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Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our cities
Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our citiesArticle

It's easy to fall into the doom-and-gloom trap of how the current pandemic will forever change the face of cities...

Patrick McInerney, Christoph Malan, Catharine Atkins and Malika Walele 2 days ago

#VMLYRTheEdge: Things to consider when looking to expand to African markets
#VMLYRTheEdge: Things to consider when looking to expand to African marketsArticle

Dianna Games, chief executive of Africa @ Work shares some important things to consider when looking to do business in the African market...

Jessica Tennant 16 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

Promotions and activations: A brave (not so) new world lockdown Level 2
Promotions and activations: A brave (not so) new world lockdown Level 2Article

We know that it is challenging for marketers not to be overwhelmed by the uncertainty gripping the world, but the fact remains that our country's infection rate is slowing, and our recovery rate is on the rise...

Issued by Tradeway Promotions 1 Sep 2020

Why supporting local is more important than you think
Why supporting local is more important than you thinkArticle

As South Africa battles the twin effects of illness and lockdown the time is ripe to consider carefully how and where South Africans spend their money...

Catherine Wijnberg 31 Aug 2020

Post Covid-19: How the property market will potentially evolve
Post Covid-19: How the property market will potentially evolveArticle

In a recent webinar on 'Exploring post-Covid-19 property trends in South Africa', Associate Professor Francois Viruly, University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of the Urban Real Estate Research Unit, looked at the longer-term trends in the country's property market...

26 Aug 2020

How Dis-Chem customers changed their shopping behaviour during lockdown
How Dis-Chem customers changed their shopping behaviour during lockdownArticle

Dis-Chem said online sales grew 344% from 1 March to 15 August. "Covid-19 has matured the e-commerce environment and consumer adaption by 3 to 5 years," the group said...

26 Aug 2020

Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 winners!
Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 winners!Article

Nike continued its winning streak with its sixth win in a row as the Overall Coolest Brand at the 16th annual Sunday Times Gen Next Awards, announced online on 21 August 2020. The winners span 71 categories and are based on the outcome of research conducted by Yellowwood.

21 Aug 2020

GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areas
GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areasArticle

Galito's GaliPods store format is growing consistently, with a planned expansion rate of six per year...

14 Aug 2020

Crocs launches virtual shopping service in SA
Crocs launches virtual shopping service in SAArticle

Crocs South Africa has launched a Virtual Shopping experience, catering to consumers who may be approaching shopping malls with trepidation during the ongoing pandemic...

6 Aug 2020

Why is used clothing popular across Africa? We found out in Malawi
Why is used clothing popular across Africa? We found out in MalawiArticle

The sale of used clothing is a billion-dollar global industry. According to some estimates, almost 70% of garments that are donated globally end up on the African continent...

Dan Banik 10 Jul 2020

Why smaller fast food outlets are part of SA's future
Why smaller fast food outlets are part of SA's futureArticle

An analysis of the South African fast food industry in 2019 showed that there was opportunity for the continued expansion of fast food outlets but that the market was beginning to saturate...

Craig Schwabe 3 Jul 2020

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Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 category finalistsArticle

The Sunday Times Gen Next survey has announced the finalists across each of the 69 categories of the 16th annual Awards. The winners will be celebrated during an online event on 21 August 2020...

1 Jul 2020

New recovery textbook needed for post-Covid real estate landscape
New recovery textbook needed for post-Covid real estate landscapeArticle

Clawing back from the devastating global cascade of the sub-prime collapse of 2008/09, the real estate market had a tried and tested economic textbook roadmap...

17 Jun 2020

Hair stylist Onele Cembi twists his dreadlocks into the words “Covid-19”. Photo: Thamsanqa Mbovane
Covid-19 report: What does herd immunity mean for South Africa?Article

The latest quality Covid-19 science on schools and children, evidence that physical distancing, masks and eye protection work, herd immunity and what it means for South Africa and more...

