Made-in-SA tech transforms retail

South African retail has a new weapon to combat the war against its bricks-and-mortar assets. This positive development could help transform retail experiences for an industry that has squirmed as the digitisation of business put its stores in the crosshairs. It has...

One-second tap-and-go on Table Mountain

Table Mountain, recognised as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature and a top tourist experience, has a fast-moving food & beverage (F&B) environment. Approximately 1,2-million transactions per annum take place, made up of card and cash payments by local...

Pargo partners with The Body Shop on pick-up network

Smart logistics company Pargo has announced a partnership with The Body Shop that will enable consumers to use the The Body Shop stores as parcel drop-off and pick-up points. Online retailers such as OneDayOnly, Spree and bidorbuy use Pargo’s click-and-collect...

Massdiscounters enables omnichannel model with SAP

With changing customer aspirations forcing retailers to quickly adapt their value propositions; improve convenience; and deliver true omnichannel customer experiences; retailers are seeking technology partners that can help them digitise their entire business...

Put premium brands back in the aisle

One of the most bizarre placements found in retail stores, at least for customers, is the positioning of baby formula, shaving blades, face and neck creams, condoms, medication and battery brands at the cigarette kiosk. Apart from the re-queuing inconvenience, a...

Sureswipe launches new SME service

Sureswipe has introduced a new online service, Self Sign up, that allows retailers to order and pay for their card payment machines online and start processing customers’ credit cards within days. Paul Kent, MD of Sureswipe, says: “We believe that all...