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  • Retailers see triple-digit gains

    5 Retail trends and predictions for 2019

    January 2, 2019 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Retail trends and predictions for 2019

    2019 is here, and if you’re in retail, you’re likely wondering what the next 12 months will bring. What must merchants do to win? Will the retail industry prosper and thrive? To help answer these questions, we’ve put together a handful of...

  • Don’t start the New Year in debt

    South African smaller merchants are cashing in online

    December 6, 2018 • RetailComments Off on South African smaller merchants are cashing in online

    Despite the lackluster macro-economic indicators, South African tenacity showed itself once again as retailers – especially smaller stores – cashed in on the online space over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend says Payment Service Provider, DPO...

  • Simple tips to protect yourself this Black Friday

    How retailers and consumers can prevent cyber fraud this Black Friday

    November 21, 2018 • Retail, SecurityComments Off on How retailers and consumers can prevent cyber fraud this Black Friday

    With Black Friday fast approaching, and a lot of retailers are preparing for an influx of sales and consumer traffic across all points of purchase – apps, online and in-store. This high volume of purchases puts most retailers and consumers at risk for a...

  • Ensure future retail success with DRF2019

    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...

  • Technology: improving the retail experience in South Africa

    Technology: improving the retail experience in South Africa

    October 18, 2018 • RetailComments Off on Technology: improving the retail experience in South Africa

    Technology has entrenched itself into virtually every industry, and retail is no different. A recent report from Forrester lists the top four retail tech trends as; personalising the shopping experience, investing in omnichannel, leveraging predictive...

  • 3 key Instagram blunders retailers should steer clear of

    4 ideas to help you generate more revenue

    October 17, 2018 • RetailComments Off on 4 ideas to help you generate more revenue

    As a retailer, you go into everything that you do for your business with a plan. There are hundreds of things that you have to consider. How is your time best spent? Are there certain things that influence customers to buy more? Will certain strategies be...

  • 3 key trends driving enterprise software innovation in 2019

    Personalised customer experience enhances in-store value

    October 4, 2018 • RetailComments Off on Personalised customer experience enhances in-store value

    Being able to effectively utilise the data at the disposal of South African retailers – using sophisticated technology – will be fundamental to remaining competitive with personalised in-store customer experiences. Retailers are under increasing...

  • Future of Retail: How retailers can survive in an omnichannel world

    Retailers, are you using your tech correctly?

    September 25, 2018 • RetailComments Off on Retailers, are you using your tech correctly?

    The digital shift in retail does not refer only to the notion that customers will one day forgo physical stores and shop exclusively online. Rather in the digital age, it interrogates how brick-and-mortar retailers are incorporating technology into their...

  • The “end” of the shopkeeper and other retail trends

    The “end” of the shopkeeper and other retail trends

    September 17, 2018 • RetailComments Off on The “end” of the shopkeeper and other retail trends

    Self-service retail is swooping across the globe; from online shopping to self-checkout, there’s a growing trend in retail environments that focuses on driving efficient and seamless processes to enhance service and CX. It’s a fascinating period of...

  • The future of retail will be built on clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

    The future of retail will be built on clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

    July 14, 2018 • East Africa, Finance, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on The future of retail will be built on clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

    Over the last 15 years, technology has reshaped the face of global retail. With billions of people spending more time online each day, the way we buy things has evolved. Hundreds of billions of dollars of spending have shifted from physical shops to the web...

  • Retailers see triple-digit gains

    Embracing a more connected South African retail environment

    April 24, 2018 • RetailComments Off on Embracing a more connected South African retail environment

    The increased connectedness of consumers is contributing to a more dynamic environment – one where expectations on what the buying experience must entail are evolving. Thanks in part to the African mobile phone market that was expected to grow 6.2 percent...

  • Retailers adopt new tech to buck the hammered economy

    Retailers adopt new tech to buck the hammered economy

    March 1, 2018 • RetailComments Off on Retailers adopt new tech to buck the hammered economy

    South African retailers have embraced a considered approach to digitalisation, innovation, and technology adoption to load their arsenal against the fiscal onslaught of a wounded economy. They are under so much pressure from the ratings downgrades and...

  • Unpacking Bitcoin security

    When the retail chain is forged

    November 30, 2017 • RetailComments Off on When the retail chain is forged

    For online consumers, ‘tis the season to be jolly. For businesses, it’s a time where the retail chain may be forged in life. For hackers, it’s a poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket. To avoid data becoming dead as a doornail, retailers must...