Move over Black Friday, here comes Green Monday

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now Green Monday. Retailers would be forgiven for becoming a little breathless with all the shopping events that fall just weeks before the traditional rush of the festive season. But, with some timely action, these shopping holidays can...

Customer experience remains key in e-commerce

It is now months into the Covid-19 pandemic and South African consumers are adapting their shopping behaviour with patterns starting to emerge. Locally, we saw a sudden shift to online shopping, in particular the fresh food category at the beginning of lockdown. By...

Why consider automated cash management for peak trading?

South African merchants will ring up billions of rand in sales over the Black Friday period, now second to the festive season as a major event on the annual retail calendar. This brings along with it the annual challenge of storing, securing and depositing large...

How to make Black Friday and Cyber Monday count

We are on the cusp of the festive shopping season, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday kicking off the spending spree in the run up to Christmas and Boxing Day. By Dharshan Naidoo, senior sales manager at Infobip South Africa However, this year's shopping season will...