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R1.1bn transaction sees Akani Properties acquire Nicolway Shopping Centre
R1.1bn transaction sees Akani Properties acquire Nicolway Shopping Centre

Akani Properties, a 100% Black-owned property investor, manager and developer, has acquired the Nicolway Shopping Centre in Johannesburg...

14 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: Rethinking retail property in 2022
#BizTrends2022: Rethinking retail property in 2022

The South African retail sector has traditionally always been a high growth market; however, the wake of the pandemic has caused the sector to...

Amelia BeattieBy Amelia Beattie 13 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: Dear Retail. Let me cheer you up.
#BizTrends2022: Dear Retail. Let me cheer you up.

Dear Retail, let's not dwell on the last couple of years, because here's the truth: the future is ours to shape and we are at the beginning of a retail revolution...

Howard SaundersBy Howard Saunders 5 Jan 2022

#BizTrends2022: What's next for retailing in Africa?
#BizTrends2022: What's next for retailing in Africa?

In the aftermath of lockdowns that led to divestments, delays in expansion plans and bankruptcy, the crisis also offered new opportunities to existing and new players to improve their market penetration across Africa...

Christele ChokossaBy Christele Chokossa 5 Jan 2022

Table Bay Mall opens The Fashion Cube to promote small SA fashion brands
Table Bay Mall opens The Fashion Cube to promote small SA fashion brands

The Table Bay Mall in Cape Town recently launched The Fashion Cube, a new retail attraction created to showcase local fashion from small businesses...

15 Dec 2021

Source: Liberty Two Degrees
Liberty Two Degrees shopping mall footcount nears pre-Covid levels

The property owner's malls averaged 95% of 2019 levels in footcount over the last two months, which it says is likely to continue into the festive season...

14 Dec 2021

#BestofBiz 2021: Retail
#BestofBiz 2021: Retail

Discover the most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year...

13 Dec 2021

V&A Waterfront festive exhibition heroes African creativity and community
V&A Waterfront festive exhibition heroes African creativity and community

A comprehensive exhibition of African basketry and an installation of beautiful travelling totems are among the cornerstones of the V&A Waterfront's festive décor over the December holiday season...

8 Dec 2021

Mallcomm signs partnership with Liberty Two Degrees
Mallcomm signs partnership with Liberty Two Degrees

Global proptech company Mallcomm has signed its first partnership in South Africa with local Reit Liberty Two Degrees...

3 Dec 2021

All the 2021 SACSC Retail, Design and Development Awards winners
All the 2021 SACSC Retail, Design and Development Awards winners

The winners of the 2021 SACSC Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA) were revealed this week. Among the category winners were...

17 Nov 2021

Eastgate shopping centre. Source: Liberty Two Degrees
2021 Footprint Marketing Award winners announced

The annual Footprint Marketing Awards seek to recognise exceptional shopping centre marketing, innovation and creative achievements, together with economic success, within the SA's property industry...

16 Nov 2021

The rise of e-commerce and social interaction selling
The rise of e-commerce and social interaction selling

At the end of 2021 it is expected that SA's online retail sales will total R42bn. With the vaccine rollout and a return to business-as-usual on the horizon, 76% of merchants are feeling positive about the year ahead...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 12 Nov 2021

Soko District: A flexible retail concept that champions small and local
Soko District: A flexible retail concept that champions small and local

Rosebank Mall is currently home to the first Soko District, a curated retail space designed to showcase a bevy of small, local brands, and give them a platform to grow...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Oct 2021

V&A's festive campaign to spotlight African design and sustainability
V&A's festive campaign to spotlight African design and sustainability

The V&A Waterfront is anticipating an increase in visitor numbers this festive season and plans are underway to give them a creative African welcome that reflects the spirit of the continent...

19 Oct 2021






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