Operational demands to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all shoppers need to increases as the higher foot traffic heralds the return of the festive season. Security is paramount and being prepared for extreme situations is part of mall planning.
By Amanda Stops 26 Nov 2013 09:09
While Web self-service, e-commerce and self-service kiosks are experiencing runaway growth in South Africa, the need for the human touch is still apparent in most industries.
By Kevin Meltzer 19 Nov 2013 11:36
Interpark, a member of Excellerate Property Services, has committed to an investment of R10 million in new parking management technology and infrastructure, including the latest 'centralised' technology, which can help reduce operating costs for landlords.
18 Nov 2013 13:10
Restaurant search service, Zomato, has raised US$37 million from Sequoia Capital and Info Edge and has expanded its services in South Africa with the launch of a section for Durban.
11 Nov 2013 09:03
Economic turmoil in traditional markets, technological advances and shifting consumer needs are combining to reshape the retail landscape. There are a number of growth opportunities in new emerging markets, but these markets often bring a different set of challenges to the modern retailer.
11 Nov 2013 08:21
Transaction reconciliation can be used both as a strategic advantage and as business critical safety net, as more retailers implement Value Added Services (VAS) to enhance the customer experience, to generate incremental revenue and to gain a competitive advantage.
By Ian Steyn 8 Nov 2013 11:41
iGlass, a creative template that turns a standard storefront window into a touchscreen where consumers can buy products, get quotes, browse catalogues or brochures and view and be alerted to product information.
23 Nov 2013 10:18
Incentives for foreign companies setting up call centres and other business processing operations in SA have been so successful that they will be extended and increased, says Yusuf Timol, economic minister in the South African High Commission in London.
By Paul Vecchiatto 22 Nov 2013 11:09
Caxton and NAB have launched a new online product entitled Dealfinder, allowing consumers to shop for deals by area, retailers, category or brand name.
15 Nov 2013 10:50
The fourteen finalists in the South African Breweries (SAB) youth entrepreneurship development programme, SAB KickStart, have created 68 jobs during 2013.
12 Nov 2013 08:22
Fashion retailing conglomerate Pepkor - which owns the sprawling Pep Stores and Ackermans chains - has changed to a less risky approach for its microlending business.
11 Nov 2013 14:29
The official launch of the 2014 Platter's South African Wine Guide indicates that this is a banner year for South African wines, with the guide choosing 80 5-star wines, up from 62 in the 2013 edition. The guide (retailing at R169.95) will be available in the second half of November, in time for the festive season and the online version is available now on the website.
11 Nov 2013 08:25
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Issued by Business Positioning Systems 5 Nov 2013 11:11
SharpTalk by Virgin Mobile SA, launched yesterday 31 October 2013, will bring smartphone brands to previously underserviced markets, through collaboration with Ellerine Holdings (EHL).
1 Nov 2013 11:43
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