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Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store opening
Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store openingArticle

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

21 Apr 2021

Mall of Africa owner to roll out retail app across shopping mall portfolio
Mall of Africa owner to roll out retail app across shopping mall portfolioArticle

The Shôping app will curate unique experiences for mall visitors, in line with Attacq's mission to put the customer back at the centre of the retail experience...

21 Apr 2021

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

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 19 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

Mr Price Group to buy Yuppiechef
Mr Price Group to buy YuppiechefArticle

Mr Price has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of privately-owned homeware retailer Yuppiechef...

15 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Manuel Koser on tapping into the potential of digital
#EcommerceDay2021: Manuel Koser on tapping into the potential of digitalArticle

Manuel Koser knows a thing or two about identifying promising digital brands and helping them reach their potential...

Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Paving the way for growth beyond Covid-19
#EcommerceDay2021: Paving the way for growth beyond Covid-19Article

Digitalmall.com's Yaron Assabi weighs in on the encouraging growth of e-commerce in SA and what's needed to take it to the next level...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Mar 2021

Retail hangover or B12 injection recovery in 2021?
Retail hangover or B12 injection recovery in 2021?Article

"As much as the pandemic exposed vulnerabilities, it has also revealed unseen opportunities. By and large it tested business continuity, planning, digital ecosystems and their stretch capabilities...

Michael Smollan 28 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The rise of D2C
#BizTrends2021: The rise of D2CArticle

The direct-to-consumer model allows deeper brand relationships and an omnichannel approach to deriving value...

Michael Smollan 5 Jan 2021

South African retail changes course this feastive season
South African retail changes course this feastive seasonArticle

Covid-19 has certainly rocked the boat of retail with an immense force this year. But as we have seen with the recent Black Friday period, there is no reason to jump ship when you have a solid, seamless online sales strategy in place...

21 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

Canal Walk pilots click and collect pickup point
Canal Walk pilots click and collect pickup pointArticle

Canal Walk Shopping Centre has boosted its customer services with a new click and collect pickup point powered by Pargo...

25 Nov 2020

Innovative retail concept Egg to launch in SA this November
Innovative retail concept Egg to launch in SA this NovemberArticle

A joint venture between Old Mutual Property and retail mavens Paul Simon and Arie Fabian will see the introduction of a new multi-brand omnichannel retail concept in South Africa...

16 Nov 2020

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Don't mistake having an online store for true omnichannel retailingArticle

The age of the mall is waning. That phrase sends property fund managers into a cold sweat. But it's not just the lower foot traffic as a result of Covid that is to blame for the pressure on brick-and-mortar stores...

11 Nov 2020

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Global Ad Trends - Brands will spend $59bn on e-commerce advertising this yearArticle

Warc has released its latest Global Advertising Trends report: The pivot to e-commerce summarising the latest research from Warc's Data platform...

25 Sep 2020

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

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

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

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How to capitalise on the digital retail takeoverArticle

How has Covid-19 accelerated digital shopping and what does this mean for your business?

Tyrone Van Heerden 30 Jul 2020

Big brick-and-mortar retail needs to up its online game to survive
Big brick-and-mortar retail needs to up its online game to surviveArticle

SA's large retailers have a history of positioning themselves brilliantly in prime retail locations in premium malls, and need to follow the same strategy for their digital shopfronts...

David Jenkins 7 Jul 2020

Amazon India office, Bengaluru
Amazon debuts Smart Stores in IndiaArticle

A smart and contactless way for customers to discover products at local shops, make payments and earn rewards using Amazon Pay...

6 Jul 2020

Mr Price reveals impact of SA lockdown and its plans to exit Nigeria
Mr Price reveals impact of SA lockdown and its plans to exit NigeriaArticle

Mr Price Group will shut dow Nigerian operations due to weak economic growth and other difficulties...

29 Jun 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

Why agility is key to unlock value in the new (hybrid) world of online retail
Why agility is key to unlock value in the new (hybrid) world of online retailArticle

South Africa's small but aspirational e-commerce sector has been ushered into sharp focus as a result of Covid-19...

Gareth Hawkey 10 Jun 2020

Digital strategies key for retail to survive a shifting consumer landscape
Digital strategies key for retail to survive a shifting consumer landscapeArticle

The world is in unchartered territory and as many businesses face the harsh reality of lockdown, we are beginning to accept that jobs will be lost, orders will be cancelled...

Jan Bouwer 28 May 2020

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Brands need to reposition as customers form new, more digital habitsArticle

Doing things differently in this crisis means doing things digitally...

Grant Lapping 28 May 2020

PayFast reports significant spike in business account registrations
PayFast reports significant spike in business account registrationsArticle

PayFast has seen a 226% year-on-year increase in new business account registrations in the food industry since Covid-19 restrictions were put in place...

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

Chatbots to facilitate $142bn of consumer retail spend by 2024
Chatbots to facilitate $142bn of consumer retail spend by 2024Article

According to a new report from Juniper Research, consumer retail spend over chatbots will reach $142bn by 2024, rising from $2.8bn in 2019...

