for delivering fashion and style in a sophisticated shopping environment. This process is almost
complete but will inevitably require periodical updating and alignment with market needs and trends. Smartwear continues to be in demand and growth in this area is again being targeted.
Consumer trends vs brand loyalty
02/02/2016 - 09:49
Cape Town - Reports on worldwide online consumer and e-commerce trends show a 20% increase in online sales in 2014, amounting to $1.5trn.
H&M eyeing new markets - Sweden
29/01/2016 - 11:40
Stockholm - Swedish clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) on Thursday (28 Jan) reported a jump in net profit last year and announced plans to expand further into new markets, including online.
Tesco is torn apart - U.K.
27/01/2016 - 12:46
London - Tesco deliberately and repeatedly withheld money owed to suppliers to boost its sales performance artificially, in a serious breach of supermarket regulations, the sector's watchdog has found.
Clothing and textile industry shakes off cobwebs
21/12/2015 - 11:12
The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) says the clothing, textile, footwear, and leather manufacturing industry is entering a period of greater stability and higher levels of growth.
Retail trade sales increase for October
10/12/2015 - 11:51
Cape Town - Despite depressed economic conditions, measured in real terms, retail trade sales increased by 3.3% year-on-year in October 2015, Statistics SA announced on Wednesday.