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#BizTrends2022: How seamless interactivity will define 2022
#BizTrends2022: How seamless interactivity will define 2022

Customer-centricity and convenience will set the tone for successful e-commerce strategies in 2022 with every retail channel creation an integral part of a convenient end-to-end journey, notes KFC's Nicholas Duminy...

Nicholas DuminyBy Nicholas Duminy 17 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: CX, disloyalty and lessons from the ice-cream shop

Amanda Reekie shares a few observations about shifts in consumer needs, attitudes and behaviours and how they will impact retail...

Amanda ReekieBy Amanda Reekie 14 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: 6 Covid-driven alcohol industry trends that will stick
#BizTrends2022: 6 Covid-driven alcohol industry trends that will stick

Distell's marketing director unpacks key themes in South Africa's alcohol landscape that she expects will hold firm in 2022...

Natasha MaharajBy Natasha Maharaj 10 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: Why retail has changed forever
#BizTrends2022: Why retail has changed forever

Consumers don't want just products. They want hyper-personalised experiences and seamless interventions that fit naturally into their lives. But how do retailers cater to these fast-evolving needs?

John WatlingBy John Watling 6 Jan 2022

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Amendments to Covid-19 regulations gazetted

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has gazetted amendments to Adjusted Alert Level 1 Covid-19 regulations from midnight last night...

31 Dec 2021

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Production of chips curtailed due to specific potato shortage

Potatoes South Africa has stated that there is a shortage of the specific cultivar of potato that is used to make chips...

27 Dec 2021

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McDonald's moves US media buying to Starcom

McDonald's has moved US media buying and planning from Omnicom's OMD to Publicis Groupe's Starcom...

24 Dec 2021

The new Starbucks at Checkers FreshX Constantia Emporium
Starbucks opens at Checkers Constantia

A fresh new Starbucks South Africa retail experience has launched inside the Checkers Constantia supermarket at the Constantia Emporium...

23 Dec 2021

Melanie Campbell
Gin gains popularity in South Africa

Gin is now the second most popular liquor category in South Africa, having overtaken vodka...

20 Dec 2021

Can the SA fast food market continue to grow beyond Covid-19?
Can the SA fast food market continue to grow beyond Covid-19?

The answer to this question is yes, but not indefinitely, for now. This is especially the case considering the significant problems facing the country - from Covid-19, electricity loadshedding to the poor economic growth.

Craig SchwabeBy Craig Schwabe 20 Dec 2021

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Starbucks vaccination drive: leading by example

Starbucks South Africa is pushing for full vaccination of all staff in its stores...

20 Dec 2021

The glass half empty: major declines in SA's alcoholic sector in 2020
The glass half empty: major declines in SA's alcoholic sector in 2020

The national lockdown enforced in South Africa as part of the country's efforts to manage the Covid-19 pandemic delivered a severe blow to the alcoholic sector in 2020, sending production volumes into a negative spiral and entirely debilitating...

Issued by BMi Research 15 Dec 2021

Spur Corporation commits to using only cage-free hens by 2025
Spur Corporation commits to using only cage-free hens by 2025

After three years of negotiations with the Coalition of African Animal Welfare Organisation (Caawo), the Spur Corporation has committed to using only cage-free hens eggs in its restaurants by the year 2025...

15 Dec 2021

Thirst enjoys success during 2021 hardships in the South African liquor industry
Thirst enjoys success during 2021 hardships in the South African liquor industry

While the South African liquor industry haemorrhaged R8.5bn in lost sales in 2021 due to the pandemic and trade restrictions imposed on retail liquor stores, Thirst enjoyed success...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 13 Dec 2021








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