In the News | July 22 (Part 2)

Catch up on recent African fashion headlines, events and other announcements.

New South African omnichannel fashion & lifestyle e-tailer Bash.com's homepage (public beta)
New South African omnichannel fashion & lifestyle e-tailer Bash.com's homepage (public beta)

Scroll on to explore these stories and more below.

Superbalist & Truworths are hiring for several design, production, buying and merchandising roles, and applications close tomorrow for The Next Wave, a 2-day talent development program for aspiring musicians, photographers & fashion designers. Applications close today for CIAFE's 2 new capacity building training programmes in fashion data science and fashion business consultancy.

TFGLabs' omnichannel retail project, Bash.com, is South Africa’s newest fashion and lifestyle shopping platform, now in public beta. MRP will acquire the Studio 88 chain for R3.3bn after getting the competition tribunal's approval this week, and has once again enlisted the young designers who worked on Team SA's Olympic kit for the Commonwealth Games.


South Africa

Bash is here – TFG’s online shop with over 200 brands
Bash is South Africa’s largest omnichannel fashion and lifestyle shopping platform, offering customers a range of clothing, tech products, and gaming equipment.

Bash.com is live: TFGLabs' omnichannel retail project is South Africa’s newest fashion and lifestyle shopping platform, now in public beta.

Competition Tribunal signs off on Mr Price’s R3.3bn acquisition of Studio 88
Approves the deal with no conditions.

MRP's R3.3bn acquisition of Studio 88 chain approved this week by Competition Tribunal – Moneyweb

Young Durban designers conceptualise SA Commonwealth Games kit
The same young Durban designers who brought us the Team SA kit worn by our Olympians at the opening ceremony last year have been roped in...

MRP Sport re-enlists young designer team behind Team SA Tokyo Olympic kits for Commonwealth Games – BizCommunity

Amazon to launch a marketplace in South Africa | Ecommerce.co.za
According to Business Insider, Amazon is planning to launch a marketplace in South Africa. The publication cited leaked documents as the source of its information.

Amazon prepares to launch marketplace platform that would bring Prime membership to South Africa & Nigeria in April 2023 – BizCommunity

Ecommerce Live - An event for online retailers
An event for online retailers.

Ecommerce.co.za to host Sandton conference covering logistics, AI, funding and more in September – ecommerceLIVE

Superbalist | Careers
Superbalist | Careers

Superbalist.com is hiring buying managers, visual merchandisers, garment technologists and more – Superbalist.com

Truworths

Truworths is hiring designers, merchandise planners, a house model, a sample room team and more — Truworths

CIAFE to offer 2 new 6-month capacity building training programmes in fashion data science and fashion business consultancy; applications close today – CIAFE.org

The Next Wave – Just another WordPress site

Patta, Mamakashaka and Nike SHAPA Soweto partner for 2 day creative exchange to develop emerging talent in music, photography and fashion design; applications close tomorrow. UNKNWN PRJCTS will lead an upcycling workshop and share brand building insight. – The Next Wave

Global

Fashion Brands Need a Cultural Transformation, and Collabs Aren’t the Cure-All
Fashion and culture have an age-old relationship, but one that could probably benefit from an overhaul.

Why fashion's cultural transformation cannot depend on collaborations – WWD

Adidas is getting a leg up on Nike with new sustainable-fiber collection
Sportswear giants are navigating how to both forward sustainability and ensure performance innovation. Adidas is managing to do both and is now lifting the curtain on its strategy with Terrex partner Spinnova.

Adidas partners with Spinnova to make a dual bet on sustainability and performance innovation in textiles – Glossy

Zalando, Yoox Net-a-Porter & About You partner with Quantis to bring stocked brands climate tools

Sustainability consultancy Quantis announces new, free greenhouse emissions measuring tool for brands stocked by Zalando, Yoox Net-a-Porter & About You – Business of Fashion


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