Current Industry News
The RSA Group is one of nine firms targeted by the Competition Commission in a number of search and seizure operations carried out at fresh produce markets across the country on the 23rd and 24th of March 2017.
Game stores recall 'full HD' TVs that aren't
After initially defending its sale of Telefunken TV sets incorrectly marked as “Full HD”‚ Game stores have now removed the mislabelled stock from sale.
Here's how to bank on mobile safely
A recent spike in mobile banking viruses has prompted South African banks to alert customers about safety when banking on mobile.
Understanding today's OmniShopper
It’s been a long time since the general store was the go-to place for consumers to pick up everything they needed from week to week. But variety hasn’t just increased over the years, it’s diversified. And as a result, today’s consumers aren’t just shopping a single channel—they blend channels and shop fluidly according to their unique needs.
More power to the taxpayer
In January, amendments to the Tax Administration Act gave the ombudsman more powers when addressing taxpayers’ complaints and strengthened its independence from Sars.
The future of payment authentication
In a recent paper, delivered at the Seamless Pay Conference in Cape Town, entitled ‘The Future of Authentication', Steven Jackets, examined some of the issues retailers and online merchants face to provide a seamless transaction experience for their customers.
Stellenbosch-based craft brewery Stellenbrau expects exponential growth after a landmark deal with Heineken SA.The local brewery made history last week when Heineken SA signed the deal.
Corné van Greunen from Riversdale took first place at the 7th annual Giant Pumpkin Festival in Heidelberg, Western Cape, this weekend with a pumpkin weighing in at a staggering 519,5kg.
There is no denying that alcohol abuse affects society. The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association, which represents alcohol suppliers, is intensely aware of this and the necessity to act.
The Commons Health Committee has published a new report which accuses last year’s childhood obesity strategy of not going far enough, pushing for ministers to introduce new legislation that prevents supermarkets discounting unhealthy food.
Tesco is reportedly in advanced talks with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over a plea deal that would involve it paying a huge fine for the profit overstatement that rocked the business back in 2014.
Due to current designs, squeezing out the last few drops at the end of a bottle can be nigh impossible without unscrewing the top. However, a ground-breaking British invention called ‘Anyway Spray’ is being exclusively launched by Tesco with the aim of helping customers cut down on waste.