S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.6 No.02, January 13, 2020
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Many of our readers have started again today. Be positive. Eskom's problems are being tackled. The country is hungry for improvement.
Retail last week
Cape Town, W Cape, SA – Former Adidas retail executive Warren Bowers has joined Bounty Brands as MD of the apparel division. He replaces Colin Lange, who has retired.
They Said It
"We're all kinds of dinosaurs ourselves, so we're getting in some bright young things to help." - Amanda Kamhoot, director of mini-chain Just Cruizin, on setting up online retailing.
"As sellers and brands strive to deliver a more compelling sales experience than their competition, the most successful companies are turning to data analytics to better understand how their customers will react to new products." - Sourcing Journal, 2020/01/09
The 2020 S&V Directory - Order now
The 2020 edition of the S&V Directory is in production and will be available in January. The online version is available immediately at R450 for 12 months' access.
2020 Trade Fairs Another essential service from S&V
Please note that we have updated most 2020 trade fairs and conferences on our website, linked to their websites: http://www.svmag.co.za/events
ABSA Agri Trends: Hides & skins prices
Hides: We have not received any prices so far for 2020. Note: For previous prices, see HERE
13/01/1958: Dr Karl-Rudolf Gassen, Lanxess SA, Johannesburg.
In Memoriam this week
14/01/2004: Louis Nossel (b. 01/12/1931), Dolltown Shoes [closed], Pinetown.
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Have a look at these links
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Sales Rep seeks position
Robbie Thorne, with 30 years' sales experience in the footwear industry, seeks a sales position. Equally at home with components and finished footwear. Whatever your product, I will do it justice. Please call 072 633 2258.
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Next newsletter: January 20, 2020.