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

Why AI could boost South Africa's battered retail sector[Vian Chinner] By not considering the benefits of AI, South African retailers risk leaving money on the table...

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Maroefah Smith
What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retail

What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retail[Maroefah Smith] With neverending technological innovation, what will retail look like in the next 20 to 30 years?

Posted 20 days ago | Like
Pieter Engelbrecht
5 ways to ensure a more profitable future in retail

5 ways to ensure a more profitable future in retail[Pieter Engelbrecht] 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...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Maroefah Smith
#SeamlessSA: Strategic partnerships key to seamless payment ecosystem

#SeamlessSA: Strategic partnerships key to seamless payment ecosystem[Maroefah Smith] Strategic partnerships between payment services are crucial in ensuring that the payment ecosystem is seamless...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Jacqueline van Eeden
Retail technology - changing buying and delivery methods

Retail technology - changing buying and delivery methods
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[Jacqueline van Eeden] Insights into the technologies that retailers are investing in, and where retail is headed as these technologies take effect...

Posted 9 months ago | Like
Daniella Shapiro
Trendzilla alert: Tech builds tailor-made trust

Trendzilla alert: Tech builds tailor-made trust[Daniella Shapiro] 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.

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Juanita Pienaar
DJI Ronin-S launches in SA

DJI Ronin-S. Image provided.
DJI Ronin-S. Image provided.
[Juanita Pienaar] 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...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Andy Walker
Mastercard to announce new collaboration with Zapper

Image credit: Zapper
Image credit: Zapper
[Andy Walker] Zapper will soon be compatible with Mastercard's Masterpass payments system, after the companies on Monday announced a new possible collaboration...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Maroefah Smith
#ECMA2018: Adopt a humanistic approach to AI

#ECMA2018: Adopt a humanistic approach to AI
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[Maroefah Smith] Artificial intelligence doesn't have to induce a Hollywood sci-fi dystopian nightmare in which robots take over the world. It may instead offer an exciting opportunity to connect consumers to your brand...

Posted 1 year ago | Like (1)
Mpumi Nhlapo
How retailers can apply platform business thinking to magnetise customers

How retailers can apply platform business thinking to magnetise customers[Mpumi Nhlapo] 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...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Lindy Lee
What's holding SA retailers back from achieving the omnichannel vision?

What's holding SA retailers back from achieving the omnichannel vision?[Lindy Lee] 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...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Victor de Kock
Integrated payments - the new holy grail for retailers

Integrated payments - the new holy grail for retailers
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[Victor de Kock] Over the past 20 years, disruptive digital companies have upended consumers' expectations of the shopping and payments experience...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Garth Meier
Big data divide: what traditional retailers can learn from e-commerce

Big data divide: what traditional retailers can learn from e-commerce[Garth Meier] The harsh reality is that local retailers are still very early on their journeys towards leveraging big data...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Hadlee Simons
Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency

Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency[Hadlee Simons] 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...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Lauren Hartzenberg
#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing

#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing[Lauren Hartzenberg] SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor has been named one of the top 50 most inspiring women in tech...

Posted 1 year ago | Like (1)
Lauren Hartzenberg
Hisense SA bumps up local product offering

Hisense SA bumps up local product offering[Lauren Hartzenberg] Hisense South Africa revealed an array of new products at an event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last week...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Mpumi Nhlapo
Cloud-based retail gets closer to the ground

Cloud-based retail gets closer to the ground
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[Mpumi Nhlapo] 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...

Posted 2 years ago | Like (1)
Lauren Hartzenberg
#eComConfex: Become digitally intelligent, or go home

#eComConfex: Become digitally intelligent, or go home[Lauren Hartzenberg] 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...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Bradley Elliott
Adding AI to retail boosts personalised offerings

Adding AI to retail boosts personalised offerings[Bradley Elliott] The retail space is changing drastically through the evolution of technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), which can offer retailers better control over stock flows and better customer service...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
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[Jessica Tennant] 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...

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