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#AfricaMonth: Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain

With 42 years' experience in the property sector and a footprint that expands well across the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region, Broll Property Group is well positioned to provide insight on doing business on the continent...

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago

Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio

By capitalising on its local retail property portfolio, Rebosis Property Fund is gearing up for growth in the Centurion retail market...

24 May 2017

Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories

While December was unsurprisingly the best month for retailers compared to November and January, consumers have become more cautious on spending...

22 May 2017

The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall

Millennials have exceptional trendsetting power and businesses are competing to capture their attention and a share of their wallets...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2017

Gemgrow set to buy retail portfolio

Recently listed Gemgrow Properties, a specialist high-yielding, high-growth real estate investment trust, is set to make its maiden transaction by buying a retail portfolio in Makhado...

By Alistair Anderson 18 May 2017

Extended shopping hours to the benefit of consumers and retailers

The competitive online retail environment has forced retailers to reassess many aspects of their business, including trading hours...

12 May 2017

Small retailers say malls killing their business

Small and family-owned retailers told public hearings on Tuesday of their struggle to conduct business in townships and rural areas...

By Colleen Goko 11 May 2017

Mall of Africa: Big, and it may get bigger

The 130,000m Mall of Africa in Midrand, the largest shopping centre ever to be built from scratch in SA, has exceeded trading expectations in its first year...

By Joan Muller 8 May 2017

Sea Point welcomes new indoor food, retail market

After eight months of construction, the Mojo Market opened on 27 April 2017, over 80 stalls occupy the 2,000 sqm space...

8 May 2017

Positive investor sentiment in Mdantsane, as Wimpy commits to June opening

There is positive investor sentiment in East London's Mdantsane City Shopping Centre, where Wimpy will add to the growing list of brands...

5 May 2017

How junk status will affect SA's retail property industry

A topic on every citizen's mind is what the impact of the recent downgrade to junk status will have on the SA's economy...

By Juane Schutte 3 May 2017

Mall of Africa trades above expectations in year one

The Mall of Africa, the Attacq flagship shopping mall, celebrated its first birthday on 28 April 2017. Since opening day, it has posted sales of R3.4 billion for the 11 months of trading to March 2017 and has had over 13 million people in the same period...

2 May 2017

Mall of Africa celebrates first year

One of SA's largest shopping centres, Mall of Africa, celebrated its first anniversary on Wednesday, saying its central position in Gauteng had boosted trade figures...

By Alistair Anderson 2 May 2017

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International

Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop

NEW YORK, US - Online retail giant Amazon on Thursday opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in New York, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books and letting customers browse products as in times gone by.

1 day ago

TFG acquires Australian menswear group RAG

TFG has acquired Australian menswear group Retail Apparel Group (RAF) for close to R3bn. TFG says its acquisition of RAG further broadens its international expansion into chosen geographical areas with a product and value offering that is well aligned with TFG's multi-brand business model.

2 days ago

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in this campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone.

3 days ago

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping.

22 May 2017

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

LONDON, UK - Swiss food and drink giant Nestle on Wednesday lost its legal bid to register the shape of a four-finger Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trademark in Britain.

19 May 2017

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