Township Trade

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Festive offerings for your tavern

Raise a glass to the finer moments and memories this festive season.

 Gentleman Jack Double Glass Pack: For when the stakes are raised This stylish and sophisticated gift pack includes a 750ml bottle of Gentleman Jack with two weighty bespoke


Branding Tips for Township Traders

Attracting (and keeping) new customers

Whether we like it or not, people judge a book by its cover. The same applies to township businesses.

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Siyeza - driving success in the township

by Spotong

Siyeza, established by the Thebe Foundation in 2016, is an entrepreneur development franchise tailored specifically for the township demographic with a special focus on empowerment within the township community


Wet winter winners

Cocktails to warm the cockles of your heart

Enjoy the flavours of winter with these cocktail recipes to warm the cockles of your heart.


Brands Giving Back

Celebrating the brands who make a positive impact in our communities

As township traders, we should always aim to support brands that continue to show a concerted effort in making a big impact and driving change

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A sweet deal for spaza-shop owners from Mondelez SA

by Spotong

The programme also aimed to address some of the challenges spaza-shop owners face and, in particular, introduce them to alternative revenue streams.

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The validity of shebeen permits

What you need to know

It is important to mention that the threat to close down shebeens, including those with valid permits, is spearheaded by municipalities in their drive to enforce by-laws.

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And the winners are......

The favourite brands in the townships revelaed

The top brands in South Africa’s townships were revealed in a Daily Sun supplement on 16 May. This year, 36 Kasi Star Brands and 59 potential Kasi Star Brands emerged from a comprehensive nationwide survey.

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Celebrating successful women-owned businesses

Starting an Empire with Just R10 000

Women are the pillars of township society, and in honour of Women’s Month in August, Spotong sat down with two successful women in business who have found their passion in life.


New on the shelf

Products your customers will demand

Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay and his daughter Matilda have developed a new range of delicious and healthy kids’ convenience meals exclusively for Checkers.