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LG joins Hedera Governing Council

LG Electronics has joined Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, as a governing council member, alongside companies including Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, Google and IBM.

3 days ago

DHL confirms strategic investment in UK-based Link Commerce

DHL Express has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its DHL Africa eShop platform...

28 May 2020

How smart vending machines fit in with the digital era

For as long as they have been around, vending machines have been one of the greatest and most innovative inventions there is...

Issued by Lebrau Press 28 May 2020

Digital strategies key for retail to survive a shifting consumer landscape

The world is in unchartered territory and as many businesses face the harsh reality of lockdown, we are beginning to accept that jobs will be lost, orders will be cancelled...

By Jan Bouwer 28 May 2020

New South African app shares info on the safest times to shop

Lightstone and Tracker have collaborated on a new app that provides consumers with up-to-date information on vehicle attendance at shopping destinations they choose to visit...

27 May 2020

Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour...

27 May 2020

Apollo Brands revamps Under Armour retail offering during lockdown

New retail services include virtual store walk-throughs and a corporate service that involves bringing a mobile Under Armour store to your office...

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

3 factors impacting online shopping in SA, and how to address them during lockdown

SA might never be able to 'go back to normal', especially in terms of retail which currently contributes 15% of South Africa's GDP...

By Semona Pillay 22 May 2020

Smart helmet capable of mass temperature screening comes to SA

A smart helmet that can scan the temperatures of up to 200 people every minute is now available in South Africa...

21 May 2020

Mid-Sized Independent Retailers Group formed to save the 'missing middle'

More than 50 South African retailers have banded together to form the Mid-Sized Independent Retailers (MIR) Group...

21 May 2020

Using beauty as a vehicle for economic inclusion

The Covid-19 lockdown has stalled South Africa's dynamic beauty services industry. Due to the high-touch nature of the job, it may be a while until beauty practitioners are able to safely resume trade...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 May 2020

How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industry

The Covid-19 crisis has hit the luxury and fashion industry hard. According to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, sales in these two sectors could drop by 25% to 30%...

By Isabelle Chaboud 20 May 2020

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