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Shift surplus stock in 5 smart steps
Shift surplus stock in 5 smart steps

Having excess stock can take up back-room or shelf space, tie up capital and prevent you from investing back into your business...

1 day ago

Leo van de Polder on expanding the Shop network in South Africa
Leo van de Polder on expanding the Shop network in South Africa

With a presence in more than 20 countries, the Shop Association's purpose is to empower its members with ongoing education, networking opportunities and real-world insights...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

#BizTrends2019: Selling to the other 98% - the move to physical retail
#BizTrends2019: Selling to the other 98% - the move to physical retail

We believed that e-commerce was such an obviously better way of shopping. We were wrong...

By Andrew Smith 3 days ago

Elevated sensorial experiences drive shoppers back to stores
Elevated sensorial experiences drive shoppers back to stores

According to a new global report by in-store media company Mood Media, sensory experiences drive 9 out of 10 shoppers back to stores...

15 Jan 2019

New rebranded Unframed Ice Cream store opens at the V&A
New rebranded Unframed Ice Cream store opens at the V&A

Cape Town ice cream company Unframed Ice Cream has revealed a new inviting retail space at the popular V&A Food Market at the Waterfront...

11 Jan 2019

Yes, retailers exploit Christmas, but their decorations still evoke religious spirit
Yes, retailers exploit Christmas, but their decorations still evoke religious spirit

Christmas trees in the aisles. Baubles hanging from the ceiling. Carols playing on the in-store speakers. Tinsel around the cash register...

By Joshua Newton 3 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Retail
#BestofBiz 2018: Retail

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

18 Dec 2018

Repurposed plastic shines in Xmas window display
Repurposed plastic shines in Xmas window display

Large flower artworks made from recycled plastic waste are the focal point of Woolworths' Christmas window displays in the retailer's top 15 stores...

7 Dec 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

#SACSCCongress2018: Retail, Design and Development Awards winners revealed
#SACSCCongress2018: Retail, Design and Development Awards winners revealed

The SACSC announced the winners of the 2018 Retail, Design and Development Awards on the opening day of its Annual Congress, held at Durban's International Convention Centre this year...

18 Oct 2018

Yuppiechef's foray into physical retail continues with flagship V&A opening
Yuppiechef's foray into physical retail continues with flagship V&A opening

Kitchen and homeware retailer Yuppiechef opened the doors to its new flagship store in V&A Waterfront on 1 October...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Edcon refreshes homeware offering with new store concept Edgars Home
Edcon refreshes homeware offering with new store concept Edgars Home

Edcon, South Africa's largest non-food retailer, has officially announced the launch of Edgars Home. The new store concept replaces the Boardmans brand...

12 Oct 2018

Innovative displays can protect FMCG brands from retail fallout
Innovative displays can protect FMCG brands from retail fallout

If shopping is one of the world's greatest leisure activities, why are we seeing so much frustration in the aisles? It is because shopping to put food on the table and stock up on razor blades is functional...

By Vincent L. Lanz 11 Oct 2018

The modern store journey: integrated, informative and engaging
The modern store journey: integrated, informative and engaging

Despite challenging global economic conditions, retail sales in South Africa rose 1.3% year-on-year in July. Even though this is in line with expectations...

By Cecil Ungerer, Issued by Smart Media 1 Oct 2018

Nielsen launches virtual shopper research in SA
Nielsen launches virtual shopper research in SA

South Africa has become the first country on the African continent to launch Nielsen's new SmartStore virtual shopper technology...

Issued by Nielsen 12 Sep 2018

Nielsen Smartstore: Keeping up with shoppers today and tomorrow
Nielsen Smartstore: Keeping up with shoppers today and tomorrow

Shoppers are changing at such a rapid pace, and while there are many methodologies to understand shoppers, a tool to help us move with the rapidly changing shoppers is needed...

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Aug 2018

Department stores are not doomed - take a look at who's doing it right
Department stores are not doomed - take a look at who's doing it right

Department stores were once seen as innovative. They stocked wide ranges of goods - Noel Coward once bought an alligator from Harrods...

By Ruth Marciniak 24 Aug 2018

Driving the retail brand experience through in-store media
Driving the retail brand experience through in-store media

In the highly competitive environment of in-store advertising, brands are contesting limited market share. Consumers have become more discerning of what they buy, owning to the availability of product information online...

By Cecil Ungerer, Issued by Smart Media 1 Aug 2018

Scan Retail supplies Zambian mall with retail kiosks
Scan Retail supplies Zambian mall with retail kiosks

Manda Hill is a modern shopping centre in Lusaka, Zambia. In 2017, it was refurbished and extended to increase its footprint to 55,000m². This makes it one of the largest malls in Africa outside of South Africa...

Issued by Scan Retail 25 Jul 2018

Premium toy experience comes to SA with first Lego Certified Store
Premium toy experience comes to SA with first Lego Certified Store

The Great Yellow Brick Co is opening South Africa's first Lego Certified Store in Sandton City on 28 July 2018, following a multi-million-rand investment and exclusive deal with The Lego Group.

26 Jun 2018

Experience, it's more than entertainment
Experience, it's more than entertainment

The future of retail, and indeed any business, is about selling solutions rather than products; creating an experience over an above an economic transaction...

By Bronwyn Williams 21 Jun 2018

How to launch your retail business from a mall kiosk (Part 2)
How to launch your retail business from a mall kiosk (Part 2)

Further pointers and tips from Scan Retail to help you launch your mall kiosk successfully...

Issued by Scan Retail 19 Jun 2018

The shopping centre is dead. Long live the shopping centre.
The shopping centre is dead. Long live the shopping centre.

Every year nine million people view the Mona Lisa. People still flock to live events at stadiums. Why; when they can see it on video, in HD and 3D and AR, etc...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 Jun 2018

How to launch your retail business from a mall kiosk (Part 1)
How to launch your retail business from a mall kiosk (Part 1)

A mall kiosk is a low-cost alternative to opening a brick-and-mortar store, which also gives you the benefit of flexible lease agreements and the opportunity to test a product or location...

Issued by Scan Retail 12 Jun 2018

New Neo display puts premium products back in the aisle
New Neo display puts premium products back in the aisle

With its new interactive aisle display, Quattro Management Systems aims to quell retailer woes relating to shrinkage of small but high-value brands and personal products, while also improving the purchasing experience of the shopper...

1 Jun 2018

CNA and Edgars stores to sport new look
CNA and Edgars stores to sport new look

A rebrand is on the cards for CNA and Edgars stores as part of Edcon's turnaround strategy to win back shoppers...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2018

The digital transformation of menu boards
The digital transformation of menu boards

Menu boards, which play a pivotal role in the consumer menu selection process in quick service restaurants (QSR), have evolved by leaps and bounds over the past 15 years...

20 Apr 2018

Three reasons product placement and cross-merchandising are important
Three reasons product placement and cross-merchandising are important

Cross-merchandising will help you get the most out of customer traffic in your store. Consumers also benefit from the suggestion of additional, complementary items...

Issued by Pyrotec 9 Apr 2018

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