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  • Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured
    Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured
    Dis-Chem Pharmacies has confirmed its readiness for Covid-19 vaccination roll-out. "We are well-positioned to commence with the vaccination roll-out aligned to government timelines, and we have prepared our teams to work at full capacity if supply from government is consistent," says CEO Ivan Saltzman.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
  • Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
    Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
    Construction has officially commenced on the Boardwalk Mall in Gqeberha. The first phase is set to be completed and launched on 9 December 2021. The official opening, which marks the second phase's completion, is scheduled for 22 September 2022.
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Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store opening
Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store opening

Faithful to Nature opened the doors to its first flagship store at the V&A Waterfront this month...

21 Apr 2021

Mitch Slape, Massmart CEO
Massmart's CEO on Covid-driven consumer trends that'll stick

Retail veteran Mitch Slape unpacks the changes in consumer behaviour that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about, and where Massmart is seeing growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Apr 2021

Rethink your retail strategy
Rethink your retail strategy

Whatever your product, Pyrotec PackMedia improves in-store marketing with display strips that are perfect for showcasing smaller products at the ends of shelves, and hang tabs that boost visibility and reduce packaging costs...

Issued by Pyrotec 7 Apr 2021

Batsa begins rollout of Vuse Inspiration Stores in SA
Batsa begins rollout of Vuse Inspiration Stores in SA

British American Tobacco South Africa has opened the doors to the first Vuse Inspiration Store...

29 Mar 2021

Adidas SA on the prowl for talented young graduates
Adidas SA on the prowl for talented young graduates

Four high-potential and talented young graduates will have the opportunity to join Adidas South Africa's 18-month Future Leaders Program in Cape Town...

10 Feb 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Retail
#BestofBiz 2020: Retail

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

14 Dec 2020

Egg aims to disrupt SA retail's status quo
Egg aims to disrupt SA retail's status quo

"The world is not as it was, and neither is retail. A new approach was needed that challenged the status quo and offered a way for local brands to be seen and bring excitement back to shopping malls..."

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Dec 2020

Gateway creates immersive candyland experience for festive visitors
Gateway creates immersive candyland experience for festive visitors

This festive season, Gateway Theatre of Shopping in KwaZulu-Natal is transforming its expo court into a candy-themed visual feast...

8 Dec 2020

Transforming plastic waste into Xmas decorations
Transforming plastic waste into Xmas decorations

Woolworths has partnered with social enterprise Essay Gifts, which has designed and produced Christmas baubles using the principles of a circular economy for plastics...

1 Dec 2020

Making merchandising count
Making merchandising count

In today's highly visual retail environment, the way products are merchandised in-store has a big effect on sales...

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

How TFG is weaving digital into the fabric of its business
How TFG is weaving digital into the fabric of its business

TFG is realising the positive impact of a clearly defined digital strategy and R500m investment into its digital transformation...

22 Oct 2020

Enterprises UP participates in Africa's biggest online supply chain conference
Enterprises UP participates in Africa's biggest online supply chain conference

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP), which offers training solutions spanning over 140 disciplines, including supply chain management and logistics, was present at the Africa Supply Chain in Action (ASCA) Online Conference...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 30 Sep 2020

Game reveals innovative new retail concept in Gauteng
Game reveals innovative new retail concept in Gauteng

The reimagined retail space now offers free Wi-Fi and a kids' play area, and incorporates innovations such as self-checkout counters and QR codes on products that link to Game's online store...

17 Sep 2020

Andrew Stein on how Game is rediscovering its retail mojo
Andrew Stein on how Game is rediscovering its retail mojo

Game's vice president shares how the retailer has navigated business challenges and opportunities over the last 50 years, and how it aims to remain relevant beyond 2020...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jul 2020

Make your instore operations a unique shopper experience with Marin's
Make your instore operations a unique shopper experience with Marin's

Thanks to a network of more than 100 countries and more than 25 production sites, Marin's is able to provide in-store marketing solutions all around the world, with an R&D process comprising everything from brief, simulation and manufacturing, to delivery and monitoring...

Issued by Marin's Southern Africa 29 Jul 2020

Woolworths Xmas display wins global retail awards
Woolworths Xmas display wins global retail awards

Woolworths' 'Christmas Gifting Window of 2019' scooped two international accolades at the Shop! Global Awards 2020 in June...

8 Jul 2020

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 Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

Could Covid-19 create a new normal for commercial teams?
Could Covid-19 create a new normal for commercial teams?

The Covid-19 pandemic has ruthlessly swept away many of the assumptions we once held about how companies, economies and governments should work. Regulations that were once sacrosanct - such as competition laws - are being paused to allow large and small retailers to work together to ensure supply chains are robust in a time of upheaval...

By Ed Flower 13 May 2020

How automation can simplify the job of the merchandiser
How automation can simplify the job of the merchandiser

For merchandisers, manual processes are inherently problematic....

By Andrew Dawson 16 Mar 2020

Mango's standalone fashion stores have returned to SA
Mango's standalone fashion stores have returned to SA

Global fashion brand Mango has opened a 205m² retail space in Sandton City, Johannesburg. The opening marks the reintroduction of free-standing Mango stores into the country...

31 Jan 2020

Connecting with customers on the ground is not dead
Connecting with customers on the ground is not dead

There could be light at the end of the tunnel for big brands trying to reconnect with their customers on the ground...

27 Jan 2020

Wimpy teams up with DHQ for Sandton City restaurant revamp
Wimpy teams up with DHQ for Sandton City restaurant revamp

Wimpy enlisted the interior designer services of DHQ Interior Brand Architects for its newly-reopened Sandton City restaurant in Johannesburg...

22 Jan 2020

SA's Willowlamp picks up 4 international lighting design awards
SA's Willowlamp picks up 4 international lighting design awards

South African designer lighting company Willowlamp recently picked up four international awards, two LIT Design Awards and two D'Arc Awards.

21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: How SA retailers can keep growing in a digital world
#BizTrends2020: How SA retailers can keep growing in a digital world

Not a week goes by without spotting more headlines about online shopping and the global shift to mobile connectivity...

By Cecil Ungerer 6 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand
#BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand

Africa's consumer landscape is fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of a diverse base of consumers...

By Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020

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Holiday windows: The allure of showing and hiding makes us look

The end of the year is often relished as a time for slowing down: for replaying memories, watching snowflakes dance in the glow of streetlights and lingering just a little longer around the dinner table. At the same time, it's a period of rushing: deadlines, parties, travel and perhaps a foray to the shopping mall, a department store or a busy high street.

By Paula Alaszkiewicz 23 Dec 2019

Top trends retail leadership needs to know for 2020
Top trends retail leadership needs to know for 2020

The customer is no longer just 'king'; they have become all-knowing, all-powerful 'super beings' driving innovation...

By Lauren van Halderen and Andrew Jennings 20 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Retail
#BestofBiz 2019: Retail

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

17 Dec 2019

Clicks enhances beauty offering with new store concept
Clicks enhances beauty offering with new store concept

Clicks is enhancing its beauty experience, beginning with the launch of a new concept store in Fourways, Johannesburg...

10 Dec 2019






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