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.


These days most of us can agree that time is one of our ultimate luxuries. As a result, satisfying shoppers’ need for convenience for any FMCG retaile... More...

Lerato Sedibe | Trade Intelligence Senior Retail Analyst | 07 Apr 2021

Thought Leadership: Industry News & Articles

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

There are many unknowns about the industry post- COVID-19 as well as what the “new normal” will... More...

Daymon | 01 Apr 2021

Local gig technology company, M4Jam has won the highest possible accolade from the WSA Global C... More...

M4Jam | 30 Mar 2021


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