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Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era

As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings...

1 day ago

Long4Life is a shot in the arm for Holdsport

Holdsport's share price has raced ahead in the past year, climbing 12%. This puts the company way ahead of the general retailers' index...

By Colleen Goko 1 day ago

Steinhoff aims for African champion

Christo Wiese's determination to consolidate his retail holdings in one entity and the Public Investment Corporation's affection for the notion of an African retail champion are behind plans...

By Ann Crotty 11 Aug 2017

Customer-centricity at the heart of TFG's online sales success

TFG reports growth in its online retail sector, with the e-commerce division experiencing positive sales figures and over 40% year on year growth...

10 Aug 2017

Stuttafords - The ghost of retail past

I walked into the Stuttafords Eastgate store, determined to get my favourite perfume at 80% less at their closing down sale. What greeted me was none of the usual madness that goes with a retail sale...

By Liesl Lodewyk, Issued by Praesignis 10 Aug 2017

New Pick n Pay app downloads top 10,000 in 24 hours

Pick n Pay's latest version of its mobile app for Android exceeded 10,000 downloads within the first 24 hours of its release...

10 Aug 2017

Education fund may smooth way for Shoprite's Basson repurchase

The establishment of an R84m fund to educate previously disadvantaged individuals might help to secure sufficient shareholder support for Shoprite's plan to repurchase R1.7bn worth of shares...

By Ann Crotty 8 Aug 2017

SA retailers suffer amid drop in consumer confidence

South African retailers across the board continue to experience a tough local trading environment...

8 Aug 2017

Japanese retail giant Miniso arrives in SA

Japanese fashion and beauty retail chain Miniso has launched in South Africa with an official opening at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria...

7 Aug 2017

Thavhani Mall geared to support community business

The Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou is ready for its big opening on 24 August 2017, when local businesses as well as national companies will benefit...

7 Aug 2017

Stuttafords shutting up shop

Stuttafords has finally closed shop, after a last-ditch effort to rescue the stores in Eastgate and Sandton failed this week...

4 Aug 2017

Aldo acquisition of Camuto Group births new footwear giant

Canadian shoe company Aldo has agreed to acquire the footwear and accessories operations of the Connecticut-based Camuto Group...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Aug 2017

Ikea is running a startup accelerator

Global retailer Ikea has opened applications to its first startup accelerator and is looking for companies that can help it solve “big problems” around being truly affordable...

By Tom Jackson 4 Aug 2017

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International

Austria confirms find of tainted egg products

VIENNA, Austria - Austria on Monday became the latest European country to confirm that it has found the insecticide fipronil in egg products imported from Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Poland.

1 day ago

Turkish houseware manufacturers on trade mission in SA

Under the ambit of the Turkish Housewares Manufacturers & Exporters Association, 25 Turkish houseware manufacturers will hold B2B meetings with local business partners in Sandton on 15 August 2017.

11 Aug 2017

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