Gareth Pearson
Taking entrepreneurship up a notch

Taking entrepreneurship up a notch[Gareth Pearson] World Entrepreneurship Day takes place tomorrow, 21 August 2014, and is a time for South Africans to review how we facilitate, nurture and encourage entrepreneurship.

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Ian Steyn
Integrate POS services at tills

Ian Steyn[Ian Steyn] The use of multiple terminals at till points leads to inefficiency, lack of productivity and affects retailer profits. Wasted cashier time and longer queues are just the start of the challenges, for multiple standalone terminals puts retailers at much greater risk of mistakes and fraud. The solution is integrating all those services into the point of sale.

Posted 5 years ago | Like (3)
Petros Kondos
Bluetooth marketing three years on

Petros Kondos[Petros Kondos] Late 2005 saw the first malls in South Africa go live with Bluetooth as location-based marketing communication medium. The idea is to use Bluetooth to communicate relevant retail and mall communications to accepting customers' cellphones.

Posted 10 years ago | Like
Issa Sikiti da Silva
Interactive touch screen kiosks: what lies beneath

Interactive touch screen kiosks: what lies beneath[Issa Sikiti da Silva] Using an interactive touch screen kiosk can be a fast, helpful, integrated and informative experience, Frank Nunan of the Kiosk Shop, told delegates currently attending the JusTTouchIT two-day conference in Midrand, Johannesburg.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Issa Sikiti da Silva
Emphasising interactive kiosks' role in retail sector

Issa Sikiti da Silva[Issa Sikiti da Silva] There are just over 1000 interactive kiosks in South Africa's retail sector, compared to between 50 000 and 100 000 in the US where they were introduced some 15-20 years ago, it was revealed last week. Therefore, a conference aimed at emphasising the vital role of interactive kiosks is due to take place in Johannesburg this year.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Howard Badler
Service in a recession

Howard Badler[Howard Badler] The buzzword in the world these days seems to be “recession”. How will your company stay afloat during these challenging times, especially when research has shown that it costs up to five times more to get a new customer than retaining your existing customer?

Posted 9 years ago | Like
ActivRetail
Riding ad rights at OR Tambo

ActivRetail[ActivRetail] Indiza Media, a subsidiary of Primedia Outdoor, has secured the advertising rights for OR Tambo International Airport's (ORTIA) airport busses for five years.

Posted 9 years ago | Like
ActivRetail
Branding 'history' on Bloed Street

ActivRetail[ActivRetail] ComutaNet is said to be the first media owner in South Africa to brand a fully integrated shopping mall and taxi rank, doing so on behalf of leading mobile operator Cell C.

Posted 9 years ago | Like
ActivRetail
Treinen to tell of Target's appeal

ActivRetail[ActivRetail] Betsy Treinen, the Director of Strategy and Client Services at Catalyst Studios, has confirmed her attendance as a guest speaker at the Retail Advertising Conference, RAC Lite, next week. Her eight-year hold of the Target brand relationship saw the bulls eye soar from being barely-on-the-map, to one of the most recognisable icons in the United States.

Posted 10 years ago | Like