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The Covid-driven surge in online grocery shopping

E-commerce will permanently benefit from people wanting to, or being forced to, socially distance themselves. One of the sub-sectors in this space is online grocery shopping...

By Ross Jenvey 3 days ago

MTN transformation programme turns employees into store owners

Four MTN employees have become BBBEE owner-operators of 14 stores across Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal...

3 days ago

Creativity on the march across the retail landscape

Creativity is on the march across the retail landscape as sector players get to grips with shifting consumer values and influences in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

21 Sep 2020

#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 21 Sep 2020

Game reveals innovative new retail concept in Gauteng

The reimagined retail space now offers free Wi-Fi and a kids' play area, and incorporates innovations such as self-checkout counters and QR codes on products that link to Game's online store...

17 Sep 2020

How conversational commerce is shaping the future of business

While 'conversational commerce' is not a new concept, the phenomenon is gaining momentum, driving innovation and customer experience in an ever-changing e-commerce landscape...

By James Bayhack 14 Sep 2020

Walmart to trial drone deliveries of health and wellness products

Walmart is partnering with Zipline to launch a drone delivery operation in the U.S. Initially, the service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products...

14 Sep 2020

Beat the lockdown blues with some greens

Nutribullet has added two more products to its range - the Pro 1000 and the Blender Combo - which means everyone can find a NutriBullet to suit their lifestyle (and budget) - just push, twist and blend...

Issued by Luxster 9 Sep 2020

Fast-tracking the future of shopping malls

Is the long-imagined retail apocalypse on our doorstep? If you have entered a shopping mall recently, you might begin to think so...

By Lars Veul 8 Sep 2020

Location intelligence can help retailers thrive in an uncertain world

One thing the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us is that relying solely on insight driven by historical behaviour is no longer viable...

By Gary Allemann 4 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in Africa

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

31 Aug 2020

The FMCG main market - deploying technology in the new normal

Globally, the fast-moving consumer goods market had to quickly adjust to the challenges that came with conducting a business in a world of social distancing, hand sanitiser and masks...

By Andrew Dawson 28 Aug 2020

Send Clicks vouchers directly to the phone of someone in need

New digital gift vouchers from Clicks make it easier to send money for essential hygiene items, healthcare services and over-the-counter medicines to those who need it most...

28 Aug 2020

Adapting to changing digital customer behaviour

The time is right now for organisations to leverage changes in customer behaviour and preferences, and begin reassessing their digital strategy to realign misguided customer journeys...

By Viresh Hargovan 27 Aug 2020

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