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Could 'buy online pickup in store' uplift brick-and-mortar retail?

The third annual JDA Consumer Survey reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels

2 days ago

GLOBAL

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for £900m

US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo for almost £900 million

3 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

#CSIMonth: The sustainability of bag advertising

Sacatelle founder, Ikey Bensimhon talks about the brand sustainability of bag advertising - they're walking billboards, when you think about it - and the success of branded bags in a world that's slowly moving away from disposable plastic

By Leigh Andrews 11 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

Hybrid burgers for the health and environmentally conscious

Sonic launches hybrid burgers that could potentially be a game changer in the fast food chain industry

By Bongani Shweni 10 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years

21 Jun 2017

UNITED STATES

Amazon deal seen as disruptor of grocery business

Amazon's deal to buy Whole Foods Market injects even greater pressure into the food and grocery sectors at a time when e-commerce is already roiling retailers

19 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

Blockchain seen as tool in food safety

The food industry is turning to the same technology used by virtual currencies to strengthen food safety and inventory management by tracking meats and crops

6 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Wal-Mart pushing hard to catch Amazon in e-commerce

Wal-Mart Stores, the 800-pound gorilla of retail, is running hard to catch up in an increasingly crucial segment where it is neither the biggest nor the best: e-commerce

16 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Four tips for selling your product on Amazon

Whether you own the company that produces the goods or you're just a retailer, one of your major aims is to ensure that you sell as much as possible of that product

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 3 days ago

GLOBAL

Nike to sell limited number of items on Amazon

Nike reached an agreement to sell a limited number of items directly on Amazon, executives said on Thursday, in a sign of the growing importance of the e-commerce platform

3 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

Catalina launches purchase-based digital coupon solution

Personalised digital media company Catalina is introducing to the US a new purchase-based digital coupon

29 Jun 2017

UNITED STATES

Samsung to invest $380m in new US plant

NEW YORK, US: Samsung plans to invest $380 million and hire nearly 1,000 workers for a new manufacturing plant for home appliances in South Carolina

29 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

Diageo buys George Clooney's tequila Casamigos for $1bn

Diageo, the British maker of alcoholic drinks, said Wednesday it had agreed to buy Casamigos, an upscale tequila brand co-founded by George Clooney

22 Jun 2017

AFRICA

Africa makes winning case for Steinhoff

Steinhoff's African and East European assets outperformed the group's operations elsewhere. The performance of the African assets

By Colleen Goko 12 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Steinhoff lifts first-half operating profit by 13%

Global retailer Steinhoff reported on Wednesday that interim operating profit to end March rose 13% to 903m

8 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

This footwear startup is using 3D imaging technology to give you the perfect fit

How comfortable are the shoes you are wearing right now? A tad too tight? According to a study by the College of Podiatry in the U.K., most people are walking around in shoes

By Lindsay Samson 1 Jun 2017

UNITED STATES

Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop

Online retail giant Amazon on Thursday opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in New York, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books

26 May 2017

UNITED STATES

Bumble Bee to plead guilty in tuna price fixing case

Iconic American tuna brand Bumble Bee Foods agreed to plead guilty and pay a $25 million fine for conspiring to fix prices of canned seafood

9 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon's Alexa upgraded as 'style assistant'

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon's digital assistant Alexa is being transformed into a fashionista in a new device that was unveiled Wednesday

2 May 2017

GLOBAL

McDonald's reports higher earnings on strong US, China

NEW YORK, United States - McDonald's reported higher first-quarter earnings Tuesday on better performance in key regions, including the United States and China

28 Apr 2017

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