Latest Retailer TV ads

29 Apr - 3 May
  • Shoprite Share alike
    For yonks now, Christo Wiese has exercised control over the Shoprite Group by wielding his special deferred shares, which carry more votes than ordinary shares... More
  • Clicks Privates on parade
    More on that growth in private label, which so intrigued us when we reported on the Click results last week. No-name brands, as they used to be called, have pla... More
  • Pick n Pay Burning down the house
    While we wait in anticipation for the arrival of the Pick n Pay results, a story that will leave Woolies relieved that its turn in the fish-shooting barrel appe... More
  • Unilever Skin deep
    Turns out that Dove’s Real Beauty campaign of several years ago was no flash in the pan. A new study by the brand shows that 71% of South African women don’t fe... More


Informal retail is fast becoming a key player within the FMCG industry thanks to its cost-effective retail solutions and savvy retailers. Although challenging to navigate, it’s a sector capable of taking your brand to new heights, even in the time of COVID-19. Contact us to find out more about our channel report or for subscription details. 


Trade Intelligence proudly partner with M4Jam in our mission to inform and promote effective and profitable retailer-supplier trading relationships.

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Informal Retail - A vital segment of the SA retail environment 

The Informal Retail Channel Report Set provides an overview of informal independent traders in South Africa, the players in the market, market dynamics at work and the role the channel plays in the South African FMCG environment.

Our report set provides all the information you need for targeted and relevant channel business planning.  

For a view of how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting independent retail, refer to the Trade Intelligence opinion piece below. The article takes a look at the impact of the pandemic on the sector and sets out recommendations to ensure its survival into the future.

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