SoLoMo: the glorious intersection of social, location and mobile that was going to superpower hyperlocal search and prove to be the holy grail, allowing retailers and other businesses to attract an army of smartphone-wielding customers. Pretty exciting stuff, especially during an economic downturn, right? In my opinion, quite the contrary.
By Vanessa Clark 23 Jan 2013 11:54
Microsoft has announced the opening of 21 web stores for apps and games across several African countries.
18 Dec 2012 12:19
Zimbabweans in South Africa can now enjoy reduced call rates to their country thanks to a new initiative by Econet Wireless and Econet Wireless South Africa.
By Marcus Mushonga 8 Nov 2012 12:33
State run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has reduced its advertising rates by 40%, in an apparent indication which confirms that the national broadcaster is feeling the heat of competition and struggling to attract advertisers.
By Justin Tamisai Makombe 30 Oct 2012 11:43
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has reportedly become the first cell phone operator to offer its customers a free service to recharge their cell phones.
By Tapiwa Gurajena 12 Sep 2012 12:17
The approval of the Wal-Mart/Massmart deal will go down as the highlight of the retail sector in 2011.
By Zeenat Moorad 6 Jan 2012 08:19
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011 09:36
As of early last month, the Newspaper Advertising Bureau (NAB) is the sales representative of Zimbabwean independent daily newspaper, The Daily News. The newspaper is back after being forcibly closed more than seven years ago by the Zimbabwean government.
7 Jun 2011 08:55
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011 11:00
Zimbabwe's retail and banking sectors lurched into an unprecedented crisis after banks struggled to deal with an implosion of zeros on the country's beleaguered currency, throwing the point of sale (POS) transaction system into a quandary.
By Dumisani Ndlela 7 Jul 2008 11:02
Zimbabwe is so short on consumer goods, the government can't even calculate inflation, the chief statistician said on Tuesday.
28 Nov 2007 09:48
Zimbabweans are switching to barter, payment in kind and the use of foreign currencies, such as neighbouring South Africa's rand, instead of the local dollar to survive hyperinflation and the accelerating economic meltdown.
26 Jun 2007 11:29
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