Household furniture retail group Lewis (LEW) on Friday, 31 October 2014, said it had submitted an offer to Ellerines to acquire the Beares brand and some selected stores through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lewis Stores.
Legacy Lifestyle, with over 200 lifestyle brand partners nationwide, has partnered with Liberty to actively work together to create a stronger proposition to their reciprocal member databases and partner networks respectively.
In April 2014, construction started on Pretoria's Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, which is undergoing a new brand identity, expansion and refurbishment. After its scheduled completion in November 2016, the shopping centre will be one of the largest shopping centres in Africa and the southern hemisphere.
Tamara Chérie Dyson from Cape Town is this year's winner of the Elle Rising Star competition. Announced on 29 October 2014 at the African Fashion International (AFI) Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa, Dyson joins previous winners in redesigning a fashion range in collaboration with Mr Price (MRP).
The impact of public health rests on the ability of food labels to provide information to the consumer and for the consumer to interpret that information. Yet, most of us need a PhD to read a food label.
Spanx, known for its innovative approach to comfortable shapewear and a cult-like following in over 50 countries, will be available in South Africa from November 2014, with the official media launch and fashion show being held on 12 November 2014 in Cape Town.
Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. The recently released 'Shop the World!' report reveals that emerging markets offer the highest growth potential for the e-commerce industry.
Free samples are a tried-and-tested marketing tool. In today's challenging economic environment, they are more relevant than ever, with an increasing number of shoppers on the lookout for bargains and freebies.
Government says it has taken note of the decision by Japanese based credit rating agency Ratings and Investment Information Inc (R&I) to downgrade South Africa's foreign and domestic currency ratings to "BBB+" and "A-" respectively.
The Presidency dismissed claims that President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS Conference in the United Kingdom because he has been refused an audience with Prime Minister David Cameron.