According to the findings of Project Ka-Ching, a survey conducted by Columinate on behalf Liberty Properties, South African women prefer leaving their partners at home when going to a shopping centre.
2 Dec 2013 10:45
Following the retail trend of 'Black Friday' in the US, South Africa's on-line liquidator, Going.co.za, has secured large parcels of excess stock, clearance, ageing product and liquidation items for its end of year campaign, which begins today.
29 Nov 2013 11:37
With consumers looking for a enriched, more convenient shopping experience, here are my top trends in retail point-of-sale (POS) branding and shopper marketing for 2014.
By Richard Wells 21 Nov 2013 11:31
There have been quite a few attempts to turn around shopping with the use of technology. Undeniably, innovation and interactive experiences are the current and future trends.
By Hando Sinisalu, Ann Kruuk 20 Nov 2013 10:36
In the late 1990s, as the web was rising and creating new ways for companies to let their customers serve themselves, Apple founder Steve Jobs was thinking about the future of retail. He decided that his products needed to be beautifully showcased in slick retail environments where customers could experience his products hands-on and get expert advice from well-trained reps.
By Kevin Meltzer 19 Nov 2013 11:36
Emerging markets is the now and the future. 70% of the world's internet population is in emerging markets and the adspend is starting to move to these markets.
By Danette Breitenbach 18 Nov 2013 12:05
At the recent World Retail Congress, Deloitte presented its paper on beyond retail.
11 Nov 2013 08:21
Young South Africa is savvier than ever before. If you are looking for a smart and discerning prosumer, this group of kids, teens and young adults will give you more kicks than you've ever bargained for. They know just what they are looking for from any brand, and this makes them that much more satisfying to please. Here are a few trends to look out for in 2013.
By HDI Youth Marketeers Team 31 Jan 2013 11:30
As 2013 commences, afro-pessimism seems to cede to afro-optimism. There is a global consensus: Africa is poised for a great future. What will be the impact of Africa's growth on our industry? What will be the major trends of the year? In the business world, predicting the future is a crucial exercise.
By Nandkishor Buty 30 Jan 2013 12:39
First of all, mazeltov on surviving the Mayan apocalypse - it was touch-and-go for a second there. Now that we have staved off global obliteration and picked up a coastal tan (and a few kilos in the process), it's that time of the year where agencies are asked to haul out the old crystal ball and provide pearls of thumb-sucking wisdom.
By Mike Silver 29 Jan 2013 11:18
There are several key trends that will present themselves in 2013. Increasingly, we will see more and more innovative solutions to issues facing emerging countries being developed in-country and, while cost of smartphones is still hindering wide-scale usage of these handsets, the tide is turning as cheaper units enter the market. Marketers, too, are seeing their roles and responsibilities expand.
By Dr KF Lai 25 Jan 2013 10:57
Radio has always baffled media futurologists, effortlessly bouncing back from perceived 'threats' such as recession right through to technological revolution - something consistently touted by 'radio assassins' as the next to bring about the demise of the medium.
By Matona Sakupwanya 21 Jan 2013 11:40
Predicting the future is a hazardous business, ever more so as we move along Kurzweil's exponential curve of technological advancement - and it seems we are at a point where technology advances so quickly, it is almost unsettling.
By Craig Kolb 17 Jan 2013 13:28
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