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#SACSCCongress: Cresta Shopping Centre gets top nod at Footprint Marketing Awards

On the second day of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Annual Congress, the 2017 Footprint Marketing Awards winners were announced...

20 Sep 2017

Chatsworth Centre refurbishment adds SuperSpar to tenant mix

Chatsworth Centre will see the launch of a new anchor tenant being added to its tenant mix this October, SuperSpar, occupying approximately 3,345m2...

19 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space

Retail futurist Howard Saunders discusses some of the shifts in consumer mindset and retail brand innovation...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Sep 2017

How Rex Trueform feels the pinch

Operating margins were ripped to shreds at Rex Trueform - the owner of niche fashion retailing chain Queenspark - in the year to end-June...

By Marc Hasenfuss 12 Sep 2017

Northridge Mall to undergo upgrade

Bloemfontein's Northridge Mall is set to undergo a complete redevelopment and expansion...

11 Sep 2017

Growthpoint forced to look at new income streams

Sector heavyweight Growthpoint Properties last week declared dividend growth of a decent 6.5% for the year to June 30. Income payouts were boosted by the company's recent entry into Romania as well as the inclusion of profits from its new trading and development business...

By Joan Muller 11 Sep 2017

Dunes Mall opens in Walvis Bay in October

Walvis Bay gets ready to welcome Dunes Mall, a 27,500 m2 development from South African property developer and investor Atterbury...

7 Sep 2017

The future of shopping malls and what it means for property investors

The decline of malls in the US has caused concern among real estate investors and raises the question of what this might mean for shopping centres in the UK and Europe...

By Hugo Machin 5 Sep 2017

Thavhani Mall officially opens its doors

Khosikhulu Toni Mphephu Ramabulana, of the royal VhaVenda people, officially opened the new Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou, Limpopo...

5 Sep 2017

Canal Walk's new retail mix includes a two-storey H&M

Canal Walk Shopping Centre is refreshing its retail mix with new flagship stores including a two-level H&M ...

1 Sep 2017

Housing unit the weak link in SA Corporate results

SA Corporate Real Estate, the diversified owner of industrial, retail, commercial and residential buildings located primarily in the big metropolitan areas of SA, with a secondary node in Zambia, grew its dividends 4.4% in the six months to June...

By Alistair Anderson 31 Aug 2017

Broll releases Sub-Saharan Africa Snapshot report

Broll has launched an overview of various commercial property segments in certain SADC, East and West Africa countries in its Sub-Saharan Africa Snapshot 2017 report...

28 Aug 2017

Sandton City adds five athleisure stores

adidas recently opened its ‘HomeCourt' performance store at Sandton City. Over the next two months, more boutique sportswear brands will be joining...

25 Aug 2017

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QNet boosts direct selling operations in Tanzania

Asian direct selling company, QNet, is expanding its operations into East Africa. The company, which forms part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry, aims to offer quality consumer products and elevate standards of living by encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship.

2 days ago

Food labelling pact aims to cut food waste

NEW YORK, US - Many of the world's largest retailers and food companies have agreed to better labelling of products by 2020 in a bid to radically cut food waste, they announced Wednesday.

3 days ago

Hot new talent lights up Milan Fashion Week

MILAN, Italy - Fashion week roared into Milan on Wednesday with a line-up of hotly anticipated shows from fresh talent as well as luxury titans ranging from Moschino to Armani, who are battling for their share of a rebounding market.

3 days ago

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK, US - Retailer Toys 'R' Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a US court, the company said, amid heavy debt and a tough environment for brick-and-mortar stores. The chain which sells toys and baby products in the United States as well 38 other countries and jurisdictions joins other traditional retailers that are struggling to compete with the likes of Amazon.

19 Sep 2017

Gaps in customer intelligence, delivery limiting opportunities - new CMO report

New research from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, SAP Hybris and SellingPower magazine indicates that sales and marketing need to own customer experience strategy, as only 7% of sales leaders and 9% of chief marketing executives view themselves as the owner of the customer experience, leaving this vital revenue-directing opportunity area without oversight and collective direction.

19 Sep 2017

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