Online retailers are learning that physical stores still matter - expert

2019-11-02 21:00

Physical stores still matter, whether a retailer has an online presence or not, a UK-based expert tells SA's shopping centre industry.

Retail, design and development awards winners announced

2018-10-21 17:10

The 2018 Retail, Design and Development Awards winners were announced at the SA Council of Shopping Centres congress in Durban.

Are super regional malls still relevant in SA?

2018-10-21 11:49

Although super regional shopping malls - defined as malls with a gross leasable area of more than 74 000 square metres - are seen as major contributors to South Africa’s retail industry, there has been a significant decline in footfall.

How SA's 2 000 shopping malls stack up against other countries

2018-08-03 06:23

SA has 1 959 individual shopping centres - taking up an estimated 23.4 million square metres - placing the country 8th in a recent international study.

Retail conference to address industry challenges

2018-04-05 19:40

The SACSC Research Conference wants to ensure that the sector stays ahead of changes in technology, consumer behaviour and trends.

Consumers hit malls less frequently, but spend more per visit - report

2017-10-08 13:34

Consumers are visiting malls less often, but spend more per visit, according to a retail trends report.

What different generations want from shopping

2017-09-19 06:30

A retail expert takes a closer look at the shopping approach of Generation I, Generation D, the Millennials, Generation X, Generation Jones and the Flat-agers.

Retail's battle plan to lure shoppers back into stores

2017-09-15 06:00

The future of retail in the so-called "me" era will be all about customer experience, as retailers strive to get millennials to leave their computers and visit a store.

Rebosis gears for Gauteng growth

2017-05-26 15:29

Rebosis Property Fund is gearing up for growth in one of SA’s fastest growing retail markets, Centurion, by capitalising on its local retail property portfolio.

Walmart CEO’s 3 predictions for the future of retail

2017-01-09 11:12

It’s up to retailers to adapt to these changes – and in some areas even lead the way – or they’ll fall behind and disappear, explains Walmart CEO Doug McMillon.


Competition body criticises exclusive long-term leases by supermarket chains

2019-05-29 14:03

Long-term exclusive lease agreements by SA's major supermarket chains at shopping centres are stopping new competitors from getting a foothold, the Competition Commission said, as it released the findings of a provisional report.

Winners of mall marketing awards announced

2018-10-21 16:46

The 2018 Footprint Marketing Award winners were announced at the recent SA Council of Shopping Centres annual congress in Durban.

Retail: Get ready for the blue dot consumers!

2018-10-19 10:48

Consumers have become even more demanding over the past five years, according to Ken Hughes, an international expert on consumer and shopper behaviour.

E-commerce not biggest disruption in township retail - marketing specialist

2018-05-20 19:15

From a township retail point of view, the biggest disruption is a shift in power, according to Lemok Group founder Lebogang Mokubela.

SA has 6th most shopping centres in the world and building more

2017-12-24 18:24

South Africa has the 6th most shopping centres in the world, yet more and more malls are being built, according to the SA Council of Shopping Centres.

Shopping centre industry honours top achievers

2017-09-19 17:05

The 2017 Retail, Design and Development Awards winners were announced at the SA Council of Shopping Centres Annual Congress in Cape Town.

Whitey Basson: What retirement? Wiese still calls me all the time…

2017-09-16 09:00

Former group CEO of Shoprite Whitey Basson shares his views on the future of retail and shopping centres with Fin24.

5 athleisure brands to open at Sandton City

2017-09-04 16:47

Five so-called athleisure and active wear brands are opening new stores at Sandton City - embracing the growing trend of performance wear as everyday wear.

WATCH: Carousel collapses at Cresta, children sustain injuries

Watch the horrifying moment the head of the swing carousel at Cresta Shopping Centre toppled over, while four children were riding on it.

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The shopping mall of the future

2016-12-22 05:31

The shopping mall of the future will have to find creative ways of making the shopping experience more convenient, says the developer behind the Mall of Africa.

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