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The importance of humanised targeted marketing within townships has never been stronger
Township consumers in South Africa represent an important market for brands given that 50% of the country's urban population live in townships or informal settlements. This large and diverse informal economy has often proved to be more buoyant than the formal economy in some areas. 5 Aug 2022 Read more

Are you suffering from infobesity?
Many organisations are facing a new phenomenon called infobesity - or information overload - which is negatively impacting their ability to make decisions. In theory, having so much information should be a positive, but only if you can effectively work through it, triangulate it and optimise the use of it to inform business decisions. 19 Jul 2022 Read more

SA's follow through on their plans to shop Black Friday specials
South African customers have followed through with their intention to make the most of the Black Friday specials with 75% of research firm Ask Afrika's Power Panel sample making purchases on Friday and over the weekend. 1 Dec 2021 Read more

SA's won't stay away from Black Friday like they did from local government elections
There is light at the end of the tunnel for retailers given 77% of consumers1 are gearing up for Black Friday shopping this year with only 10% saying they will not be shopping up a storm. The two main reasons provided by consumers for not participating in Black Friday deals is not having money to spend this year or simply never participating in Black Friday deals. 17 Nov 2021 Read more

For richer or poorer - financial habits are not determined by size of wallet
Given the rapid rate of change in the last 18 months, what has become increasingly evident is that a number of long-held assumptions about consumer behaviour is no longer true. Target Group Index (TGI) data reveals that income and particularly disposable income levels have shifted significantly as consumers spend and even think about money differently. 14 Oct 2021 Read more

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