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  • Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured
    Dis-Chem Pharmacies has confirmed its readiness for Covid-19 vaccination roll-out. "We are well-positioned to commence with the vaccination roll-out aligned to government timelines, and we have prepared our teams to work at full capacity if supply from government is consistent," says CEO Ivan Saltzman.
  • Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
    Construction has officially commenced on the Boardwalk Mall in Gqeberha. The first phase is set to be completed and launched on 9 December 2021. The official opening, which marks the second phase's completion, is scheduled for 22 September 2022.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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Primedia Unlimited renamed to Primedia Retail

Primedia's niche, out of home media arm, Primedia Unlimited, has been renamed to Primedia Retail...

5 May 2021

Smart Media launches Smart Grab & Go at in-store till points

Retail advertising innovation company, Smart Media, has launched its till-point solution called Smart Grab & Go...

Issued by Smart Media 22 Apr 2021

Rethink your retail strategy

Whatever your product, Pyrotec PackMedia improves in-store marketing with display strips that are perfect for showcasing smaller products at the ends of shelves, and hang tabs that boost visibility and reduce packaging costs...

Issued by Pyrotec 7 Apr 2021

8 things to consider about mall activations

Although not always simple to relay your brand's message, products, or services, and especially with the considerable amount of current activity on the internet and with competitors fighting for their share of the market, GL events continues delivering professional services in these unusual times...

Issued by GL events South Africa 8 Mar 2021

Exploring digital signage in a post-Covid world

Times have changed, and so has what consumers want and expect of brands. When we think about shopping now, our concerns lie a little deeper than whether the item is in stock or not. Now shoppers are thinking about how to get hold of said product while staying safe and avoiding crowded spaces...

18 Feb 2021

How consumers choose where they shop

There are several considerations a consumer deems important for their in-store shopping experience. Retailers have had to quickly adapt with innovative ways to ensure they are meeting shoppers' needs...

By Ruschdi Taliep, Issued by Smart Media 18 Feb 2021

To prepare for the future of retail, learn by doing

The integration of both physical and digital design presents a unique opportunity for retail brands...

By Graeme Brooks 26 Jan 2021

Scan Display launches affordable and flexible shopping kiosks

Branding and retail display specialist, Scan Display, has devised a new cost-effective solution for shopping kiosks. Its Showcase Kiosk range is available for short-term rental...

Issued by Scan Display 25 Jan 2021

Easing the buying decision of the customer

While the South African population is much more comfortable shopping in-store, retailers and brands still have a ways to go in making up for the losses experienced as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Smart Media 21 Jan 2021

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - Euromonitor

The top trends that Euromonitor believes will define consumer behaviour and influence business strategies in the year ahead...

19 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Retail

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

14 Dec 2020

Egg aims to disrupt SA retail's status quo

"The world is not as it was, and neither is retail. A new approach was needed that challenged the status quo and offered a way for local brands to be seen and bring excitement back to shopping malls..."

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Dec 2020

Why managed media is the cornerstone of in-store brand communication

For brands, this is the best alternative value investment in a retail and wholesale store because it is the most secure and regulated means of carrying out FMCG branding mandates in a much more affordable and longer lasting way...

Issued by MegaVision Media 9 Dec 2020

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: OOH media drives online sales for local SME

Earlier this year, Tractor Outdoor - one of South Africa's largest out of home (OOH) and digital out of home (DOOH) media owners - launched its SME advertising fund, with the intention of supporting businesses that were hardest hit by the pandemic...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 29 Oct 2020

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