Friday , April 19 2019

New Age Retail Furniture Brand – OK Power Express

OK Power Express is a new-age retail furniture brand that focuses on price sensitive consumers. In small-format stores, it specializes in selling a selected range of appliances, home entertainment and cellphones as well as base sets, bedding and carpeting. The brand offers financing options to its customers. OK Power Express …

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New HR Head for Shoprite: A Catalyst for Change

Zakhele Sibiya, the Shoprite Group’s new head of human resources, has a clear understanding of what the future holds for South Africa’s largest private employer. Change is inevitable. The Group’s current leadership has a fresh approach to the business and as such we’re in a process of transformation. It gives …

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ZAMBEEF Chaisa and Ndola City Centre Macros Cheer Customers

Zambeef Products has continued to build up on the momentum of its macro rollout with shoppers in Chaisa hailing the company’s return to the area and those in Ndola excited about the new Ndola City Centre Macro. “Zambeef macros are built and centred around the community – as are all …

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Massmart Launches Sixth Solar Plant Becoming the Biggest Producer of Renewable Energy in the South African Retail Sector

Makro Strubens Valley in Gauteng became the sixth Massmart store to make use of renewable energy. The store has a 480 kilowatt (kWh) peak plant that consists of 1476 car park-mounted polycrystalline PV panels. The plant provides nearly half of the stores daily energy requirements and is estimated to provide …

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The Inspiring Stories Behind Some of Spur Corporation’s Franchisees

Spur Corporation is a place where our people can grow and will continue to do so. We are indebted to the thousands of staff and franchisees who have committed years of service to our brands. Andile Mekeni is but one of these examples. Now at the tender age of 26, …

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Pernod Ricard and the E-commerce Platform Jumia Strengthen Their Partnership

Pernod Ricard, the world’s second largest wine and spirits’ company present in 13 African countries, and Jumia, the leading e-commerce player on the continent, today announced the strengthening of their partnership. In this context, Pernod Ricard will invest into Jumia, thus becoming a strategic shareholder. Pernod Ricard will share its …

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Accenture, Qualcomm & Kellogg Company Create & Pilot Virtual Reality Merchandising Solution

Accenture, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated and Kellogg Company have collaborated to develop and pilot a solution that embeds eye tracking technology in a mobile virtual reality (VR) headset to reinvent how brands and retailers gather critical consumer data and perform market research. The Accenture Extended Reality …

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Triumph Works With Diebold Nixdorf To Create The Optimal Customer Experience

Diebold Nixdorf, a global leader in driving connected commerce, is enabling fashion retailer Triumph to enhance consumer-centric, relevant experiences with a comprehensive solution of software, services and point-of-sale (POS) technology that provides consumers a consistent shopping experience across sales channels while reducing IT complexity. Triumph, a leading, global lingerie and …

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Lulu Group Plans to Invest $500mln in Egypt Over The Coming Two Years

UAE based leading retail company LuLu Group is planning to invest USD 500 mn in Egypt over the next two years to expand its local operations, according to a statement issued in Cairo. The company intends to build four new Hypermarkets in 6 October City, New Cairo, and Obour, Group …

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R2.8 Billion Value Created for Clicks Group Employees through Employee Share Ownership Programme

Over 7 800 of Clicks Group employees will share in a R1.5 billion payment that has been created through the Group’s employee share ownership scheme (ESOP). This is in addition to the R1.3 billion already paid out under the scheme to beneficiaries in 2018. Vikesh Ramsunder, CEO of Clicks Group, …

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