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Cash Crusaders launches click and collect service
Cash Crusaders launches click and collect serviceArticle

Cash Crusaders has introduced an online click and collect service, marking the first step in the roll-out of its e-commerce platform in South Africa...

9 Sep 2020

Fast-tracking the future of shopping malls
Fast-tracking the future of shopping mallsArticle

Is the long-imagined retail apocalypse on our doorstep? If you have entered a shopping mall recently, you might begin to think so...

Lars Veul 8 Sep 2020

Broll report looks at SA's shifting last-mile delivery landscape
Broll report looks at SA's shifting last-mile delivery landscapeArticle

As technology accelerates the customer online order experience, the final leg, or 'last mile' expectation of efficient and scheduled on-time delivery has become one of the defining measures of customer service...

1 Sep 2020

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#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in AfricaArticle

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

28 Aug 2020

Retail sector shakeout brings challenges and opportunities
Retail sector shakeout brings challenges and opportunitiesArticle

Like most industries, the retail sector has had to transform radically, not only to survive the current situation, but also to ensure that it remains viable and sustainable into the future...

Tasmika Ramlakan 26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere
#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhereArticle

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Aug 2020

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Navigating the new hygiene standards in retailArticle

Consumer-facing industries have had to take exceptional precautions in a time of rapid change with business, people, processes and stakeholders retuning to adopt new approaches...

Mike Smollan 19 Aug 2020

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V&A Waterfront adopts WTTC's safe travel protocolArticle

The V&A Waterfront is the first attraction in South Africa to adopt the World Travel and Tourism Council's Safe Travels stamp, which is specifically designed to address Covid-19 and similar outbreaks.

20 Jul 2020

How mobile technology is driving sales in physical retail stores
How mobile technology is driving sales in physical retail storesArticle

Retail sector investment into mobile apps and platforms has been accelerated by the global pandemic...

Leon Coetzer 10 Jul 2020

Distell's new Click2Collect platform simplifies drinks shopping at taverns
Distell's new Click2Collect platform simplifies drinks shopping at tavernsArticle

Distell has launched Click2Collect.co.za to help South Africans order alcoholic drinks from more than 22,000 taverns countrywide in a simpler and safer manner...

2 Jul 2020

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Retail's new normalArticle

Stimulating economic recovery post the Covid-19 pandemic will be behaviour as opposed to time driven. Governments and brands will need to work hard to make consumers feel safe...

Michael Smollan 15 Jun 2020

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V&A Waterfront partners with Pargo on click and collect drive-through serviceArticle

The V&A Waterfront is partnering with Pargo, a click and collect service provider, to offer an alternative for shoppers who want to avoid possible exposure to Covid-19 by queuing in shops, but who still want to collect their own goods...

15 Jun 2020

New click and collect drinks ordering platform targets taverns
New click and collect drinks ordering platform targets tavernsArticle

The Hola Club Click & Collect online drinks buying platform has launched in South Africa, offering a safer and more convenient option to sell and buy drinks at local taverns...

10 Jun 2020

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Online wine sales - get your paperwork in orderArticle

Danie Cronjé, director of Danie Cronje Attorneys Incorporated, provides some clear guidelines with regard to online wine sales...

27 May 2020

Alcohol industry welcomes opening of trade for home consumption
Alcohol industry welcomes opening of trade for home consumptionArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry has welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday evening that the move to Level 3 would include the sale of alcohol for home consumption...

26 May 2020

Covid-19 a shot in the arm for e-commerce
Covid-19 a shot in the arm for e-commerceArticle

Online retail may account for under 2% of total retail sales in South Africa, but the Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging consumers to switch to digital shopping and payment alternatives...

Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2020

Pick n Pay Online expands range of non-food items for delivery
Pick n Pay Online expands range of non-food items for deliveryArticle

Pick n Pay has expanded the list of goods available to purchase via its online store to include home entertainment items and white goods, such as fridges, freezers and ovens...

20 May 2020

SA's surge in online shopping expected to continue beyond lockdown
SA's surge in online shopping expected to continue beyond lockdownArticle

Consumers have switched to digital shopping alternatives, with 37% of South Africans saying they are shopping more online...

