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#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg up

UBU International aims to help local businesses boost their sales by leveraging a combination of mobile discovery, marketing, rewards and mobile payments...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Retail sector shakeout brings challenges and opportunities

Like most industries, the retail sector has had to transform radically, not only to survive the current situation, but also to ensure that it remains viable and sustainable into the future...

By Tasmika Ramlakan 26 Aug 2020

Franchising and the need for agility during a pandemic

The ability to quickly reconfigure strategy, structure, processes, people and technology toward value-creating and value-protecting opportunities is key to survival...

By Morne Cronje 17 Aug 2020

New partnership a boost to Absa's rewards programme

For Absa, the partnership adds depth to its Absa Rewards programme, offering the bank's customers access to the growing e-hailing and food delivery sectors. The partnership also marks the first time that Bolt has partnered with a bank rewards programme...

6 Aug 2020

Network International to acquire DPO in landmark pan-African payments deal

DPO Group will support the expansion of Network International's presence across Africa, one of the most under-penetrated and fast-growing payments markets in the world...

29 Jul 2020

FNB reports 30% y/y increase in e-commerce spend

Covid-19 lockdown regulations coupled with store closures have resulted in several consumers turning to online shopping for essential products and services...

28 Jul 2020

Covid-19 impact on consumption patterns in Africa's key markets

Prior to the pandemic, Africa was identified as one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world, with household consumption growing even faster than GDP...

23 Jul 2020

Pick n Pay enables cash deposits at tills

Customers can now make cash deposits directly into their own bank account at any Pick n Pay till point, anywhere in South Africa.

8 Jul 2020

Amazon debuts Smart Stores in India

A smart and contactless way for customers to discover products at local shops, make payments and earn rewards using Amazon Pay...

6 Jul 2020

SA's record e-commerce performance offers hope for battered economy

E-commerce is providing a ray of hope for the local economy with transactions hitting a record high in May and June...

30 Jun 2020

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 29 Jun 2020

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

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