Pieter Engelbrecht
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Maroefah Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

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Jacqueline van Eeden
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Daniella Shapiro
SOUTH AFRICA
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.

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Juanita Pienaar
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
Mastercard to announce new collaboration with Zapper

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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...

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Maroefah Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

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Mpumi Nhlapo
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Lindy Lee
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Victor de Kock
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Garth Meier
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Mpumi Nhlapo
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

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Bradley Elliott
SOUTH AFRICA
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...

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Jessica Tennant
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[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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Jessica Tennant
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[Jessica Tennant] 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...

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Gary Allemann
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
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[Gary Allemann] 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...

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