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Converse campaign showcases creativity during a crisis
Converse campaign showcases creativity during a crisis

Converse tasked five SA artists with visually depicting the African experience of the Covid-19 virus in a way that breathes a refreshed message of hope, strength, positivity and survival...

3 days ago

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks
Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under lock down level three...

3 days ago

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Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains

The ban on cigarettes and related tobacco products will remain in place, but alcohol will be permitted for sale on certain days of the week...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2020

Apollo Brands revamps Under Armour retail offering during lockdown

New retail services include virtual store walk-throughs and a corporate service that involves bringing a mobile Under Armour store to your office...

26 May 2020

SA's retail sales up 2% in February

South Africa's retail trade sales increased by 2% year-on-year in February 2020, according to Statistics South Africa...

21 May 2020

Mid-Sized Independent Retailers Group formed to save the 'missing middle'

More than 50 South African retailers have banded together to form the Mid-Sized Independent Retailers (MIR) Group...

21 May 2020

How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industry

The Covid-19 crisis has hit the luxury and fashion industry hard. According to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, sales in these two sectors could drop by 25% to 30%...

By Isabelle Chaboud 20 May 2020

Design challenge: A bench that can adapt to the Covid-19 times

Entries are now open for the third iteration of the Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent Search, which aims to launch the careers of local emerging creatives and unearth fresh new designs...

15 May 2020

SA govt allows the sale of (almost) all goods online

According to new regulations, online retailers in South Africa may sell any product, with the exception of cigarettes and alcoholic beverages...

15 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Puma SA's Luke Barrett-Smith on the new retail reality

Puma SA's MD shares how the company is adapting to do business during the pandemic, and how Covid-19 will impact retail...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 May 2020

Charting a course for post-Covid retail regeneration

Nielsen has assessed various future scenarios to establish a clear regeneration path for retailers and manufacturers based on short, medium, and long term exit time horizons...

14 May 2020

Winter clothing directives preceded by detailed consultations - NCRF

The announcement regarding the finalisation of the clothing, footwear and bedding that may be sold during Stage 4 of lockdown, was preceded by detailed submissions made by various retailers...

By Anthony Thunstrom 14 May 2020

SA's clothing retailers welcome directives from Patel

Clothing retailers have welcomed the additional directives issued yesterday by Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel, on the type of clothing and bedding which may be sold...

13 May 2020

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