JSE retail index rises to record
18/11/2014 - 09:52
Johannesburg - South African retailers jumped to a record, led by Lewis Group, as a lower oil price eases pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates.
Food shoppers opt for brick-and-mortar over online - USA
12/11/2014 - 08:58
Chicago - Although consumers are changing how they shop for food and beverages, most prefer to make perishable purchases in tradition brick-and-mortar locations.
Cash retailers ‘set for jollier Christmas’
11/11/2014 - 09:49
The strain on disposable income is likely to yield another mixed bag at Christmas with cash-based retailers such as Mr Price and Woolworths likely to fare better than credit-reliant players such as Truworths.
What online shoppers want: fast and free delivery
15/09/2014 - 09:42
Free delivery, in a shorter amount of time, ranks as the top desire for online shoppers in South Africa, according to three new surveys.
SA June retail trade sales unchanged year on year
20/08/2014 - 10:38
Measured in real terms, at constant 2012 prices, retail trade sales remained unchanged between June 2013 and June 2014 after increasing by 2.6% year on year in May.