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#SourceAfrica19: What's trending for menswear in spring/summer 2020?Article

WGSN fashion and beauty editor Polly Walters recently summarised the season's key colours, patterns, items and more at the Source Africa in Cape Town...

Maroefah Smith 1 hour ago

Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia ranked most transparent fashion brands
Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia ranked most transparent fashion brandsArticle

Sportswear giants Adidas and Reebok and outdoor clothing brand Patagonia are leading the way on transparency amongst the world's 200 largest fashion brands...

25 Apr 2019

Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"
Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"Article

Beyoncé Knowles has signed a partnership with Adidas, which will see the singer become a creative partner to the company, developing new apparel and footwear across the performance and lifestyle categories...

8 Apr 2019

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Puma to launch a sustainable sportswear collection with First MileArticle

Puma and First Mile will launch a sustainable sportswear collection by collecting plastic bottles to produce recycled polyester...

2 Apr 2019

Rise in shopping centre trading density over November, December - Clur report
Rise in shopping centre trading density over November, December - Clur reportArticle

Growth in trading density (sales per square metre) in 2018 at monitored shopping centres in South Africa and Namibia continued to improve after a lacklustre 2017, according to a retail property barometer...

1 Mar 2019

Tetris-inspired sneakers are on the way
Tetris-inspired sneakers are on the wayArticle

Global sportswear brand Puma has announced a collaboration with The Tetris Company, Inc., that will see Puma's latest RS shoe silhouette sporting a design theme inspired by the iconic video game brand...

26 Feb 2019

Fitgymwear teams up with Candibod for activewear range
Fitgymwear teams up with Candibod for activewear rangeArticle

South African activewear retailer Fitgymwear has collaborated with local blogger and influencer, Candice Boddington, to design a limited-edition 'feminine collection'...

5 Feb 2019

Under Armour's Connected Fitness comes to SA
Under Armour's Connected Fitness comes to SAArticle

Apollo Brands, the official distributor of Under Armour in South Africa, has just launched connected fitness in South Africa...

25 Jan 2019

Maybelline and Puma collaborate on athleisure-inspired makeup collection
Maybelline and Puma collaborate on athleisure-inspired makeup collectionArticle

Maybelline New York has teamed up with global sportswear brand Puma to create a high performance, street style-inspired makeup collection. The Puma x Maybelline collaboration taps into the athleisure trend...

21 Jan 2019

Farfetch snaps up streetwear marketplace Stadium Goods
Farfetch snaps up streetwear marketplace Stadium GoodsArticle

Online luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch is acquiring Stadium Goods, a premier sneaker and streetwear marketplace, for $250 million...

14 Dec 2018

Coke Threds design collab merges SA fashion with pop culture
Coke Threds design collab merges SA fashion with pop cultureArticle

Coca-Cola has teamed up with four local fashion designers to create a quartet of signature collections influenced by South African experiences and the beverage brand's iconic design elements...

5 Dec 2018

Amasa Award entries open
Amasa Award entries openArticle

Entries for the 2018 Amasa Awards are now open and an exciting new award, the Amasa Agency of the Year Award, has been added to the programme...

Issued by Amasa 14 Aug 2018

Instagram, the natural showcase for fashion and luxury
Instagram, the natural showcase for fashion and luxuryArticle

In a difficult economic context, the fashion industry, and even the long-reluctant luxury goods sector, have turned towards digital technology...

Valérie Moatti and Céline Abecassis-Moedas 6 Aug 2018

User-coaching yoga pants will give you a buzz
User-coaching yoga pants will give you a buzzArticle

When you're practising yoga in a class, there's an instructor who can guide you through each pose. When you're doing it on your own, however, you pretty much just have to hope you're getting it right...

Ben Coxworth 10 Jul 2018

#SourceAfrica2018: What womenswear to look forward to in spring/summer 2019
#SourceAfrica2018: What womenswear to look forward to in spring/summer 2019Article

Trend forecaster WGSN reckons womenswear for spring/summer 2019 will lean towards a reclaiming of power dressing in a sassier, sexier aesthetic with an inclination for the '80s and '00s nostalgia...

Maroefah Smith 2 Jul 2018

#SourceAfrica2018: WGSN forecasts bright, hybrid menswear for spring/summer 2019
#SourceAfrica2018: WGSN forecasts bright, hybrid menswear for spring/summer 2019Article

WGSN's trend forecast for menswear spring/summer 2019 sees a focus on hybrid styling, mixing and matching, and bolder, brighter colours...

Maroefah Smith 27 Jun 2018

Four ways technology delivers a personalised retail customer experience
Four ways technology delivers a personalised retail customer experienceArticle

Across the competitive landscape of the retail industry, we are starting to see a massive trend as retailers adopt more technological practices in order to enhance their customer experience...

