South Africa's Argility Technology Group has been snapped up by the Smollan Group, a global intelligent commerce solutions business that works to deliver growth for retailers and brand owners across five continents, including Africa.
The global market value of the subscription economy will grow to $275bn in 2022, rising from $224bn in 2021, with physical goods claiming the largest share of the market, a new Juniper Research study has found.
Hasbro, the owner of toy and entertainment brands including Monopoly, Play-Doh, Dungeons & Dragons and My Little Pony, has appointed Chris Cocks as its new CEO, effective 25 February 2022.
I regularly fly with KLM from Minneapolis to New Delhi, and always stop over in Amsterdam. I am frequently in Minneapolis for research and this is my route to go home to take a break from work. I have done the journey so many times that I know almost...
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In 2021 US sportswear brand, Nike, received $617m worth of social media exposure with 16,236 partners, creating the most commercial ad value on social media in the sports industry according to a recent report by SafeBettingSites.com, making it the...
An Adweek Alert has reported that McDonald's has moved US media buying and planning from Omnicom's OMD to Publicis Groupe's Starcom.
Labat Africa, which aims to be the number one healthcare company in South Africa with a focus on medicinal cannabis, is diversifying its offerings through strategic acquisitions and retail expansion.
Global market research company Euromonitor International has released its anticipated annual global consumer trends report.
As omnichannel retail momentum accelerates, the value of global e-commerce payment transactions will exceed $7.5tn by 2026, from $4.9tn in 2021, reveals a new study from Juniper Research.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the owner of Aquafresh, Voltaren and Eno, has rejected a proposal from Unilever to acquire GSK's Consumer Healthcare business for a total acquisition value of £50bn, comprising £41.7bn in cash and £8.3bn in Unilever shares.
In the run-up to Christmas, there was considerable anxiety about shortages of festive food and gifts. Trade friction was already at the core of the Brexit debate, and supply chain issues have been made much worse by the Covid-19 pandemic....
Edward Sweeney 14 Jan 2022