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.


Private label has established its place as a key feature in FMCG retail, driven by retailers and embraced by South African shoppers. According to a re... More...

Andrea du Plessis | Senior Retail Analyst | 23 Feb 2021

Thought Leadership: Industry News & Articles

Responding to the disruptions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, 86% of respondents (parents/g... More...

M4Jam | 22 Feb 2021

Shopper behaviour has changed over the past year in response to the new economic, societal and ... More...

Andrea du Plessis | Senior Retail Analyst | 18 Feb 2021

Cape Town - National health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize urged South Africans to continue to adhere... More...

IOL Reporter | 08 Feb 2021

Early scientific data released on Sunday revealed that the vaccine offered 'minimal protection'... More...

Kevin Brandt | 08 Feb 2021


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