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#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

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

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

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

Woolworths expands casual wear offering after return to profit growth
Woolworths expands casual wear offering after return to profit growthArticle

Woolworths said on Thursday it was expanding its casual and sports leisure wear ranges to reduce reliance on formal wear...

Nqobile Dludla 26 Feb 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

Time to unify
Time to unifyArticle

Today's millennial and Gen Z consumer is looking to business to play a major part in the worldwide recovery and are basing more and more purchasing decisions on the value global brands are giving back to the world...

Issued by Levergy 21 Dec 2020

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

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Covid-19 + social media = ?Article

Anathi Kumalo, social media manager at Grey Advertising, writes that it is vital for brands to continuously research consumer behaviour and remain in touch with how their products are being used. This will enable brands to create relevant social media content and highlight the sentimental associations that consumers have with their products...

Anathi Kumalo 5 Oct 2020

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TFG takes over 382 Jet stores in SA - saving 4,800 jobsArticle

The transaction includes the transfer of 382 South African Jet stores and approximately 4,800 employees...

28 Sep 2020

Antibacterial activewear? The claim is just as absurd as it sounds
Antibacterial activewear? The claim is just as absurd as it soundsArticle

Lorna Jane recently launched an "antiviral" line of activewear, called "LJ Shield", generating significant backlash from medical professionals...

Catherine Burke 20 Jul 2020

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Rethinking retail: A new e-commerce era has arrivedArticle

The social and economic implications of the lockdown have forced businesses to rethink their sales strategies in order to stay afloat and meet shifting consumer demands...

Wayne Flemming 9 Jul 2020

Sportscene early adopter of branded digital radio
Sportscene early adopter of branded digital radioArticle

Bricks-and-mortar and online sportswear specialist in The Foschini Group, Sportscene, has launched its own custom digital radio station in collaboration with digital media innovators, inBroadcasting...

Issued by HaveYouHeard 30 Jun 2020

Puma biodesign project explores sustainable ways to produce and dye textiles
Puma biodesign project explores sustainable ways to produce and dye textilesArticle

Puma's exploration of sustainable alternatives for producing and dyeing textiles continues in its latest biodesign project Design to Fade...

22 Jun 2020

Smart clothing to drive fitness wearable revenue
Smart clothing to drive fitness wearable revenueArticle

Annual revenue of integrated fitness clothing is forecast to rise from approximately $1bn in 2020 to $11bn in 2025, according to Juniper Research...

11 Jun 2020

Gen-Z creatives influencing urban youth culture in 2020
Gen-Z creatives influencing urban youth culture in 2020Article

The 18-24 urban youth space is one that many brands have struggled to crack because the audience is very a fickle and hard to please market with more access to information than any other generation. Bonga Mpungose has identified three young urban creatives we believe are a personification of the new 'cool'...

Bonga Mpungose Smanga 1 Jun 2020

Apollo Brands revamps Under Armour retail offering during lockdown
Apollo Brands revamps Under Armour retail offering during lockdownArticle

New retail services include virtual store walk-throughs and a corporate service that involves bringing a mobile Under Armour store to your office...

26 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Puma SA's Luke Barrett-Smith on the new retail reality
#LockdownLessons: Puma SA's Luke Barrett-Smith on the new retail realityArticle

Puma SA's MD shares how the company is adapting to do business during the pandemic, and how Covid-19 will impact retail...

Lauren Hartzenberg 14 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Collaborate and communicate, says Apollo Brands' Gareth Kemp
#LockdownLessons: Collaborate and communicate, says Apollo Brands' Gareth KempArticle

As managing director of Apollo Brands, the official distributor of Under Armour in South Africa, Gareth Kemp is responsible for keeping the company's wheels turning...

Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Apr 2020

Mami Wata donates online profits to grassroots surf businesses in Africa
Mami Wata donates online profits to grassroots surf businesses in AfricaArticle

South African surf brand, Mami Wata, is donating 100% of the profits from sales on its online store to supporting grassroots African surf businesses impacted by Covid-19...

24 Apr 2020

Covid-19 regulations for retail landlords
Covid-19 regulations for retail landlordsArticle

On 24 March 2020, the minister of trade, industry and competition published certain regulations entitled Covid-19 Block Exemption for the Retail Property Sector 2020...

William Fullard 1 Apr 2020

Olympic International to manufacture shoes with Vibram soles
Olympic International to manufacture shoes with Vibram solesArticle

South African footwear brand Olympic International will this year become the first local brand to manufacturer its shoes using the Vibram outsoles, which are known for their excellent traction.

23 Mar 2020

Puma's Day Zero collection harnesses sustainable textile technologies
Puma's Day Zero collection harnesses sustainable textile technologiesArticle

Sportswear brand Puma has teamed up with the BA Fashion course at London-based design school Central Saint Martins to explore more sustainable technologies in textile manufacturing...

19 Mar 2020

Under Armour reveals its vision for sportswear in 2020
Under Armour reveals its vision for sportswear in 2020Article

Under Armour SA recently hosted a Tech Summit, showcasing its latest product technology and the collections at the forefront of its strategy in 2020...

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Mar 2020

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Warc Rankings Creative 100 announcedArticle

The Warc Rankings Creative 100 has been released with Burger King's The Whopper Detour, by FCB New York, selected as the most creatively celebrated campaign of 2019...

3 Mar 2020

Puma x First Mile sustainable collection goes beyond recycling
Puma x First Mile sustainable collection goes beyond recyclingArticle

Global sports brand Puma and First Mile have co-created a sportswear collection made from recycled plastic, rooted in social impact and human connection...

