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Multichoice to partner with Pep Stores in Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced a new partnership with PEP Stores, a multinational retail company to bring DStv and GOtv products and services closer to subscribers in Kampala...

3 days ago

Online sales in physical and digital goods to surpass $6tn by 2024

New data from Juniper Research states that the total transaction value of remote payments for digital and physical goods will exceed $6 trillion by 2024, representing a growth of 53%...

17 Sep 2019

Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging design

The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...

16 Sep 2019

The significant shift from aspirational to inspirational brands

The Top Million research report into South Africa's top million households in 2019 - with a combined buying power of R700 billion - looks at what drives this 'Upper Middle Class'; what they are spending on; where they have cut back; and how marketers can reach this group...?

By Louise Marsland 13 Sep 2019

The SA consumers with the power to make or break brands

The Top Million research report into South Africa's Upper Middle Class households in 2019 - with a combined buying power of R700 billion - was released by the UCT Marketing Institute and ad agency M&C Saatchi Abel, in both Johannesburg and Cape Town this week...

By Louise Marsland 12 Sep 2019

Marketing fundamentals with the 2019 BrandZ CMO panel

The panel discussion at the Cape Town version of WPP and Kantar's Top 30 BrandZ Cape Town launch event for 2019 featured a panel of take-home marketing insights into the power of purpose and 'clicks and mortar' loyalty from some of the country's best-valued brands, namely Takealot, Capitec Bank and Pick n Pay...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Sep 2019

Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation

H&M Foundation has opened entries for its annual innovation challenge, the Global Change Award. Dubbed the 'Nobel Prize of fashion', it aims to reduce fashion's impact on the planet...

9 Sep 2019

#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience

To be successful today, bricks and mortar stores must move from selling as their main purpose to providing consumers with a combination of products and experiences that are engaging and inspirational...

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2019

Consumer confidence looks up in West Africa

Ghana's latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the second quarter of 2019 shows an extremely healthy increase of 10 points to 118, while Nigeria's CCI has increased by one point to 127...

Issued by Nielsen 4 Sep 2019

East African consumer confidence holds steady

Kenyan Consumer Confidence for Quarter 2 2019 was stable at 101 the same level as the previous quarter reflecting steady sentiment amongst Kenyan consumers...

Issued by Nielsen 3 Sep 2019

How female consumers are shaping SA's e-commerce boom

High mobile penetration, secure payment options and changing spending habits, and female consumers, are driving SA e-commerce...

3 Sep 2019

Surely retention and acquisition are both part of the customer journey

We all know the adage; it is five times more expensive to acquire a new customer than to retain an existing customer...

By Natalie McCrae 2 Sep 2019

Mauritian mobile money launched

Mauritius Telecom introduces My.T Money for a secure alternative to cash transactions...

26 Aug 2019

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