Skincare that Pays-off!

Skincare that Pays-off!

It is always refreshing when you hear a South African start-up story especially when it is woman-led. Hey Gorgeous is one such company with a franchise store as well as an online presence. The companies owner and cosmetic scientist, Phoebe Williams says much of the inspiration behind the products came from the Bodyshop founder Anita Roddick with her use of natural products. “As I aged I was inspired to utilise products derived from conscious, sustainable ingredients, and as my daughters grew up I also knew I wanted them to be…

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Edgars still trying but no indicators of turnaround

Edgars still trying but no indicators of turnaround

Yesterday I read an article about Edgars in the media and a quote left me in absolute amazement and bewilderment …..”The move is the brainchild of new CEO Grant Pattison…….” This comment was in reference to the decision to close chains Red Square, La Senza, and Boardmans. If this is a brainchild decision that has taken the Edgars group 10 years and five CEOs to realise it’s the only direction to follow, then Edgars have far bigger issues in front of them than closing some stores. Let me give you…

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Going to the Malls – Still what shoppers want!

Going to the Malls – Still what shoppers want!

On line shopping maybe here to stay but consumers still want to go to the malls. Retailers need to keep thier stores current and in tip top condition as customers still want to walk through your doors and buy from your store. Many consumers do shop on line and when buying an article where they can source from a web page this will always be an option. However most would prefer to drive to the mall spend a few hours in stores and enjoy the experience. Many make the outing…

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