South Africa

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    Eyewear in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    The eyewear market in South Africa has experienced slight current value growth in 2021 as the industry has resumed normal business activity. Consumer demand for eyewear increased in Q1 2021 as the government eased COVID-19 social distancing ...

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    Sunglasses in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    In line with global trends, sunglasses in South Africa was heavily impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Sales have continued to decline in volume terms in 2021, as the government has placed restrictions on travel and social gatherings amidst a ...

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    Spectacles in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    The spectacles market in South Africa has experienced limited growth in 2021. In addition to the impact COVID-19 has had on demand, consumers continue to experience high levels of unemployment and financial constraints in a challenging economy. ...

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    Contact Lenses and Solutions in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Similar to the rest of the world, the South African contact lenses and solutions market experienced significant losses in Q1 and Q2 2020, as the spread of the virus resulted in the closure of the majority of optical shops in the country. ...

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    Bags and Luggage in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Consumer spending on non-essential items drastically declined over the past couple of review periods due to the increasingly weak economic conditions in South Africa. Items that do not meet a basic need are generally removed from households’ budgets ...

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    Jewellery in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Consumers’ continuing price sensitivity is negatively impacting sales of non-essential items, such as jewellery in 2021. Economic uncertainty in the face of the pandemic, coupled with relatively low GDP growth rates, the increasing cost of living, ...

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    Personal Accessories in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Personal accessories saw a large decrease in retail value sales growth in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was as a result of non-essential store closures during lockdown as well as travel and home seclusion restrictions that were in ...

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    Writing Instruments in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Retail value sales of colouring instruments experiences a resurgence of growth in 2021, albeit modest, continuing from trends established during the outbreak of COVID-19 in South Africa. Consumers bought colouring instruments before the hard lockdown...

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    Watches in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Similar to the jewellery category, watch sales are impacted by decreased consumer spending thanks to consumers’ price sensitivity and eschewing of non-essential items. Consumers’ disposable incomes have decreased at the end of the review period in ...

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    Households: South Africa

    Jul 2021

    The number of households in South Africa is projected to increase over 2021-2040, mainly driven by expanding single person households. Average household size will continue to decrease due to growing urbanisation as well as declining marriage and ...

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    Chocolate Confectionery in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Following the outbreak of the global pandemic in 2020, chocolate confectionery companies aimed to lift the mood of South Africans by adding new innovative flavours to their portfolios. However, Nestlé South Africa (Pty) Ltd caused a big upset when ...

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    Gum in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Africa entered a recession. Well into 2021, consumers are still under extreme financial pressure and are still cutting down on non-essential spending. Unemployment reached an all-time high in 2021 following the ...

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    Sugar Confectionery in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, consumers have become even more cash-strapped than ever before. Additionally, consumers have switched from weekly grocery shopping to a monthly trolley shop. Consequently, this change in shopping ...

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    Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Given the economic downturn and widespread consumer price sensitivity in South Africa, affordability remains key for sweet biscuits. As such, plain biscuits sees healthy retail value sales growth in 2021 thanks to its affordability and widespread ...

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    Savoury Snacks in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Salty snacks, especially potato chips, tortilla chips and puffed snacks sees strong double-digit growth over the entire review period including 2021. Widespread aggressive promotions and marketing campaigns also continue to bolster the demand for ...

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    Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic had a considerable impact on ice cream demand as consumers continues to be negatively affected by the economic fallout from the pandemic in 2020 as well as the recession that started as a result of negative economic growth in ...

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    Mobility in South Africa

    Jul 2021

    Mobility was subject to extended trading and lockdown restrictions set to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa. The situation worsened economic conditions, with electric and new passenger vehicles been the most adversely affected. In ...

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    Cigarettes in South Africa

    Jun 2021

    In 2020, the illicit trade of cigarettes, following the ban on legitimate sales in 2020, increased to account for over 40% of the category. Even though there was a ban on sales of cigarettes in 2020, sales of cigarettes continued during this time. A ...

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    Tobacco in South Africa

    Jun 2021

    In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, South African authorities imposed a total ban on all sales of tobacco products and tobacco related products in the country. This ban, which included a total ban on sales of all cigarettes and associated ...

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    Smokeless Tobacco, E-Vapour Products and Heated Tobacco in South Africa

    Jun 2021

    Over the review period, products in smokeless tobacco, e-vapour products and heated tobacco have been making positive gains in terms of retail current value and retail volume growth and sales. However, as they were categorised together with ...

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