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Explore the future of retail at Digital Retail Forum 2019

January 15, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

There is so much more in store for the African retail industry. According to research conducted by PWC, many sub-Saharan African countries have emerged among the world’s fastest-growing economies. This kind of development is due, in part, to a great deal of economic and social change, but also because of the rapid advancement in technology [&hellip...

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Freshworks joins Digital Retail Forum 2019 as sponsor

January 11, 2019 • Events, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

International business software company, Freshworks has been announced as a sponsor for the highly anticipated Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January 2019 at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme...

Top 7 Reasons why you should attend IOT Forum Africa 2019

Top 7 Reasons why you should exhibit at IOT Forum Africa 2019

January 3, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 Reasons why you should exhibit at IOT Forum Africa 2019

The 3rd annual IoT Forum Africa, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, is targeted at business leaders and IoT ecosystem participants in Africa, and will create a platform for all...

Explore the future of retail at Digital Retail Forum 2019

Don’t miss these thrilling topics at the Digital Retail Forum 2019

December 29, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Don’t miss these thrilling topics at the Digital Retail Forum 2019

On 30 January 2019, IT News Africa will host the Digital Retail Forum 2019 at the Hilton Sandton located in Johannesburg, South Africa. This highly anticipated event will cover the theme of “Harnessing Digital Technology for Next-Level Customer...

Argility joins Digital Retail Forum 2019 as Silver sponsor

December 19, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Argility joins Digital Retail Forum 2019 as Silver sponsor

Innovator of enterprise software solutions, Argility has signed on as a Silver sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January 2019 at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital Technology for...

Top 7 Reasons why you should attend IOT Forum Africa 2019

Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event

December 19, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term sitting at the tip of everyone’s tongue in the tech space. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be up to 21 billion connected devices globally and IoT will be at the forefront of this revolution. Many industry...

SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

December 10, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

SqwidNet has extended their partnership with IT News Africa by returning as a Diamond Sponsor for the 3rd straight year at the annual IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand...

Santander UK CIO announced as Digital Retail Forum 2019 keynote speaker

Santander UK CIO to speak at Digital Retail Forum 2019

December 10, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Santander UK CIO to speak at Digital Retail Forum 2019

Felipe Penacoba Martinez, CIO for Retail and Business Banking at Santander UK has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January, at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Themed...

Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019

Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019

December 7, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019

  Smollan, a retail solutions company has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg. The forum will gather over 200 retail industry leaders and experts, who will...

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube

November 29, 2018 • Events, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube

YouTube will livestream the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on 2 December, from 14:00 South Africa Standard Time (GMT +2). Fans who are unable to attend the event in Johannesburg can head to Global Citizen’s YouTube channel to watch it live. They can...

Explore the future of retail at Digital Retail Forum 2019

First wave of speakers announced for Digital Retail Forum 2019

November 22, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on First wave of speakers announced for Digital Retail Forum 2019

Over the course of a decade or so, the retail industry has seen a massive shift towards the adoption of technologies that add value to the evolving customer journey, and the innovation of products and services. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital...

tt100 awards 2018

2018 tt100 Awards, a grand success

November 19, 2018 • Events, Features, Top Stories, TT100 AwardsComments Off on 2018 tt100 Awards, a grand success

This year’s tt100 Awards was a great success and recognised South Africa’s finest role models who demonstrated excellence in the areas of Management of Technology, Innovation, People, and Systems. This is based on The Da Vinci Institute’s...

tt100 business awards 2018 puts the spotlight on top Business Innovators

tt100 business awards 2018 puts the spotlight on emerging business innovators

November 15, 2018 • Events, Top Stories, TT100 AwardsComments Off on tt100 business awards 2018 puts the spotlight on emerging business innovators

The Da Vinci Institute’s 2018 tt100 Business Innovation Awards took place on Wednesday, 14 November at the Johannesburg Country Club. Under the theme, “Celebrating Leadership”, this year, 64 percent of the semi-finalists were emerging...

DEFY leads communication at the Turkey – Africa II. Economic and Business Forum

DEFY leads communication at the Turkey – Africa II. Economic and Business Forum

November 15, 2018 • Events, RetailComments Off on DEFY leads communication at the Turkey – Africa II. Economic and Business Forum

The second annual Turkey – Africa II. Economic and Business Forum was held in October in Istanbul. Hosted by the Ministry of Trade and organized by Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEiK), in collaboration with the African Union (AU), this event...

AfricaCom 2018

Namibian firm Green set to exhibit at AfricaCom 2018

November 14, 2018 • EventsComments Off on Namibian firm Green set to exhibit at AfricaCom 2018

Green Enterprise Solutions (Green) is attending Africa’s largest Telecom Conference in Africa, AfricaCom 2018, in Cape Town, South Africa. They are the only Namibian company to be an exhibitor with its own stand at this pan-African event. This is a...

Explore the future of retail at Digital Retail Forum 2019

Retail sector braces for Digital Retail Forum 2019 in Johannesburg

November 6, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Retail sector braces for Digital Retail Forum 2019 in Johannesburg

African retailers are facing a rapid evolution of technology – and online players like Take-A-Lot in South Africa, Konga in Nigeria and Jumia Kenya have entered the market, which has created huge competition for brick-and-mortar incumbents. The internet...