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Takealot expands e-commerce offering

South Africans can now shop for luxury beauty brands online at Takealot.com and Superbalist.com. The online retailers have extended their offering to include Estée Lauder, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox, Glamglow, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Aramis and Lab Series. In addition,...

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...

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 PayGate. The...

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...

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 and customer...

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 analytics and enhancing the...

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...

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 pressure to connect in a more...

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

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 transformation that...
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Enhancing IoT Security with a Cyber Immune Solution

Internet of Things (IoT) devices, ranging from wearables to smart home appliances, are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals for...
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