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Is South Africa ready for B2B e-commerce? - Digital Planet
Is South Africa ready for B2B e-commerce?

E-commerce in South Africa is enjoying explosive growth, with the total internet shopping spend in 2014 estimated to be near the R6bn mark, increasing exponentially over the last decade from R688m in 2006. However e-commerce in South Africa is still in its infancy compared to the rest of the world, especially when it comes to B2B e-commerce.

By Neil Watson, Issued by Digital Planet 25 Feb 2015 09:14

We welcome the Facebook global team to Retail World Africa 2015 - Retail World
We welcome the Facebook global team to Retail World Africa 2015

We have just confirmed Nicolas Franchet, Head of Retail and E-commerce at Facebook, as a Keynote Speaker at Retail World Africa 2015.

Issued by Retail World 23 Feb 2015 11:53

Consumer protection - The future of mobile prize promotions - Mobile Marketing Association
Consumer protection - The future of mobile prize promotions

The below SMS comes from an infamous promotion that ran a few years ago and received negative publicity on a number of digital channels: "Happy New Year you have won an inflatable bed from [Brand X]. Call ---------- quote ref: 4867. Prizes excl P&P. T &C apply. Reply no 2b removed."

By Alan Haarhoff, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 20 Feb 2015 10:22

ACDOCOSA appoints Saul Rivkind as new National Customer Head - ACDOCOSA
ACDOCOSA appoints Saul Rivkind as new National Customer Head

Consumer, trade and shopper cohesion is paramount in driving return for both brands and retailers in the challenged CPG sector

Issued by ACDOCOSA 19 Feb 2015 12:59

World-class furniture and décor store Weylandts is hiring - Do you have what it takes?
World-class furniture and décor store Weylandts is hiring - Do you have what it takes?

Weylandts is a world-class furniture and décor store searching for truly unique sales consultants - individuals who have a keen eye for design, are self-motivated, and passionate about contemporary furniture and décor. Discover what it takes to join this ever-growing brand and see a glimpse of what they can offer.

Issued by Weylandts Home 16 Feb 2015 13:17

Fishwicks growing in Cape Town
Fishwicks growing in Cape Town

Over the past couple of years Fishwicks has been readily supplying retail marketing solutions to clients in Cape Town, with the likes of Pioneer Foods and Pick n Pay already managed locally.

Issued by BrandLife 2 Feb 2015 15:09

A new GL events Oasys - GL events Oasys
A new GL events Oasys

It's time for change

Issued by GL events Oasys 30 Jan 2015 12:23

Cape Town's Sea Point Promenade comes alive with Layar Augmented Reality - Digital Narrative
Cape Town's Sea Point Promenade comes alive with Layar Augmented Reality

Cape Town, The Design Capital of the World, is the creative hub of Southern Africa - a habitat for artists who channel their creativity into arts of all forms. With the use of Augmented Reality (AR) technology available today, artists can now enhance their creative works and transform any still image into a fully interactive experience.

Issued by Digital Narrative 28 Jan 2015 10:53

Field Office's new Catalogue App set to simplify sales even further - Field Office
Field Office's new Catalogue App set to simplify sales even further

Field Office has officially released an exciting new addition to their popular Sales Management App, Honeybee. The new catalogue plugin has improved the already simple ordering functionality even further!

Issued by Field Office 27 Jan 2015 11:48

Less is more: Ackermans saves watts and wins first prize - Ackermans
Less is more: Ackermans saves watts and wins first prize

Retail giant Ackermans, wins first prize in the Commercial Award category at 2014 Eskom eta Awards.

Issued by Ackermans 21 Jan 2015 12:54