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UK retailer Next available in SA with Spree.co.za – RETAIL

But not via the usual channels. UK’s high street retailer Next, is the latest in a long line of fashion retailers to target the South African market. But unlike counterparts like Mango and the soon to arrive H&M, it will ...
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Othelia by Kluk CGDT x SPREE x Vlisco

If as one of our readers you have yet to hear about Kluk CGDT then you need to hear about them now! And we apologise for not introducing you to them as of yet. Kluk CGDT is a premier fashion label from South Africa, and an inte...
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OWN A LITTLE PIECE OF AFRICA with online retailer LondoNairobi

LONDONAIROBI launches as the online retail destination for Luxury African Accessories. Co-founded by partners from across the globe the site brings you a covetable collection of African accessories by unique designers from the ...
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FOREVER 21 TO OPEN FIRST AFRICAN STORE IN CANAL WALK, South Africa – RETAIL

Affordable US fashion brand, Forever 21 is set to open its first store on the African continent in Hyprop’s Canal Walk. The 1 400m2 store will open mid-year. “We are pleased to welcome another leading international brand t...
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Upmarket South African Retailer Woolworths Pulls the Plug on Nigeria

Recently the South African retailer Woolworths pulled the plug on its Nigerian business, citing high rents and duties as well as the difficulties of marketing to consumers in Africa’s most populous country. Although the C...
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Havaianas latest MYOH Campaign Pop-Up Shop comes to South Africa! Make Your Own Havaianas – RETAIL

This was interesting news we recently came across. For the very first time the Make Your Own Havaianas initiative will be introduced in Africa. Brazil, the country of origin, has subsequently selected South Africa as the very ...
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Fashion’s Next Stop for H&M…Ethiopia…All Aboard!

Swedish clothing retailer H&M wants to set up shop in Ethiopia, since production costs there are cheaper than in the Far East. Other clothing manufacturers are hesitating. Could Ethiopia become the next Bangladesh? Ethiopia...
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Loin Cloth and Ashes Limited Edition Collection for Mr Price! – RETAIL

We were excited to hear the news last week that leading South African designer (and we must mention – featured designer in AFG director Jacqueline Shaw’s first book Fashion Africa), Anisa Mpungwe of Loin Cloth and A...
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KOKOstores – a new Luxury Online Shopping Destination for Africa – E-TAIL

Last month was just a great one in Great Britain, not just because of the birth of the royal baby but also for the launch of Africa’s #1 Luxury online retailer – www.KOKOstores.com KOKOstores is a Global luxury brand a...
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