Issued by Interact RDT 6 Jun 2018

Designing the future of self-adapting sportswear using bacteria
Designing the future of self-adapting sportswear using bacteriaArticle

Puma and MIT Design Lab have been collaborating on a research project that looks at how bacteria can be used within sportswear design to improve performance and sustainability...

Lauren Hartzenberg 31 May 2018

Wool outlook for 2018
Wool outlook for 2018Article

Increased affluence in traditional markets such as China and a growing demand for natural fibres in athleisure wear coupled with an abundant supply have created a "perfect storm" for wool...

Nico Groenewald 24 Apr 2018

H&M’s New Routine sportswear campaign featuring graffiti artist Revok’s unauthorised artwork in the background. © H&M
Big brands ripping off street art is not cool: why illegal graffiti should be protected by copyrightArticle

When street artist Jason "Revok" Williams sprayed his trademark chevrons on a handball court in Brooklyn, he probably didn't imagine he would end up in a legal fight with a high-street fashion giant for breach of copyright...

Enrico Bonadio 9 Apr 2018

#AFICTFW: 15 autumn/winter trends
#AFICTFW: 15 autumn/winter trendsArticle

African Fashion International (AFI) hosted its annual autumn/winter Fashion Week at the Salt River Film Studios in Cape Town from 21-24 March 2018.

Meagan Duckitt 28 Mar 2018

Online retail potential will soon be realised in SA - Spree
Online retail potential will soon be realised in SA - SpreeArticle

After a few years hovering around the 1% mark, Spree predicts online shopping's share of total retail sales in South Africa will increase exponentially over the next three years...

23 Mar 2018

China steps into New York Fashion Week breach
China steps into New York Fashion Week breachArticle

Chen Peng is only 26 years old and yet his wildly original puffer coats have already adorned the likes of Rihanna and Lady Gaga...

8 Feb 2018

Footwear and children's wear to remain key growth drivers in apparel market
Footwear and children's wear to remain key growth drivers in apparel marketArticle

Apparel and footwear industry performance in 2017 has seen value sales grow by 4% with sportswear the most dynamic growth area, closely followed by children's wear...

7 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: Township retail is taking its rightful place at the top
#BizTrends2018: Township retail is taking its rightful place at the topArticle

Township shopping centres are bucking the trend and outperforming other types of retail centres...

Ina Lopion 11 Jan 2018

Digital signage video walls enhance Adidas' brand experience at new flagship store
Digital signage video walls enhance Adidas' brand experience at new flagship storeArticle

Leading digital signage solutions company Moving Tactics recently worked with Adidas to install two video walls at their new flagship store in Sandton City Shopping Centre...

Issued by Moving Tactics 15 Dec 2017

Acquisitive Long4Life has now bought Chill Beverages
Acquisitive Long4Life has now bought Chill BeveragesArticle

Long4Life's share price rose as much as 4% to R4.70 on Tuesday after announcing its latest acquisition, Stellenbosch-based soft-drink maker Chill Beverages...

Robert Laing 28 Nov 2017

Doubts on TFG and Truworths
Doubts on TFG and TruworthsArticle

Clothing retailers Truworths and The Foschini Group (TFG) have long been mainstays of the domestic fashion scene...

20 Nov 2017

3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet
3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feetArticle

The race is on to bring 3D printed footwear to market. Adidas, Nike and Under Armour are some of the big names that have been working on delivering bespoke shoes to their customers...

ManMohan S Sodhi 17 Nov 2017

Reminder to visit the China Premium Tex - ATF Trade Exhibition - 21-23 Nov, CTICC, Cape Town
Reminder to visit the China Premium Tex - ATF Trade Exhibition - 21-23 Nov, CTICC, Cape TownArticle

If you are in the business of clothing, footwear, textiles and fashion accessories, then come and network, explore and see what's available on the international market...

Issued by LTE South Africa 15 Nov 2017

Superbalist boosts offering with Cotton On partnership and new categories
Superbalist boosts offering with Cotton On partnership and new categoriesArticle

Local online retailer, Superbalist, has expanded its offering with the addition of a Sport and Kids category, as well as an exclusive partnership with Cotton On...

26 Oct 2017

Can technology help fashion clean up its act?
Can technology help fashion clean up its act?Article

Chemical waste, mass production and consumerism are all byproducts of an industrialised global economy...

Suzanne Mancini 19 Oct 2017

Luxury activewear brand Plein Sport opens first SA store
Luxury activewear brand Plein Sport opens first SA storeArticle

International luxury active sportswear brand Plein Sport has opened its first South African store in Johannesburg at Sandton City...

