Daniella Shapiro
Trendzilla alert: Tech builds tailor-made trust

Trendzilla alert: Tech builds tailor-made trust[Daniella Shapiro] The hyper-connected multiverse of tomorrow is today. Brands can get washed away, overwhelmed by the virtual trend wave, or they can surf the possibilities in this era of omni-channeling.

Posted 28 days ago | Like
Juanita Pienaar
DJI Ronin-S launches in SA

DJI Ronin-S. Image provided.
DJI Ronin-S. Image provided.
[Juanita Pienaar] Orms hosted a launch event, showcasing the latest in gimbal technology with the release of the DJI Ronin-S in SA. This new innovation is DJI's first single-handed stabiliser promising professional quality...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Andy Walker
Mastercard to announce new collaboration with Zapper

Image credit: Zapper
Image credit: Zapper
[Andy Walker] Zapper will soon be compatible with Mastercard's Masterpass payments system, after the companies on Monday announced a new possible collaboration...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Maroefah Smith
#ECMA2018: Adopt a humanistic approach to AI

#ECMA2018: Adopt a humanistic approach to AI
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[Maroefah Smith] Artificial intelligence doesn't have to induce a Hollywood sci-fi dystopian nightmare in which robots take over the world. It may instead offer an exciting opportunity to connect consumers to your brand...

Posted 6 months ago | Like (1)
Mpumi Nhlapo
How retailers can apply platform business thinking to magnetise customers

How retailers can apply platform business thinking to magnetise customers[Mpumi Nhlapo] Local retailers have an incredible opportunity to get a head-start on competition, by applying the science of digital platform thinking, to transform decades-old practices...

Posted 6 months ago | Like
Lindy Lee
What's holding SA retailers back from achieving the omnichannel vision?

What's holding SA retailers back from achieving the omnichannel vision?[Lindy Lee] Many South African retailers remain steadfast in their traditional business models, characterised by high-touch, 'bricks-and-mortar' engagements, as they try to create the best possible in-store experiences...

Posted 8 months ago | Like
Victor de Kock
Integrated payments - the new holy grail for retailers

Integrated payments - the new holy grail for retailers
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[Victor de Kock] Over the past 20 years, disruptive digital companies have upended consumers' expectations of the shopping and payments experience...

Posted 12 months ago | Like
Garth Meier
Big data divide: what traditional retailers can learn from e-commerce

Big data divide: what traditional retailers can learn from e-commerce[Garth Meier] The harsh reality is that local retailers are still very early on their journeys towards leveraging big data...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Hadlee Simons
Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency

Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency[Hadlee Simons] Ever wanted to eat fast food and invest in cryptocurrency at one place? No? What's wrong with you? Anyway, Burger King has announced the formation of a new cryptocurrency...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Lauren Hartzenberg
#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing

#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing[Lauren Hartzenberg] SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor has been named one of the top 50 most inspiring women in tech...

Posted 1 year ago | Like (1)
Lauren Hartzenberg
Hisense SA bumps up local product offering

Hisense SA bumps up local product offering[Lauren Hartzenberg] Hisense South Africa revealed an array of new products at an event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last week...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Mpumi Nhlapo
Cloud-based retail gets closer to the ground

Cloud-based retail gets closer to the ground
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[Mpumi Nhlapo] Once the darling of the US retail industry, Sears has become a poster-child of what happens when poor strategy meets brutal levels of digital disruption...

Posted 1 year ago | Like (1)
Lauren Hartzenberg
#eComConfex: Become digitally intelligent, or go home

#eComConfex: Become digitally intelligent, or go home[Lauren Hartzenberg] If your business does not have digital intelligence at its core by 2020 you may as well go home. This is according to James McCormick...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Bradley Elliott
Adding AI to retail boosts personalised offerings

Adding AI to retail boosts personalised offerings[Bradley Elliott] The retail space is changing drastically through the evolution of technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), which can offer retailers better control over stock flows and better customer service...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
Aisha Pandor sweeps up two titles at the PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards

Aisha Pandor sweeps up two titles at the PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards[Jessica Tennant] Aisha Pandor, co-founder and CEO of SweepSouth, swept up two titles at the 2016 PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards, where she was named both Best Female Tech/E-Commerce Entrepreneur and Best Black Tech/E-Commerce Entrepreneur...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
#InnovationMonth: Global CEO of Dermalogica shares past, present and shining future of innovation

#InnovationMonth: Global CEO of Dermalogica shares past, present and shining future of innovation[Jessica Tennant] Aurelian Lis, recently appointed global CEO of Dermalogica which was acquired by Unilever last year to form part of its Prestige personal care portfolio, is currently in South Africa to engage with various stakeholders and share the plans the company has for the brand...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Gary Allemann
It's not about quantity, it's about quality of data in retail

It's not about quantity, it's about quality of data in retail
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[Gary Allemann] Consumers share data across multiple channels when they research, review and purchase products online. This adds an additional layer to an already large, complex volume of data through which retailers have to trawl to in order to get the business insights they require...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Alison Embrey Medina
#DesignMonth: Humanising retail technology

Alison Embrey Medina[Alison Embrey Medina] With highly publicised warnings of the risks of venturing too far down the artificial intelligence trail from academic and business moguls like Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Bill Gates, the conversation of whether technology will eventually evolve beyond humanity's ability to control it can lead to quite the fascinating debate.

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Robbie Johnson
Top technologies for retail at a glance

Top technologies for retail at a glance
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[Robbie Johnson] Trends change on a daily basis and it's impossible to keep up. So where are we with the current landscape of technology and where are we headed?

Posted 2 years ago | Like