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Sun City creates a million memories

 Q&A with Colin Jonkers, Sun International group manager: Retail & Service provider


What are the challenges specific to shopping and retail in Sun City for shoppers and retailers?

Sun City is a leisure and conferencing destination, where retailers are reliant on day visitors and holiday makers. This is quite different from shopping centres and malls which enjoy the benefits of locality to their customers. As such, footfall cannot really be compared to shopping centres.

Play budget bingo this Christmas

In order to determine which fast-food category performs best, Broll Property Intel’s Retail Snapshot Q3:2018 investigates the fast-food industry in South Africa; assessing the trading densities (TD) of a wide range of fast-food retailers across various shopping centres, over a five-year period.

AVI Limited to list on A2X

Leading South African fast-moving consumer goods group, AVI Limited (Code: AVI), has become the first FMCG company to list on A2X. AVI shares were available for trade on A2X from 15 November 2018. AVI is the twelfth company to list on A2X and has a market cap of almost R40 billion with a portfolio including more than 50 brands.


Thousands of industry professionals to converge in SA for Africa Trade Week 2019

Three platforms co-locate for huge trade fair and co-located industry forums

Over 10 000 trade stakeholders are set to converge in Johannesburg in June next year for Africa Trade Week, the key platform for continental trade across the retail, hospitality, food & beverage and wholesale sectors.



 Novus Holdings reports stable performance for six months ended 30 September 2018 

Novus Holdings (JSE: NVS) announced a slight increase in revenue from R2 295 million to R2 297 million for the six months to September 2018; this is despite the direct impact of the Media24 tender renewal coming online and impacting print revenue.


Emira boosts its USA retail property portfolio

Emira Property Fund has made a further equity investment into a grocery-anchored dominant shopping centre in the USA, growing its portfolio to five value-orientated power centre assets in the thriving states of the world’s largest economy.

SodaStream takes it up a notch with new environmental campaign 

SodaStream International Limited unveiled its newest video campaign focused on the global damage caused by single-use plastic bottles, urging consumers to go reusable. The video features a singing sea turtle calling on people to take responsibility and make the simple and meaningful life change of going reusable.

Evolution of a goldfish

Attention spans are not shrinking, rather they are evolving to be more selective, according to new research

If someone invited you to watch a day-long movie you’d probably be pretty quick to decline. It’s hard to imagine dedicating brain space to a single thing for so long, but that’s exactly what bingeing on an entire television show, dozens of YouTube videos, or seemingly endless loops of Facebook Live is.

Hidden benefits of mayonnaise

We all love mayonnaise, from the humble chicken mayo sandwich to the creamy potato salad. Whether added to spinach or as a condiment to your favourite burger – a kitchen without mayonnaise would not be the same.

Three Instagram mistakes that could land your brand in hot water

Instagram is fast becoming a hugely important sales channel for retailers  ̶  as a way to showcase your store and brand, market new products and promotions, and even tap into social selling. If you’re marketing on Instagram, chances are you’re in it because you want increased customer engagement, followers, and ultimately, revenue.