Black Friday 2017 saw shoppers lining up in and outside stores to ensure they did not miss out on limited deals. Some retailers opened their doors at midnight
Even though Christo Wiese has taken the helm as the interim CEO and is trying to stabilise the ship through the storm, Steinhoff faces the threat of becoming the biggest bankruptcy
Global footwear and accessories retailer Aldo has joined forces with international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, to support equal access to education
The FairPlay anti-dumping movement says it was dismayed to discover bulk packs of chicken for sale at a Makro store with a label claiming nine possible countries of origin
On paper the South African legal system provides ample protection for consumers regarding false claims about so-called health products. But in reality, the truth is very different
Jumia Food and Pernod-Ricard Ghana have joined forces to launch Jumia Party - a one-hour alcohol delivery service app that gives Accra users access to a marketplace of spirits
Dr Arendse and Dr Belay have received their PhDs for research on pomegranates - including a non-destructive quality control method and optimal packaging conditions to extend the fruit's shelf life
Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties
Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017
Greenleaf + Terroir intends to shake up the pre-mixed alcoholic drink market, which has, for the most part, failed to truly win over consumers
Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Dec 2017
Embrace the chaos brought by the mobile phone-fueled digital age and look to Portugal for a road map to success in the USA
Due to the avian influenza outbreak that hit the poultry industry as it was starting to recover from drought, the price of eggs is set to increase further. This after a significant jump in the past few months
Busy Corner Imbizo Shisanyama has walked away with the title of South Africa's best shisanyama and prizes worth half a million rand in the Windhoek Shisanyama Search
Despite tough trading conditions off the back of low economic growth and curbed consumer confidence there is still room for growth within South Africa's R43bn *Private Label retail category
Nielsen 8 Dec 2017
Kraft Heinz extended their cage-free egg policy commitment to Asia and Africa, commits to global 100% cage-free egg supply chain by 2025
South African retailers saw strong sales during the week of Black Friday this year. Panel television unit sales experienced 47% growth and smartphone sales leaped 63% compared to the same week in 2016
GfK South Africa 8 Dec 2017
A recent report exposed horrific working conditions at some Brazilian poultry producers that amount to slave labour. If the report is correct, it shows totally unacceptable working conditions at facilities supplying a huge amount of chicken meat to SA
Steinhoff International's share price continued to plummet in heavy trade on Wednesday as fears mounted of long drawnout investigations by regulatory authorities in Europe, the US and locally in SA.
Organisations that fail to adapt to the new messaging culture risk falling behind and losing customers, that's according to new international research from BT and Cisco.
SYDNEY, Australia - US internet giant Amazon launched in Australia on Tuesday in time for Christmas, with retailers scrambling to cut costs and boost their online offerings as they brace for an expected shake-up of the sector.