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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

Twitter moves to put 'products and places' in feeds
Twitter moves to put 'products and places' in feeds

WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter said Friday it was testing a new way to use the messaging platform for shopping by promoting "products and places" in its feeds, as it looks to boost revenues.

22 Jun 2015 08:06

Research finds that smartphone users want apps, not help desks
Research finds that smartphone users want apps, not help desks

A comprehensive study of smartphone users has found that consumers prefer to avoid dealing with service provider help desks, and that there is growing evidence of a preference for...

19 Jun 2015 10:30

[WWDC 2015] SA gets Apple Music service early
[WWDC 2015] SA gets Apple Music service early

Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference in San Francisco this week was notable for a dizzying range of tweaks and fixes for existing products. As a result, many commentators dismissed the event as "Apple playing catch-up"...

By Arthur Goldstuck 15 Jun 2015 07:00

Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things
Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things

The spread of technology is an interesting phenomenon. In some instances, it is only available to the wealthiest people or the largest businesses...

By Yannick Decaux 15 Jun 2015 06:05

Retail giant makes IT a Remedy Force of habit
Retail giant makes IT a Remedy Force of habit

After identifying the need for a new IT Service Management tool to assist in better managing IT processes and services, local retail giant...

11 Jun 2015 06:05

Beacon technology provider Beamo launches in SA - Digicape
Beacon technology provider Beamo launches in SA

Location-based beacon technology provider Beamo has launched in South Africa. Beacons provide contextually relevant information that's personal and high-touch at just the right time to a mobile device...

Issued by Digicape 5 Jun 2015 08:43

Hisense strengthens South African investment with new offices
Hisense strengthens South African investment with new offices

Hisense announced that the company has invested in property in the Western Cape for their local headquarters...

5 Jun 2015 07:15

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 134: Oculus VR with Hero Film and Wonderland Creative
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 134: Oculus VR with Hero Film and Wonderland Creative

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 4 June 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Graeme Lipschitz and Brendan Stein...

3 Jun 2015 11:23

Business impact of the Internet of Things
Business impact of the Internet of Things

Machine-to-Machine is about the ability to remotely collect data from devices and use this data in real-time to make more informed business decisions...

By Manfred Kube 1 Jun 2015 11:13

A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation
A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation

Organisations in every sector and every country are currently grappling with the concepts of 'digitalisation' and 'digital transformation'...

By Lionel Moyal 27 May 2015 08:35

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