50 Shades of Black Friday

50 Shades of Black Friday

“Don’t do it!” South African’s were warned not to splurge on Black Friday by Neil Roets, CEO of Debt Rescue. He went on to say, “South African consumers collectively owe their creditors in excess of R1.7-trillion with most of them three months or more in arrears...
Win with the festive season uptake in 2018

Win with the festive season uptake in 2018

Another year has flown by and for most people September has just come to pass too quickly. Time flies when you’re having fun … or just busy before the festive season. 2018 has been a year of great activity and by August we had reached a technical recession. A...
How Do Women Fare in the South African Retail Market?

How Do Women Fare in the South African Retail Market?

While we focus on women in South Africa during the month of August and honour our constitution for declaring the 9th of August a public holiday; retailers continue to look closely at the overall economic status of women. How liquid is the average women consumer? What...
The impact of sustainable consumerism on retail

The impact of sustainable consumerism on retail

The BASIC Definition: Sustainable consumption is the use of products and services in a way that minimizes the impact on the environment, so that human needs can be met not only in the present but also for future generations. When sustainable consumption is practiced,...