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Could Covid-19 create a new normal for commercial teams?

The Covid-19 pandemic has ruthlessly swept away many of the assumptions we once held about how companies, economies and governments should work. Regulations that were once sacrosanct - such as competition laws - are being paused to allow large and small retailers to work together to ensure supply chains are robust in a time of upheaval...

By Ed Flower 13 May 2020

How automation can simplify the job of the merchandiser

For merchandisers, manual processes are inherently problematic....

By Andrew Dawson 16 Mar 2020

Mango's standalone fashion stores have returned to SA

Global fashion brand Mango has opened a 205m² retail space in Sandton City, Johannesburg. The opening marks the reintroduction of free-standing Mango stores into the country...

31 Jan 2020

Connecting with customers on the ground is not dead

There could be light at the end of the tunnel for big brands trying to reconnect with their customers on the ground...

27 Jan 2020

Wimpy teams up with DHQ for Sandton City restaurant revamp

Wimpy enlisted the interior designer services of DHQ Interior Brand Architects for its newly-reopened Sandton City restaurant in Johannesburg...

22 Jan 2020

SA's Willowlamp picks up 4 international lighting design awards

South African designer lighting company Willowlamp recently picked up four international awards, two LIT Design Awards and two D'Arc Awards.

21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: How SA retailers can keep growing in a digital world

Not a week goes by without spotting more headlines about online shopping and the global shift to mobile connectivity...

By Cecil Ungerer 6 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand

Africa's consumer landscape is fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of a diverse base of consumers...

By Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020

Holiday windows: The allure of showing and hiding makes us look

The end of the year is often relished as a time for slowing down: for replaying memories, watching snowflakes dance in the glow of streetlights and lingering just a little longer around the dinner table. At the same time, it's a period of rushing: deadlines, parties, travel and perhaps a foray to the shopping mall, a department store or a busy high street.

By Paula Alaszkiewicz 23 Dec 2019

Top trends retail leadership needs to know for 2020

The customer is no longer just 'king'; they have become all-knowing, all-powerful 'super beings' driving innovation...

By Lauren van Halderen and Andrew Jennings 20 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Retail

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year...

17 Dec 2019

Clicks enhances beauty offering with new store concept

Clicks is enhancing its beauty experience, beginning with the launch of a new concept store in Fourways, Johannesburg...

10 Dec 2019

Gateway Theatre of Shopping welcomes KZN's first Lego Certified Store

The Gateway Theatre of Shopping is now home to the first Lego Certified Store in KwaZulu-Natal...

18 Nov 2019

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