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This Mandela Month, Bata South Africa donates shoes to healthcare workers, volunteers and their families

Bata Group commits to donate one million pairs of shoes to healthcare workers, volunteers and their families, the frontliners fighting the Covid-19 with admirable courage and dedication every day...

Issued by Bata 6 hours ago

Diesel becomes member of the Better Cotton Initiative

Diesel is the latest fashion company to join the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), a global not-for-profit organisation and the largest cotton sustainability programme in the world...

1 day ago

From Madiba shirts to masks - keeping business alive during Covid-19

Lontana Apparel has positioned itself as a key player both in business continuity and community enrichment during these trying times...

Issued by Lontana Apparel 2 days ago

Pick n Pay Clothing now has an online store

Pick n Pay Clothing customers can now shop the brand's full range of merchandise on the new PnP Clothing online platform, for delivery to shoppers' doorsteps nationwide...

3 Aug 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Mpho Vackier, creative director and owner of TheUrbanative

This week, we go behind the selfie with engineer turned furniture designer Mpho Vackier, who started TheUrbanative, an award-winning contemporary African furniture and product design company based in South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Jul 2020

The foundation for the perfect outfit

At John Craig, we have a wide range of shirts that will make sure you attract the right attention, wherever you are...

Issued by John Craig 29 Jul 2020

Made in... purpose

Arisha Saroop, managing director of The MediaShop Durban shares a few examples of global and South African brands that have reinvented to be more purpose led...

By Arisha Saroop 28 Jul 2020

Converse hands over donation to Surfers Not Street Children

Sneaker and apparel brand Converse has donated R50,000 to the Durban-based public benefit organisation (PBO) Surfers Not Street Children...

28 Jul 2020

Virtual shopping with Under Armour

The virtual shopping service gives the customer a one-on-one consultation with an in-store Under Armour tech specialist using a video teleconference tool like Zoom...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Jul 2020

Local intimate apparel retailer adapts business during lockdown

Inner Secrets Lingerie was established in 2005 by Penny and Dimitri Parolis, who have carved a retail presence in the local market by selling global heritage brands of lingerie, shapewear...

27 Jul 2020

Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety - keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on

So you finally hit the shops and cafes after weeks of lockdown. After disinfecting your hands, following the arrows around the shop or to your table, taking care to avoid others where possible...

By Jessica Vredenburg and Megan Phillips 24 Jul 2020

SA retail trade sales plunge to record lows

Stats SA reports that South African retail sales plunged by a record 50.4% in April and 12% in May, with April.

24 Jul 2020

How Asia's clothing factories switched to making PPE - but sweatshop problems live on

High street chains in the UK and elsewhere could have immediately paid their garment suppliers to make PPE rather than clothes, but did not...

By Alessandra Mezzadri and Kanchana N Ruwanpura 23 Jul 2020

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