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African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data
African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU dataArticle

South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

28 Apr 2021

Re-imagined Lexus LF-Z Electrified interior designs
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Lexus has partnered with three artists and designers Salehe Bembury, Ondrej Zunka and Hender Scheme to re-image the latest concept car's interior and celebrate the world premiere of the LF-Z Electrified, a battery-electric concept vehicle symbolising the brand's next chapter.

26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitude
#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitudeArticle

Jardim chats to us about her fulfilling career with Adidas South Africa, and why Impossible Is Nothing is a statement the brand stands by...

Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chainArticle

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030
Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030Article

Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

22 Apr 2021

Rethinking retail: the 3 trends you need to know
Rethinking retail: the 3 trends you need to knowArticle

Centric Software's Marie McCarthy shares her thoughts on the three key tech strategies for retail success in 2021...

Issued by Centric Software 21 Apr 2021

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SA retail sales up 2,3% in FebruaryArticle

Stats SA reports that South Africa's retail trade sales increased by 2,3% year-on-year in February 2021...

14 Apr 2021

Nike Refurbished programme gives footwear a second life
Nike Refurbished programme gives footwear a second lifeArticle

Nike has launched a new refurbishment programme in the US that accepts returns for pre-worn footwear, which is then refurbished and cleaned to be resold at Nike stores at a discount...

13 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Betting their soles on boots
#OrchidsandOnions: Betting their soles on bootsArticle

Recognition: Selling unsexy products with flair is an art; Onions on way for PR people who ignore golden rule: Know the media platform you are targeting...

Brendan Seery 12 Apr 2021

Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyed
Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyedArticle

Government's renewed vigour to eliminate illegal tobacco imports and exports will be demonstrated on Friday when a multi-department operation will see 12 million cigarettes being destroyed...

8 Apr 2021

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5 categories that could lead retail's recovery in 2021Article

Merchant Capital's collection data suggests early signs of recovery in several key categories...

8 Apr 2021

Boomtown's new campaign for Maxeco celebrates 30 years - 10-million pairs - of iconic safety footwear
Boomtown's new campaign for Maxeco celebrates 30 years - 10-million pairs - of iconic safety footwearArticle

South Africa's iconic safety footwear brand, Maxeco, celebrates 30 years - and 10-million pairs - of protecting the country's hardworking workforce with a new campaign from Nelson Mandela Bay agency, Boomtown...

Issued by Boomtown 7 Apr 2021

Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches
Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launchesArticle

The marketplace has been described as a likely Takealot competitor, with an extensive product range spanning electronics and appliances, furniture, fashion, beauty, fitness, DIY...

6 Apr 2021

Mr Price acquisition of Power Fashion comes into effect
Mr Price acquisition of Power Fashion comes into effectArticle

Deal gets green light on condition the merged entity boosts local procurement through the DTIC's clothing sector masterplan...

1 Apr 2021

Vans launches e-commerce offering in SA
Vans launches e-commerce offering in SAArticle

Vans, the action sports footwear and apparel brand, has launch an online store in South Africa, available to local shoppers at www.vans.co.za.

31 Mar 2021

Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest
Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contestArticle

Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning fruit waste into eco-friendly footwear...

30 Mar 2021

Ackermans now offers smartphone range online
Ackermans now offers smartphone range onlineArticle

Ackermans is offering its wide range of cellular and tech products, which ranges from high-end to more affordable products, online via its new online shop...

Issued by Ninety9cents 29 Mar 2021

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SA retailers pessimistic about business conditions - surveyArticle

South African retailer confidence has declined by 13 points in the first quarter of 2021, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and related trade restrictions...

24 Mar 2021

South Africa's newest sportswear brand gives a different meaning to sports apparel
South Africa's newest sportswear brand gives a different meaning to sports apparelArticle

SMMEs have a vital role to play in the creation of jobs, especially in targeting the rampant youth unemployment rate. Kicks Sportswear, is heeding this call by introducing a South African sports brand from Africa to the world...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 12 Mar 2021

Aldo's 'Step Into Love' campaign promotes confidence in your true self
Aldo's 'Step Into Love' campaign promotes confidence in your true selfArticle

Aldo has launched its latest international campaign 'Step Into Love', promoting your ability to express your true self and confidently show your beautiful soul to the world...

Issued by Aldo 10 Mar 2021

Helping Cape Town's clothing manufacturing sector rebuild
Helping Cape Town's clothing manufacturing sector rebuildArticle

Local clothing manufacturing businesses across Cape Town are launching an online development programme that is being supported with funding from the City of Cape Town...

8 Mar 2021

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Many African countries had a surprise manufacturing surge in 2010s - it bodes well for the years aheadArticle

Until the 2000s, Sub-Saharan Africa was de-industrialising: the mood was gloomy as the little manufacturing activity that did exist was disappearing. But the trend has reversed...

Gaaitzen de Vries, Emmanuel B Mensah, Hagen Kruse and Kunal Sen 2 Mar 2021

How to avoid buying, reselling and losing credibility to counterfeit goods
How to avoid buying, reselling and losing credibility to counterfeit goodsArticle

The internet has become a major enabler in the sale of online counterfeit products, ensuring anonymity and providing counterfeiters with access to a global market...

Jarred West 23 Feb 2021

TFG presses for cut in yarn import duties to advance SA manufacturing
TFG presses for cut in yarn import duties to advance SA manufacturingArticle

TFG said this change is essential to enable larger purchases of locally-made fabrics...

