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100 million to shop in Augmented Reality online and in-store by 2020

By Staff Writer 2 April 2019

Gartner notes AR and VR will rely on 5G to change the customer experience. FULL STORY >

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Black Friday 2018 Battle Plan: 9 Tips for bagging the best deals

By Press Release 2 November 2018

The Takealot group has put together their top tips. FULL STORY >

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Zebra Technologies Helps Retailers Take Personal Shopping to The Next Level

By Staff Writer 1 October 2018

PS20 personal shopper solution helps retailers deliver a superior customer experience and improve sales FULL STORY >

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BetterCompare.co.za insurance comparison portal launches locally

By Ryan Noik 7 September 2018

InsureTech startup BetterCompare.co.za has launched locally, offering users a new way to compare top car insurance rates from different insurers and compare them side-by-side. FULL STORY >

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Online retail not a threat to brick-and-mortar stores

By Opinion 12 March 2018

Simon van der Merwe, head of corporate and trade business at weFix, believes that retailers threatened by online competitors are distracted from the truth that consumers are just consumers. He explains why. FULL STORY >

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Amazon's self-service Go convenience store set to launch in Seattle

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 January 2018

Under development for the past five years, Amazon Go is now a reality and brings no cashiers or queues to the convenience store experience. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Holiday shopping behaviours retailers should monitor

By Press Release 11 December 2017

Retailers need to pay close attention to consumer behaviours so they can adjust appropriately. Intel's Michelle Tinsley explains how retailers can leverage technology to that end. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - How the IoT can transform the customer experience this festive season

By Opinion 11 December 2017

If Internet of Things (IoT) technology is used in the right way, retailers can build a competitor differentiation and bring shoppers back into their stores. HPE Aruba's Pieter Engelbrech explains. FULL STORY >

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Woolworths digital strategy is gaining momentum

By Press Release 16 November 2017

The face of retail is evolving quickly, with online shopping experiencing exponential growth rates globally. Woolworths has experienced this first-hand with their online clothing sales increasing over 100% between July 2016 and June 2017. FULL STORY >

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TFG enhances its online mall with family fashion from Exact

By Press Release 26 September 2017

TFG (The Foschini Group) took another significant step today in developing South Africa’s first online mall, with the addition of value fashion retailer Exact, bringing the total number of linked stores on the group’s expanding... FULL STORY >

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Nike will soon allow people to buy shoes via Instagram

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 July 2017

The Swoosh brand is looking beyond Amazon, with plans to facilitate purchases via Instagram in the future. FULL STORY >

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Beacons in Retail

By Press Release 13 June 2017

Colleen Rose, consulting director at Acceleration, addresses the fact that Retailers could use beacons to deliver highly relevant content to customers at specific locations in or around their stores, that can be connected with online behavioural tracking data to more deeply... FULL STORY >

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Tech trends that will shape consumer experience in the future

By Staff Writer 29 May 2017

PayU discusses four technology trends that will spearhead the evolution of online shopping. FULL STORY >

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PriceCheck launches online car listing and comparison service

By Press Release 10 April 2017

Clicking your way to a brand-new car is a cinch, thanks to improved online platforms enhancing our e-shopping abilities. FULL STORY >

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The future of selfies: no longer just a picture

By Press Release 27 January 2017

New research finds consumers are ready to embrace selfies as a tool for banking, shopping, healthcare and more. FULL STORY >

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