Issued by Nielsen 29 Apr 2020

E-commerce AC19: How Covid-19 is speeding up digital transformation in SA
E-commerce AC19: How Covid-19 is speeding up digital transformation in SAArticle

As a result of the lockdown, there has been an almost immediate shift from traditional methods of business and retail...

Michaela Gabriel 28 Apr 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overviewArticle

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

Woolworths rolls out drive-through click and collect shopping service
Woolworths rolls out drive-through click and collect shopping serviceArticle

Following a successful pilot at the Durbanville Food Store last week, Woolworths is rolling out a new contactless, click and collect drive-through shopping service to an additional 14 stores across South Africa in the coming days...

16 Apr 2020

Pargo grows customer base as click and collect gathers steam
Pargo grows customer base as click and collect gathers steamArticle

Click and collect adoption is growing in South Africa. More than 70% of South African online shoppers tried click and collect at least once as their delivery method in 2019...

25 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: The future of retailing in sub-Saharan Africa
#BizTrends2020: The future of retailing in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 14% of the world's population and by 2030, the region's population will surpass that of China. The way consumers shop in the region is ever-changing...

Christele Chokossa 8 Jan 2020

Black Friday deals to watch... literally!
Black Friday deals to watch... literally!Article

Imagine being rewarded for shopping the best Black Friday deals. Retailer TFG is about to do just that - for four days from 26 to 29 November, TFG Rewards customers could win a 50-inch TV every 30 minutes...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 15 Nov 2019

Panellists Bradshaw, Walsh and Viviers of Pick n Pay, Takealot and Capitec Bank respectively, with Kantar's Du Chenne.
Marketing fundamentals with the 2019 BrandZ CMO panelArticle

The panel discussion at the Cape Town version of WPP and Kantar's Top 30 BrandZ Cape Town launch event for 2019 featured a panel of take-home marketing insights into the power of purpose and 'clicks and mortar' loyalty from some of the country's best-valued brands, namely Takealot, Capitec Bank and Pick n Pay...

Leigh Andrews 9 Sep 2019

Inside the new-look Edgars concept store in Joburg
Inside the new-look Edgars concept store in JoburgArticle

Edgars opened a new 8,000 sqm store in Johannesburg's Fourways Mall last week, its first concept store since its brand relaunch last year...

26 Aug 2019

Takealot's Pick-up Points a milestone for SA e-commerce
Takealot's Pick-up Points a milestone for SA e-commerceArticle

Pargo CEO and co-founder Lars Veul shares why he thinks Takealot Pick-up Points make so much sense...

Lars Veul 24 May 2019

#SeamlessSA: A holistic approach to delivering great retail customer experience
#SeamlessSA: A holistic approach to delivering great retail customer experienceArticle

Opening her presentation at Seamless Southern Africa, Edcon's Lauren King shared her understanding of customer experience...

Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step up
#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step upArticle

Traditional brick and mortar retailers still have a future despite the boom in online retail, but they have to be open to change...

Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Mar 2019

The staying power of 'click and collect'
The staying power of 'click and collect'Article

If you want to engage customers and drive foot traffic in your store, then an e-commerce presence is essential. It might sound counter-intuitive, but in this modern shopping environment, online and in-store work together...

27 Feb 2019

Boost sales with omnichannel retail in 3 simple steps
Boost sales with omnichannel retail in 3 simple stepsArticle

It's no secret that local retailers are having a torrid time. The economy remains in the doldrums with investors and consumers spooked by debilitating load shedding, ongoing job cuts...

Gareth Hawkey 22 Feb 2019

Keeping physical retail alive, and growing
Keeping physical retail alive, and growingArticle

Is the bricks and mortar ship really going down? Not for those that innovate and adapt, says Vend's Higor Torchia...

Higor Torchia 30 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Africa's consumers - connected, in control, and hungry for convenience
#BizTrends2019: Africa's consumers - connected, in control, and hungry for convenienceArticle

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...

Ailsa Wingfield 11 Jan 2019

Click and Collect reveals record breaking numbers for Black Friday
Click and Collect reveals record breaking numbers for Black FridayArticle

More online shoppers turned to 'Click and Collect' as a delivery option during this year's Black Friday shopping frenzy...

