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Valentine's spend: South Africans splash out on romantic experiences

South Africa's 'love economy' continues to grow, with Valentine's Day spend up 11%...

14 Feb 2020

SA's 2Engage plans for further growth in Africa and abroad

South African fintech and customer engagement business, 2Engage, is pursuing international growth opportunities...

12 Feb 2020

Why retail SMEs need the right financial backing to remain innovative and adaptable

The new year brings with it several challenges for small business owners. A decrease in sales and the country's depressed economy may force several SMEs to close down...

12 Feb 2020

South Africa's debt picture is cause for Janu-worry

As we go through the traditional Janu-worry season, fretting about how to pay off our December bills, let's take a step back and look at the big picture...

By Compiled by FICO Head of C&R Bruce Curry and C&R experts at FICO, Issued by Britespark Communications 11 Feb 2020

RCS acquires Edcon's in-store debtors' book

The Competition Tribunal has approved the takeover of the Edcon Store Card debtors book by consumer finance business RCS...

5 Feb 2020

Innervation acquires loyalty business from Tritech Media

Innervation Pan African Payment Solutions has acquired African loyalty business, The Loyalty Box, from Tritech Media for an undisclosed amount...

4 Feb 2020

Understanding the evolving payments landscape

Digital and mobile technology is continually evolving and advancing, creating new ways to pay; from mobile wallets to peer-to-peer to digital currency, the modern payments landscape has evolved past simply cards and cash...

By Bevan Smith 4 Feb 2020

$50m Standard Bank funding to boost CCBA Ethiopia expansion

Standard Bank has arranged and structured $50m in financing facilities for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa to support its expansion strategy in Ethiopia over the next five years...

29 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible

In order to stay in business, one needs to stay abreast with technology and remain up to date with the latest innovations...

By Odette van der Haar 24 Jan 2020

The future of payments in SA and Africa will be based on pragmatism

African merchants should support payment methods that suit their customers, rather than following global trends just for the sake of it...

By Peter Harvey 21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Disrupting legacy African payments - going digital

A country's payments system is probably not the first thing we think of when we think about the challenge of economic development. But payments are key to the bottom-up economic growth urgently needed...

By Murray Gardiner 17 Jan 2020

Shoprite loses appeal, guilty of reckless credit lending

Shoprite Investments Limited has lost its appeal against the National Consumer Tribunal's ruling that it recklessly granted credit. The retail giant's appeal was dismissed with costs by the Pretoria High Court on 18 December 2019.

15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA's year for digital payments?

Could 2020 be the year in which South Africans finally dethrone cash as king and trust in the ease of electronic payments in the local payments market?

By Rutendo Hlatshwayo 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand

Africa's consumer landscape is fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of a diverse base of consumers...

By Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020

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