GroundUp and Spotlight staff 5 Jun 2020

Let's go outside - safely
Let's go outside - safelyArticle

There is brutal evidence, and no doubt that the implications imposed on the industry from level 5 and level 4 lockdown regulations have left industries battered and bruised. The out of home (OOH) industry, in particular, was first to be hit - as a country we were told 'stay home', we were literally turned off...

Jorja Wilkins, Issued by Primedia Outdoor 4 Jun 2020

LED screens: the perfect solution to inform the public safely
LED screens: the perfect solution to inform the public safelyArticle

VisualLED offers communications solutions so businesses and organisations can adapt to the new post-Covid normality...

Issued by VisualLED 1 Jun 2020

FNB cardholders spent over R4bn in 3 days preceding lockdown
FNB cardholders spent over R4bn in 3 days preceding lockdownArticle

FNB reports a slight boost in card spend since the start of Level 4 lockdown. Despite the increase in consumer spending, activity is still averaging significantly lower compared to pre-lockdown levels...

28 May 2020

New South African app shares info on the safest times to shop
New South African app shares info on the safest times to shopArticle

Lightstone and Tracker have collaborated on a new app that provides consumers with up-to-date information on vehicle attendance at shopping destinations they choose to visit...

27 May 2020

PnP won't enforce exclusive lease agreements against smaller retailers
PnP won't enforce exclusive lease agreements against smaller retailersArticle

Pick n Pay chairman Gareth Ackerman confirmed today that the grocery retailer will refrain from enforcing exclusive lease agreements against smaller competitors...

12 May 2020

The future of e-commerce is now
The future of e-commerce is nowArticle

The Covid-19 coronavirus has forced essential businesses to offer delivery options and pushed consumers to buy online...

30 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Pumping the brakes on FMCG
Covid-19: Pumping the brakes on FMCGArticle

A labour force that is at high risk of contracting Covid-19 has a major impact on the food supply chain...

Serena Ho 22 Apr 2020

Hyprop launches food drive in partnership with Gift of the Givers
Hyprop launches food drive in partnership with Gift of the GiversArticle

Hyprop Investments has launched a national food drive to support the work being done by the Gift of the Givers Foundation...

22 Apr 2020

Mapping physical shopping behaviour during the SA lockdown
Mapping physical shopping behaviour during the SA lockdownArticle

Under normal, (non-lockdown) circumstances, consumers choose shopping destinations based partly on their normal daily movements and convenience of proximity to work, schools or home...

17 Apr 2020

How Covid-19 will affect the industrial property market
How Covid-19 will affect the industrial property marketArticle

The Covid-19 hurricane has engulfed the world and all businesses are entwined in a whirlwind of uncertainty...

Tony Bales 6 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Block exemption regulations for shopping mall tenants and landlords
Covid-19: Block exemption regulations for shopping mall tenants and landlordsArticle

The government has gazetted special regulations that encourage retail tenants to meet with shopping mall owners...

Marie-Lou Gillespie 2 Apr 2020

Mobenzi to map socio-economic impact of Covid-19
Mobenzi to map socio-economic impact of Covid-19Article

As communities across South Africa start settling into the 21-day national lockdown, collecting accurate relevant real-time data is critical to ensuring a collective, meaningful response...

1 Apr 2020

Get to know your audience with real 1st party location data
Get to know your audience with real 1st party location dataArticle

Vicinity Media's Visualiser surfaces critical key insights leading to better targeting, audience profiling for clients and allows Vicinity's team of location experts to ensure campaign objectives are always exceeded...

Issued by Vicinity Media 25 Mar 2020

Trends that should reshape your retirement plans
Trends that should reshape your retirement plansArticle

Today's retirees are living their post-work years completely different from previous generations of pensioners...

19 Mar 2020

Masterclass unpacks ethics of sustainability within African fashion
Masterclass unpacks ethics of sustainability within African fashionArticle

The first in a series of masterclasses held by AFI tackled the topic of sustainability in the local fashion industry...

