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Key ingredients for a successful partnership between retailers and software developers

The online retail industry is experiencing an unprecedented boom, with indications that in South Africa the sector was worth R30 billion ($2...

South Africa’s online retail jumps to over $2 billion

New research findings have revealed that in just two years, online retail in South Africa has more than doubled to over $2...

4 Ways digital experience platforms empower manufacturers to become retailers

The past year or so has been incredibly challenging for manufacturers. Not only did the initial lockdowns in South Africa and around...

How AI steps in to save COVID-affected retailers

Eskom's load shedding, alongside an enduring pandemic, have proven a devastating combination, repeatedly destroying historical data and demanding an artificial intelligence solution to...

Huawei Pay rolls out in South Africa this week

Huawei in partnership with Zapper is set to launch Huawei Pay, a mobile payment service in South Africa on 3 December 2020.

PayFast launches eCommerce Performance Index

Online payment gateway, PayFast, has launched its first ever eCommerce Performance Index – the PEP Index, to better understand the boom in...

The future of retail – how location intelligence can help retailers survive

One thing the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us is that relying solely on insight driven by historical behaviour is no longer viable....

Reinventing retail for a digital world

The retail environment has come under increasing pressure given both the challenging economic environment and increasingly sophisticated customers who are looking for...

Could agile data infrastructures save the retail sector?

Retailers have been hit hard by the current crisis. IT teams supporting struggling businesses now need to switch to maintaining critical infrastructures...

How mobile tech is driving strong retail sales

There can be no doubt that the next era of retail success will be defined by the friction-free, or ultra-convenient, shopping experience....

Pick n Pay transforms Smart Shopper discounts

Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper will from this July automatically load personalised discounts directly onto a customer’s loyalty card – a move...

Real-time analytics in retail – it’s now or never

In the digital age, data is a currency all on its own. The retail sector has lagged in leveraging the value of...

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