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Costcutter becomes first grocer to trial fingerprint payments

Costcutter has become the first supermarket in the world to allow customers to make payments via the touch of a finger. Source: Costcutter becomes first grocer to trial fingerprint payments

By | 2017-09-29T13:35:31+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Economic Factors|0 Comments

Butter price and supply going rancid

A seasonal low, the effects of a protracted drought, those darned Banting enthusiasts and even the Chinese could all be the reason you may struggle to find butter at your local supermarket. And, when you do find it, you can expect to pay 27% more for it than you did last year. Source: Butter price [...]

Real radical economic transformation through Cowsharing? – Cape Business News

Cowsharing claims to be the best Example of Real Radical Economic Transformation. No one above the age of 21 is excluded and everyone who participates benefits equally based on their level of contribution. It is non racial, non political non sexcist and all inclusive. Source: Real radical economic transformation through Cowsharing? - Cape Business News

City is a hub for the food and beverage manufacturing sector – Cape Business News

Cape Town boasts some of the country’s largest food and beverage manufacturing companies, making the city a well-established hub for the sector. Source: City is a hub for the food and beverage manufacturing sector - Cape Business News

2017’s Biggest Consumer Led Trends in South Africa – Cape Business News

While South Africa faces a weak rand, recent downgrades to junk status and a somewhat shaky political period in time, the retail industry is not filled with negativity as businesses continue to thrive while consumers continue to spend. In today’s world of advanced technology and online savvy consumers, here are four of the top consumer [...]

By | 2017-05-04T14:34:55+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Consumer Trends, Economic Factors|0 Comments

The sleeping giant – informal trade in South Africa

At a recent gathering of parties involved in the formal independent and informal retail trade, Trade Intelligence (Ti) MD Maryla Masojada shared some insights into the various trends affecting the industry. News Article: The sleeping giant – informal trade in South Africa

By | 2018-03-29T13:01:37+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Economic Factors|0 Comments