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YBOD the year in reflection for Gemma Holland
YBOD the year in reflection for Gemma Holland

Gemma Holland is 10 years old and attends Pinehurst Primary School in Pinelands, Cape Town. She reflects back on the year that she served on Africa's youngest board, Bata's Youth Board of Directors (YBOD)...

Issued by Bata 1 day ago

#CTSUW2019: The power of personal branding for entrepreneurs
#CTSUW2019: The power of personal branding for entrepreneurs

My favourite session of Cape Town Startup Week 2019 was the Raw series workshop featuring SA entrepreneurs Siya Beyile and Vincent Manzini, AKA 'Sir Vincent' on the power of personal branding for entrepreneurs. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Puma partners with Jack Parow for limited-edition veldskoen
Puma partners with Jack Parow for limited-edition veldskoen

To mark a decade since Jack Parow's hit Cooler As Ekke reached number 1, Puma South Africa partnered with the local artist to launch the limited edition Puma x Parow Veldskoen.

2 days ago

Fashionomics Africa launches "game-changer for Africa's fashion entrepreneurs"
Fashionomics Africa launches "game-changer for Africa's fashion entrepreneurs"

Fashionomics Africa's pilot phase of a digital marketplace is set to connect African creators with the world...

3 days ago

Lux Afrique Boutique avails luxury brands to shoppers in 54 African countries
Lux Afrique Boutique avails luxury brands to shoppers in 54 African countries

Lux Afrique Boutique offers high-net-worth consumers in Africa the opportunity to purchase luxury products online from the region and the rest of the world...

4 Dec 2019

Markham, Relate join forces in the fight against GBV in SA
Markham, Relate join forces in the fight against GBV in SA

To mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV), Markham has joined forces with not-for-profit social enterprise Relate to launch the Help! Don't Harm campaign...

3 Dec 2019

Gavin Rajah, Pick n Pay and local designers team up for Cape Town Resort Collection
Gavin Rajah, Pick n Pay and local designers team up for Cape Town Resort Collection

South African designers recently showed off the inaugural Cape Town Resort Collection at the Norval Foundation's Sculpture Garden on the Steenberg Estate...

2 Dec 2019

Shimansky reveals Table Mountain-inspired jewellery
Shimansky reveals Table Mountain-inspired jewellery

Luxury jeweller Shimansky has launched a ring that pays homage to South African natural wonder, Table Mountain...

2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Kicking and pushing with Galen McGee of Saucy Woodz
#EntrepreneurMonth: Kicking and pushing with Galen McGee of Saucy Woodz

Budding photographer, Skateboard P and lover of all things Africa, Galen McGee, founder and creator of Saucy Woodz, uses his love of skateboards to create unique, handmade jewellery pieces...

By Robin Fredericks 2 Dec 2019

Florals are blooming this summer
Florals are blooming this summer

John Craig has lined up a host of summer essentials for the elegant man who wants to head for the holidays in sharp casual and smart wear that underpins his unshakable confidence and style...

Issued by John Craig 29 Nov 2019

Superbalist tallies close to 20,000 orders by 7am on Black Friday
Superbalist tallies close to 20,000 orders by 7am on Black Friday

By 7am on Black Friday morning, Superbalist had already received nearly 20,000 orders, according to a statement from the online fashion retailer...

29 Nov 2019

Shoes become so much more valuable when empowering youth and employees
Shoes become so much more valuable when empowering youth and employees

Tomáš Bat'a, the founder of the world's leading shoemaker by volume - 220 million pairs of shoes sold annually - set a core value that still drives the company he founded more than 125 years ago: "In order to do a job well, we must lead by example..."

By Kerry Dimmer, Issued by Bata 27 Nov 2019

Why retailers should harness the power of influencers
Why retailers should harness the power of influencers

With the ever-growing influence of, well, influencers on consumers, retailers are increasingly looking for ways to tap into their power...

