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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
Emerging markets is the now and the future. 70% of the world's internet population is in emerging markets and the adspend is starting to move to these markets.
By Danette Breitenbach 18 Nov 2013 12:05
With 3D printing becoming a reality, DionWired will be one of the first South African retailers to bring it into the homes and offices of its customers from November this year.
15 Nov 2013 09:04
Karbonn Mobiles is now entering the Southern African market through Karbonn Mobiles Southern Africa, a newly established local company that intends to expand the availability of feature phones, smart phones and tablets.
12 Nov 2013 10:48
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
Kobo Inc, one of the world's fastest-growing eReading services offering four million eBooks, magazines and newspapers to millions of customers in 190 countries, is now available through 91 CNA stores in South Africa.
31 Oct 2013 10:40
The foodservice sector can now access rich, informative content and resources, latest industry-related news, views, trends and useful business tools from the McCain Foods (SA) Foodservice Division's new website.
29 Oct 2013 11:17
With news that the consumer confidence has hit a ten-year low, coupled with a slowdown in consumer spending, rising fuel and electricity and more fears around unemployment, the retail sector will be hard pressed to find ways to win customers come December.
By Ian Steyn 22 Oct 2013 10:05
Here are some well-known and visionary South African inventors and entrepreneurs, whose pioneering work has received international recognition, and contributed to many improvements in our world.
9 Oct 2013 06:44
Smart retailers are looking for ways to get more out of each hard won customer, as lacklustre retail statistics come under further pressure from ever-rising petrol prices, job cuts and diminishing consumer confidence.
By Ian Steyn 1 Oct 2013 10:55
With the rise in contactless payment systems, it is important to understand how the system works and the benefits for both cardholders and retailers in typical low-value transactions.
By Liam McDermott 27 Sep 2013 12:06
Mobile phones are now firmly part of the transaction landscape, according to mobile transaction enabler wiGroup, which has facilitated in-store phone transactions worth over R1-billion in 2013 - a 500% increase over 2012.
26 Sep 2013 11:33
Researchers at South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed the world's first digital laser.
18 Sep 2013 06:24
A partnership between MasterCard and Blue Label Telecoms will introduce the safety, security and convenience of electronic POS payments to SMMEs operating in rural and peri-urban areas in South Africa, boosting financial inclusion in under-served communities in South Africa.
4 Sep 2013 10:13
South Africa has a mobile penetration of roughly 118% - which means that 50 million people are wielding close to 59 million cell phones. Yet despite the implementation of RICA, mobile churn (where users buy and discard SIM cards) is still increasing.
By Jed Hewson 3 Sep 2013 17:05
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
Logitech has released its PowerShell controller that turns compatible devices into mobile gaming consoles and roughly doubles battery life. It provides console-style game controls and increasing game playtime on the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, or iPod touch (5th generation) running iOS 7.
21 Nov 2013 11:02
HELSINKI, FINLAND: In just five years Nokia fell from dominating the mobile phone industry to abandoning the handset business, a swift fall from grace with lessons for market leaders.
11 Nov 2013 09:43
It is the astute retailer who is putting the processes and enabling technology in place to turn usability into bottom-line benefits.
By Adriaan Mocke 6 Nov 2013 14:30
Because this festive season Business Positioning Systems is giving you above 5% CTR and a 12% acquisition rate!
Issued by Business Positioning Systems 5 Nov 2013 11:11
Regular and planned power outages are not uncommon in South Africa, and serve as a stark reminder that our depleting electricity supplies are being stretched to capacity.
By David Palmer-Stevens 4 Nov 2013 11:14
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
BT has announced the launch of a series of new services that promise to transform the quality of business conversations and greatly improve the way that people work together within and between large organisations.
18 Oct 2013 11:26
Two OpenRoom forums for Africa, RetailTech and FinanceTech, held in Cape Town last week underlined the importance of technology in Africa and the need for such networking events.
16 Oct 2013 09:45
NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Yunus Carrim has inaugurated the National Cyber Security Advisory Council (NCAC), reports Mail & Guardian.
By Rod Baker 16 Oct 2013 07:05
The rise in e-commerce and its associated challenges and opportunities is spurring the need for innovation in the way businesses and their supply chains need to operate, with the emergence of digitally empowered consumers.
By Kate Stubbs 10 Oct 2013 10:30
Huawei has announced the availability of the 10-inch Huawei MediaPad 10 Link HD quad-core tablet in South Africa. Running on Android 4.1, the Huawei MediaPad 10 Link provides an entertainment experience with its visual and audio features, power capabilities and stylish design.
4 Oct 2013 08:22
Communications Minister Yunus Carrim has called on the broadcast industry to work with government in speeding up the implementation of South Africa's digital migration.
30 Sep 2013 11:37
Nescafé has launched an easy-to-use capsule system, Dolce Gusto, offering coffee-shop quality beverages at a push of a button. With a wide variety of roast and ground coffees, as well as hot chocolate, users can now enjoy their coffee white, frothy, chocolate-y, black or even cold.
26 Sep 2013 12:11
Canon Europe has added four new full HD resolution network security cameras to its product range: the PTZ Minidome VB-S30D, PT Minidome VB-S31D, Fixed Minidome VB-S800D, and Fixed Box VB-S900F.
26 Sep 2013 08:50
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