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Gateway Theatre of Shopping welcomes KZN's first Lego Certified Store
Gateway Theatre of Shopping welcomes KZN's first Lego Certified StoreArticle

The Gateway Theatre of Shopping is now home to the first Lego Certified Store in KwaZulu-Natal...

18 Nov 2019

South Africans stick to icon brands in an increasingly complex consumer landscape
South Africans stick to icon brands in an increasingly complex consumer landscapeArticle

The relationship between consumers and brands have never been more complex. We have never had more data available, yet we see a decline in both customer experience and brand commitment...

Sarina de Beer, Issued by Ask Afrika 12 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

SACSC Congress 2019 to zero in on the evolution of retail
SACSC Congress 2019 to zero in on the evolution of retailArticle

'Evolve' is the theme of the 23rd South African Council of Shopping Centres' Annual Congress, to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16 to 18 October 2019...

10 Oct 2019

World-class shopping at new Checkers Hyper flagship
World-class shopping at new Checkers Hyper flagshipArticle

The new Checkers Hyper flagship, opened in Sandton City on Thursday, features a wine tasting room, a chocolatier bar, an open-flame pizza oven, an in-store Kauai and an extensive range of new products...

27 Sep 2019

The 2019/20 Ask Afrika Icon Brands winners were announced at The Venue in Melrose Arch on 29 August 2019. Image supplied.
Topline trends from the 2019 Ask Afrika Icon Brands surveyArticle

The relationship between consumers and brands have never been more complex...

Sarina de Beer 9 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

#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience
#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experienceArticle

To be successful today, bricks and mortar stores must move from selling as their main purpose to providing consumers with a combination of products and experiences that are engaging and inspirational...

Danette Breitenbach 4 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

Trends helping fashion retail SMEs scale up
Trends helping fashion retail SMEs scale upArticle

Even though 54% of South African consumers are swayed by social media when making fashion purchasing decisions, in-store shopping continues to grow...

16 Aug 2019

3 trends in retailtainment
3 trends in retailtainmentArticle

'Retailtainment' is described as the use of "ambiance, emotion, sound and activity to get customers interested in the product and in a mood to buy"...

Eben Esterhuizen 2 Jul 2019

What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retail
What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retailArticle

With neverending technological innovation, what will retail look like in the next 20 to 30 years?

Maroefah Smith 2 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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4 trends impacting point of purchase strategyArticle

One of our Shop members, Leon Nicholas, VP of retail insights and solutions at Westrock, explains the importance of POP and describe 4 big trends in the area of the retail environment...

Leo Van De Polder 3 May 2019

Is experiential retail delivering for SA malls?
Is experiential retail delivering for SA malls?Article

As more and more trading takes place through an online channel with a consequent reduction in comparative trading densities, we can expect a shift in how malls inform their key metrics such as tenant mix and rent-to-turnover ratios...

3 May 2019

Retailers must leverage online and offline tactics to succeed
Retailers must leverage online and offline tactics to succeedArticle

Now that we're in the ninth year of what's dramatically been dubbed 'the retail apocalypse', local retailers have felt the pinch...

Michael Zahariev 18 Apr 2019

Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, Story
Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, StoryArticle

Macy's new Instagram-friendly retail concept shop, Story, has launched in 36 stores across the United States. The narrative-driven space opened with 'Colour' as its inaugural theme...

12 Apr 2019

Samsung rolls out experiential stores in the U.S.
Samsung rolls out experiential stores in the U.S.Article

Samsung has opened three physical Experience Stores in major U.S. cities, where customers can to test out products, address repairs and receive one-on-one assistance...

25 Feb 2019

Brick-bait: 3 tricks up retailers' sleeves to lure you back to physical shops
Brick-bait: 3 tricks up retailers' sleeves to lure you back to physical shopsArticle

Bricks-and-mortar retail stores are under intense pressure from online competition. Feeling the most heat are clothes shops and department stores...

Eloise Zoppos 28 Jan 2019

Elevated sensorial experiences drive shoppers back to stores
Elevated sensorial experiences drive shoppers back to storesArticle

According to a new global report by in-store media company Mood Media, sensory experiences drive 9 out of 10 shoppers back to stores...

15 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 4 niche e-commerce stores driving innovation in online shopping
#BizTrends2019: 4 niche e-commerce stores driving innovation in online shoppingArticle

Service is the new selling. This dedication towards offering tailored service is what differentiates mass from niche online retailers. We're no longer selling things, but the experience of buying them...

Graham van der Merwe 9 Jan 2019

Mastercard, Next Retail Concepts present an immersive way to shop online
Mastercard, Next Retail Concepts present an immersive way to shop onlineArticle

A new e-commerce experience from Mastercard and Next Retail Concepts lets shoppers browse and buy just like they are in a physical store - across any browser...

7 Dec 2018

Magnum's Pleasure Store is popping up in Joburg
Magnum's Pleasure Store is popping up in JoburgArticle

Ice cream brand Magnum is once again bringing its widely-popular Magnum Pleasure Store concept to SA shores with a pop-up shop in Sandton City from 16 November 2018 until January 2019...

