at Clover Mama Afrika’s award ceremony during this year’s annual Smarties Week held at the Ocean Breeze Hotel in Strand, Cape Town. Smarties Week, aptly named for all the ‘smarts’ acquired during the week, allows the Clover Mama Afrika ladies to unite, as they travel from all corners of South Africa to partake in a hands-on training course which provides them with value-added workshops.
The new Clover Krush Long Life range has the same refreshing taste and nutritional benefits of Clover Krush Fresh Fruit Juice but with the added benefit of a longer shelf life, ensuring that a “Daily Dose of Goodness” is always at hand.
Weetabix sale puts it back in cereal pack
19/04/2017 - 09:53
London/Shanghai/New York — US company Post Holdings is buying Weetabix from China’s Bright Food Group for £1.4bn, putting the British breakfast favourite back into the hands of a cereal company.
Strategic omnichannel makeover for winning over Millennials
03/04/2017 - 13:24
Millennials are the nation’s largest living generation — 75.4 million vs. 74.9 million baby-boomers per the 2016 census — and a purchasing powerhouse poised to explode. Because technology is at the epicentre of everything millennials do — how they communicate, socialise and shop — this first generation of digital natives has outstripped most retailers’ ability to engage with them. Modern retailing is at a critical crossroads, having to reconcile this unprecedented demographic shift with an across-the-board change in how technology is used within the shopping experience.
Cadbury warns Brexit may cause chocolate bars to shrink
28/03/2017 - 10:33
First it was the shrinking of the Toblerone bar. Now, Cadbury's has announced that it has to pare down the size of its chocolate or raise prices, after Brexit.
Next generation consumer classification system for improved customer engagement
16/03/2017 - 14:29
New market segmentation, ‘Mosaic’, offers a common customer language to define and engage consumers with relevancy
Clover caught between drought and embattled consumers
01/03/2017 - 09:22
Dairy products group says rising raw milk prices and constrained consumers put it under pressure during the first half of its financial year.
Consumers to remain under pressure in 2017/2018 tax year, says Old Mutual
24/02/2017 - 13:52
The 2017 National Budget Speech delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan did little to bring relief to consumers’ pockets and reinforces the need for South Africans to keep their finances under control. It also underscores the urgent need for consumers to ensure they are making full use of the tax benefits of the various savings vehicles available to them, such as retirement funds, retirement annuities, and tax-free savings accounts.
Clover refines milk plan
31/01/2017 - 08:26
The company plans to help milk producers pursue a 'volume growth strategy' through new special purpose vehicle Dairy Farmers SA.
Four steps to succeed with lifecycle marketing in 2017
30/01/2017 - 16:11
As we head into 2017, retail chief marketing officers are under the gun more than ever before to produce measurable results. Jobs are on the line, as CEOs demand evidence that increased marketing technology investments are paying off. And that spending won’t slow down soon: Gartner recently doubled down on its prediction that CMOs will outspend their CIO counterparts on technology in this coming year.
Consumer confidence plummets in fourth quarter as household income stalls
19/01/2017 - 14:38
The FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) slumped to -10 in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Clover warns of sluggish trade in festive season
19/01/2017 - 09:17
Clover’s December 2016 trading volumes were markedly lower than for December 2015, the dairy company said. This pushed the share down 6.62% by the close on Wednesday.