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Reinventing SME funding

By Opinion 8 August 2019

By Miguel Da Silva, MD of Funding at Retail Capital FULL STORY >

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Audi South Africa launches virtual reality customer private lounge

By Ryan Noik 9 July 2019

Emerging technologies are just about everywhere today, from financial institutions and hotels to one’s living room. The latest foray where virtual reality is making its mark? The car dealership floor. FULL STORY >

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Takealot launches national pickup points

By Press Release 3 May 2019

South Africa’s leading online retailer takealot.com has launched over 25 highly anticipated collection facilities across the country. FULL STORY >

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Opinion piece: Analytics – giving retailers the edge and boosting sales

By Industry Contributor 19 February 2019

How can data analytics impact retailers? Simon Shaw, Business Development Manager: Retail and Consumer at Wipro Limited, Africa, offers his perspective. FULL STORY >

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Using technology to move beyond price and merchandise is a retailer’s differentiator

By Press Release 17 October 2018

Gareth Hawkey, Group CEO at redPanda Software explains why retailers need to turn to technology as a way to differentiate themselves from the competition. FULL STORY >

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Online wine retailer poised for growth as e-commerce niche booms globally

By Press Release 12 July 2018

South African online shopping trends tend to follow those globally, and with online wine retailers experiencing a boom in sales worldwide, the local market is expected to follow suit. In the United States alone, wine... FULL STORY >

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Opinion - How technology is changing the face of retail

By Opinion 25 June 2018

Andre Rosslee, Head of Wholesale Retail at Absa looks at how technology is helping small business owners seize retail opportunities. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft said to have plans for Amazon GO-esque cashier-less stores

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 June 2018

Taking a page out of Amazon's playbook, Microsoft is reportedly looking at opening up cashier-less stores in the US. FULL STORY >

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Amazon Go cashier-less stores headed to Chicago and San Francisco

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 May 2018

The self service store is expanding past Seattle, with Amazon Go headed to Chicago and San Francisco. 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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Consumer electronics sales soar in South Africa during Black Friday week

By Press Release 7 December 2017

South African retailers saw strong sales during the week of Black Friday this year. FULL STORY >

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It’s time to change how you think about retail

By Opinion 28 November 2017

Charles Pittaway from Sage provides some of the biggest changes we can expect to see in the retail industry in the coming years. FULL STORY >

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