4 Oct 2017

Sandton City adds five athleisure stores
Sandton City adds five athleisure storesArticle

adidas recently opened its ‘HomeCourt' performance store at Sandton City. Over the next two months, more boutique sportswear brands will be joining...

24 Aug 2017

Long4Life is a shot in the arm for Holdsport
Long4Life is a shot in the arm for HoldsportArticle

Holdsport's share price has raced ahead in the past year, climbing 12%. This puts the company way ahead of the general retailers' index...

Colleen Goko 14 Aug 2017

Entries are open for the AMASA Awards!
Entries are open for the AMASA Awards!Article

AMASA is calling all media practitioners' countrywide to show off their best work implemented between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017 in order to inspire the industry as a whole...

Issued by Amasa 4 Jul 2017

Long4Life offers to buy Holdsport
Long4Life offers to buy HoldsportArticle

Long4Life, an investment firm founded by businessman Brian Joffe, has made a nonbinding offer for Holdsport in a surprise move into the sports market.

Moyagabo Maake 4 Jul 2017

This breathable workout suit helps you cool down after a sweaty gym session
This breathable workout suit helps you cool down after a sweaty gym sessionArticle

Researchers at MIT use living cells to give this unique garment a cool advantage...

Lindsay Samson 25 May 2017

Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories
Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categoriesArticle

While December was unsurprisingly the best month for retailers compared to November and January, consumers have become more cautious on spending...

22 May 2017

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Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarterArticle

German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the 1.0-billion-euro barrier and upping its forecasts for the year...

26 Apr 2017

#DesignIndaba2017: Emerging Creative Kgotso Letwaba
#DesignIndaba2017: Emerging Creative Kgotso LetwabaArticle

Kgotso Letwaba, founder of fashion label The After Skool Life and one of Design Indaba's Emerging Creatives, creates activewear informed by his love of sport and street art. We chat to him about design and authentic storytelling for #DesignMonth.

Ruth Cooper 22 Feb 2017

Adidas and Parley for the Oceans release eco-friendly swimwear collaboration
Adidas and Parley for the Oceans release eco-friendly swimwear collaborationArticle

Following the release of a stylish sneaker made using plastic salvaged from the ocean, Adidas has once again teamed up with environmental initiative, Parley for the Oceans...

Lindsay Samson 7 Feb 2017

M&Ms, John Lewis, Brooke Bond Red Label, US Army win Golds at Warc Media Awards
M&Ms, John Lewis, Brooke Bond Red Label, US Army win Golds at Warc Media AwardsArticle

Warc has announced the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the global Warc Media Awards: Effective Use of Partnerships & Sponsorships category...

6 Feb 2017

Recycling projects that inspire innovation
Recycling projects that inspire innovationArticle

Responsible business and sustainability are not necessarily terms that inspire excitement – but they should. By thinking outside the box, companies are using increasingly innovative approaches to get involved in recycling and become a part of the circular economy...

Nathan Nayagar 23 Jan 2017

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Competition watchdog probes R10-billion school uniform monopolyArticle

The Competition Commission is poised to get tough on South Africa's school uniform monopolies, which force parents to cough up thousands of rands for new school kit even though similar items can usually be bought elsewhere at a fraction of the cost...

Bongani Mthethwa, Taschica Pillay and Matthew Savi 19 Dec 2016

#BizTrends2017: Seven runway trends for S/S 17
#BizTrends2017: Seven runway trends for S/S 17Article

Leading global trend forecasting agency WGSN, rounds up the most important directions from the catwalks in New York, London, Milan and Paris, for Spring/Summer 17 women's apparel in their Key Trend report.

Hannari Slabbert 14 Dec 2016

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Deals predictions, stores to watch and business case for SA retailers who adopt US Black FridayArticle

The annual retail price slashing marathon and shopping bonanza - Black Friday - falls on Friday, 25 November this year. Just like in 2014 and 2015, queues are expected to start gathering before store opening times in almost all retail stores...

Bandile Ndzishe 8 Nov 2016

Droga and Plank
#CannesLions2016: From underdogs to game-changersArticle

When David Droga, possibly the most creatively awarded person in the world takes to the stage, people listen. When accompanied by Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of his client Under Armour at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, people positively flocked to hear their story...

Ann Nurock 24 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Film Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2016: Film Lions shortlistArticle

The Film Lions shortlist has been released, with 247 entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2016...

23 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Q&A with Palesa Mokubung
#YouthMonth: Q&A with Palesa MokubungArticle

Award-winning designer and creator of Afro-chic fashion label Mantsho, Palesa Mokubung chats to us for #YouthMonth about her newly opened store, as well as fashion and youth culture in SA.

Ruth Cooper 23 Jun 2016

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