Trade Intelligence is South Africa’s leading source of FMCG retail research, insights and training solutions, focusing on the industry’s corporate and independent retailers and wholesalers. It provides unparalleled coverage of the industry, the trends that shape it and the performance of its businesses by telling those industry stories that unlock knowledge and learning. Ti’s ultimate goal is to promote effective trading relationships between all FMCG stakeholders and upskill and inspire best talent across the industry.


The informal retail1 sector operates via various channel formats, such as hawkers, small and large spazas More...

Thobeka Magubane | Junior Retail Analyst | 03 May 2021

Thought Leadership: Industry News & Articles

CHEP, one of the world’s most sustainable logistics businesses, and a pioneer of circular-econo... More...

CHEP | 05 May 2021

The 3rd wave predicted for mid-April has not yet arrived. Resuming the vaccine roll out should ... More...

IRI | 23 Apr 2021

In a connected modern world, the need to reduce inequality has spurred a global rethink of capi... More...

Garth McCann | Head of Sales M4Jam | 16 Apr 2021

M4Jam was approached by a leading South African medical aid scheme to conduct market research t... More...

M4Jam | 16 Apr 2021


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