7 Dec 2018

Womenswear, footwear and kidswear deliver for merged Superbalist
Womenswear, footwear and kidswear deliver for merged SuperbalistArticle

Just over a month after its merger with Spree, Superbalist says the platform migration went ahead with no major glitches. The merger of two of South Africa's most prominent online fashion retailers...

15 Nov 2018

Spree brand to fold into Superbalist in October
Spree brand to fold into Superbalist in OctoberArticle

The announcement in June that SA's online fashion juggernauts, Spree and Superbalist, will merge into one focused platform, left many questions regarding the branding of the new entity.

10 Sep 2018

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How digitalisation is impacting the listed property sectorArticle

The worldwide structural trend of consumers increasingly choosing to shop online instead of at their local mall will have implications for the South African listed real estate sector...

17 Aug 2018

4 golden packaging rules for digital nomads
4 golden packaging rules for digital nomadsArticle

If your business model is still trying to catch up with what millennials want in packaging, you are going to get left behind by a new generation of digital nomads...

1 Aug 2018

#MobileCommerce: E-commerce starts to connect with South African consumers
#MobileCommerce: E-commerce starts to connect with South African consumersArticle

With the rise of e-commerce in South Africa taking some bold steps during the last few weeks with the merger of Superbalist and Spree, it seems that mobile e-commerce may finally be on a path to reaching its full potential...

Gareth Paterson 20 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The right product, to the right customer, at the right time
#MobileCommerce: The right product, to the right customer, at the right timeArticle

As Cape Union Mart Group's director of e-commerce, Amanda Herson has the mammoth task of ensuring a seamless online experience for some of South Africa's most loved retail brands...

Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Jul 2018

Yuppiechef extends physical offering with second store opening
Yuppiechef extends physical offering with second store openingArticle

South African kitchen and homeware store Yuppiechef is set to open its second physical store on 1 July 2018 in Gardens Shopping Centre in the Cape Town CBD...

20 Jun 2018

Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in Africa
Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in AfricaArticle

For the last few years, packaging industry professionals have been curious about the future of smart packaging. Whilst barcodes and QR codes were once considered the "next big thing", the acceleration of technology is transforming smart packaging...

15 Jun 2018

Broll research details how tech is transforming the way we shop
Broll research details how tech is transforming the way we shopArticle

There is no doubt that traditional brick-and-mortar shopping remains the backbone of the South African retail industry, but new ways of purchasing are fast becoming standard practice in retail markets...

31 May 2018

How China is rebooting retail
How China is rebooting retailArticle

The story of shops closing and the decline of retail has become a familiar one across the Western world. Giants such as Walmart and Macy's in the US, and Marks and Spencer in the UK have been forced to close stores...

Michael Wade and Jialu Shan 6 Apr 2018

Shirley Maltz, group CEO, HomeChoice.
HomeChoice eyes equity raising to accelerate growthArticle

Retail and financial services provider, HomeChoice, is considering an equity raising to fund future growth...

27 Mar 2018

Cotton On Group launches online store and rewards programme
Cotton On Group launches online store and rewards programmeArticle

Fans of global retailer Cotton On Group will now be able to shop online via a dedicated online store, and earn rewards...

25 Jan 2018

What's holding SA retailers back from achieving the omnichannel vision?
What's holding SA retailers back from achieving the omnichannel vision?Article

Many South African retailers remain steadfast in their traditional business models, characterised by high-touch, 'bricks-and-mortar' engagements, as they try to create the best possible in-store experiences...

Lindy Lee 24 Jan 2018

Bulk of retailers brace to transform customer experience through IoT
Bulk of retailers brace to transform customer experience through IoTArticle

By 2021, smart technologies will provide shoppers with new levels of personalisation, speed and convenience...

23 Jan 2018

Mungo Park
#BizTrends2018: Unlock value in supply chain and rise to the challengesArticle

Mungo Park, president of leading Southern African supply chain and operations management association Sapics, shares his insights on supply chain trends in 2018, and offers advice to organisations seeking to unlock value in their supply chains and rise to the challenges in the year ahead.

Mungo Park 19 Dec 2017

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