Completed research

Completed Research Reports

Project 2013/01 : Priority research needs in the Wholesale and Retail sector. – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/02: Informal and SMME Retailers in South Africa – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/03: Retail’s Contribution and Strategies for Job Creation and Retention – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/04: E-Business Developments and Skills Requirements in the Retail Sector – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/05: Expansion of South African Retailer’s activities into Africa – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/06: Strategic alignment of the South African Wholesale & Retail Business Sector with the National Development Plan: Vision 2030 – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/07: Interventions to achieve employment equity objectives in the Wholesale & Retail Sector – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/08/A: A model for Assessment Centres for the W&RSETA as AQP for related QCTO national occupational qualifications – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/08/B: Development of W&RSETA management system and procedures for AQP for QCTO retail qualifications – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/08/A and B: Addenda to reports 2014/08/A and 2014/08/B – Click here to access the report.

Project 2014/09: The nature of existing and emerging cooperatives in the wholesale and retail sector – Click here to access the report.

Project 2015/11: South African retail sector and the BRICS trading block – Click here to access the report.

Project 2015/12: Transformation: Evaluation of the role of the W&RSETA in the last 10 years and the way forward – Click here to access the report.

Project 2015/13: E-Retail in South Africa and the Impact on Skills Development in the South African Retail Sector – Click here to access the report.

Project 2015/14: Financing for SMME start-ups, and expansion for established SMME’s, in the Retail Sector – Click here to access the report.

Project 2015/15: A model to operate and use a retail store for workplace experience and research – Click here to access the report.

Project 2015/15: A model to operate and use a retail store for workplace experience and research – Annexures – Click here to access the annexures

Project 2015/16: Towards Effective Work-Integrated Learning in the South African Retail SMME Sector – Click here to access the report.

Project 2015/17: Brand orientation of South African retailers and it’s impact on business success – Click here to access the report.

Project 2015/18: The unique role of the survivalist retail entrepreneur in job creation and poverty reduction – Click here to access the report.

Project 2016/19: Socio-economic developmental strategies as retail performance indicators: A balanced scorecard approach – Click here to access the report.

Project 2016/21: Cooperative relationships: a channel for sustainable women owned informal retail businesses in Khayelitsha – Click here to access the report.

Project 2016/22: Evaluation of the shortage of retail management skills &  employment equity strategies with regard to attracting women for permanent careers, especially in rural areas – Click here to access the report.

Project 2016/23: An e-learning strategy for the W&R Sector:  A framework for collaboration and implementation within the South African Retail Sector – Click here to access the report