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#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?
#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?Article

Dion Chang, one of South Africa's most respected trend analysts, kicked off BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 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

Tech reinvents retail in 2021
Tech reinvents retail in 2021Article

Derek Cikes, commercial director at part-payment platform Payflex, spotlights the top eight online retail trends expected to shape the online retail sector in 2021...

Issued by Payflex 26 Jan 2021

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - Euromonitor
Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - EuromonitorArticle

The top trends that Euromonitor believes will define consumer behaviour and influence business strategies in the year ahead...

19 Jan 2021

Tasmika Ramlakan, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking
#BizTrends2021: A challenging year anticipated for SA retailersArticle

The circular relationship between retail sales, consumer spending and employment in SA means retailers are unlikely to be able to 'sell' themselves out of the situation in which they now find themselves...

Tasmika Ramlakan 18 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021
#BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021Article

Despite the dissemination of vaccines in the months ahead, a larger portion of consumer spending will be impacted by recessionary conditions...

Ailsa Wingfield 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Safety vs sustainability - the packaging industry's key conundrum
#BizTrends2021: Safety vs sustainability - the packaging industry's key conundrumArticle

The pandemic calls for a paradigm shift in how the packaging industry meets consumer's safety concerns while addressing the threat of climate change...

Nthabiseng Motsoeneng 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The path forward for retail in 2021
#BizTrends2021: The path forward for retail in 2021Article

A high-level look at how innovation and agility could reshape one of SA's juggernaut industries...

Matthew Leighton 5 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The evolving e-tail landscape
#BizTrends2021: The evolving e-tail landscapeArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic presented the industry with myriad challenges, but it also gave rise to opportunities - for those willing to dip their toes into digital innovations, says Procter & Gamble's Vilo Trska...

Vilo Trska 5 Jan 2021

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

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Why innovation is less about tech and more about thinking smarter
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Why innovation is less about tech and more about thinking smarterArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Vusi Mthimunye at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

24 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

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Moving to a cashless economy could be good for the economy and entrepreneurs
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Moving to a cashless economy could be good for the economy and entrepreneursArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Carl Wazen at the Alinea Retail Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

13 Nov 2020

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Why harmonised retail is the futureArticle

For many industries, predicting the future during a pandemic would be difficult - if not impossible. Retail is different. Why?

Oliver Guy 13 Nov 2020

Top trends set to impact SA's commercial property market in 2021
Top trends set to impact SA's commercial property market in 2021Article

Covid-19 simply accelerated many existing trends, like retail footprint reductions and the appeal of quality retail assets outside of big cities..

Norman Raad 9 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Brands and businesses can keep evolving in a changing world
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Brands and businesses can keep evolving in a changing worldArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Bradley Kirshenbaum at the Alinea Retail Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

9 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Why the future of malls could be good for smaller retailers
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Why the future of malls could be good for smaller retailersArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Preston Gaddy at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

4 Nov 2020

Creativity on the march across the retail landscape
Creativity on the march across the retail landscapeArticle

Creativity is on the march across the retail landscape as sector players get to grips with shifting consumer values and influences in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

15 Sep 2020

'Recession-resistant' retail centres go under the hammer
'Recession-resistant' retail centres go under the hammerArticle

This September, more than half a dozen "recession-resistant" investment properties, comprising neighbourhood and community retail shopping precincts, will go under the hammer...

1 Sep 2020

Retail sector shakeout brings challenges and opportunities
Retail sector shakeout brings challenges and opportunitiesArticle

Like most industries, the retail sector has had to transform radically, not only to survive the current situation, but also to ensure that it remains viable and sustainable into the future...

Tasmika Ramlakan 26 Aug 2020

1 in 4 consumers tried a new brand during pandemic - global report
1 in 4 consumers tried a new brand during pandemic - global reportArticle

A new global report highlights challenges and opportunities for retailers as the Covid-19 pandemic drives permanent shifts in consumer behaviour now and beyond the holiday season...

12 Aug 2020

Covid-19 shifts online sales from desirable to essential
Covid-19 shifts online sales from desirable to essentialArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the precariousness of a solely bricks and mortar model...

23 Jul 2020

What's influencing where South Africans shop during lockdown?
What's influencing where South Africans shop during lockdown?Article

Cash-strapped consumers are not just concerned about pricing when grocery shopping, but also about the measures taken by retailers to ensure shopper safety during the pandemic...

2 Jul 2020

The 50-year evolution of the Game brand
The 50-year evolution of the Game brandArticle

Popular South African retailer Game celebrates 50 years of trade this year...

