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Slow engagement

Engagement and experience are two keywords in today’s retail scene, but that is until we are ready to pay and then we need a quick and efficient process. For some the ideal world would be to simply walk out of the store and not have to cope with the checkout line. (more…)

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How to handle products in a retail environment

How to handle products

Whenever you are cleaning, moving or demonstrating any product your hand movements and the general way you treat it tells the customer a story about its value. Even the lowest priced products should be handled as if they are fragile… with respect, with feeling and with the utmost care. (more…)

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Build it hits 300 mark

Build it, a voluntary trading group of independent retailers in the hardware and building materials industry, has hit the 300 mark in terms of their store numbers!   Boasting market leading growth, the group has grown from strength to strength since its national launch in 2000. In 1984, with a membership of only 20, largely […]

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BMG to open retail concept

“The success of the first BMG Fasteners retail concept store, which was established in Durban in 2012, is the inspiration of a new specialist tooling and equipment retail store in Kimberley,” says Darryl Campbell, General Manager, BMG’s tools and equipment division, adding, “Two more retail stores will be opened in Delmas and Richards Bay in […]

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