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Rejuvenated Sandton City to see more global brands
Rejuvenated Sandton City to see more global brands

More global brands are set to feature in Sandton City and the adjacent Nelson Mandela Square as the centre's redevelopment caters to SA's aspirational consumers...

By Zeenat Moorad 31 Mar 2015 11:10

Callie van der Merwe
Retail design, impacting bottom line

While most people would think that one's core focus in retail and hospitality design is on design, it is actually the last element to be considered in the process of developing solutions. Repeatedly, the approach is less about the visual impact of design and more about the impact of design on experience, product and service understanding, usability, functionality, cost, speed and ultimately, the bottom line.

By Callie van der Merwe 31 Mar 2015 08:50

Bringing quality manufacturing home with HOM
Bringing quality manufacturing home with HOM

Does the phrase "Shirts made in Salt River, Cape Town will be worn in New York," sound a little ambitious? It shouldn't, as the recent House of Monatic-Stenströms partnership means good things for the local manufacturing industry...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Mar 2015 08:00

E-toll Alli gets tagged
E-toll Alli gets tagged

The SA National Roads Agency Limited's head allegedly flouted regulations regarding proposed toll roads in Western Cape. There are also allegations of forgery of court documents in another legal battle...

31 Mar 2015 08:00

High Performance Centre and Brand ID partnership signed for five years
High Performance Centre and Brand ID partnership signed for five years

The High Performance Centre (HPC) at the University of Pretoria and Brand ID have announced a newly formed five-year partnership, which allows the HPC access to the Brand ID brands, with particular focus on Skins, Skilz, Speedo, Mizuno, Canterbury and Brooksfield.

31 Mar 2015 07:23

Rejuvenated Sandton City to see more global brands
Rejuvenated Sandton City to see more global brands

More global brands are set to feature in Sandton City and the adjacent Nelson Mandela Square as the centre's redevelopment caters to SA's aspirational consumers.

30 Mar 2015 14:28

Richard Firth
Harnessing workflow and mobility

The need for connectivity, anywhere and at any time, has driven the need for organisations of all sizes to look for ways to automate business processes and ensure seamless and measured communication between the company, employees and consumers.

By Richard Firth 30 Mar 2015 14:20

Two more Samsung Brand Stores to open in SA
Two more Samsung Brand Stores to open in SA

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced plans to open two Brand Stores in April 2015, in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.

30 Mar 2015 12:45

Why global retail success means going very local
Why global retail success means going very local

As the Internet's reach expands worldwide, competition for retailers is flattening as it's now possible to build a personal connection with each shopper rather than compete for their wallets based purely on price. But, the real challenge is how to establish a personal connection with these foreign audiences.

By Françoise Henderson 30 Mar 2015 11:28

Quenching a thirst for success
Quenching a thirst for success

Three northern areas entrepreneurs thirsty for success have launched their own fizzy drink. It might not have a foothold in the market like Coca-Cola or Pepsi, but Bertram Human, 46, Ernol Stoffels, 50, and Sergio Jivan, 30, are trying their luck with Qwench.

30 Mar 2015 11:27

Handling the return of goods is as important as the sale
Handling the return of goods is as important as the sale

The convenient and efficient method of returning of goods is almost as important as delivering them, when it cones to online customer satisfaction. Handling customer product returns is an important part of any business but when it comes to ecommerce, the logistics behind it can be tricky.

30 Mar 2015 11:09

Mogorosi Mashilo
[The Human Truth behind the Trend] Part 1: The importance of consumer insights

First and foremost, it is imperative to understand what an insight is and not confuse it with an observation or a trend...

By Mogorosi Mashilo 25 Mar 2015 05:27

Clicks kicks off ClubCard makeover with R150 million upload
Clicks kicks off ClubCard makeover with R150 million upload

Clicks ClubCard has undergone a makeover. It is going paperless - no need to wait for paper vouchers in the post or to print them one's self, cashback will now be loaded directly onto one's Clicks ClubCard.

24 Mar 2015 08:06