wrlcicon Research needs in the retail industry The research needs of the Wholesale and retail sector in South Africa is presently being investigated . The results will serve as a guideline for future project research as well as research topics for M and D studies.Should you have any special research needs, please submit your request here click to view
Databases of retail researchFor CPUT staff and students, please use the library link to access on campus or off campus. For all other visitors, please consider using your university’s library access to access other databases SABINET NRF Nexus National ETD portal
wrlcicon Sector skill plan of the WRSETA The W&R seta plays a critical role in the development of skills in the Wholesale and Retail sector. The core and principal mandate of the Seta is to develop a credible and professional researched sector skills plan. Skills plans are updated annually. Further information on the W&R Seta can be obtained on the following website click to view pdf
Current research The Retail Leadership Chair has launched its first major research programme focusing on the research needs of the retail industry. The results will form the basis of the research programme to be launched within the next two months. click to view research results
wrlcicon Completed research Completed research reports will be available to members shortly read more
wrlcicon Publications Chair Publications. The retail Leadership Chair publishes research reports as well as articles in academic journals. These publications will be listed and can be accessed by members read more
wrlcicon Post graduate studies in retail One of the key functions of the Retail Leadership Chair is to develope a corps of highly qualified retail professionals. As a result the Chair is instrumental in the development of a capacity building programme which will benefit masters and doctoral students all over South Africa. The chair has set the following objectives in this regard… read more
wrlcicon Research by undergraduate students Training in research methodology during undergraduate programmes provide the basis for the development of future generations of researchers. Undergraduates are required to undertake research projects of a limited extent and present the results. Students are encouraged to publish their papers in in house publications. read more
wrlcicon Researchers Apart from in-house research conducted by the Chair and his staff, some of the larger research projects are conducted by contract researchers. Some of these contract researchers are retired academics . read more