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Warehouse 2020: adapting to e-commerce growth

Warehouses are changing at an unprecedented rate due to the growth in e-commerce. While there's a need to do more, more quickly, there remains a drive to cut costs in the warehouse. How are warehouses responding?

3 days ago

Google smartphone expected at 4 Oct. event

Google late Monday sent out invitations to an event on 4 October, hinting that the internet titan will show off a new smartphone...

21 Sep 2016

Wazupa presents business opportunity for home chefs

Wazupa is a new app that connects 'home chefs' to 'grazers' and creates a convenient location-based marketplace where you can collect your meal, or have it delivered for a fee...

19 Sep 2016

Consumers ditch brand loyalty, the need to impress in favour of value for money, functionality

Instead of gaining insight into consumer sentiment via door-to-door visits, lengthy paper surveys and tedious questionnaires, thanks to the digital era, it's now as simple as analysing what consumers are searching for online...

16 Sep 2016

Wearable tech market cools, as consumers step back

Wearable tech, which was seeing sizzling sales growth a year ago, is cooling this year amid consumer hesitation over new devices...

16 Sep 2016

Spree develops app-first mobile shopping experience

Understanding that the future of online shopping lies in mobile devices, and seeing a constant increase in the contribution of mobile traffic to total traffic, Spree recently implemented a mobile app-first approach to improve the overall mobile user experience...

15 Sep 2016

Cafféluxe to launch Platinum Collection in collaboration with SA Fashion Week

SA Fashion Week (SAFW) has announced that SAFW visitors will be the first to sample the Cafféluxe Platinum Collection, a range of premium Nespresso® compatable aluminium capsules...

13 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Global CEO of Dermalogica shares past, present and shining future of innovation

Aurelian Lis, recently appointed global CEO of Dermalogica which was acquired by Unilever last year to form part of its Prestige personal care portfolio, is currently in South Africa to engage with various stakeholders and share the plans the company has for the brand...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Sep 2016

South African retailers can leapfrog advanced omni-channel retailing

Speaking in Stellenbosch this week, Lee Gill, JDA Group VP Retail for retail strategy globally, said South Africa's traditional retailers had to face the fact that change was coming and that they had little time left in which to change from traditional models to next generation 'me-commerce' models...

9 Sep 2016

Apple eliminates headphone jacks in new waterproof iPhones

Apple is out to make a splash with new waterproof iPhones and a smartphone game starring Nintendo's beloved "Mario", but it has raised eyebrows by eliminating headphone jacks in a push for wireless...

8 Sep 2016

Customer experience and ratings - a two-way street

Customer experience management has traditionally been about customers being able to rate a business based on their interaction...

By Bruce von Maltitz 8 Sep 2016

Apple debuts iPhone 7 amid investor concern

Apple rolled out updated products and new features on Wednesday that mostly relied on an old strategy. The most valuable technology company...

By Alex Webb and Mark Gurman 8 Sep 2016

New game encourages shoppers to experience online sale at TFG stores

To encourage shoppers to take part in the TFG (The Foschini Group) Shop Hop - an exclusive online super sale day taking place on Friday 9 September, it has developed Super Stan, a fun interactive online 8bit game...

7 Sep 2016

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