Builders Warehouse Boksburg relocates with fresh new look
Shopping and Retail Southern Africa interview Builders Warehouse CEO, Llewellyn Walters
What informed the new Builders Warehouse location in Boksburg?
Creating an inspiring shopping experience is the challenge of every retailer. The world of retail is constantly evolving, with technological disruption bringing innovation that gives customers more choice, flexibility and access.
Facial recognition helps combat load-shedding shoplifting
South Africa’s load-shedding woes are not limited to the inconvenience suffered by consumers. The country’s retailers have been set for a dramatic spike in shoplifting, warns one facial recognition for business specialist.
According to Camatica co-founder, Laurence Seberini, “It’s no coincidence we see many shuttered stores when the lights go out.”
Q&A with Charl Cronje, MD at Ackermans
As a retail brand, what are the challenges and solutions of operating in SA?
With trying economic times, customer centricity is very important – thus knowing and understanding your customer is key. With customers in South Africa being as cash-strapped as they are, it becomes important to pay attention and constantly reassess customer needs.
Customised Fourways Mall LED screen
As part of the ongoing refurbishment of Johannesburg’s Fourways Mall, Primary Colours has installed a very large, curved LED screen above the new food court.
The combination of location, scale and the innovative concave design all add up to an easy win for advertisers.but installing the screen presented a number of challenges.
Barcoding the retail world by Neil Gouveia – Zebra Technologies sales director, Africa
In our daily lives we hardly give the barcode a second thought. We only really come across it when we’re shopping and even then, it’s merely a bunch of lines and spaces that helps us process the transaction and buy an item.
But the barcode is so much more than that.
Rosebank Mall management chats to Shopping and Retail Southern Africa
What are Rosebank Mall’s drawcards for shoppers?
The powerful magic of Africa is perfectly fused with the elegance and sophistication of Europe to create a world of shopping splendour at one of South Africa's leading shopping and entertainment complexes
I-Drop Water and Bluewater unveil innovations in affordable drinking
South African innovator, I-Drop Water, have revealed the Waterpod, the latest and most advanced water purification solution designed to offer a self-service drinking water refill solution for shoppers in all locations, at an affordable price.