Retail Trends 2016

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Willow Creek ranked world's top 20 olive oil producer

The international status of a South African olive oil producer and its popular extra virgin olive oil has just been bumped up significantly following the latest Top 100 list released by the independent World Ranking Extra Virgin Olive Oils...

Cape Town to get first Dunkin' Donuts outlet

This country's first Dunkin' Donuts store will open in Cape Town by late June...

David Jones to launch at Woolworths

David Jones Classic Collection will join Woolworths Holdings' clothing portfolio on 1 February 2016, with a new private label brand encapsulating the essence and heritage of one of the world's leading department stores, David Jones...

Tops at Spar rebrands

The liquor outlet of Spar, Tops at Spar, has rebranded its logo to align with other brands in the Spar group mother brands, Superspar, Spar and Kwikspar...

Apple wins holiday race as screen size expands: survey

Apple came away the winner in mobile device holiday sales worldwide amid a shift to bigger screens, a survey showed. Apple accounted for 49.1 percent of devices activated over the Christmas week...

Cartier to sponsor LQP 2016

World-renowned jeweller and watch-maker, Cartier, will sponsor the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate in 2016...

Retail group Edcon loses two nonexecutive directors

Two Edcon nonexecutive directors resigned on Wednesday. They are former Absa deputy CEO Louis von Zeuner, who was appointed the designate chair of African Bank's "good bank" in March, and Coal of Africa CEO David Brown...

Brand rankings announced for Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising

The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising announced the results of the second annual Midas Brand Report, a yearly ranking of the most successful advertisers according to their achievements in the Midas Awards...

VW drops out of race to become world's biggest carmaker: CEO

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Embattled German auto giant Volkswagen is abandoning its ambition to become the world's biggest carmaker ahead of Japanese rival Toyota...

The truth about #UFOSA

All has been revealed regarding the #UFOSA spotted in the sky over the weekend. Turns out it was a campaign for Clover's new product, Smart Drink...

New Balance 3D-printed midsoles in the making

[Newswatch] New Balance announced this week that it will be launching the first high performance running shoe with a 3D-printed midsole...

Toys R Us launches gaming and electronics site

In response to the growing popularity of gaming and technology in the South African market, Toys R Us has launched R-Zone, a gaming and consumer electronics site designed by Durban-based digital agency Broken Pony Club...

800th Krispy Kreme store officially opens in SA

The media launch of international doughnut brand Krispy Kreme was held earlier this week at the Zone in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

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