Strategies for rebuilding retail

Successful retailers are changing their approach to smarter operations, the customer experience and inventory management, writes Mark Thomson, EMEA director of retail and hospitality Solutions at Zebra Technologies. In recent years, retailers and grocers have...

Platform modernisation key for retail growth

Retailers are transforming their digital capabilities to attract new customers and stay competitive in a rapidly evolving industry. By Kirtan Sita, MD of the technology business at Accenture in Africa The global pandemic has shown us the importance of being able to...

Retail in the time of Covid-19

Covid-19 has catapulted digital transformation within the South African retail landscape. But not all retailers are ready for it. Going online is no longer a nice-to-have, but an essential channel for service delivery, writes Tony Nugent, retail principal practice and...

Top benefits of ERP

The impact of the coronavirus on all areas of the economy has highlighted the need to transform traditional supply chain models. Worldwide, 75% of companies have reported supply chain disruptions as a result of Covid-19. With supply chain fragility top of mind,...

Ensure your software provider is protecting your data

In the past few years, privacy breaches around the world have made technology users conscious about the way their data is being used. By Andrew Bourne, regional manager: Africa at Zoho You only need to look at the growth of privacy-centric products like search engine...

Could agile data infrastructures save the retail sector?

Retailers have been hit hard by the current crisis. IT teams supporting struggling businesses now need to switch to maintaining critical infrastructures that support home-workers and enable online models to run efficiently. By Eran Brown, chief technology officer:...