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The shopping centre is dead. Long live the shopping centre.
The shopping centre is dead. Long live the shopping centre.

Every year nine million people view the Mona Lisa. People still flock to live events at stadiums. Why; when they can see it on video, in HD and 3D and AR, etc...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 Jun 2018

How to launch your retail business from a mall kiosk (Part 1)
How to launch your retail business from a mall kiosk (Part 1)

A mall kiosk is a low-cost alternative to opening a brick and mortar store, which also gives you the benefit of flexible lease agreements and the opportunity to test a product or location...

Issued by Scan Retail 12 Jun 2018

New Neo display puts premium products back in the aisle
New Neo display puts premium products back in the aisle

With its new interactive aisle display, Quattro Management Systems aims to quell retailer woes relating to shrinkage of small but high-value brands and personal products, while also improving the purchasing experience of the shopper...

1 Jun 2018

CNA and Edgars stores to sport new look
CNA and Edgars stores to sport new look

A rebrand is on the cards for CNA and Edgars stores as part of Edcon's turnaround strategy to win back shoppers...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2018

The digital transformation of menu boards
The digital transformation of menu boards

Menu boards, which play a pivotal role in the consumer menu selection process in quick service restaurants (QSR), have evolved by leaps and bounds over the past 15 years...

20 Apr 2018

Three reasons product placement and cross-merchandising are important
Three reasons product placement and cross-merchandising are important

Cross-merchandising will help you get the most out of customer traffic in your store. Consumers also benefit from the suggestion of additional, complementary items...

Issued by Pyrotec 9 Apr 2018

Confessions of a serial shopfitter
Confessions of a serial shopfitter

Brandon Williams, founder and director of the Creative Shop Retail Shopfitting group, helps us understand why the shopfitting industry would make excellent reality TV material...

Issued by Creative Shop 9 Apr 2018

Blackline Interiors designs flagship store at Menlyn Mall for the Brow Bar
Blackline Interiors designs flagship store at Menlyn Mall for the Brow Bar

Blackline Retail Interiors was appointed by the Brow Bar to design the brand's flagship store, which opened recently in the new wing of Menlyn Mall...

Issued by Blackline Retail Interiors 9 Apr 2018

#SeamlessAfrica: An Afrocentric approach to store design
#SeamlessAfrica: An Afrocentric approach to store design

In the search to become 'more than a store', retailers in Africa need to put their customer at the heart of the operation, says Frans van der Colff...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Mar 2018

Trenery Guild campaign celebrates creative craftsmanship
Trenery Guild campaign celebrates creative craftsmanship

A new campaign by fashion retailer Trenery is bringing together a collection of talented African creatives in a celebration of craftsmanship and quality...

28 Feb 2018

How to find the perfect retail space
How to find the perfect retail space

Finding the right space for your business is a daunting task because you have to consider many things: size, location, as well as amenities. Here are the steps that will help you to acquire the perfect space for your business...

Issued by Monetary Library 20 Feb 2018

#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 NEC XON 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

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