Pepkor’s sales rebound from worst of pandemic

Article by Nqobile Dludla on BizCommunity   South African retailer Pepkor Holdings reported on Friday a 13.9% rise in revenue for the nine months through June, rebounding from a low base in 2020 when it could hardly trade at all in some months due to lockdown restrictions. Group revenue totalled R53.9bn for the nine months […]

Refreshed brand and store design for Wellness Warehouse

Article by Lauren Hartzenberg on BizCommunity   South African health and well-being retailer Wellness Warehouse has opened three new-look stores, reflecting the company’s recent brand refresh and offering an elevated in-store customer experience. The new-look stores are located at La Lucia and Westville Malls in Durban, and Somerset Mall in Somerset West. Wellness Warehouse has […]

The decade of @home

Article by TFG on BizCommunity Lifestyle retailer @home has reported that ‘wellbeing’ continues to be the most searched word on the @home website after having never featured in their top 20 words searched for the website before. Customer sentiment, sales indicators and community impact of this category confirm that the ‘decade of home’ is here […]

Benefits of Bopis for retail and beyond

Article by Michael Gewer, CEO of VaultGroup on BizCommunity   If you haven’t heard of it already, take note: Bopis (buy online pick up in store) is transforming the face of South African retail, and it’s coming soon to a store – or a mall – near you. Bopis offer retailers the perfect way to […]

In It Together: Cotton On partners with Unicef to help deliver 1 million Covid-19 vaccines to the world’s most vulnerable

Article by Cotton On Group on BizCommunity The largest vaccine operation in history is underway, and Cotton On is rallying to help. The Cotton On Group is proud to be the first global retailer to partner with Unicef in helping to deliver one million Covid-19 vaccines to the world’s most vulnerable. The global fundraising campaign […]