SA shopping malls continue to thrive, despite contrary views

Article found on BizCommunity Recent suggestions that large shopping malls in South Africa are dying or becoming redundant are simply not accurate. While malls may be changing hands, those being sold within the property industry are undergoing revamps to meet evolving shopper needs. Surine Griffin, chief operations officer at Broll Property Management, says while it […]

Shoprite Group offers unemployed youth employment and careers

Article found on BizCommunity Unemployed and unskilled South African youth (aged 18 to 34) are now invited to apply for specialist training and educational programmes at the Shoprite Group throughout the year. With youth unemployment at a staggering 63.9%, the Group’s talent attraction and development strategy places a strong focus on offering early careers to […]

Ackermans brings international kidswear brands to SA market

Article found on BizCommunity   South African value retailer Ackermans has introduced two international brands, Lilly + Sid and Turtledove London, to its kidswear range in select Ackermans stores. Pepkor-owned Ackermans notes that globally, consumers are calling for the fashion industry to prioritise mindful sustainability and an ethical agenda. In a bid to contribute towards […]

TFG upbeat about growth despite load shedding, economic pressures

Article found on BizCommunity   Fashion and lifestyle retail group TFG grew retail turnover for the first half of the financial year by 23.5%, boosted by its Tapestry Home Brands acquisition, local clothing manufacturing drive and continued store rollout and upgrades. The group, which owns retailers including Foschini, Markham and @home, said it achieved this […]