22 Feb 2021

Sealand Gear creates upcycled tote bag for Reebok's new sustainable footwear range
Sealand Gear creates upcycled tote bag for Reebok's new sustainable footwear rangeArticle

Local lifestyle brand Sealand Gear has produced a special edition, upcycled tote bag for Reebok's new [Ree]cycled footwear range...

18 Feb 2021

Young entrepreneur Lekau Sehoane opens 6th Drip Footwear store
Young entrepreneur Lekau Sehoane opens 6th Drip Footwear storeArticle

In the space of a few years, Lekau Sehoane has gone from not having shoes of his own to owning a footwear chain...

16 Feb 2021

Acquisition of Pepkor's John Craig saves 400 jobs
Acquisition of Pepkor's John Craig saves 400 jobsArticle

The Competition Tribunal has approved the sale of Pepkor menswear chain John Craig to Johannesburg-based Blue Falcon 188 Trading, saving 422 jobs...

12 Feb 2021

Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?
Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?Article

Cotton is considered one of the world's greatest poverty alleviating crops, with 150 million people worldwide relying on it for income...

Cobus de Bruyn 27 Jan 2021

Retail sales slump continues, dropping 4% in November
Retail sales slump continues, dropping 4% in NovemberArticle

South Africa's retail trade sales decreased by 4% year-on-year in November 2020, falling for the eighth consecutive month...

22 Jan 2021

2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce
2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - SalesforceArticle

Digital sales grew around 58% during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Covid and the evolution of loungewear
#BizTrends2021: Covid and the evolution of loungewearArticle

Our current homebound reality will continue to influence purchasing decisions. The demand for indoor fitness, remote working, and therefore comfortable yet stylish attire, presents an opportunity for fashion businesses...

Nicola Cooper 13 Jan 2021

RLC November retail report reveals subdued clothing retail sales
RLC November retail report reveals subdued clothing retail salesArticle

A severely subdued Black Friday, with sales down 38.0% on last year. November sales down 10.7%...

4 Jan 2021

Tekkie Town launches online store with greater variety
Tekkie Town launches online store with greater varietyArticle

Local sneaker retailer, Tekkie Town, has expanded into the e-commerce space with the launch of its online store...

11 Dec 2020

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

"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..."

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Dec 2020

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SA retail sales down 1,8% in OctoberArticle

Stats SA reports that South Africa's retail trade sales decreased by 1,8% year-on-year in October 2020...

10 Dec 2020

How to leverage online locations for real-world returns
How to leverage online locations for real-world returnsArticle

Recently, Location Bank welcomed a new client: a national footwear retailer with 170 physical stores and incredibly low search visibility online...

Issued by Location Bank 4 Dec 2020

The Sneaker Shack laundry service expands to Cape Town
The Sneaker Shack laundry service expands to Cape TownArticle

The Sneaker Shack, a Johannesburg-based in-store sneaker care service, has expanded to Cape Town with its first branch located at Kloof Street Village...

3 Dec 2020

Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020 winners list
Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020 winners listArticle

The Sustainable Fashion Awards celebrate South African designers, retailers and personalities leading sustainable, ethical, circular and regenerative practices in the fashion industry...

23 Nov 2020

SA retail brands offering deals for Black Friday 2020
SA retail brands offering deals for Black Friday 2020Article

Covid-19 has interrupted regular business activities in 2020, including what's become the biggest shopping event on South Africa's retail calendar...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Nov 2020

Video production - How to trade with South Africa and the United States of America
Video production - How to trade with South Africa and the United States of AmericaArticle

The USAID TradeHub is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced organisation to develop two video series which capture the content of two export manuals...

Issued by DEVELOPMENT ALTERNATIVES INITIATIVE 23 Nov 2020

RLC report unpacks fashion and homeware spend during lockdown
RLC report unpacks fashion and homeware spend during lockdownArticle

Shopping remains muted, and the market is still way off from a return to pre-lockdown levels...

19 Nov 2020

Retail sales down 2,7% in September
Retail sales down 2,7% in SeptemberArticle

Stats SA reports that South Africa's retail trade sales decreased by 2,7% year-on-year in September 2020...

18 Nov 2020

Busby emerges from business rescue rebranded as FrontierCo
Busby emerges from business rescue rebranded as FrontierCoArticle

The New House of Busby will be rebranded to FrontierCo and its head office has relocated from Germiston to George in the Southern Cape...

18 Nov 2020

Vans donates $1m to charities focused on mental health
Vans donates $1m to charities focused on mental healthArticle

For its second annual Checkerboard Day, Vans will focus on the vital role creativity plays in helping individuals and communities address mental health and well-being, in light of the period of global isolation experienced as a result of Covid-19.

3 Nov 2020

Watch: SA's premier fashion and textile trade fair goes virtual
Watch: SA's premier fashion and textile trade fair goes virtualArticle

AllFashion Sourcing, the annual trade show for the apparel, textile, footwear and leather industry, will this year be hosted on a virtual platform from 3-5 November 2020...

Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Oct 2020

#ConsciousLiving: 3 SA businesses championing fashion rental and resale
#ConsciousLiving: 3 SA businesses championing fashion rental and resaleArticle

These businesses are slowing the lifecycle of fashion by championing rentals and resale in South Africa...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Oct 2020

Takealot announces plans for Black Friday 2020
Takealot announces plans for Black Friday 2020Article

Takealot.com plans to extend its annual Blue Dot Sale from five days to the entire month of November...

28 Oct 2020

2020 global online holiday sales predicted to grow 30% - Salesforce
2020 global online holiday sales predicted to grow 30% - SalesforceArticle

Digital sales are expected to hit all-time highs and lead to strained shipping capacity as retailers grapple with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

21 Oct 2020

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