26 Jun 2020

Covid-19 shifting snacking and shopping behaviour in SA
Covid-19 shifting snacking and shopping behaviour in SAArticle

The global coronavirus pandemic has suddenly changed the way we work, socialise, exercise and shop. New snacking habits will be formed around this reality...

8 Jun 2020

Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers
Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumersArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour...

27 May 2020

How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industry
How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industryArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has hit the luxury and fashion industry hard. According to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, sales in these two sectors could drop by 25% to 30%...

Isabelle Chaboud 20 May 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

Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spending
Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spendingArticle

Like many business sectors in the country, the South African retail industry is battling the effects of stagnant GDP growth and constrained consumer spending...

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA trends for brick and mortar stores - the present and the future
#BizTrends2020: SA trends for brick and mortar stores - the present and the futureArticle

It's a new year and a blank page is ready to be filled with the retail story of 2020...

Beate Stiehler-Mulder and Mariëtte Frazer 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Faster and smarter - 8 retail trends for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Faster and smarter - 8 retail trends for 2020Article

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2020 will be a year of reinvention...

Dov Girnun 21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Using e-commerce tools to build disruptive consumer brands
#BizTrends2020: Using e-commerce tools to build disruptive consumer brandsArticle

Many disruptive consumer brands eventually expand into retailers in order to reach broader scale, and fast-moving retailers can accelerate this process...

Paul Cook 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Fashion won't be sustainable until consumers are educated
#BizTrends2020: Fashion won't be sustainable until consumers are educatedArticle

If you're wondering if sustainable fashion really does exist in South Africa, the answer is yes, but only on a small scale...

Emma Longden 15 Jan 2020

Linah Maigurira, retail industry manager, Google South Africa.
#BizTrends2020: AI will be more powerful than fire in the futureArticle

We need to prepare for a future when everyone uses the internet on their phone, says Linah Maigurira, Google head of retail, sub-Saharan Africa...

13 Jan 2020

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Africa gains prominence in Global Retail Development Index 2019Article

A.T. Kearney's bi-annual Global Retail Development Index highlights the rise of African countries in the global retail context, with Ghana and Senegal securing spots in the top 10 on the index...

13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Bright future for luxury brands in Africa
#BizTrends2020: Bright future for luxury brands in AfricaArticle

With strong economic growth, increased affluence and a growing population that is forecast to double by 2050, the continent holds strong potential for luxury brands...

Alain Dos Santos 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The future of retailing in sub-Saharan Africa
#BizTrends2020: The future of retailing in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 14% of the world's population and by 2030, the region's population will surpass that of China. The way consumers shop in the region is ever-changing...

Christele Chokossa 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Deepen SA's online retail growth trend
#BizTrends2020: Deepen SA's online retail growth trendArticle

Now for the good news. There's a huge opportunity for growth in online retail, but the path to profits is through dramatically improving customer experience...

Kirsten Dewar 8 Jan 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

#BizTrends2020: How SA retailers can keep growing in a digital world
#BizTrends2020: How SA retailers can keep growing in a digital worldArticle

Not a week goes by without spotting more headlines about online shopping and the global shift to mobile connectivity...

Cecil Ungerer 18 Dec 2019

Clicks enhances beauty offering with new store concept
Clicks enhances beauty offering with new store conceptArticle

Clicks is enhancing its beauty experience, beginning with the launch of a new concept store in Fourways, Johannesburg...

10 Dec 2019

Millennial, Gen X shoppers abandon in-store purchases to go online
Millennial, Gen X shoppers abandon in-store purchases to go onlineArticle

Seventy-five percent of millennials abandon in-store purchases, led by out-of-stocks...

19 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: Physical retail must surprise and delight
#SACSCCongress: Physical retail must surprise and delightArticle

Over 1,400 delegates from the retail, shopping centre and associated industries are gathered in Cape Town this week for the 23rd SACSC Annual Congress...

17 Oct 2019

Nielsen uncovers the true state of the SA consumer mindset
Nielsen uncovers the true state of the SA consumer mindsetArticle

The 2019 Nielsen South Africa Shopper Trends Report has found that 'lowest prices' are no longer the key driver of store choice in the country...

16 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

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3 reasons Forever 21's bankruptcy doesn't spell the end of brick-and-mortar retailingArticle

Forever 21's decision to file for bankruptcy and shutter hundreds of its stores has resurrected the notion that online retailing is killing brick and mortar...

Anthony Dukes 4 Oct 2019

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