26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The raw beauty of Black Betty Jewellery
#EntrepreneurMonth: The raw beauty of Black Betty Jewellery

Black Betty Jewellery is the latest addition to Sea Point's vibey Regent Road. Kristin Weixelbaumer created the new retail space to be the physical representation of the Black Betty brand personality...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Nov 2019

LVMH to acquire Tiffany & Co. for $16.3bn
LVMH to acquire Tiffany & Co. for $16.3bn

LVMH has reached an agreement to purchase luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co. for approximately $16.2 billion, making this LVMH's most expensive luxury acquisition...

25 Nov 2019

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South African retailers reveal deals for Black Friday 2019

Black Friday has gained significant momentum in South Africa since the North American shopping event was piloted locally by Takealot in 2012...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Nov 2019

Nearly R4k avg. spend predicted during Black Friday, Cyber Monday in SA
Nearly R4k avg. spend predicted during Black Friday, Cyber Monday in SA

South African consumers are planning to spend 36% more this year than in 2018 during the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales...

21 Nov 2019

Innovation required to win war against counterfeits
Innovation required to win war against counterfeits

When it comes to fraud, the impact of the production and sale of counterfeit goods is just as detrimental to the economy as cyber crime and identity theft...

21 Nov 2019

Off-price retailer Discount My Fashion expands with 10th store
Off-price retailer Discount My Fashion expands with 10th store

Off-price retailer Discount My Fashion (DMF) is expanding its presence across South Africa and has opened its 10th store at the Eastgate Shopping Centre in Johannesburg...

15 Nov 2019

Cotton On Group backs quality education in South Africa
Cotton On Group backs quality education in South Africa

If you've purchased a Foundation product sold near the till point of a Cotton On Group store, you've contributed to raising the equivalent of R1bn for educational projects...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Nov 2019

South African retail sales up 0.2% in September
South African retail sales up 0.2% in September

Retail trade sales for September 2019 fell below economists' expectations, increasing just 0.2% year-on-year.

14 Nov 2019

Tommy Hilfiger aims for 100% 3D apparel design
Tommy Hilfiger aims for 100% 3D apparel design

Tommy Hilfiger, owned by PVH Corp., is incorporating 3D design technology into all global apparel design teams at its headquarters in Amsterdam...

11 Nov 2019

Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven to open SA flagship at V&A Waterfront
Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven to open SA flagship at V&A Waterfront

Fjällräven will be opening up its flagship store in South Africa at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town...

11 Nov 2019

Portuguese ceramics brand Bordallo Pinheiro opens shop in SA
Portuguese ceramics brand Bordallo Pinheiro opens shop in SA

Portuguese ceramics brand Bordallo Pinheiro has opened shop in South Africa. The brand's first brick-and-mortar store in the country is located in Bree Street in the Cape Town CBD...

7 Nov 2019

#GumtreeReStyle Collection puts pre-loved fashion on the runway
#GumtreeReStyle Collection puts pre-loved fashion on the runway

Along with fashionistas around the world, South Africans are warming up to the idea of sustainable fashion...

6 Nov 2019

The Diamond Works launches new Cape Town showroom; a new era for the established diamond institute
The Diamond Works launches new Cape Town showroom; a new era for the established diamond institute

Discover the art of diamond cutting with The Diamond Works Enhanced Sparkling Tour Experience; including a complimentary glass of South African sparkling wine or juice on arrival and a guided workshop tour...

Issued by The Diamond Works 4 Nov 2019

SA jeweller Shimansky to showcase at New York design fair
SA jeweller Shimansky to showcase at New York design fair

South African jewellery design house Shimansky has been selected to showcase at the Salon Art + Design fair in New York City from 14 to 18 November 2019.

4 Nov 2019

Nike agrees to sell Hurley surf brand
Nike agrees to sell Hurley surf brand

Sportswear giant Nike has made a deal to sell Hurley after 17 years of owning the company...

31 Oct 2019

Magents founder Didier de Villiers reflects on the brand's 27 years
Magents founder Didier de Villiers reflects on the brand's 27 years

Didier de Villiers founded the Magents clothing brand in 1992, a time when South Africa was undergoing massive change...

30 Oct 2019

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