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Let's raise South Africa's DrinkIQ

Consumers are being challenged to rethink their drinking behaviour

One of the most prominent issues raised during the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa is the serious impact that alcohol abuse has on the country and its people.


Thanks, but no thanks, Mr President!

SALTA Quarterly Column

Harassment, callous treatment and theft of trading stock from surviving liquor traders by the police have become the order of the day.


The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

The murals will be displayed in areas with high traffic volumes for maximum impact to drum in the message of responsible social behaviour in communities.

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New on the shelf

The latest retail products to hit the shelves

Viruses and bacteria may be invisible to the naked eye, but they linger – sometimes for days – on the surfaces we touch in our day-to-day lives.

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The Tavern Tatler

The latest news for the liquor trade

The summit explored ways in which the industry can seek to create and operate in a safe environment regarding COVID-19 and contribute to the fight against gender-based violence.

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Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires

Xtra Savings will in time become the country’s biggest rewards programme, reaching Shoprite’s 19.3-million shoppers across South Africa.


We stand against irresponsible behaviour by alcohol consumers and non-compliant liquor traders!

GLF Quarterly Column

In most cases, the liquor outlets that are flouting Covid-19 protocols are not members of any association, which makes it difficult to deal with such outlets unless the police enforce compliance.


SME owners have suffered greatly due to Covid-19

NTHA Quarterly Column

Many of us couldn’t afford to continue with our rental payments, debts, bonds, school fees or even maintaining the provision of food to the mouths of those that are less privileged within our communities.


Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry

Shoprite’s new transactional Money Market Account enables private and public sector businesses and institutions to make safe bulk mobile payments to thousands of people without incurring massive bank charges.


Gauteng’s Township Bill will empower our communities

It could soon be easier to start a business in the township and access funding and support from government

The draft Bill is one of Gauteng’s efforts to make starting and formalising a business in the township simpler and seamless.