18 Mar 2020

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The short to medium-term impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the SA media environmentArticle

Chris Botha from Park Advertising Group has compiled 25 points that he believes will impact media habits over the next few weeks and months...

Chris Botha 18 Mar 2020

New twist in Noordhoek wetland road controversy
New twist in Noordhoek wetland road controversyArticle

For the past two decades, City of Cape Town transport planners, environmentalists, civic groups and local residents have locked horns over a controversial proposal for a new road link...

John Yeld 3 Mar 2020

South Africa's spaza shops: how regulatory avoidance harms informal workers
South Africa's spaza shops: how regulatory avoidance harms informal workersArticle

Small informal retailers are a ubiquitous feature of any developing country's urban landscape. Known as spaza shops in SA, they are an important component in the townships...

Andries du Toit 26 Feb 2020

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What is happening in 2020?Article

A new year. A new decade. And as with every new year, everyone wants to know what 2020 is going to hold in store for us in our world of media and advertising...

Richard Lord 5 Feb 2020

Philip Morris SA's local investment climbs to R650m since 2017
Philip Morris SA's local investment climbs to R650m since 2017Article

Tobacco company Philip Morris South Africa (PMSA) says its local investments will exceed R650 million by 2020, as it expands the footprint of IQOS, a device that heats tobacco instead of burning it, nationally...

23 Jan 2020

Possible DionWired, Masscash closures to affect 1,400 workers
Possible DionWired, Masscash closures to affect 1,400 workersArticle

Massmart is looking to close its 23-store DionWired chain and its 11 Masscash wholesale outlets. The move is expected to affect approximately 1,440 employees...

14 Jan 2020

Silly season a critical time to ramp up security
Silly season a critical time to ramp up securityArticle

While criminal elements are lurking among the throngs of people visiting shopping malls over the festive season, shoppers are not the only victims of crime as business robberies also usually spike during this period...

24 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: More tech, eco initiatives & homegrown championing for SA fashion
#BizTrends2020: More tech, eco initiatives & homegrown championing for SA fashionArticle

Let's take a look at what we can expect from the South African fashion industry in 2020...

Meagan Duckitt 20 Dec 2019

Tips for first-time buyers on choosing the right property
Tips for first-time buyers on choosing the right propertyArticle

Purchasing your first home is an exciting adventure, but it can also be an extremely stressful one. There are so many aspects to consider when making such an important life choice...

Issued by LexisNexis 20 Dec 2019

Apartheid-era municipal by-laws favour large supermarket chains
Apartheid-era municipal by-laws favour large supermarket chainsArticle

A key finding of the Competition Commission's Grocery Retail Market Inquiry highlighted the anti-competitive nature of exclusive tenant clauses in long-term lease agreements...

4 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda Rabinowitz
#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda RabinowitzArticle

Durban-born Amanda Rabinowitz started her career as a school teacher, but the "entrepreneurial bug" soon bit and she's now the proud owner of a growing experiential events business...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Nov 2019

Unpacking the Competition Commission's Grocery Retail Market Inquiry report
Unpacking the Competition Commission's Grocery Retail Market Inquiry reportArticle

On Monday, 25 November 2019, the Competition Commission published the final report in relation to its Grocery Retail Market Inquiry. The inquiry sought to elucidate features of the grocery retail market that have resulted in reduced competition...

Angelo Tzarevski, Ryan McKerrow and Kirsty Gibson 27 Nov 2019

Call for SA's major supermarkets to drop exclusive leases with malls
Call for SA's major supermarkets to drop exclusive leases with mallsArticle

The Competition Commission has found that there's no compelling justification for major supermarkets to have exclusive lease agreements with shopping malls...

26 Nov 2019

How will EVs affect insurance premiums?
How will EVs affect insurance premiums?Article

Current estimates put the number of electric or hybrid-electric cars on South Africa's roads at anywhere between 1,000 or 1,500...

29 Oct 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

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