Spree Brand to Fold into Superbalist in October

Source: www.bizcommunity.com The announcement in June that SA’s online fashion juggernauts, Spree and Superbalist, will merge into one focused platform, left many questions regarding the branding of the new entity. Today, curiosity was quelled when it was revealed that the new business will retain the Superbalist.com brand name with the Spree.co.za brand being phased out. […]

Mr Price Upbeat as Online Sales Shoot Upwards

Author: Fin24 Mr Price’s online sales have continued on a sharp upward trajectory, contributing to a marked year-on-increase in overall earnings, the group has said. Mr Price recorded 7.4% growth year-on-year in retail sales and other income, to R7.4bn, during the first four months of the financial year ending 30 March 2019, it said in […]

Is Athleisure Killing Denim?

Author: Marjorie van Elven       | Friday, August 17 2018 Last week, VF Corporation decided to spin off its denim brands Wrangler and Lee, forming two separate, independent companies. While VF said the new company, yet to be named, has significant potential for growth, market analysts quickly attributed the move to declining denim sales, with many […]

How do Females fare in the SA Retail Market?

Author: Eben Esterhuizen   While we focus on women in South Africa during the month of August and honour our constitution for declaring the 9th of August a public holiday, retailers continue to look closely at the overall economic status of women. How liquid is the average women consumer? What does she buy? Does she […]

The Bright Side: Why Women Fell Out of Love with Black

Author: Hannah Marriott For decades it has been synonymous with timeless chic – but now joyful, attention-grabbing colours are pushing it out of the wardrobe. New Yorkers do it. Parisians do it. Fashion types, Swedes and architects do it. In fact, name any stylish tribe and you’ll find that they do it. Wear black, that […]