Retail Trends

Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: The future of flavour innovation

#BizTrends2019: The future of flavour innovation[Lauren Hartzenberg] The global food and beverage space is bubbling over with creativity and innovation, with an eager audience of brave consumers with bold taste eager to sample the next big thing...

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Leo Van De Polder
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Shop defines 6 trends shaping the future of retail

#BizTrends2019: Shop defines 6 trends shaping the future of retail[Leo Van De Polder] Technology and changing customer demographics have set a new stage for retail. Success today is defined by the ability to keep up, or get out in front of, trends that are driving consumer purchases...

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Feroz Koor
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Single-use plastic, circular economy, ethical supply chains and climate action to drive retail in 2019

#BizTrends2019: Single-use plastic, circular economy, ethical supply chains and climate action to drive retail in 2019[Feroz Koor] More than ever before, in 2018 we saw sustainability playing a major role in shaping trends in the retail sector...

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Robyn Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Key trends in wellness and ethical retail for 2019

#BizTrends2019: Key trends in wellness and ethical retail for 2019[Robyn Smith] The focus of innovation in the conscious consumption space is certainly not trend based. The environmental and health issues facing the planet are so pressing...

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Rachel Thompson
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: If 'toxic' was the word of 2018, could 'trust' be the word for 2019?

#BizTrends2019: If 'toxic' was the word of 2018, could 'trust' be the word for 2019?[Rachel Thompson] The Oxford Dictionaries chose 'toxic' as its annual "Word of the Year". For 2019, the winning brands will be those that work to restore consumers' trust in a toxic environment...

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Mark Schech
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Payments, engagement, partnership - African retail trends for 2019

Mark Schech[Mark Schech] With two key retail periods - Black Friday and festive season - now behind us, retailers are looking for new ways to increase revenue, grow market share, and boost profits...

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Lindie Stroebel
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: 5 trends shaping the fresh produce sector

#BizTrends2019: 5 trends shaping the fresh produce sector[Lindie Stroebel] The fresh produce industry's characteristics can easily be defined by those of its products - quick turnaround and short shelve life. It is definitely not an easy game...

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Cecil Ungerer
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: The future of the South African in-store retail experience

#BizTrends2019: The future of the South African in-store retail experience[Cecil Ungerer] Even though online shopping is getting significant attention in the digital world, South African consumers still rely on in-store purchases for their shopping experience...

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Robyn Cooke
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Shopping the future, right now

#BizTrends2019: Shopping the future, right now[Robyn Cooke] Technology is the single most important investment that retailers need to make, in order to ensure that their fashion stores stay relevant...

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Andrew Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Selling to the other 98% - the move to physical retail

#BizTrends2019: Selling to the other 98% - the move to physical retail[Andrew Smith] We believed that e-commerce was such an obviously better way of shopping. We were wrong...

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Gail Macleod
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Technology and other packaging disruptors in 2019

#BizTrends2019: Technology and other packaging disruptors in 2019[Gail Macleod] Packaging design in South Africa in 2019 will be shaped (at an alarming rate) by changes in technology and the way products are viewed and selected...

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Ailsa Wingfield
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Africa's consumers - connected, in control, and hungry for convenience

#BizTrends2019: Africa's consumers - connected, in control, and hungry for convenience[Ailsa Wingfield] Shopping - love it or hate it, it's nearly impossible to escape the banality or adventure that competes for consumers' precious time. It takes us away from the things we would rather be doing...

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Vera Valasis
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Pick up on developing trends to stay at the top of your game

#BizTrends2019: Pick up on developing trends to stay at the top of your game[Vera Valasis] Electioneering in 2019 is sure to take up much focus and energy and while I understand that elections come around every 4 years, I wish we could do without them...

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Graham van der Merwe
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: 4 niche e-commerce stores driving innovation in online shopping

#BizTrends2019: 4 niche e-commerce stores driving innovation in online shopping[Graham van der Merwe] Service is the new selling. This dedication towards offering tailored service is what differentiates mass from niche online retailers. We're no longer selling things, but the experience of buying them...

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Rowan Leibbrandt
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: 5 trends stirring the liquor business

#BizTrends2019: 5 trends stirring the liquor business[Rowan Leibbrandt] There has been a seismic shift in consumer behaviour over the past few decades, and we're seeing it in the world of drinks too...

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Joe Boyle
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: 4 key trends that will continue to shape convenience retail in 2019

#BizTrends2019: 4 key trends that will continue to shape convenience retail in 2019[Joe Boyle] As convenience retail continues to grow as an industry sector, retailers must remain focused on the most significant trends that will see their businesses flourish...

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David Drew
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Trends moulding the plastic packaging industry

#BizTrends2019: Trends moulding the plastic packaging industry[David Drew] There's a major shake-up happening in the plastic manufacturing industry. And the change is happening remarkably quickly across the world for converters and brands alike...

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Daniel Logan
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: From data to dashboard - how retailers will manage customer engagement in 2019

#BizTrends2019: From data to dashboard - how retailers will manage customer engagement in 2019[Daniel Logan] SA is a dynamic and arguably unique market: a growing segment of our consumers are sophisticated, globalised and have many of the same expectations as their peers in more developed markets...

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Gareth Pearson
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: From mobile e-commerce to AI - the top 5 trends driving SA consumers in 2019

#BizTrends2019: From mobile e-commerce to AI - the top 5 trends driving SA consumers in 2019[Gareth Pearson] In all our years of watching and researching consumer trends, this is the first time that the evidence we are gathering points to an overwhelming digital influence...

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Daniella Shapiro
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: FaceFit - the future of skincare and fitness is here with a new movement

#BizTrends2019: FaceFit - the future of skincare and fitness is here with a new movement[Daniella Shapiro] Millennials are at the forefront of a global movement towards moving your body more. Gym is in. Enter athleisure. The trend is a blend of sporty sexy and holistic health consciousness...

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