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The Fairtrade Label, an internationally recognised label, certifying products meeting Fairtrade standards of sustainable production and social development.
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AVI’s full-year HEPS rise in line with guidance
11/09/2017 - 11:17
Food producer AVI has reported a 9.4% rise in full-year headline earnings per share (HEPS) to R5.08, which was in line with its recent guidance.
European grocery market grows at fastest rate in three years
04/09/2017 - 14:38
FMCG sales in Europe rose by 3.7% in the second quarter of 2017, the highest level for three years, according to new data from Nielsen.
AVI grows full-year revenue after lifting prices
25/07/2017 - 12:17
Food producer AVI grew its revenue 8.2% in the year to June, after increasing selling prices to mitigate against the effect of a weaker rand, which inflated input costs.
FMCG suppliers need to become master storytellers to succeed with grocery retailers
11/05/2017 - 14:14
With retail multiples looking to downsize their ranges, especially in the context of cost price negotiations prompted by recent currency fluctuations, FMCG suppliers need to become master storytellers to remain competitive.
FMCG growth soft in China but online trade outperforms
11/04/2017 - 14:18
The growth in FMCG sales remained soft over the Chinese New Year (CNY) period, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.
The FMCG products with huge growth potential in Africa
17/08/2016 - 12:26
No consumer market anywhere is the world is exempt from the demand for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG). In Africa, the demand for better quality and more sophisticated products and brands is increasing as populations grow and living standards improve.
Special Sessions keynote presentations by Accenture, ECOLAB, IRI and Nielsen
29/06/2016 - 14:41
There was a host of special sessions at the Consumer Goods Forum Summit which covered issues from surviving the third era of digital and the ‘Internet of Things’ to ‘End-to-End Value Chain’ and navigating the new retail agenda. Key speakers included Mark Curtis, Chief Client Officer and co-Founder, Fjord, who described the trends and key success elements for brands willing to succeed in the digital space, and Steve Matthesen, Global President of Retail Vertical, Nielsen, who elaborated on consumers’ perspectives to explain the “why behind the buy."
South Africa to cut time to register new businesses, Rob Davies
22/06/2016 - 13:56
Issues impacting retailers, manufacturers under the spotlight at The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Cape Town, 15 to 17 June
Grocery retailing: Navigating the in-store digital divide
09/06/2016 - 14:57
Grocery and other retailers in South Africa are still dramatically underestimating the impact that the onslaught of digital is having on the industry.
Retailers need to look to ‘collaboration on supply-chain issues’
21/09/2015 - 09:10
High costs, non-optimal inventory, poor demand forecasting, and unreliable and volatile service levels bog down South African retailers’ supply chains.