11 Mar 2020

Ethical e-tailer Faithful to Nature opens first physical store
Ethical e-tailer Faithful to Nature opens first physical storeArticle

Faithful to Nature has opened the doors to its first brick and mortar store...

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Retail and Gen Z in 2020 - who they are and what they want
#BizTrends2020: Retail and Gen Z in 2020 - who they are and what they wantArticle

Although this generation has less spending power than Millennials, it is estimated that 40% of consumer spending will be attributed to Generation Z consumers in 2020...

Semona Pillay 8 Jan 2020

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

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

Lauren van Halderen and Andrew Jennings 20 Dec 2019

A month dedicated to Black Friday
A month dedicated to Black FridayArticle

Like having Christmas decorations in shops in October, Black Friday 2019 began well in advance of the day itself...

Eben Esterhuizen 2 Dec 2019

Black Friday is where margins go to die
Black Friday is where margins go to dieArticle

Black Friday deals are a threat to the already squeezed margins experienced in South African retail at present, says Nashil Chotoki from Redefine Properties...

27 Nov 2019

6 pharmacy retail trends to watch in 2020
6 pharmacy retail trends to watch in 2020Article

Global pharmaceutical sales are predicted to reach $1567.80 billion by 2023...

Eben Esterhuizen 18 Nov 2019

6 trends shaping the shopping mall experience
6 trends shaping the shopping mall experienceArticle

A decade ago, building a profitable mall was simple. If you got the location, size, layout, parking and access routes right, you had retailers and shoppers in the bag...

Theresa Terblanche 22 Oct 2019

#SACSCCongress: How physical retail is reinventing itself
#SACSCCongress: How physical retail is reinventing itselfArticle

John Ryan, a London-based journalist and analyst focused on retail design and strategy, shares a glimpse into what's new and what matters in the global retail environment...

Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Oct 2019

An omnichannel approach: 3 ways to drive festive season sales
An omnichannel approach: 3 ways to drive festive season salesArticle

Brick and mortar retailers have enormous opportunity to leverage the distinct benefits of traditional, in-person shopping in ways that digital sites can only dream about...

Simon Wilson 30 Sep 2019

Online sales in physical and digital goods to surpass $6tn by 2024
Online sales in physical and digital goods to surpass $6tn by 2024Article

New data from Juniper Research states that the total transaction value of remote payments for digital and physical goods will exceed $6 trillion by 2024, representing a growth of 53%...

17 Sep 2019

Foschini reveals new All Woman concept store
Foschini reveals new All Woman concept storeArticle

Foschini recently unveiled its new fashion and beauty-centred All Woman concept store at Fourways Mall in Johannesburg...

6 Sep 2019

Economic trends that will dominate 2020
Economic trends that will dominate 2020Article

From preventative medicine to smart mobility to 5G, the 2020s will see significant trends driving global growth over the next decade...

23 Jul 2019

Retail in 2030: AI, IoT, big data, and omnichannel as teenagers
Retail in 2030: AI, IoT, big data, and omnichannel as teenagersArticle

Will technologies like AI mean the end of human engagement and shopping in a physical retail store? Will we become completely dependent on IoT technology for shopping?

M Frazer 16 Jul 2019

How interior décor helps create immersive retail experiences
How interior décor helps create immersive retail experiencesArticle

Canon deciphers the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for the brand to build and maintain relationships...

1 Jul 2019

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Yuppiechef opens first two Johannesburg storesArticle

Yuppiechef has announced the opening of two new stores in Johannesburg later this month happening on the same day...

11 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: Alain Dos Santos on growing Montblanc's luxury legacy in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Alain Dos Santos on growing Montblanc's luxury legacy in AfricaArticle

While a growing number of international brands are waking up to the promise of Africa as a valuable market for luxury goods, Montblanc has been growing its presence on the continent for 30 years...

Lauren Hartzenberg 17 May 2019

5 ways to ensure a more profitable future in retail
5 ways to ensure a more profitable future in retailArticle

It's clear that the retail landscape is in a state of major transformation. Thanks to disruptive technologies and changing consumer behaviour, traditional retailers are under increasing pressure...

Pieter Engelbrecht 17 May 2019

Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023
Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023Article

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

IRL: AI powers Walmart's store of the future
IRL: AI powers Walmart's store of the futureArticle

Over the past few months, a Walmart Neighborhood Market in New York has quietly transformed into the company's first Intelligent Retail Lab...

2 May 2019

Builders reveals new store prototype in Boksburg
Builders reveals new store prototype in BoksburgArticle

A new store prototype developed by Builders Warehouse made its debut at the newly-opened Boksburg outlet this week, offering 3D printing, flatpack furniture, a smart home hub, and other new features.

2 May 2019

Phygital: 6 ways to adapt, or die
Phygital: 6 ways to adapt, or dieArticle

Innovative phygital business models, where bricks and mortar and digital seamlessly integrate, are popping up across the globe. But the best phygital experiences still remain aligned with old-school sales strategies...

Eben Esterhuizen 30 Apr 2019

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