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Swinging the balance of power: now the customer really is in charge

By Press Release 23 January 2017

Genesys Interactive Intelligence forum gives insight into how companies can improve the customer experience in today’s digital age. FULL STORY >

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BT deploys digital store pilot solution for Thomas Pink

By Press Release 17 January 2017

BT deploys Acuitas Digital Alliance’s IoT store platform for Thomas Pink pilot in New York bringing the benefits of the online world to physical stores. FULL STORY >

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Africa benefits from new retail satellite service Jola from iWayAfrica

By Press Release 1 December 2016

Pan-African telecommunication provider, iWayAfrica, has launched Jola, a much needed Pan-African Ku-Band managed retail satellite service into Sub-Saharan Africa. FULL STORY >

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The pros and cons of Black Friday for small businesses

By Press Release 22 November 2016

Black Friday is an American tradition that has quickly taken root in Africa. The large online e-commerce shops and the major retail chains in many parts of the continent will be splashing out with big promotions and marketing campaigns to... FULL STORY >

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PS4 Pro update: Where you can pre-order it… at the moment

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 November 2016

The PS4 Pro is on its way to South Africa, but an official launch date from PlayStation South Africa is still forthcoming. Nevertheless, several online retailers have it available for pre-order. These are the early listers. FULL STORY >

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KPMG: Over half of consumers have decided against an online purchase due to privacy concerns

By Press Release 3 November 2016

Companies who fail to see privacy as a fundamental business priority risk crossing the ‘creepy line’. FULL STORY >

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Seamless digital payments are the key to unlocking the promise of omni-channel retail

By Press Release 18 October 2016

Victor de Kock, head of Strategic Merchants and Acceptance, Mastercard, South Africa sheds light on how seamless digital payments are the key to unlocking the promise of omni-channel retail and how retailers... FULL STORY >

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Your favourite shop is about to get a whole lot smarter

By Press Release 28 July 2016

Digital is transforming traditional in-store customer experiences, according to Brett Parker, MD at SAP Africa. FULL STORY >

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New look HP Store opens up at Eastgate Shopping Centre

By Press Release 8 July 2016

The new look HP Store opened at Eastgate Shopping centre on 1 July 2016, proudly boasts a wide range of computing products for South Africans, including many exclusive notebooks and all-in-one computers. FULL STORY >

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Samsung launches flagship store at the Mall of Africa

By Press Release 1 June 2016

New premium destination offers customers a range of unique experiences. FULL STORY >

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iKhokha retailers now accept MasterPass at checkout

By Staff Writer 3 March 2016

For the first time in South Africa, consumers can use their smartphones to pay in-store at iKhokha retailers. FULL STORY >

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Shoppers will reject retailers who don´t offer a true omni-channel retail experience

By Staff Writer 1 February 2016

The retail industry is experiencing a shift – the customers are switching between online and physical store contacts as they see fit on their journey towards a purchase. With an increasing number of customer... FULL STORY >

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Samsung and Oculus Gear VR collaboration yields first retail version

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 September 2015

After announcing their collaborative efforts last year, the Samsung and Oculus Gear VR gets a $99 price tag and dated for release this November in the States. FULL STORY >

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Q&A, Mark Bradshaw, SNAPnSAVE

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 July 2015

Having recently made a debut in the local retail and app space, we chat to SNAPnSAVE CEO Mark Bradshaw about its development and the disruptive effect of digital coupons. FULL STORY >

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Locally developed shopping app SNAPnSAVE launched in SA

By Staff Writer 17 July 2015

Free, mobile and locally created, SNAPnSAVE is an app designed to help South African shoppers save money on everyday grocery items. FULL STORY >

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