Publications

To ensure our members stay up to date with trends, new products and services as well as changes within the industry, SACSC publishes a number of top industry publications. These include:

  • Our bi-annual Economic Overview which is underpinned by specially commissioned, in-depth research studies.
  • Our quarterly SACSC/IPD Trading Density Index, produced every quarter, which focuses on trading densities in various retail categories across different categories of shopping centres.
  • Shopping SA, a monthly publication dedicated to the shopping centre industry, containing information pertinent to the South African retail industry.
  • Shopping Centre Directory, a bi-annual directory of all shopping centres within Southern Africa.
  • Economic overview, an analysis of the economic situation specifically relating to the retail industry, produced every 6 months by Christo Luüs.
  • Research publications, with a minimum of two research reports produced every year.

Latest News

Aug 26, 2019 Building a beauty brand

Building a beauty brand

Entrepreneurs agree that building a new brand in the retail sector takes guts, ingenuity and a sound strategy, including an array of business principles. Above all, finding a unique point of difference is one of the most important entrepreneurial goals.

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Aug 21, 2019 Keeping up with trends in the retail zone

Keeping up with trends in the retail zone

Excelling in the retail space anywhere in the world takes a special vision and understanding of this environment as "Retail remains the most dynamic urban market with changes almost on a daily basis." according to Dr. Dirk Prinsloo.

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Aug 12, 2019 The sky’s the limit… for now

The sky’s the limit… for now

Drone technology has made considerable advances and can be a powerful tool for many sectors of the economy. And we have only just begun to scratch the surface of their potential applications in this new digital world.

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