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More than half of global business leaders don't expect economic recovery until 2022

With widespread economic concern and severe constraints, Kantar has identified the three core strategies marketing teams should pursue to support their business's 'rebound and recovery' strategy...

By Barbara Cador, Issued by Kantar 25 Feb 2021

BMi Research to launch online mystery shopping tool

BMi Research will launch an online customer experience solution that measures and provides insights to help companies improve their customers' online shopping experience...

Issued by BMi Research 23 Feb 2021

You bought what for dinner?!?

Mo's already read, from research carried out by KLA, that participants in a recent blind tasting survey couldn't tell the difference between boxed and bottled wine...

By Kangwe Monkoane, Issued by KLA 18 Feb 2021

Valentine's spend predictions in a year of uncertainty

Valentine's spend could fall flat this year, as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic forces consumers to tighten their purse strings...

15 Feb 2021

Manufacturing output up 1,8% in December

Manufacturing production increased by 1,8% in December 2020 compared with December 2019, according to data from Stats SA...

12 Feb 2021

Ghanaians are eating more fast food: the who and the why

Across Africa fast food restaurants have spread at a rapid rate, driven by rising income levels, rapid urbanisation and changing eating habits and lifestyles...

By James Boafo 11 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the Cape

From the bright minds behind Mielie Mailer comes Oh Oat, a locally-produced oat milk brand with a sustainable approach to packaging...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Feb 2021

They're everywhere: New study finds polyester fibres throughout the Arctic Ocean

In a new study published in Nature Communications, my colleagues and I find a stark confirmation that microplastics are found throughout the Arctic Ocean...

By Peter S. Ross 1 Feb 2021

Is SA's cannabis industry predicted to become 'green gold' or 'fool's gold'?

Insight Survey's latest South African Cannabis/CBD Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully unfolds the cannabis landscape in South Africa based on the latest research and information...

Issued by Insight Survey 1 Feb 2021

Report warns govts against using alcohol prohibition laws as emergency response

Research conducted by Tracit analysed the economic and social impacts of strict restrictions on the production and/or consumption of alcohol during the early stages of the Covid-19 outbreak...

25 Jan 2021

Retail sales slump continues, dropping 4% in November

South Africa's retail trade sales decreased by 4% year-on-year in November 2020, falling for the eighth consecutive month...

22 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A challenging year anticipated for SA retailers

The circular relationship between retail sales, consumer spending and employment in SA means retailers are unlikely to be able to 'sell' themselves out of the situation in which they now find themselves...

By Tasmika Ramlakan 20 Jan 2021

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - Euromonitor

The top trends that Euromonitor believes will define consumer behaviour and influence business strategies in the year ahead...

19 Jan 2021

2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce

Digital sales grew around 58% during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs...

13 Jan 2021



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