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Cheaper tablets rule SA market
Cheaper tablets rule SA market

CAPE TOWN: Cheaper priced tablets are driving growth for this segment in South Africa, a report says. According to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC), tablets recorded 56% growth...

By Duncan Alfreds 24 Aug 2015 13:21

SA companies benefitting from voice technology
SA companies benefitting from voice technology

Voice technology is rapidly being adopted throughout South African warehousing and distribution environments to help organisations drive efficiencies and productivity across their supply chains...

24 Aug 2015 10:50



Voice technology adoption in SA supply chain companies
Voice technology adoption in SA supply chain companies

To help organisations drive efficiencies and productivity across their supply chains, voice technology is rapidly being adopted throughout South African...

21 Aug 2015 10:56

Knowledge Facory launches Matchmaker
Knowledge Facory launches Matchmaker

Through advanced insights and analytics capabilities, brands are now able to tell how many and which people are seriously committed to them and also understand those who aren't...

20 Aug 2015 15:05

MTN: Following shoppers online
MTN: Following shoppers online

MTN expects its e-commerce operations to break even in 2018. Growth is expected to be spurred by the growth in data usage and the adoption of smart devices. The group could also make acquisitions to bolster its electronic sales platforms...

17 Aug 2015 12:00

SA Florist revealed the deal behind the deal at Tech4Africa
SA Florist revealed the deal behind the deal at Tech4Africa

Tech4Africa is about disruption, upsetting trends and breaking the rules. Above all, it's about content that gets people talking and talking they did...

14 Aug 2015 07:05

Amazon announces new office in Joburg
Amazon announces new office in Joburg

NEWSWATCH: Amazon has announced the opening of an Amazon Web Services (AWS) office in Johannesburg, joining the Amazon Development Centre in Cape Town, which has been in operation since 2004...

13 Aug 2015 16:00

Green Cell Technologies puts the bite into chillies
Green Cell Technologies puts the bite into chillies

Using its Disruptor technology in a unique food processing manner, Biotechnology Company Green Cell Technologies has formulated a natural non-fermented and raw chilli sauce that avoids the need to ferment the chillies in brine over long periods...

13 Aug 2015 10:20

Smart WiFi platform launched
Smart WiFi platform launched

BestWiFi has launched its cutting-edge Smart WiFi platform, developed with UK industry leaders, Purple WiFi. The solution offers a feature rich...

13 Aug 2015 07:05

The new JDA, with love
The new JDA, with love

Retail is undergoing a period of unprecedented change as it transforms to an omnichannel business that serves the needs of the modern shopper, who is taking greater control in shaping retailers' investment priorities than ever before...

By Jessica Taylor 11 Aug 2015 09:15

Pricecheck aims to bring feet through shop doors, via the internet - PriceCheck
Pricecheck aims to bring feet through shop doors, via the internet

With a strong focus on helping merchants get more shoppers through their doors, PriceCheck's digitising of real-world catalogues is set to change the South African retail landscape...

Issued by PriceCheck 31 Jul 2015 09:18

Amazon wants air space for delivery drones
Amazon wants air space for delivery drones

SAN FRANCISCO - Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers...

30 Jul 2015 12:00

[CEM Africa Summit] CEM for the tech-enabled African future
[CEM Africa Summit] CEM for the tech-enabled African future

You need to keep an eye on future trends from the rest of the world to better manage your business' current customer experience. Some of these trends were shared in the Customer Experience Management Africa plenary session...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2015 06:00

Hyper-connected world fuelling a retail revolution
Hyper-connected world fuelling a retail revolution

With predictions that by 2020 there will be 26 billion connected devices, according to Gartner, an almost 30-fold increase from 2009 when there were...

By Quinton Pienaar 24 Jul 2015 09:16

Mobile fraud: it's on the rise and what you can do about it
Mobile fraud: it's on the rise and what you can do about it

Think that you are safe? Believe that your mobile device is secure and your transactions completely protected? You'd be wrong...

