Retail Trends 2018

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#BizTrends2018: The call for authentic, experiential retail design
#BizTrends2018: The call for authentic, experiential retail design

In today's dynamic business environment, we should be seeking to understand the trends impacting a broader range of industries, regardless of the business sector we're in...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The in-store experience - an opportunity for brands
#BizTrends2018: The in-store experience - an opportunity for brands

How many times do you go to the shop for only one item and land up buying a number of products? The in-store experience is a valuable opportunity for retailers to build brand loyalty...

By Caroline Currie 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Six trends shaping the shopping mall experience
#BizTrends2018: Six trends shaping the shopping mall experience

Adapting and remaining relevant amid changing trends is nothing new for shopping malls. After all, retail itself is constantly and rapidly evolving, led by changing generational consumer behaviour and expectations...

By Camilla Lor 8 Jan 2018

Retailers turn to digital innovation to enrich customer experience
Retailers turn to digital innovation to enrich customer experience

As the holiday shopping rush gets into full swing, South African retailers are increasingly looking to technology that they can use to improve their operations...

By Chantel Troskie 19 Dec 2017

#BestofBiz 2017: Retail
#BestofBiz 2017: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

15 Dec 2017

How to increase your optometry's foot traffic and turnover through great shopfitting
How to increase your optometry's foot traffic and turnover through great shopfitting

Through our years of experience in the retail design and shopfitting industry we have seen how optometrists can attract more customers into their stores and improve their profits through great retail design...

By Brandon Williams, Issued by Creative Shop 4 Dec 2017

Weylandts reveals new concept store in Sandton City
Weylandts reveals new concept store in Sandton City

Furniture and homeware retailer, Weylandts, has entered the shopping mall environment with its new concept store launched in Sandton City...

21 Nov 2017

Inhouse designs new interior for Hartlief Gardens
Inhouse designs new interior for Hartlief Gardens

Design studio, Inhouse, recently created the design concept for meat manufacturing company Harlief Deli's newly revamped branch in Gardens Shopping Centre in Cape Town...

16 Nov 2017

Pick n Pay Constantia flagship gets a modern revamp
Pick n Pay Constantia flagship gets a modern revamp

Pick n Pay revealed its revamped flagship store in Constantia Village on Tuesday morning, which includes an attractive Knead Bakery coffee shop, olive bar and juice bar...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Oct 2017

Skinny Laminx store sports a chic update
Skinny Laminx store sports a chic update

Homeware and fabric store Skinny Laminx, owned by designer Heather Moore, has undergone a stylish revamp...

19 Oct 2017

Experiential retail - a new way to shop
Experiential retail - a new way to shop

With the rise of e-commerce and demise of physical brick-and-mortar retail, consumers are continually hungry for experiences that engage and excite them...

By Jordan Major 19 Oct 2017

Roving retail - The next evolution of shopping
Roving retail - The next evolution of shopping

As retail rental rates continue to rise, more and more retail startups are approaching Creative Shop Retail Shopfitting to design and construct mobile retail kiosks...

By Brandon Williams, Issued by Creative Shop 26 Sep 2017

Yuppiechef to open first physical store
Yuppiechef to open first physical store

Online kitchenware retailer, Yuppiechef, has announced the launch of its first brick and mortar store signaling the start of its omnichannel journey...

19 Sep 2017

The role of shop fittings in creating memorable customer experiences
The role of shop fittings in creating memorable customer experiences

Visual elements have an impact on how consumers react to products, which is why creating a beautifully displayed retail environment is important for success...

6 Sep 2017

Merchandise your products with a Do-It Slot Hang Tab
Merchandise your products with a Do-It Slot Hang Tab

Do-It Slot Hang Tabs are distinguished by the delta- and euro-hole styles and have been designed to hang onto both single and double-wire peg hooks...

Issued by Pyrotec 29 Aug 2017

Pick n Pay Coachmans Crossing gets Pricer electronic labels to feed just-in-time stocking
Pick n Pay Coachmans Crossing gets Pricer electronic labels to feed just-in-time stocking

Pick n Pay Coachmans Crossing has deployed more than 11,000 refurbished Pricer electronic shelf labels (ESL) from XON Retail...

Issued by XON Retail Solutions 3 Aug 2017

An impactful solution
An impactful solution

Innovation and value-based product development is the forefront for most companies, but few consider how this type of development should be focused on a wider industry challenge, in order to become part of an industry solution...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 31 Jul 2017

Merchandise your products with a Do-It Round Hole Hang Tab
Merchandise your products with a Do-It Round Hole Hang Tab

Do-It Round Hole Hang Tabs are sold exclusively in South Africa by Pyrotec PackMedia. These hang tabs are strong, easy to apply and are distinguished by the round hang hole style...

Issued by Pyrotec 25 Jul 2017

Last call for Retail, Design and Development Awards entries
Last call for Retail, Design and Development Awards entries

There is still time to enter the Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA), hosted by the South African Council of Shopping Centres...

21 Jun 2017

Do-It article: Cross-merchandising
Do-It article: Cross-merchandising

For retailers and brand owners, cross-merchandising plays an important role in increasing sales and ultimately increasing revenue. Here's why...

Issued by Pyrotec 14 Jun 2017

The broad business case for pop-up shops
The broad business case for pop-up shops

The concept of pop-up retail has soared in popularity over the last number of years. Done right, these temporary retail spaces...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Jun 2017

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Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.

21 Apr 2017

Why the exhibition industry ISN'T dying - and never will!
Why the exhibition industry ISN'T dying - and never will!

Justin Hawes, MD of exhibition, events and retail display company, Scan Display...

By Justin Hawes 7 Apr 2017

Adidas celebrates born-free generation for EQT relaunch
Adidas celebrates born-free generation for EQT relaunch

Adidas celebrated the relaunch of the EQT brand, which began in the 90s in Berlin, by sending out an open invitation to South Africans...

7 Apr 2017

Inhouse helps reinvigorate Piza e Vino brand with new interior scheme
Inhouse helps reinvigorate Piza e Vino brand with new interior scheme

Italian pizzeria Piza e Vino recently underwent a rebranding exercise with the development of a new logo that emphasises the 'handmade' aspect of its traditional pizzas...

27 Mar 2017

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Exquisite exhibits: The latest design trends from EuroShop 2017

Discover the design trends that are being used in exhibition displays around the world.

By Pippa Naudé for Scan Display 24 Mar 2017

#SeamlessAfrica: Tackling the omnichannel retail reality
#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

Team Scan Display at EuroShop
#ScanDisplayatEuroShop: Video interviews with global giants

The SA Scan Display team has conducted exclusive video interviews with a selection of this year's best, attending the once-in-three-years international at the 2017 EuroShop global retail trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany...

8 Mar 2017

#ScanDisplayatEuroShop: Scan Display, live from EuroShop!
#ScanDisplayatEuroShop: Scan Display, live from EuroShop!

Scan Display is one of many retailers showcasing their product at the global retail trade fair, EuroShop, in Düsseldorf, Germany from 5 to 9 March 2017. Attendee Paul Hugo says so far they've seen, “new ideas, new trends, creativity and wow,” at EuroShop 2017...

6 Mar 2017

#DesignMonth: How to revive retail interior using Pantone's Colour of the Year
#DesignMonth: How to revive retail interior using Pantone's Colour of the Year

As we all know by now, Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2017 is Greenery, "a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature's greens revive, restore and renew.”

By Brandon Williams 24 Feb 2017

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