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Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry

The Act will raise the earnings of an estimated six million South Africans who currently earn below this level.

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New on the shelf

New Retail Products

Its affordability and long shelf-life makes Chixo the perfect item for informal businesses such as spaza shops, hawker tables, kiosks and mini-markets.


Infringements on people's rights

Musa Ntshangase, general secretary, Gauteng Liquor Forum

While most laws are created to protect the best interests of the society, some laws are just illogical and impractical.

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NTHA celebrates youth, women and seniors

Phumzile Ratladi, NTHA general secretary

The second celebration took place on 25 July at Chief’s House. We invited 270 senior citizens, who were pampered with breakfast and lunch and gifted with blankets.

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Ons dak nie, ons phola hier!

Martin Hlongwa, Salta PEC member

The system of Bantu Education also perpetuated this narrative in the black child's mind.

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Brand New Beverages

New liquor products

Fresh off the shelves, the brand promises consumers a premium product to pair with their premium choice of drink.

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Responsible Trading for a Safer Tomorrow

Meet the organisation that's aiming to reduce alcohol harm in South Africa

As part of the programme, taverns will be incentivised for running a functional establishment and in doing so benefit from the rewards.

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Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry

1Life, the direct life insurer, has launched a prepaid funeral cover and distribution model — the first of its kind in South Africa.

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The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

#SmashTheLabel is a direct call to action to South Africans to stand proactively against any form of negative stereotyping and labelling.


Spaza and Tuckshop Association says NO to Tobacco Bill

The South African Spaza and Tuckshop Association adds its voice to the issue

The purpose of the organisation is to make the benefits of collective bargaining available to its members: spaza shops, tuckshops, general dealers, hair salons, and clothing stalls.