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    Top 10 global consumer trends for 2020 - Euromonitor

    Market research provider Euromonitor International has released its 'Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2020' report. The annual report identifies the most impactful trends driving consumer behavior, values and habits in the year ahead...

    14 Jan 2020

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

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

    By Cecil Ungerer 6 Jan 2020

    #BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand

    Africa's consumer landscape is fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of a diverse base of consumers...

    By Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020

    6 trends shaping the shopping mall experience

    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...

    By Theresa Terblanche 23 Oct 2019

    Retail in 2030: AI, IoT, big data, and omnichannel as teenagers

    Will technologies like AI mean the end of human engagement and shopping in a physical retail store? Will we become completely dependent on IoT technology for shopping?

    By M Frazer 16 Jul 2019

    10 retail trends for 2019

    For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2019 will be a year of reinvention...

    By Jackie Kalis 15 Jul 2019

    3 trends in retailtainment

    '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"...

    By Eben Esterhuizen 3 Jul 2019

    What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retail

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

    By Maroefah Smith 2 Jul 2019

    How interior décor helps create immersive retail experiences

    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

    Phygital: 6 ways to adapt, or die

    Innovative phygital business models, where bricks and mortar and digital seamlessly integrate, are popping up across the globe. But the best phygital experiences still remain aligned with old-school sales strategies...

    By Eben Esterhuizen 30 Apr 2019

    PwC releases consumer insights survey for 2019

    Anton Hugo, retail & consumer leader for PwC Africa and associate directors Rashaad Fortune and Andries Geertsema presented PwC's 2019 Global Consumer Insights Survey at the Peech Hotel in Johannesburg on 3 April...

    3 Apr 2019

    Retail marketing and point of purchase trends for 2019

    Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.'s company thought leaders are peeking into their crystal balls to predict what the coming 365 days have in store for the retail and point-of-purchase industries...

    By Leo Van De Polder 28 Feb 2019

    #BizTrends2019: Shop defines 6 trends shaping the future of retail

    Technology and changing customer demographics have set a new stage for retail. Success today is defined by the ability to keep up, or get out in front of, trends that are driving consumer purchases...

    By Leo Van De Polder 30 Jan 2019

    #BizTrends2019: Africa's consumers - connected, in control, and hungry for convenience

    Shopping - love it or hate it, it's nearly impossible to escape the banality or adventure that competes for consumers' precious time. It takes us away from the things we would rather be doing...

    By Ailsa Wingfield 14 Jan 2019

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