#BestofBiz 2020: Retail
#BestofBiz 2020: Retail

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

Egg aims to disrupt SA retail's status quo
Egg aims to disrupt SA retail's status quo

"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 HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Dec 2020

Gateway creates immersive candyland experience for festive visitors
Gateway creates immersive candyland experience for festive visitors

This festive season, Gateway Theatre of Shopping in KwaZulu-Natal is transforming its expo court into a candy-themed visual feast...

8 Dec 2020

R500m retail upgrade at Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World set for early 2021
R500m retail upgrade at Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World set for early 2021

The planned R500m extension and upgrade to the retail area at Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is scheduled to commence in the first quarter of 2021...

2 Dec 2020

World renowned visual artist Dr Esther Mahlangu brings her artistic flair to a revamped Southgate Mall food court
World renowned visual artist Dr Esther Mahlangu brings her artistic flair to a revamped Southgate Mall food court

In her first ever project in a shopping centre, world-renowned visual artist Dr Esther Mahlangu has partnered with Pareto Limited to create her biggest indoor artistic works at the newly revamped Southgate Mall food court...

Issued by Pareto Limited 1 Dec 2020

Notable challenges presented by retail-to-logistics property conversions in SA
Notable challenges presented by retail-to-logistics property conversions in SA

With demand for logistics real estate on the rise, due to a surge in e-commerce shopping in South Africa, some retail real estate owners are considering converting struggling retail properties into distribution sites...

1 Dec 2020

Canal Walk pilots click and collect pickup point
Canal Walk pilots click and collect pickup point

Canal Walk Shopping Centre has boosted its customer services with a new click and collect pickup point powered by Pargo...

25 Nov 2020

Builders inches into shopping malls with Cresta store opening
Builders inches into shopping malls with Cresta store opening

The new Builders store set to open at Cresta Shopping Centre in Johannesburg on 26 November will be the first branch located inside a super-regional mall...

25 Nov 2020

Historical trends and 2020 predictions for Black Friday in SA
Historical trends and 2020 predictions for Black Friday in SA

Lightstone reviewed the traffic patterns of Black Friday over the last two years to try and predict what might happen on 27 November of this year...

24 Nov 2020

Unpacking the macro property risks in SA's 3 major provinces post-lockdown
Unpacking the macro property risks in SA's 3 major provinces post-lockdown

Earlier in the year, we discussed the three major provincial regions' (Gauteng, KZN and Western Cape) property markets' ability to handle the major economic shock emanating from the coronavirus-related lockdowns...

John LoosBy John Loos 16 Nov 2020

Innovative retail concept Egg to launch in SA this November
Innovative retail concept Egg to launch in SA this November

A joint venture between Old Mutual Property and retail mavens Paul Simon and Arie Fabian will see the introduction of a new multi-brand omnichannel retail concept in South Africa...

16 Nov 2020

Bushbuckridge shopping centre set for R348m redevelopment
Bushbuckridge shopping centre set for R348m redevelopment

Nthoese Developments late last month hosted a sod-turning ceremony to mark the commencement of the redevelopment and expansion of Bushbuckridge shopping centre in Limpopo...

11 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 retailers

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

Webinar: A more sustainable method to retail network development in SA
Webinar: A more sustainable method to retail network development in SA

Geospatial specialist Craig Schwabe explores several issues associated with the retail sector in South Africa, including declining profits and revenue, cannibalisation and negative revenue growth of outlets...

2 Nov 2020

Hyde Park's new furniture and decor showroom salutes SA design
Hyde Park's new furniture and decor showroom salutes SA design

Hyde Park Corner is now home to a 'dreamhouse' of South African design thanks to local co-operative Always Welcome...

30 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Commission signs consent agreement with PnP to stop exclusive leases
Commission signs consent agreement with PnP to stop exclusive leases

The Competition Commission has signed a consent agreement with Pick n Pay to eliminate exclusive leases in shopping malls...

21 Oct 2020

Cashless parking payments solution poised for growth
Cashless parking payments solution poised for growth

Zapper has completed its integration with three of SA's largest parking management systems...

19 Oct 2020

Bilingual websites for SA shopping malls promote inclusivity
Bilingual websites for SA shopping malls promote inclusivity

Eris Property Group has launched bilingual websites and chatbots for The Mall, KWT and Plattekloof Shopping Centre...

14 Oct 2020

Shoprite signs consent agreement with Competition Commission
Shoprite signs consent agreement with Competition Commission

Shoprite Checkers has agreed to stop enforcing exclusivity provisions in its long-term exclusive lease agreements with its landlords against small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) and speciality and limited line stores.

13 Oct 2020



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