Gordon Barker
Retail sales video marketing creates incredible opportunities

[Gordon Barker] As video evolves, there are incredible opportunities in leveraging that content as a communications tool to help guide the customer or buyer's journey through the entire business life-cycle...

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We welcome the Facebook global team to Retail World Africa 2015 - Retail World

We welcome the Facebook global team to Retail World Africa 2015 - Retail World[Bianca Wiener] Nicolas Franchet, Head of Retail and E-commerce at Facebook, has been confirmed as a Keynote Speaker at Retail World Africa 2015...

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Chemory Gunko
The packaging problem

The packaging problem[Chemory Gunko] It's pretty difficult to read my pieces and not notice that I'm an activist at heart... I was born a rebel without a cause actually, and have simply found causes to champion along the way...

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Stephen Sandmann
How to keep the beach off beachfront hotel staff uniforms

How to keep the beach off beachfront hotel staff uniforms[Stephen Sandmann] Being exposed to the sun's harmful rays is an everyday occurrence for your hotel waiters, who often serve and attend to guests by the hotel pool or on the beach...

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Cari Van Wyk
Hats and horses at the J&B Met

Hats and horses at the J&B Met[Cari Van Wyk] One of South Africa's most prestigious horse races, the J&B Met, kicked off with a gallop on a gorgeous cloudy day at Kenilworth Racecourse - a perfect day outside for watching horses, shows and fashionistas...

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Stephen Sandmann
Keep your reputation tidy with clean stores

Keep your reputation tidy with clean stores[Stephen Sandmann] No matter what the case may be, no dirt appeals to a customer. Dirt creates unpleasantness and can drive a business downwards...

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Cari Van Wyk
Mixing it up at the J&B Met launch

Mixing it up at the J&B Met launch[Cari Van Wyk] The J&B Met kicked off with a fashionable bang at the 'Mix it your way at the J&B Met launch' at Cavendish Square last week...

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Gavin Tagg
New opportunities for retail in 2015

New opportunities for retail in 2015[Gavin Tagg] Despite the weaker economic fundamentals, there are still new opportunities for shopping centres in 2015, continuing its strong contribution to South Africa's growth in recent years...

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Donovan Marais
Six steps to protect your online store from credit card fraud

Six steps to protect your online store from credit card fraud[Donovan Marais] Card fraud is rampant in South Africa, and growing at an alarming rate. This year, losses due to credit card fraud have increased by 23% to R453.9 million...

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Val Bourdos Nichas
Seven significant shifts franchises face in today's operating environment

Seven significant shifts franchises face in today's operating environment[Val Bourdos Nichas] In today's turbulent economic times, both franchise brands and franchisees need understand key fundamentals driving today is operating environment...

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Stephen Sandmann
Sustainable future: Eco-friendly retail stores

Sustainable future: Eco-friendly retail stores[Stephen Sandmann] Climate change has propelled us to move towards a greener and more sustainable future. It has created an environment that makes it possible to be green and still run a profitable business...

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Stephen Sandmann
How to capture shoppers' attention with the right window display

How to capture shoppers' attention with the right window display[Stephen Sandmann] A great window display has the ability to draw potential customers into your store, and with the festive season upon us, every store is battling for the attention of shoppers...

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Brent Lees
What online retailers can learn from festive season hiccups

What online retailers can learn from festive season hiccups[Brent Lees] Online retailers tracking website performance now and putting the right tools in place, will be well prepared to cash in on peak sales periods and grow their market in future...

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Aki Kalliatakis
How to create a scene in a shop ... essential advice for SA consumers

How to create a scene in a shop ... essential advice for SA consumers[Aki Kalliatakis] Making a scene in a public place like a shop rarely comes naturally. Unfortunately, being meek and mild looks less and less like a viable option for customers who are aggrieved by shoddy products and services...

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Stephen Sandmann
Seven tips to keep stains from ruining your staff's image

Seven tips to keep stains from ruining your staff's image[Stephen Sandmann] Keeping your front-of-house and kitchen staff's whites white is an important part of a good image in an industry where coffee, wine and other miscellaneous food stains are an everyday occurrence...

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Catherine Milward-Bridges
Feed your customers festive this season

Feed your customers festive this season[Catherine Milward-Bridges] The build-up to the festive season takes meticulous preparation - depending on how particular you are. It also causes untold stress and is always over far too soon...

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Lynette Hundermark
How retail can rule 2015

[Lynette Hundermark] There are just over 37 million adults in South Africa today and, if you want to reach them, there's no better way than to use mobile technology...

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Ilse van den Berg
Celebrating 20 years of living in Levi's locally

Celebrating 20 years of living in Levi's locally[Ilse van den Berg] How better to celebrate 20 years of building a legendary brand in South Africa than transforming an old Cape Town factory/warehouse into a San Francisco streetscape, taking guests way-back-when to the very beginning of the Levi's brand in 1853?

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Cari Van Wyk
Young bloods flaunt their talent at Static Fashion Show

Young bloods flaunt their talent at Static Fashion Show[Cari Van Wyk] On 20 November 2014, the Cape Town College of Fashion Design (CTCFD) hosted the Static Fashion Show at the Young Blood Gallery, where its fashion design graduates showcased their wares...

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