Retail Trends 2020

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SA's December retail sales disappoint

South Africa's retail trade sales dropped by 0,4% year-on-year in December 2019, according to Statistics South Africa.

13 Feb 2020

Your customers are your business model

Increasingly, customers are engaging with brands remotely - this is the age of online shopping and deliveries, with online services making it easy for customers to buy and consume without leaving their homes...

By Chris Swanepoel 10 Feb 2020

Retail sales growth a relief, but not surprising - Merchant Capital

With analysts warning of a gloomy outlook for South Africa's beleaguered retail sector, the release of Stats SA's retail sales figures for November 2019 have provided a glimmer of good news...

5 Feb 2020

Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spending

Like many business sectors in the country, the South African retail industry is battling the effects of stagnant GDP growth and constrained consumer spending...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Feb 2020

Designer fashion, nostalgia magnet - what's behind the rise and rise of the sneaker?

In June, hundreds of Australian shoppers queued to buy a pair of Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black Static Adidas sneakers the moment they went on sale...

By Emily Brayshaw 29 Jan 2020

LG South Africa unveils newly-relocated head office, factory

LG South Africa recently unveiled its new relocated head office - which now includes a new LG brand shop on the same premises - in Midrand, Johannesburg...

24 Jan 2020

Customer experience trumps product and price in 2020

Nathalie Schooling urges companies to prioritise CX spend this year, and shares five simple steps to get started...

23 Jan 2020

Skynamo secures $30m investment from Five Elms Capital

South African sales tech provider secures Series A funding from leading software investor to accelerate adoption of its field sales app and management platform globally...

Issued by Skynamo 23 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA trends for brick and mortar stores - the present and the future

It's a new year and a blank page is ready to be filled with the retail story of 2020...

By Beate Stiehler-Mulder and Mariëtte Frazer 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Faster and smarter - 8 retail trends for 2020

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2020 will be a year of reinvention...

By Dov Girnun 21 Jan 2020

Two SA companies among Stevie Awards finalists for Sales and Customer Service

The Stevie Awards has announced its finalists for Sales and Customer Service and South African companies DHL Express and xneelo (formerly Hetzner) were announced as finalists in several categories...

17 Jan 2020

Black Friday lifts November 2019 retail sales

According to Statistics South Africa, retail trade sales for November 2019 increased by 2,6% year-on-year, growing the most in seven months and boosted by Black Friday promotions...

16 Jan 2020

Africa gains prominence in Global Retail Development Index 2019

A.T. Kearney's bi-annual Global Retail Development Index highlights the rise of African countries in the global retail context, with Ghana and Senegal securing spots in the top 10 on the index...

13 Jan 2020

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