Private labels are starting to feel the love

  Their popularity is on the rise – and not just because consumers are feeling the pinch. By Melitta Ngalonkulu 1 Oct 2020  00:02 No name? No problem. South Africans are acquiring a taste for the combination of quality and good value in private label goods. Image: Nadine Hutton, Bloomberg There was a time when no-name brands were deemed to be cheap and tasteless – but oh my, how the tables have turned, with many households now embracing them as the product of choice. According to Nielsen’s State of Private Label Report, private…

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THE POWER OF SUPPLY CHAINS AND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

With the Covid-19 crisis having highlighted the interdependence and fragility of global supply chains, the circular economy offers a far-reaching solution to improving supply chain resilience. Supply chain integration is also critical for the success of any organisation’s circular business model, according to internationally acclaimed supply chain specialist Deborah Dull. United States based Dull is a member of the SAPICS supply chain community and one of the international subject matter experts working with SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, on its Covid-19 support programme for Southern African supply…

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