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How automated product photography can accelerate your brand
How automated product photography can accelerate your brand

What's central to the burgeoning e-commerce industry is experience, and this rests heavily on visual content, which undeniably includes product photography. New research shows that if your digital experience doesn't hit the market with customers, 54% could head to your competitors...

By Craig Bellingham 4 hours ago

Domino's trials self-driving pizza delivery robot
Domino's trials self-driving pizza delivery robot

Customers who opt-in will have their pre-ordered pizzas arrive in a fully autonomous vehicle made by self-driving delivery company Nuro...

2 hours ago

Company News
What is shaping culture? Hair

For some 'hair' is just 'hair', but for many others it's far more important than that. For many it's a crown and statement to the world about who they are. We use our hair to tell the world our story, and the world also reflects back at us what it feels about it...

By Brett Rogers 4 hours ago

2021 African Circular Economy Alliance: Giving waste a second chance

Decreasing plastic waste and enhancing plastic recycling remains a focus area for South Africa, according to forestry, fisheries and environment minister Barbara Creecy...

5 hours ago

Unpacking the effectiveness of SA legislature in trying to reinvent the EPR wheel

Government's rationale for extending the EPR scope is predominantly informed by the historic approach which has been at play in the market until now, under voluntary industry-driven schemes...

By Garyn Rapson, Paula-Ann Novotny and Emma Bleeker 4 hours ago

Kwik Delivery releases Prestashop plugin enhancing Africa's e-commerce framework

The plugin allows buyers to get real-time shipping rates between merchants' addresses and the buyers' delivery addresses...

2 hours ago

Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collab

Earlier this year, Nestlé Smarties globally announced its switch to 100% recyclable paper packaging. The sustainable packaging solution was introduced to the South Africa market in March...

3 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Professor Elain Vlok of the Clover Mama Afrika Trust

Celebrating its 16th year in operation, Clover Mama Afrika earlier this year revealed its new logo - a refreshment of its corporate identity that serves to reinforce its African roots while celebrating its strong, fearless 'mamas'...

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago

Coming out of the Covid crisis a stronger franchise

Where there is a crisis, there are opportunities, and the franchise industry is implementing the hard lessons gained from the pandemic to chart a prosperous future...

2 days ago

Final call for entries: 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine and Spirits shows

The wine and spirits industries are reminded to submit their respective entries for the 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show and Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show by Friday, 23 April...

2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Kate Owen, Uber SA marketing manager for Rides and Eats

Kate Owen, Uber SA's marketing manager unpacks Uber's brand strategy for both Uber Rides and Uber Eats, amongst other things...

By Robin Fredericks 15 Apr 2021

SA-made Kombo King set for retail rollout following Vumela investment

Zitulele KK Combi and Ari Jacobson have launched their patented deep-fryer technology, Kombo King, to retailers, after securing investment from the Vumela Fund...

15 Apr 2021

Design Indaba recruits Thabisa Mjo, Cole Ndelu to select emerging creatives for 2021

Design Indaba has recruited Thabisa Mjo and Cole Ndelu to oversee the curation of this year's cohort of young designers...

3 days ago

Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa

Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

3 days ago

Heineken sets goal to be carbon neutral in production by 2030

Heineken has stated a new ambition to decarbonise its production by 2030 and its full value chain by 2040...

3 days ago

Consumers spent $900bn more at online retailers globally in 2020

Covid-19 accelerated e-commerce around the globe and forced retailers to shift to digital...

14 Apr 2021

SA retail sales up 2,3% in February

Stats SA reports that South Africa's retail trade sales increased by 2,3% year-on-year in February 2021...

14 Apr 2021

E-commerce website options in South Africa

We asked professional web developer Felix Norton and e-commerce expert Warrick Kernes for some tips! Here's how to build a successful South African e-commerce site...

Issued by xneelo 3 days ago

Retail industry and FMCG advertising and media trends panel discussion

Ornico tracked and analysed FMCG advertising and media trends to discuss with some of the market leaders in retail and FMCG...

Issued by Ornico 15 Apr 2021

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