Alexis Kitchen

Tradeway Promotions Expands Regional Focus with Appointment of Noxie Ntsoane as CEO for KZN. 

When it comes to below-the-line brand activations and promotions, a national agency is only as good as its strength in each and any region. In pursuit of ensuring Tradeway is the leading agency in each of South Africa’s three major economic hubs, we are strengthening our operational expertise with executive appointments of senior stakeholders in …

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Bridging the Gender Data Gap for inclusive Shopper Marketing

Unlocking the Power of Equality: Bridging the Gender Data Gap in Consumer Goods and Services Marketing this Women’s Month.

The gender data gap is the lack of data on women and their experiences, leading to an incomplete understanding of their needs, preferences, and behaviours. This data gap is prevalent in various fields, including consumer goods marketing, where women’s voices and perspectives are underrepresented, and their buying power, overlooked. Redressing the gender data gap is …

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Shopper Marketing

Demystifying Shopper Marketing to Win Customers 

In today’s competitive consumer goods landscape, shopper marketing is crucial to your brand’s success. Shopper Marketing encompasses a wide range of strategies and tactics aimed at influencing consumer buyer behaviour, ultimately leading to increased conversions and brand equity.   But in a rapidly evolving retail landscape, what exactly is Shopper Marketing? How is it distinct …

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How promotional marketing unlocks youth employment potential

Unlocking South Africa’s Potential: How Promotional Marketing Ignites South African Youth Careers through Part-Time Work.

Introduction: There seems little to celebrate this Youth Month. According to StatsSA’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) released last month, youth unemployment increased to 46.5% in the first quarter of 2023 (13.6% higher than the national average).    This would only be a sad inditement if it weren’t for the fact that almost two thirds (62.1%) of …

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Experiential Marketing to Bridge Digital Divides

Bridging the Digital Divide: The Role of Experiential Marketing in Retail Banking Digital Adoption.

INTRODUCTION In a rapidly advancing world, bridging the digital divide is a critical priority, especially in South Africa, where access to technology and digital resources remains uneven. As the adoption of digital services becomes increasingly vital for financial inclusion, experiential marketing emerges as a powerful tool to bridge the gap. In this post, we explore …

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below-the-line marketing

Summer Brands are Made in Winter: The Importance of Below-the-Line Marketing in Winter

It’s reported that consumers are bombarded with up to 10,000 marketing messages per day. Competing for their attention amidst the noise is one of the biggest challenges facing brand and marketing managers today. Rather than ‘shouting the loudest, finding ‘quiet’ marketing periods can present sizable opportunities to maximise market share for brands willing to question …

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Leading Data-Driven Promotional Marketing

Data-Led Promotional Marketing | The Case for Trade Marketing Management Software for Campaign and Channel Optimisation

Promotional trade marketing allows brands to influence consumers at point-of-sale where intent to purchase is greatest. But the store universe is diverse and volatile. To maximise return on investment in this channel demands data-led activity. Real-time, instore actionable insight can be leveraged to optimise campaigns, and beyond that – to inform holistic, integrated brand strategies that …

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Alcohol Consumer Trends for Promotional Marketing

Alcohol Consumption Trends Moving the Market | How to Create Connected Consumers with Responsive Promotional Marketing.

Between flavour exploration, an explosion of independent and craft brands, premiumisation, and health-conscious options, consumers of alcohol are spoilt for choice. Understanding what motivates consumers at point of sale – in-store, online or on consumption – is key to building effective promotional marketing strategies in an increasingly competitive market. Leveraging the expertise of an experienced …

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