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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.


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Nick Paul | Senior Editor at Trade Intelligence | 25 May 2022

Thought Leadership: Industry News & Articles

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Thobeka Magubane | Retail Analyst | 11 May 2022

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Informal Retail Channel - Online Briefing
14 June 2022 | 08:30 – 11:00​

Get insights from Ti’s Informal Retail Channel Report and hear from guest speakers. 

Seats are limited


E-commerce Online Briefing
23 June 2022 | 08:30 – 11:00​

Get insights from Ti’s E-commerce Report and hear from guest speakers. 

Seats are limited




GDP contracted in Q4 2021
+1.2% QoQ
Seasonally adjusted (not annualised) 
2021: +4.9% YoY
Retail Trade Sales Growth
At 2015 constant prices
+1.3% YoY
March  2022

Consumer Price Index


April 2022
Prime Interest Rate
+50% bps to 8.25%
Effective 20 May 2022