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How to get overseas Black Friday deals with Standard Bank and Aramex Global Shopper
How to get overseas Black Friday deals with Standard Bank and Aramex Global Shopper

Overseas Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are happening right now. But how do you take advantage of those deals overseas when the online retailer doesn't offer shipping to South Africa?..

Issued by Aramex 25 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"
#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"

Dion Jerling, co-founder of Connect Earth was chair of the third and final day of AfricaCom 2019's keynote sessions. He said there had been closer to 17,000 attendees than predicted 15,000 and convened a panel discussion on getting user experience (UX) right...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2019

6 trends shaping the shopping mall experience
6 trends shaping the shopping mall experience

A decade ago, building a profitable mall was simple. If you got the location, size, layout, parking and access routes right, you had retailers and shoppers in the bag...

By Theresa Terblanche 23 Oct 2019

#SACSCCongress: How physical retail is reinventing itself
#SACSCCongress: How physical retail is reinventing itself

John Ryan, a London-based journalist and analyst focused on retail design and strategy, shares a glimpse into what's new and what matters in the global retail environment...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Oct 2019

Shopping mall activations - why it's important and how to execute one successfully
Shopping mall activations - why it's important and how to execute one successfully

Creative shopping experiences are a prime example of how to increase foot traffic and keep shoppers in the mall...

By Amanda Rabinowitz 10 Oct 2019

Unpacking SA consumers' in-store wine selection
Unpacking SA consumers' in-store wine selection

Dr. Nadia van der Colff recently completed one of the largest wine consumer research studies in South Africa. More than 2,000 South African wine drinkers participated...

9 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

SA's Sneaker Lab plans global expansion with Buffet, KLT investment
SA's Sneaker Lab plans global expansion with Buffet, KLT investment

Local sneaker care brand Sneaker Lab has set its sights on the global market following an international investment partnership with Buffet and KLT...

22 Aug 2019

Thai trade delegation heads for talks with SA importers
Thai trade delegation heads for talks with SA importers

Manufacturers from leading SA trading partner Thailand will travel to Johannesburg later this month, for meetings with local importers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers...

Issued by ITP Communications 20 Aug 2019

Shoprite K'nect to focus on services like money transfers, ticketing
Shoprite K'nect to focus on services like money transfers, ticketing

The Shoprite Group has launched K'nect stores, which are dedicated to providing access to services like global money transfers, cellphone purchases, bill payments...

30 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Lego's AR-themed Hidden Side set coming to SA stores
Lego's AR-themed Hidden Side set coming to SA stores

Lego Hidden Side, an augmented reality-enhanced play theme where players must turn a haunted world back to normal one ghost (and one brick) at a time, will be available locally from August.

18 Jul 2019

Kirmack Design launches new production studio
Kirmack Design launches new production studio

Studio[K]irmack, Kirmack Design's new technology-driven creative agency based in Milnerton, Cape Town, uses StyleShoots equipment to assist in their content production...

9 Jul 2019

The biggest factors influencing industrial cleaning
The biggest factors influencing industrial cleaning

The world is constantly in flux - what's the standard today may not be so by tomorrow. And while being trendy may seem superficial at first, ensuring that your business follows suit with the rest of world is crucial...

5 Jul 2019

SA startup OneCart reveals refreshed design and shopping experience
SA startup OneCart reveals refreshed design and shopping experience

South African online grocery concierge OneCart has refreshed its website and mobile app to offer an improved shopping experience...

28 Jun 2019

Dee Chetty, Accenture Interactive Lead for Africa.
The future of customer personalisation lies with AI

Laying the foundation for a future where personalisation platforms can architect previously unimagined customer experiences...

By Dee Chetty 14 Jun 2019

The Cold Room at Canada Goose stores like this one in Short Hills, NJ, US, lets shoppers experience cold temperatures as they try on outerwear. Photo courtesy of Canada Goose.
Strategies for overcoming retail neuroplasticity

A panel of subject matter experts explores the future of the in-store experience, including strategies for neuroplasticity...

By Melissa Campbell 12 Jun 2019

#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'
#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'

MomSays, an online resource for moms who are looking for unbiased, trusted advice from other moms regarding the best product solutions for their families, recently launched its new website...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Jun 2019

Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail
Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail

Andrew Jennings, the former group MD of Woolworths, recently shared valuable survival lessons for retail brands under siege in the digital age...

17 May 2019

Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda
Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda

Rwandan PaaS (platform as a service) startup Ared has marked its first international expansion by setting up 10 women-run 'smart business in a box' solar-powered kiosks in Uganda...

13 May 2019

Sorbet Group launches aesthetics concept, Sorbet SK-N
Sorbet Group launches aesthetics concept, Sorbet SK-N

Sorbet Group has launched its first aesthetics concept store, called Sorbet SK-N. The new brand provides advanced cosmetic treatments for dermatological concerns...

9 May 2019

Is experiential retail delivering for SA malls?
Is experiential retail delivering for SA malls?

As more and more trading takes place through an online channel with a consequent reduction in comparative trading densities, we can expect a shift in how malls inform their key metrics such as tenant mix and rent-to-turnover ratios...

3 May 2019

Phygital: 6 ways to adapt, or die
Phygital: 6 ways to adapt, or die

Innovative phygital business models, where bricks and mortar and digital seamlessly integrate, are popping up across the globe. But the best phygital experiences still remain aligned with old-school sales strategies...

By Eben Esterhuizen 30 Apr 2019

Ratanga returns in R57m Canal Walk upgrade
Ratanga returns in R57m Canal Walk upgrade

Canal Walk Shopping Centre is set to undergo a multi-million-rand renovation, which will see a revamp of its food court and the inclusion of The Ratanga Family Entertainment Centre...

18 Apr 2019

Apply now for Shoprite 2019 bursary
Apply now for Shoprite 2019 bursary

Shoprite is still accepting bursary applications for the 2019 academic year...

17 Apr 2019

The need for speed in modern retail
The need for speed in modern retail

In an age where leisure time is an increasingly precious commodity, customers are placing an even greater premium on convenience...

By Refilwe Maluleke 8 Apr 2019

#SeamlessSA: 6 steps to starting an e-commerce store in South Africa
#SeamlessSA: 6 steps to starting an e-commerce store in South Africa

Starting an e-commerce store in South Africa can be a tricky minefield. Luckily, Insaka E-Commerce Academy CEO Warrick Kernes let us in on his six top steps to starting an online business...

By Maroefah Smith 22 Mar 2019

#PoY2019: South Africa's favourite consumer products revealed
#PoY2019: South Africa's favourite consumer products revealed

South Africa's most innovative consumer products have been recognised in the 11th annual Product of the Year awards...

15 Mar 2019

SA laundry startup launches equity crowdfunding campaign
SA laundry startup launches equity crowdfunding campaign

Gauteng on-demand laundry delivery service, Just Laundry, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to assist in its expansion across the country...

6 Mar 2019

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