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SOUTH AFRICA

Why AI could boost South Africa's battered retail sector
Why AI could boost South Africa's battered retail sector

By not considering the benefits of AI, South African retailers risk leaving money on the table...

By Vian Chinner 9 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

5 ways to ensure a more profitable future in retail
5 ways to ensure a more profitable future in retail

It's clear that the retail landscape is in a state of major transformation. Thanks to disruptive technologies and changing consumer behaviour, traditional retailers are under increasing pressure...

By Pieter Engelbrecht 21 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Retail technology - changing buying and delivery methods
Retail technology - changing buying and delivery methods

Insights into the technologies that retailers are investing in, and where retail is headed as these technologies take effect...

By Jacqueline van Eeden 8 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Trendzilla alert: Tech builds tailor-made trust
Trendzilla alert: Tech builds tailor-made trust

The hyper-connected multiverse of tomorrow is today. Brands can get washed away, overwhelmed by the virtual trend wave, or they can surf the possibilities in this era of omni-channeling.

By Daniella Shapiro 27 Aug 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

DJI Ronin-S. Image provided.
DJI Ronin-S launches in SA

Orms hosted a launch event, showcasing the latest in gimbal technology with the release of the DJI Ronin-S in SA. This new innovation is DJI's first single-handed stabiliser promising professional quality...

By Juanita Pienaar 11 Jul 2018

KENYA

Kenyan startup Tanda launches inventory-management solution
Kenyan startup Tanda launches inventory-management solution

Kenyan startup Tanda, which makes it easier to run a shop by allowing shop owners to order and manage their inventory, has formally launched after a four-month pilot...

By Tom Jackson 6 Jun 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

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Mastercard to announce new collaboration with Zapper

Zapper will soon be compatible with Mastercard's Masterpass payments system, after the companies on Monday announced a new possible collaboration...

By Andy Walker 14 May 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

How retailers can apply platform business thinking to magnetise customers
How retailers can apply platform business thinking to magnetise customers

Local retailers have an incredible opportunity to get a head-start on competition, by applying the science of digital platform thinking, to transform decades-old practices...

By Mpumi Nhlapo 7 Mar 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

What's holding SA retailers back from achieving the omnichannel vision?
What's holding SA retailers back from achieving the omnichannel vision?

Many South African retailers remain steadfast in their traditional business models, characterised by high-touch, 'bricks-and-mortar' engagements, as they try to create the best possible in-store experiences...

By Lindy Lee 24 Jan 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Integrated payments - the new holy grail for retailers
Integrated payments - the new holy grail for retailers

Over the past 20 years, disruptive digital companies have upended consumers' expectations of the shopping and payments experience...

By Victor de Kock 28 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Big data divide: what traditional retailers can learn from e-commerce
Big data divide: what traditional retailers can learn from e-commerce

The harsh reality is that local retailers are still very early on their journeys towards leveraging big data...

By Garth Meier 19 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency
Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency

Ever wanted to eat fast food and invest in cryptocurrency at one place? No? What's wrong with you? Anyway, Burger King has announced the formation of a new cryptocurrency...

By Hadlee Simons 30 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing
#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing

SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor has been named one of the top 50 most inspiring women in tech...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Hisense SA bumps up local product offering
Hisense SA bumps up local product offering

Hisense South Africa revealed an array of new products at an event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last week...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Cloud-based retail gets closer to the ground
Cloud-based retail gets closer to the ground

Once the darling of the US retail industry, Sears has become a poster-child of what happens when poor strategy meets brutal levels of digital disruption...

By Mpumi Nhlapo 2 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#eComConfex: Become digitally intelligent, or go home
#eComConfex: Become digitally intelligent, or go home

If your business does not have digital intelligence at its core by 2020 you may as well go home. This is according to James McCormick...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

How to use real-time analytics to capatalise on the festive shopping season
How to use real-time analytics to capatalise on the festive shopping season

Christmas is getting earlier and earlier every year and nothing symbolises the start of the Christmas shopping season better than Black Friday. While most of us are not that diligent, according to a recent survey, a growing number of consumers are beginning to start holiday shopping earlier every year, so how can we utilise consumer behaviour to be best prepared?

