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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

The Fairnet stand featured a large LED screen and real fish tanks as counters.
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

Second-hand sales make up 40% of all items sold on bidorbuy
Second-hand sales make up 40% of all items sold on bidorbuy

Previously owned items are popular on South Africa's online marketplace, bidorbuy, and not just in antiques and collectibles. Out of more than two million items offered for sale on the site, almost 80% are new, while only a little over 20% are pre-owned. However, the sales figures of second-hand items account for as much as 40% of all items recently sold on the site...

20 Jan 2017

It's snowing again at Trigg Jewellers
It's snowing again at Trigg Jewellers

Shoppers at Cavendish Square in Cape Town may have noticed the annual display in the windows of Trigg Jewellers...

20 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail
#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

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Research indicates that retailers have a long way to go to reach Merchandising 3.0

Results from JDA and EKN's latest survey, 'Merchandising 3.0: Why Retailers Need to Find the Perfect Blend of Art + Science to be Relevant to Shoppers', show that retailers are facing significant challenges in their efforts to advance through these maturity levels...

By Kelly Wasileski 3 Nov 2016

Contemporary glass, steel awnings enrich V&A dining experience
Contemporary glass, steel awnings enrich V&A dining experience

The V&A Waterfront has completed its large-scale awning installation across the property's Quayside Terrace restaurants. The new, permanent glass-and-steel designed structure has replaced the spattering of umbrellas that lined the terrace area overlooking Quay 5 basin...

27 Oct 2016

Facebook's Oculus pushes virtual reality with new gear
Facebook's Oculus pushes virtual reality with new gear

Facebook on Thursday worked to ramp up enthusiasm for its virtual reality line, unveiling new gear including a lower-end wireless headset prototype...

7 Oct 2016

Smartwatches: for fitness freaks and tech geeks only?
Smartwatches: for fitness freaks and tech geeks only?

They were hyped as the next big thing after smartphones but tech giants have struggled to put a smartwatch on every wrist and Apple's latest offering, aimed mainly at fitness enthusiasts, is unlikely to change that, analysts say...

9 Sep 2016

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#WomensMonth: Where are the female superheroes?

In a very passionate TED Talk, media studies scholar Dr Christopher Bell asked why it is so hard to find female superhero merchandise?

31 Aug 2016

What's the skinny with Woolworths' mannequins?
What's the skinny with Woolworths' mannequins?

Woolworths has responded to the slew of backlash that it has received over its "skinny display mannequins"‚ claiming that "these bodies are built to global or universal specifications"...

By Sefiso Hlongwane 26 Jul 2016

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Designing brick-and-mortar retail to attract consumers in a digital world

Brick-and-mortar storeowners need to offer what internet cannot. This is where an engaging customer experience through creative retail design plays a crucial role...

8 Jul 2016

Dharmesh Nagar and Shaun Schwartz.
Shopfitting: bricks and mortar brand reinforcement

Brands establishing retail outlets or a presence in a department store typically issue design briefs and layout plans in line with the overall brand identity, leaving it up to the shopfitter to follow orders and simply get the job done. But few major brands consider the impact a shopfitter's approach to getting the job done can have on the brand reputation...

By Dharmesh Nagar 30 Jun 2016

Rocket Creative launches retail focussed ChargerLITE product merchandising solution
Rocket Creative launches retail focussed ChargerLITE product merchandising solution

Rocket Creative Design & Display successfully prototyped and recently launched their innovative new ChargerLITE product merchandising unit...

Issued by Rocket Creative Design & Display 3 Jun 2016

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