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How mobile technology is driving sales in physical retail stores
How mobile technology is driving sales in physical retail stores

Retail sector investment into mobile apps and platforms has been accelerated by the global pandemic...

By Leon Coetzer 2 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

Steinhoff to sell stake in Conforama France to Mobilux
Steinhoff to sell stake in Conforama France to Mobilux

Steinhoff has agreed to dispose of its shares in home furnishings retail chain Conforama France to Mobilux Sàrl...

2 days ago

GLOBAL

Customer experience will help retailers overcome the financial hit from coronavirus
Customer experience will help retailers overcome the financial hit from coronavirus

Retail was in trouble long before Covid-19 hit. The past five years saw daily reports of store closures and retailer bankruptcies. The growth of online commerce eroded many retailers' top-line revenues...

By Frederic Dimanche 6 Jul 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon India office, Bengaluru
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

SOUTH AFRICA

Dean Kowarski, CEO of Real Foods Group
Real Foods expands Kauai, launches Free Bird and acquires Uber Nutrition

Real Foods Group, which lists Kauai, Nü Health Food Café and other food brands in its portfolio, has diversified during lockdown...

1 Jul 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Diageo to open its first carbon-neutral distillery
Diageo to open its first carbon-neutral distillery

Diageo is building its first carbon-neutral distillery in the United States. The $130m distillery, which will produce Bulleit bourbon, is currently under construction...

30 Jun 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Credit: KKW Beauty via Instagram
Kim Kardashian West sells stake in beauty brand to Coty for $200m

Global cosmetics company Coty Inc. will acquire a 20% ownership interest in Kim Kardashian West's beauty business KKW Beauty for $200m.

30 Jun 2020

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