Rosebank Mall has, for the most part, been eerily quiet since the pandemic and resultant lockdowns shuttered stores and kept shoppers at home. But there’s a fresh buzz emanating from the third level of the Joburg mall — Soko District, a space for small, upscale brands, is enticing shoppers and unleashing much-needed energy in the centre.

Soko is Swahili for "market" and that’s what this is — in an indoor-market-meets-department-store-meets-emporium kind of way. Only, it’s more fluid, edgy and creative...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now