Make your category strategy stand out
21/02/2017 - 11:02
Most in our industry would agree that, in theory, a good category strategy is of real value. By this, I mean a clear point of view on how a category can be grown that identifies a few key drivers and priority actions for each. But with most companies now having category strategies, and many of them looking similar, they can sometimes fail to get traction with key stakeholders.
Three Spar stores opened in Azerbaijan capital
21/02/2017 - 10:18
The capital city of Azerbaijan, Baku, was host to the grand openings of three new Spar stores at the end of 2016, Spar International has announced.
Shoprite’s interims a fitting sendoff for Whitey Basson
21/02/2017 - 10:03
The retailer says the drought and its effect on agricultural production, along with the high replacement cost of basic food imports, pushed up internal inflation.
South Africans ditch cash and queues for online shopping
20/02/2017 - 16:31
South Africans are fast getting over their cyber anxiety‚ as more and more are choosing to ditch cash and queues for online shopping.
Buffett’s Walmart sell-off is bad news for retailers
20/02/2017 - 15:16
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has dumped 90% of his Walmart shares, worth $900m.