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South Africa

South African Retailers Struggle With Economy, Weak Currency

The nation's largest retailers have been hit by a confluence of factors, and no upturn is in sight.

Africa’s Men’s Wear Industry Evolves, but Hurdles Remain

At South Africa Menswear Week, standouts included talents from across the continent.

Australia’s Cotton On Group to Open Supre Stores in South Africa

The retailer expects to have four Supré stores in South Africa by June 2017.

Amid Economic Slowdown, South Africa Adds Another Megamall

The Mall of Africa has 1.4 million square feet of retail space.

Fashion, Film and Scandal at South Africa Fashion Events

The month began with South African Fashion Week (SAFW), peaked with Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South Africa…

South African Menswear Week Attracts More Attention

Standout collections included Chulaap by Chu Suwannapha, Rich Mnisi, Craig Port and AKJP and Lukhanyo Mdingi…

Johannesburg Celebrates Local Design With New Retail Concepts

The weakening rand and a string of new retail developments is boosting business for local designers.

South Africa Introduces International Mohair Mark

Just as the wool industry has Woolmark and the cotton industry has its own recognizable symbol, Mohair South…

Back-to-Back Fashion Weeks in South Africa

The two fashion weeks mean Africa Fashion Week was canceled at the last minute.

Potential of Sub-Saharan Africa Touted by Altagamma

With its Market Focus study on the area, the Italian luxury goods association sees growth prospects…