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Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?
Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?

Developers, architects and shopping centres are under increasing pressure, due to the rise of ecommerce, to draw customers back to the physical retail environment...

7 hours ago

Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops
Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops

Media24 releases 2017 results indicating that its trading profit of R249m was 39% weaker than the previous year but Spree and 24.com recorded double-digit growth...

8 hours ago

In-store retail engagement - a simple yet significant medium
In-store retail engagement - a simple yet significant medium

In-store face-to-face engagement with the consumer still forms a crucial role in both introducing new products, as well as directly influencing the shopper's purchasing decision at the final point-of-purchase.

Issued by Rocket Creative Design & Display 22 Jun 2017

Local divas launch Lux We Are More campaign
Local divas launch Lux We Are More campaign

Lira, Nhlanhla Nciza and Moneoa have collaborated with Lux to produce the ‘We Are More' song, launched as part of its new campaign...

21 Jun 2017

How retailers can use social CRM to create meaningful engagement
How retailers can use social CRM to create meaningful engagement

At the dawn of the first Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM) software programmes in the 1970s, retailers relied on customer information collected by sales representatives...

By Bradley Elliott 21 Jun 2017

Unilever's relaunched rewards programme offers discounts...and data
Unilever's relaunched rewards programme offers discounts...and data

Unilever South Africa has relaunched its Unilever Deals with a new name, social media support and Vodacom as a strategic partner...

15 Jun 2017

Father's Day spend on par with Mother's Day: survey
Father's Day spend on par with Mother's Day: survey

According to a survey by dunnhumby, 57% of respondents said they spend the same amount for Father's Day as they do on Mother's Day...

14 Jun 2017

The rise of malls and mall advertising
The rise of malls and mall advertising

The mall industry is expanding and with it the ability for brands to reach consumers in this environment. John Faia, GM of Mall Ads outlines the growth of the industry and how it provides more opportunities for brands...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 9 Jun 2017

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Adventurous filmographers can enter Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge

The annual Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge is open for entries of 5-minutes short films highlighting outdoor passions...

2 Jun 2017

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Digital Signage Summit Europe 2017 introduces DooH, Smart Cities, retail applications

The Digital Signage Summit Europe (DSS Europe) takes place at the Internationales Congress Center München on 5-6 July in Munich...

2 Jun 2017

How ready are you to turn on your brand's packaging?
How ready are you to turn on your brand's packaging?

As the world is getting smarter, so is packaging. Exciting technologies, such as augmented reality (AR), enable even a humble box to entertain or inform the consumer in ways that are both magical and pragmatic...

Issued by Stratcom 26 May 2017

Putting people at the centre of multi-buy promotions
Putting people at the centre of multi-buy promotions

In the South African retail and manufacturing sectors, promotions have become a popular tool to attain growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2017

Shopper marketing: Creating an in-store shopper experience to push that sale
Shopper marketing: Creating an in-store shopper experience to push that sale

Product and price are by no means the only players when it comes to pushing sales in-store - presentation plays a most pivotal part!...

Issued by Gawk 25 May 2017

New head leads Fairtrade Label SA in achieving 2017 goals
New head leads Fairtrade Label SA in achieving 2017 goals

Leán Muller has recently been appointed as the new head to direct Fairtrade Label in accomplishing the vast goals it has set for 2017...

By Cari Coetzee 24 May 2017

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Samra2017: Telling FMCG stories without getting stuck on the product shot

Natalie Botha and Saiesh Ajudhiya of Kantar Millward Brown presented their research on untold emotions: future-proofing adverts by understanding non-verbal responses from consumers...

By Leigh Andrews 19 May 2017

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Samra2017: Throwing bones and singing praise songs

Kantar TNS presented research titled: ‘Throwing bones and singing praise songs, drawing inspiration from African culture to develop locally relevant projective techniques'.

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2017

The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall
The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall

Millennials have exceptional trendsetting power and businesses are competing to capture their attention and a share of their wallets...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2017

Shield, Chelsea Football Club partnership announces fan competition
Shield, Chelsea Football Club partnership announces fan competition

Following the announcement of a partnership between Shield and the Chelsea Football Club, Shield has set out to find South Africa's best aspiring soccer star...

17 May 2017

Relevant retail research analysis at annual SACSC conference
Relevant retail research analysis at annual SACSC conference

Stakeholders forming part of the broader shopping centre and retail industries are gathering at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton today for the SACSC Research Conference...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 May 2017

Coca-Cola, favourite Kasi brand
Coca-Cola, top South African township brand for second year

The favourite brands in South African townships have been revealed and Coca-Cola tops the list for a second time in a row...

17 May 2017

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Clicks searching for its next cover model

The 2017 Clicks Cover Model Search is on and women who want to enter have until Wednesday, 31 May, to submit an entry form...

15 May 2017

Jet campaign gives moms a cheeky moment with Fezile Mkhize
Jet campaign gives moms a cheeky moment with Fezile Mkhize

Joe Public's recent campaign for Jet, which went live in-store on 24 April, takes a tongue-in-cheek look at what it means to be a mom...

11 May 2017

South African shoppers influenced by clicks and bricks
South African shoppers influenced by clicks and bricks

New research by Nielsen reveals that thinking in terms of bricks versus clicks is outdated, bricks-and-clicks is the current and future retail reality, especially in emerging markets...

Issued by Nielsen 9 May 2017

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Customers likely to share positive experiences as much as bad experiences

Research done by Yonder Digital Group found that UK consumers are as likely to share a good experience as a bad one...

4 May 2017

Actors in the new Dentsu campaign recapturing O. Henry's Gift of the Magi
New campaign for Shaddy recaptures O. Henry short story magic

Japanese gift and lifestyle retailer Shaddy's new ad campaign features the O. Henry short story, The Gift of the Magi...

4 May 2017

Will additive manufacturing inspire the next industrial revolution?
Will additive manufacturing inspire the next industrial revolution?

Some suggest that by taking the industrial revolution of 1760-1840 as the first one, we are currently in the fourth industrial revolution...

By Nicholas Kitonyi 3 May 2017

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Manufacturing Indaba back in June

The Manufacturing Indaba will be held at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni from 27-28 June 2017...

28 Apr 2017

Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer centricity
Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer centricity

A survey, conducted by dunnhumby, the ‘Customer-Centricity Index' (CCI) reveals that SA's most successful apparel retailers are those with a high focus on ‘customer-centricity'...

28 Apr 2017

Distell tops up with Cruz vodka
Distell tops up with Cruz vodka

Distell has topped up its booze portfolio with a dash of vodka through the purchase of a 75% shareholding in a company that owns the global rights to Cruz Vodka...

26 Apr 2017

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