Pharmacy and Retail trends to expect in 2018

Pharmacy and Retail trends to expect in 2018

The pharmaceutical market was valued at R 45 billion and the private sector holds 84%, while the public sector has 16% in value share.  South Africa is ranked number 46 in the list of global exporters of pharmaceutical products.  This is R 4.9 billion in value made up...
Surviving the Storm – Are you ready for 2018?

Surviving the Storm – Are you ready for 2018?

It could largely be agreed that most businesses are happy to see the end of 2017.  It’s been a tumultuous year, one in which South Africans in particular were not quite sure what the next day would hold. Political and economic uncertainty has been consistent and a...
Where to from here?

Where to from here?

This is the picture we are faced with. Consumer confidence is low. The rand has been fluctuating since the middle of 2016. South Africa has been downgraded to junk status. The clothing retail sector has hit its worst ever number, contracting at 0.3% in June 2017. The...