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SA imports white maize from America

SA imports white maize from America

21/04/2016 - 12:44
Johannesburg - South Africa imported white maize from the United States last week for the first time since 2004, the country's Grain Information Service (SAGIS) said on Tuesday (19 April). read more
Sprouts Farmers Market sales hit record high - USA

Sprouts Farmers Market sales hit record high - USA

29/02/2016 - 08:45
Perhaps no other retailer is profiting as well from Americans' changing eating habits than Sprouts Farmers Market, which reported record sales and earnings for the fourth quarter. read more
Home décor retailer continues to expand - U.S.A.

Home décor retailer continues to expand - U.S.A.

05/02/2016 - 10:00
At Home has added four more locations to its growing store portfolio. read more
Victoria's Secret aims to score with new promotion - U.S.A.

Victoria's Secret aims to score with new promotion - U.S.A.

04/02/2016 - 09:51
Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday and Valentine's Day, Victoria's Secret's Angels are taking to the field for an epic game of football in a new omnichannel video campaign. read more
Kroger elevates two to division president roles - U.S.A.

Kroger elevates two to division president roles - U.S.A.

03/02/2016 - 09:53
The retirement of Kroger’s Nashville division president Rick Going and the earlier appointment of a new Fred Meyer president gave the supermarket company the opportunity to elevate two other executives. read more
Fresh approach driving growth at Food Lion - U.S.A.

Fresh approach driving growth at Food Lion - U.S.A.

25/01/2016 - 11:48
Delhaize Group’s Food Lion division is enjoying success with an extensive transformation initiative called “easy, fresh, and affordable,” as it works to complete a pending merger with Royal Ahold. read more
Supermarket chain names CEO - U.S.A.

Supermarket chain names CEO - U.S.A.

21/01/2016 - 10:42
The Golub Corp., operators of the Price Chopper grocery store chain, named Scott Grimmett as president and CEO. read more
ICSC: Omnichannel wins, with physical stores at epicenter - USA

ICSC: Omnichannel wins, with physical stores at epicenter - USA

12/01/2016 - 09:05
A just-released holiday survey reinforces the dominance of the omnichannel shopper. read more
Harry & David gives mobile shoppers gift of store data - USA

Harry & David gives mobile shoppers gift of store data - USA

09/12/2015 - 09:46
Specialty gourmet gift retailer Harry & David wants to make sure information about its stores is as easily accessible as possible. read more
Shopping center giant and media powerhouse team up - USA

Shopping center giant and media powerhouse team up - USA

20/11/2015 - 11:40
There is a new lifestyle publication in circulation — and it is the product of two diverse companies. read more
Small brewers fear mergers - USA

Small brewers fear mergers - USA

23/10/2015 - 10:26
Looking at the wide array of taps at bars these days, we seem to be in a golden age of beer. The world is awash in ales, lagers, and porters, many made by small breweries, which are gaining an ever-bigger share of the market. read more
Target increases food focus with eye toward future - USA

Target increases food focus with eye toward future - USA

20/10/2015 - 09:40
Target Corp. has made grocery and perishable products a big part of its turnaround strategy, and is committing to do so for the foreseeable future. read more
Whole Foods and Instacart move a whole lotta groceries - USA

Whole Foods and Instacart move a whole lotta groceries - USA

11/09/2015 - 11:06
Texas – Whole Foods Market and Instacart have officially been collaborating for online grocery deliveries for one year, and have moved an impressive amount of merchandise in that time. read more
Cash is still king with U.S. shoppers - USA

Cash is still king with U.S. shoppers - USA

29/07/2015 - 12:48
California - A new survey details what methods Americans are using to pay for goods and services — and which ones are gaining steam. read more
SA’s single grain whisky launching in the USA

SA’s single grain whisky launching in the USA

03/07/2015 - 11:34
The multiple award-winning Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky – South Africa’s first and only premium, 100% single grain whisky - is making its United States debut this July in Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri. read more
Five Brands to Watch in 2015 - USA

Five Brands to Watch in 2015 - USA

04/12/2014 - 10:08
Brand-building expert and consultant Denise Lee Yohn has released her annual outlook for the year, “Brands to Watch in 2015.” read more
Life in South Africa getting worse: index

Life in South Africa getting worse: index

06/11/2014 - 11:07
South Africa is the 81st most prosperous country in the world, according to the Legatum Institute’s prosperity index, a position down from 77th in 2013, and far away from its 67th position in 2009. read more
Walmart.com asserts price leadership over Amazon - USA

Walmart.com asserts price leadership over Amazon - USA

03/11/2014 - 11:23
Boston - Walmart.com asserted its basket price leadership position over both Amazon.com and a Walmart supercenter, according to Kantar Retail’s third annual Wal-Mart versus Amazon pricing study. read more
Why In-Store Shopping Will Continue to Dominate the Marketplace - USA

Why In-Store Shopping Will Continue to Dominate the Marketplace - USA

02/10/2014 - 09:55
The digital world has clearly revolutionised the retail environment. However, through all of the changes, one facet of the marketplace has remained surprisingly unaltered … the integral role that the in-person shopping experience plays in motivating and qualifying a consumer’s purchase decision.  read more
Highest paid CEOs in South Africa

Highest paid CEOs in South Africa

30/09/2014 - 09:43
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who will be stepping aside from the position at the end of this year, took a salary cut to $67.3 million (R755 million) – significantly less than $78 million (R875 million) he was paid in 2013. read more
German Amazon workers on strike - Germany

German Amazon workers on strike - Germany

23/09/2014 - 11:05
Berlin - Workers at four of Amazon.com's German distribution centres have started a two-day strike in a long-running dispute over wages.  read more
Rand gains after US jobs report

Rand gains after US jobs report

04/08/2014 - 10:49
The rand firmed against the dollar late on Friday after the US nonfarm payrolls report showed America created fewer jobs than expected in July, easing fears that interest rates in the world’s largest economy would be raised soon. read more
Retailers launch Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center

Retailers launch Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center

16/05/2014 - 08:37
Arlington, Va. - The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with several retail brands, has launched the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), the centerpiece of which is a Retail Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Retail-ISAC). read more
Coke ad sparks online uproar

Coke ad sparks online uproar

05/05/2014 - 11:51
Cape Town - A new Coca-Cola advertisement which features a multilingual patriotic song has garnered both kudos and brickbats. read more
US retail sales fall

US retail sales fall

15/06/2011 - 07:49
Americans bought fewer cars in May, pulling retail sales down for the first time in nearly a year. Sales among U.S. retailers fell 0.2 percent last month, the Commerce Department said. It was the first decline after 10 straight increases. read more