By Pieter Engelbrecht 1 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Aisha Pandor sweeps up two titles at the PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards
Aisha Pandor sweeps up two titles at the PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards

Aisha Pandor, co-founder and CEO of SweepSouth, swept up two titles at the 2016 PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards, where she was named both Best Female Tech/E-Commerce Entrepreneur and Best Black Tech/E-Commerce Entrepreneur...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#InnovationMonth: Global CEO of Dermalogica shares past, present and shining future of innovation
#InnovationMonth: Global CEO of Dermalogica shares past, present and shining future of innovation

Aurelian Lis, recently appointed global CEO of Dermalogica which was acquired by Unilever last year to form part of its Prestige personal care portfolio, is currently in South Africa to engage with various stakeholders and share the plans the company has for the brand...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

It's not about quantity, it's about quality of data in retail
It's not about quantity, it's about quality of data in retail

Consumers share data across multiple channels when they research, review and purchase products online. This adds an additional layer to an already large, complex volume of data through which retailers have to trawl to in order to get the business insights they require...

By Gary Allemann 23 Mar 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

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#DesignMonth: Humanising retail technology

With highly publicised warnings of the risks of venturing too far down the artificial intelligence trail from academic and business moguls like Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Bill Gates, the conversation of whether technology will eventually evolve beyond humanity's ability to control it can lead to quite the fascinating debate.

By Alison Embrey Medina 18 Feb 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Top technologies for retail at a glance
Top technologies for retail at a glance

Trends change on a daily basis and it's impossible to keep up. So where are we with the current landscape of technology and where are we headed?

By Robbie Johnson 15 Dec 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Adapting retail in a digital environment
Adapting retail in a digital environment

When the Internet of Things (IoT) meets the consumer space, retailers will need to rethink the traditional retail store, because connected consumers will grow to expect similar experiences while shopping.

By Yaron Assabi 10 Oct 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Bevan Ducasse
Convergence, interoperability drive mobile wallets

Today's smartphone is a calendar, contacts, games console, music centre, camera, miniature TV, communications portal, news delivery system, encyclopaedia, navigation system, memo pad... and you can also make calls on it. Yet, there is room to cram more functions in there and one in the near future is the wallet.

By Bevan Ducasse 15 May 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Tom Manners
PC days not numbered

Scarcely two weeks ago, the Industrial Development Corporation issued an official announcement that not only portrayed the PC industry as a sector in absolute free-fall but also blamed Microsoft's perceived failure to get Windows 8 off the ground as the reason for the decline.

By Tom Manners 10 May 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Kevin Bassett
First choose operating system then handset

For those planning to upgrade their cellphone in 2013, care must be taken, given the three elephants of computing (Google, Apple and Microsoft), who are stomping on mobile territory. Users need to know who's who in the zoo, because they are fundamentally different.

By Kevin Bassett 15 Feb 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Rob Lith
Should your company move to the cloud?

"Cloud-based communications has clear benefits, but whether those benefits will accrue to your organisation depends on a number of factors. If your enterprise answers to any of the questions in the checklist below, you may be in the market for a hosted PBX."

By Rob Lith 28 Aug 2012

SOUTH AFRICA

Issa Sikiti da Silva
Kodak launches innovative Wi-Fi inkjet printers in SA

In the aim of solving the problem of high cost of ink that is affecting home and office printing in South Africa - as the company's director and VP for Europe's consumer inkjet systems Bob Ohlweiler put it - Kodak has launched four all-in-one inkjet printers, including three Wi-Fi, which it said will be affordable, easy to use and provide an intelligent high quality printing.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 15 Sep 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Issa Sikiti da Silva
The changing face of ATMs in the current digital age

Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) will soon cease to be what they used to be - just simple machines where someone can go and deposit or withdraw money or check balances. Times are changing and the rise of the machines is paving the way to much more sophisticated and multi-functional digital solutions for payments. This emerged on Tuesday, 28 June 2010, at the JusTTouchIT conference hosted at Vodacom World in Midrand.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 30 Jun 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Issa Sikiti da Silva
Consumers rule! Stay ahead with self-service kiosks, digital signage

In today's world where time-starved and less loyal consumers rule and information confusion and chaos reigns, forward-thinking retailers are turning to self-service kiosks and digital signage to automate transactions, enhance employees' performance and improve the consumer experience, said Dusty Lutz, of NCR Corporation, speaking at the 2011 JusttouchIT retail technology and expo at Vodacom World in Midrand yesterday, 28 June 2011.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 29 Jun 2011

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