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Woolworths to combine Country Road Group and David Jones into one group

Woolworths is combining its Australian subsidiaries Country Road Group and David Jones into one group called WHL Australasia...

By Robert Laing 2 hours ago

All bets on House of Kallie

In 2015 I decided to do a short eight-week beginners course in jewellery-making. I ended up with torn nails, bruised hands and an appreciation of the hard work done by creators behind this artform...

By Robin Fredericks 23 Mar 2017

Swiss watch exports tumble ahead of Basel trade fair

The world's biggest watch fair will open in Switzerland this week, even as slumping exports of luxury Swiss timepieces appear to dash hopes...

22 Mar 2017

Inside story - Mark Gieljoumie Jewelvest gemologist

Meet Mark Gieljoumie, one of Cape Town's leading certified gemologists...

Issued by The Diamond Works 22 Mar 2017

#SeamlessAfrica: Tackling the omnichannel retail reality

‘Omnichannel' is not merely a business buzzword, it's the new retail reality. Amanda Herson, e-commerce director for the Cape Union Mart Group, shared her thoughts...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Mar 2017

Luxury online shopping platform Italist launches in SA

Italist, a large online shopping portal dedicated to selling luxury goods from Italy's multi-brand independent fashion retailers, has launched in SA...

20 Mar 2017

Sinakho graduates sew their way to financial security

The 15 women of the 2016 Sinakho Women and Youth Development Programme are ready to enter the world of fashion, after graduating this week...

17 Mar 2017

#SeamlessAfrica: A masterclass in millennial engagement and retention

Millennials are known to be tech-savvy, socially engaged, have zero tolerance for delays and are always on the go...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Mar 2017

Zara owner Inditex profits up on international drive

Spain's fashion retail giant Inditex, owner of popular brand Zara, said on Wednesday that its drive to expand internationally helped push up profits last year...

17 Mar 2017

Retail insights from Design Indaba 2017

Fortunate enough to attend the 2017 Design Indaba and sit in to hear some of the most creative people in the world speak, I walked out with some insights...

By Gabrielle Mixon 16 Mar 2017

AFI celebrate a decade of design at #MBFWCT17

Set at the Camps Bay Sports Complex, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017 tent will emulate the likes of Bryant Park for New York Fashion Week with a host of exciting experiences from 23 to 25 March 2017.

16 Mar 2017

Panâh: An ethical fashion production house in Kenya

Founded by Morteza Saifi and Evgeniya Khromina, Panâh is an ethical fashion production house based in Nairobi, Kenya...

14 Mar 2017

South African odyssey: Part 2

Mark Mobius' take on the sluggish SA economy and the investment potential of the consumer sector...

By Mark Mobius 13 Mar 2017

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