15 Nov 2018

Introducing myTFGworld - SA's new multibrand online marketplace
Introducing myTFGworld - SA's new multibrand online marketplaceArticle

To amplify its online shopping presence, TFG has relaunched its e-commerce platform as a marketplace called myTFGworld.com...

Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Nov 2018

7 ways to create in-store experiences that drive traffic and sales
7 ways to create in-store experiences that drive traffic and salesArticle

Competition in the retail industry is fiercer than ever. Between e-commerce sites and subscription services, consumers have plenty of choices when it comes to where they spend their time and money...

Higor Torchia 31 Aug 2018

The forgotten grandeur of Britain's department stores - a historian reflects
The forgotten grandeur of Britain's department stores - a historian reflectsArticle

Department stores seem to be in terminal decline. In the UK, the demise of British Home Stores and Poundworld, together with store closures by Marks and Spencer and House of Fraser, are local symptoms of a wider malaise...

16 Aug 2018

5 ways bricks-and-mortar shops can survive the onslaught of e-commerce
5 ways bricks-and-mortar shops can survive the onslaught of e-commerceArticle

Rarely a week goes by without news of a household high street name shutting up shop or closing stores. The rise of online shopping is widely blamed for the demise of traditional retail...

Claire McCamley 31 Jul 2018

Premium toy experience comes to SA with first Lego Certified Store
Premium toy experience comes to SA with first Lego Certified StoreArticle

The Great Yellow Brick Co is opening South Africa's first Lego Certified Store in Sandton City on 28 July 2018, following a multi-million-rand investment and exclusive deal with The Lego Group.

26 Jun 2018

Experience, it's more than entertainment
Experience, it's more than entertainmentArticle

The future of retail, and indeed any business, is about selling solutions rather than products; creating an experience over an above an economic transaction...

Bronwyn Williams 20 Jun 2018

Nicholas Haralambous
#ECMA18: It's not an apocalypse, it's a retail revolutionArticle

As store closures continue across the globe, we're witnessing the demise of physical retail as we know it...

Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Mar 2018

#BizTrends2018: The new rules of retail
#BizTrends2018: The new rules of retailArticle

If you're searching for proof that retail as we know it is changing, look no further than Shanghai's 24-hour, unstaffed, self-driving grocery store...

Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Jan 2018

Top five trends for convenience retail in 2018
Top five trends for convenience retail in 2018Article

According to Joe Boyle, director at FreshStop, these are the trends that will continue to strategically shape the future of convenience retailing...

19 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The call for authentic, experiential retail design
#BizTrends2018: The call for authentic, experiential retail designArticle

In today's dynamic business environment, we should be seeking to understand the trends impacting a broader range of industries, regardless of the business sector we're in...

Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Jan 2018

Experiential retail - a new way to shop
Experiential retail - a new way to shopArticle

With the rise of e-commerce and demise of physical brick-and-mortar retail, consumers are continually hungry for experiences that engage and excite them...

Jordan Major 19 Oct 2017

Prints by Moletsane, Nyoni and Kisua Africa.
Turning retail space into art space: Elevating the SA narrative at store levelArticle

Retroviral's Mike Sharman explains the new Russell Hobbs ‘Art of Living' campaign as a long-term win for Boardmans and a first in SA's luxury appliance category...

Leigh Andrews 15 Jun 2017

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Build an experience and they will come: the experiential retail phenomenonArticle

The retail landscape is shifting towards a new and interesting era of customer experience, as experiential retail rises...

15 Dec 2016

Contemporary glass, steel awnings enrich V&A dining experience
Contemporary glass, steel awnings enrich V&A dining experienceArticle

The V&A Waterfront has completed its large-scale awning installation across the property's Quayside Terrace restaurants. The new, permanent glass-and-steel designed structure has replaced the spattering of umbrellas that lined the terrace area overlooking Quay 5 basin...

27 Oct 2016

[Shopper Marketing] Customers gravitate to the 'Third Place'
[Shopper Marketing] Customers gravitate to the 'Third Place'Article

Shopper marketing is being driven by a shopper revolution powered by our digital world. It has led a "seismic change in marketing"...

Louise Marsland 30 May 2016

The future of retail: Sales rooms not showrooms
The future of retail: Sales rooms not showroomsArticle

If retailers want to continue to attract consumers to their bricks-and-mortar outlets, they're going to have to start thinking of their outlets as sales rooms, rather than showrooms.

David Ross 29 Apr 2014

New Food Lover's Market opens today in Tokai
New Food Lover's Market opens today in TokaiArticle

A new Food Lover's Market opens today, 15 December 2011, in Tokai, Cape Town in a fully renovated Fruit & Veg City store. The first store in the group to adopt this innovative retail design, following international trends, it offers many new food stations for an experiential retail environment.

15 Dec 2011

Tusk Awards 2002Article

Santie Botha, the driving force behind one of the most innovative and controversial e-commerce initiatives in South Africa - Absa's free internet access offering - headed up a glittering array of South Africa's top marketers and their companies who were recognised for marketing excellence at the annual Tusk Awards on Friday 1 November 2002.

3 Nov 2002

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