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PayGate Plus merchants get instant access to online credit payments with Mobicred

As shoppers continue to embrace e-commerce, payment specialist, DPO South Africa, has announced the addition of a digital credit payment option, Mobicred, to its PayGate Plus fully managed payment solution...

Issued by DPO South Africa 3 days ago

Stokvels determined to weather Covid-19 storm

While most South African's are feeling the pressures from the Covid-19 pandemic, it seems like the stokvel market segment is dancing to a different tune...

Issued by BSK Marketing 26 Jun 2020

Money makes the world go round: Understanding financial behaviour in South Africa

As South Africa, along with the rest of the world, strives to jump-start the economy after its unprecedented hiatus, Borderless Access shares the financial and banking behaviour of our citizens...

Issued by Borderless Access 24 Jun 2020

Is a cashless informal market possible?

The desire for cashless transactions - driven by the ongoing fear of Covid-19 infection - is as prevalent in the informal sector as anywhere else. What is needed is a way to make these a reality...

By Craig Duggan 19 Jun 2020

Value of printed advertising inserts to drive retail sales reaffirmed

The value of printed advertising inserts to drive retail sales has been reaffirmed, just as consumers are again able to shop for (almost) anything...

15 Jun 2020

Payments innovation in the face of adversity

The more extreme the situation, the more likely it is to fast-track new developments, says Craig Duggan...

12 Jun 2020

SA's retail credit market and the impact of Covid-19

The credit industry is affected by the decrease in retail activity which in future could see access for consumers to traditional banking and finance-related products being impacted...

By Jaco van Jaarsveldt 11 Jun 2020

Mastercard partners with Netcash on QR code billing service

Consumers will be able to pay for services from thousands of small businesses, schools and non-profit organisations by scanning a QR code with their mobile phone...

9 Jun 2020

Kawena ensures a better life for Zimbabweans with OK Zimbabwe

During the current Covid-19 crisis when many Zimbabweans are struggling to obtain basic food items and essential goods, Kawena Exchange in partnership with OK Zimbabwe Limited took the lead to help these customers...

Issued by Kawena 5 Jun 2020

Standard Bank partners with Sefa to assist spaza shops

Standard Bank has partnered with the Small Enterprise Finance Agency to help spaza shops purchase stock through government funding...

4 Jun 2020

FNB cardholders spent over R4bn in 3 days preceding lockdown

FNB reports a slight boost in card spend since the start of Level 4 lockdown. Despite the increase in consumer spending, activity is still averaging significantly lower compared to pre-lockdown levels...

28 May 2020

6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods

6DOT50 is stepping in with a new way to pay for essential goods, as Covid-19 takes its toll on the South African economy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 May 2020

Covid-19 a shot in the arm for e-commerce

Online retail may account for under 2% of total retail sales in South Africa, but the Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging consumers to switch to digital shopping and payment alternatives...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2020

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