21 Feb 2020

Designer fashion, nostalgia magnet - what's behind the rise and rise of the sneaker?
Designer fashion, nostalgia magnet - what's behind the rise and rise of the sneaker?Article

In June, hundreds of Australian shoppers queued to buy a pair of Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black Static Adidas sneakers the moment they went on sale...

Emily Brayshaw 29 Jan 2020

Sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth [report]
Sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth [report]Article

Global sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth in a decade, with spend reaching $48bn in 2020...

28 Jan 2020

Radisson RED calls SA creatives to enter #REDexperiment 2.0
Radisson RED calls SA creatives to enter #REDexperiment 2.0Article

The Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront, Cape Town is once again embarking on a #REDexperiment competition, to offer South African designers and creatives the opportunity to design the hotel's new staff uniform, which includes a T-shirt, a cap and a long-sleeve jacket; with entries closing on 31 January 2020...

20 Jan 2020

French sporting goods retailer Decathlon opens fourth store in SA
French sporting goods retailer Decathlon opens fourth store in SAArticle

The Decathlon Group has opened its fourth store in South Africa at the East Point Shopping Centre in Boksburg, Gauteng...

17 Dec 2019

Nike agrees to sell Hurley surf brand
Nike agrees to sell Hurley surf brandArticle

Sportswear giant Nike has made a deal to sell Hurley after 17 years of owning the company...

31 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

Adidas by Stella McCartney debuts post-mastectomy sports bra
Adidas by Stella McCartney debuts post-mastectomy sports braArticle

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Adidas by Stella McCartney has launched the brand's first Post-Mastectomy Sports Bra, a post-operative bra created to empower breast cancer survivors...

9 Oct 2019

Southern African shopping centres require a holistic, fluid strategy
Southern African shopping centres require a holistic, fluid strategyArticle

According to the Clur Report of SA Retail Property, shopping centres in Southern Africa need to adopt an integrated, holistic and fluid strategy to drive performance given shifting local and international approaches to lifestyle...

5 Sep 2019

Vertical stripes and a new take on check at Acne Studios. Image credit: Acne Studios
#SourceAfrica2019: What's trending for menswear in S/S 2020?Article

WGSN fashion and beauty editor Polly Walters recently summarised the season's key colours, patterns, items and more at the Source Africa in Cape Town...

Maroefah Smith 20 Jun 2019

Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia ranked most transparent fashion brands
Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia ranked most transparent fashion brandsArticle

Sportswear giants Adidas and Reebok and outdoor clothing brand Patagonia are leading the way on transparency amongst the world's 200 largest fashion brands...

25 Apr 2019

Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"
Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"Article

Beyoncé Knowles has signed a partnership with Adidas, which will see the singer become a creative partner to the company, developing new apparel and footwear across the performance and lifestyle categories...

8 Apr 2019

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Puma to launch a sustainable sportswear collection with First MileArticle

Puma and First Mile will launch a sustainable sportswear collection by collecting plastic bottles to produce recycled polyester...

2 Apr 2019

Rise in shopping centre trading density over November, December - Clur report
Rise in shopping centre trading density over November, December - Clur reportArticle

Growth in trading density (sales per square metre) in 2018 at monitored shopping centres in South Africa and Namibia continued to improve after a lacklustre 2017, according to a retail property barometer...

1 Mar 2019

Tetris-inspired sneakers are on the way
Tetris-inspired sneakers are on the wayArticle

Global sportswear brand Puma has announced a collaboration with The Tetris Company, Inc., that will see Puma's latest RS shoe silhouette sporting a design theme inspired by the iconic video game brand...

26 Feb 2019

Fitgymwear teams up with Candibod for activewear range
Fitgymwear teams up with Candibod for activewear rangeArticle

South African activewear retailer Fitgymwear has collaborated with local blogger and influencer, Candice Boddington, to design a limited-edition 'feminine collection'...

5 Feb 2019

Under Armour's Connected Fitness comes to SA
Under Armour's Connected Fitness comes to SAArticle

Apollo Brands, the official distributor of Under Armour in South Africa, has just launched connected fitness in South Africa...

25 Jan 2019

Maybelline and Puma collaborate on athleisure-inspired makeup collection
Maybelline and Puma collaborate on athleisure-inspired makeup collectionArticle

Maybelline New York has teamed up with global sportswear brand Puma to create a high performance, street style-inspired makeup collection. The Puma x Maybelline collaboration taps into the athleisure trend...

21 Jan 2019

Farfetch snaps up streetwear marketplace Stadium Goods
Farfetch snaps up streetwear marketplace Stadium GoodsArticle

Online luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch is acquiring Stadium Goods, a premier sneaker and streetwear marketplace, for $250 million...

14 Dec 2018

Coke Threds design collab merges SA fashion with pop culture
Coke Threds design collab merges SA fashion with pop cultureArticle

Coca-Cola has teamed up with four local fashion designers to create a quartet of signature collections influenced by South African experiences and the beverage brand's iconic design elements...

5 Dec 2018

Renewed brand focus, product innovation drives Olympic International sales
Renewed brand focus, product innovation drives Olympic International salesArticle

Technical footwear company, Olympic International, has reported 25% year on year growth, despite tough economic conditions...

11 Oct 2018

Amasa Award entries open
Amasa Award entries openArticle

Entries for the 2018 Amasa Awards are now open and an exciting new award, the Amasa Agency of the Year Award, has been added to the programme...

Issued by Amasa 14 Aug 2018

Instagram, the natural showcase for fashion and luxury
Instagram, the natural showcase for fashion and luxuryArticle

In a difficult economic context, the fashion industry, and even the long-reluctant luxury goods sector, have turned towards digital technology...

Valérie Moatti and Céline Abecassis-Moedas 6 Aug 2018

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