By Chad Fichardt 23 Jul 2015 08:37

Nedbank rolls out SA's first big data service
Nedbank rolls out SA's first big data service

Nedbank yesterday became the first bank in SA to offer a data analytics tool, Market Edge, that records customers' shopping behaviour...

16 Jul 2015 13:25

Google adding 'buy' buttons to mobile search ads
Google adding 'buy' buttons to mobile search ads

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is looking to make it easier for people to shop while using its website, launching a trial run of a feature allowing smartphone users make online purchases from their search results...

16 Jul 2015 13:00

Improved productivity, secured traceability - Pyrotec
Improved productivity, secured traceability

Two new products from Markem-Imaje not only help customers to improve their total cost of ownership but also increase productivity and secure traceability from the factory floor to customers' doors...

Issued by Pyrotec 16 Jul 2015 10:56

Smart retail spaces make smart business sense
Smart retail spaces make smart business sense

Intelligent technologies have become increasingly common, both within the business and consumer space. Utilising such 'smart' technologies results in...

By Paul Divall 16 Jul 2015 08:53

Avanti partnership to provide high-speed satellite broadband to SMEs
Avanti partnership to provide high-speed satellite broadband to SMEs

Provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Avanti Communications, has signed a new contract with South Africa's business chamber...

15 Jul 2015 08:07

UCS Solutions receives Mimecast's Technical Partner of the Year award
UCS Solutions receives Mimecast's Technical Partner of the Year award

The level of commitment and service from UCS Solutions to Mimecast was recently acknowledged in the second Mimecast Partner Awards, at which UCS Solutions received the Technical Partner of the Year award...

13 Jul 2015 11:25

Argility announces Relex partnership
Argility announces Relex partnership

Argility has announced a strategic partnership with Relex Solutions in order to provide powerful supply chain management solutions designed to drive down costs and eliminate wastage...

9 Jul 2015 11:30

Loyalty schemes are vital in the age of big data, research finds
Loyalty schemes are vital in the age of big data, research finds

New research from GI Insight shows that gaining customer insight through loyalty schemes is a powerful way of building stronger buyer relationships and that the vast majority of consumers see real value in these programmes...

7 Jul 2015 11:15

Is your Smartphone the real deal?
Is your Smartphone the real deal?

Counterfeit goods have increasingly become a problem in South Africa. Not only is the clothing industry suffering under the scourge of counterfeit goods but the...

3 Jul 2015 07:56

Orange retail store opens in Cape Town
Orange retail store opens in Cape Town

Because of the excellent reception of the Orange Online Store, which was launched in South Africa last year, Orange is to open its first physical retail store in the country, situated in Claremont, Cape Town on Friday, 26 June 2015...

29 Jun 2015 11:50

E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education
E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education

E-Tech Africa - a technology focused conference - and the first event of its kind in South Africa, takes place on 1 and 2 July at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

25 Jun 2015 14:27

Augmented reality: the key to a new digital future
Augmented reality: the key to a new digital future

The concept of Augmented Reality (AR) has existed for many years now and commentators have remained rigidly skeptical about whether it will truly materialise in our everyday lives....

By Saurabh Kumar 25 Jun 2015 07:48

Game changer: how will wearable tech affect visitor experience at sports events?
Game changer: how will wearable tech affect visitor experience at sports events?

Here's a slightly surprising walkthrough of how wearable technology can change your experience at that next football game or that next cricket match...

25 Jun 2015 07:45

Digital transformation: the new battleground for attracting and retaining customers
Digital transformation: the new battleground for attracting and retaining customers

You only get one chance to make a first impression... or, so the saying goes. In the modern business world, the saying couldn't be more apt...

By Shaun Dicker 24 Jun 2015 07:50

eBay sells back stake in Craigslist, ending dispute
eBay sells back stake in Craigslist, ending dispute

NEW YORK: US e-commerce giant eBay said Friday it has sold its stake in Craigslist back to the online classified listings group, ending a legal dispute between them...

22 Jun 2015 08:10

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