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Pura Soda eyes international growth with Amazon listing

South African soft drink brand, Pura Soda, recently listed its product range on the Amazon platform...

1 day ago

How loyalty and rewards will drive shopper behaviour in SA's retail main market

2Engage shares a few predictions for trends in the loyalty and rewards space in South Africa's retail main market...

24 Feb 2021

How to avoid buying, reselling and losing credibility to counterfeit goods

The internet has become a major enabler in the sale of online counterfeit products, ensuring anonymity and providing counterfeiters with access to a global market...

By Jarred West 23 Feb 2021

South Africa's Dis-Chem sales rise on preventative healthcare demand

South Africa's Dis-Chem Pharmacies said on Wednesday group revenue rose 12.1% for a 22-week period to 2 February, boosted by consumer demand for preventative medicine...

17 Feb 2021

Skills-as-a-service bolsters resellers' offering, CX

Resellers and managed service providers may seem to be in competing lines of business, but in reality, the opposite is true...

By Hemant Harie 17 Feb 2021

Bos Brands strengthens D2C focus as e-commerce hots up

Bos Brands is ramping up its direct-to-consumer offering with the launch of a subscription service. This follows a revamp of the company's online store last year...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 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

Retail hangover or B12 injection recovery in 2021?

"As much as the pandemic exposed vulnerabilities, it has also revealed unseen opportunities. By and large it tested business continuity, planning, digital ecosystems and their stretch capabilities...

By Michael Smollan 28 Jan 2021

Fashion retailer Primark is refusing to sell online - here's why it is right to do so

Irish fast-fashion retailer Primark has no plans to sell its clothes online. This is despite the company warning that lockdown store closures could cost it losses of more than £1bn...

By Lisa Jack and Regina Frei 25 Jan 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

DSA calls on AU to help rid Africa of Ponzi schemes

The Direct Selling Association of South Africa (DSA) is imploring the African Union (AU) to initiate a continent-wide effort to stamp out Ponzi schemes...

22 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

The role of community and referrals in online retail success

'Word-of-mouth marketing' can be solid gold for online sellers...

19 Jan 2021

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