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With over 70% of purchase decisions at shelf, Foreshare provides brands with an integrated shopper marketing approach tapping into shopper behaviour that delivers a competitive advantage in store across various store types.
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New CEO for Pick n Pay
03/10/2012 - 10:18
Johannesburg - Pick n Pay Stores [JSE:PIK] announced on Wednesday that after an extensive international search, it has appointed Richard Brasher, the former Tesco board member, as Pick n CEO effective from February 2013.
One of SA’s most popular national retail centre
28/09/2012 - 14:57
Norwood Mall’s new tenant mix, including anchor tenants Pick n Pay, Woolworths, Dis-Chem and, latest addition, Food Lover’s Market, has created one of the most commanding retail attractions for a centre of its size.
Sales of 'smart devices' soar globally
27/09/2012 - 09:20
Washington - Global sales of so-called smart connected devices - computers, smartphones and tablets - rose sharply in the past quarter, driven by smartphones and tablets, a survey showed Wednesday.
Retailers Can Capture More Sales at Front End: Research
26/09/2012 - 08:34
Retailers may be missing incremental sales opportunities at the front end, according to recent front-end best practices gleaned from research completed by Wrigley.
Tiger Brands acquires a 63.35% shareholding interest in Dangote Flour Mills in Nigeria
25/09/2012 - 08:54
Tiger Brands Limited (“Tiger Brands”) and Dangote Industries Limited (“Dangote”) are pleased to announce they have executed a share sale and purchase agreement which will result in Tiger Brands acquiring a 63.35% shareholding in Dangote Flour Mills Plc (“Dangote Flour Mills”) for approximately R1.5 billion from Dangote. The transaction is expected to be effected during the first week of October 2012.
Cashbuild continues to expand
20/09/2012 - 13:00
Johannesburg - Cashbuild [JSE:CSB] will continue its intensive store expansion, relocation and refurbishment strategy in the new financial year despite tough trading conditions, it said on Tuesday.
Govt aims to stub out tobacco branding
20/09/2012 - 08:05
Cape Town - South Africa is aiming to follow Australia's lead and compel tobacco companies to use plain packaging for their tobacco products, MPs heard on Wednesday.
Timberland stores testing interactive shopping experience
09/02/2012 - 09:16
Timberland has launched an interactive shopping experience to help shoppers discover the great outdoors with Timberland gear, technologies and brand storytelling, according to a company press release.
Best Consumer-Stock Gain Seen Ending on South Africa Valuations
06/02/2012 - 09:15
Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) -- The world’s best-performing consumer stocks have become the lowest-rated by analysts after valuations of South African retailers and food producers climbed to the most expensive levels on record.
Kraft’s Brazil Chocolate Seen as Template After Spinoff: Retail
30/01/2012 - 09:00
Investors searching for insights into Kraft Foods Inc.’s (KFT) strategy once it splits in two this year may want to consider a 100-year-old Brazilian chocolate brand called Lacta.