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Why SA Consumers Are Worried About Empty Shelves This Festive Season

With the festive season fast approaching, South Africans and consumers worldwide may find fewer gift options available on store shelves due to product shortages and delays resulting from the pandemic-related closure of ports and factories. According to a new global...

INTERVIEW: How to be cyber-secure over the festive season

Trends in cybersecurity show that data breaches peak before and during the holiday shopping season. This is due to the extra web traffic and high order volumes. As such, it is imperative for retailers to be prepared to respond...

What SMMEs need to consider during the festive season

As the year draws to a close, it’s important for small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) to have a strategic plan in place for business continuity. So before you get into a festive frame of mind, take a look...

Top mobile tips for the Festive Season

From mobile data-saving tips to numbers to call in a roadside emergency, the Festive Season’s the time of year when mobile-related advice flies almost as fast as those trolley races down aisles. Need to know how to trim your mobile...

Cell C offers 50GB for R500 this Black Friday

Starting this Black Friday, Cell C will be offering a prepaid data SIM loaded with 50GB of data for R500 (R10 per Gigabyte). “This is the perfect option for those going on holiday this Festive season. Consumers can stay connected...

Retailers warned to keep e-commerce platforms up-to-date this festive season

A study conducted by Kaspersky Lab has revealed that over 77 percent of companies globally have suffered from some kind of attack during the last 12 months. The Kaspersky Lab IT Security Economics Report shows that over the past year...

SA online retailers can avoid the festive slump

Despite several well-documented mishaps and site breakdowns, Black Friday and Cyber Monday evoked the online shopping boon that local e-tailers were hoping for. In line with the global retailing frenzy, local brands and businesses enjoyed a massive surge in...

Maximise the holiday e-commerce cheer and avoid a fraud hangover

This year’s sudden spike in online shopping on Black Friday showed the true potential of e-commerce in South Africa. But it also showed that local merchants may not be prepared for sudden spikes in e-commerce trade which will continue...

6 ways to stay cyber safe this holiday season

Criminal activity often peaks over holiday seasons, mostly because people are in good spirits and let their guard down. Many of the things we do over this period also make for easy opportunities for criminals to capitalise on. “The biggest...

Retailers, be vigilant! Card- and cybercrime threat trends for the holiday season

‘Tis the season to be joyful, for family and gifts, fun and relaxation. Consumers are eager to spend and retailers are keen for the windfall of the holidays. This annual event does sometimes produce spectacles worthy of parody, such...
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‘Industry Consolidation Benefits the Sector and Country’-MTN

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