Africa Cup Awards accolade for CIRT’s Q-Hop

Consumption Information Real Time (CIRT) has been award second place at the prestigious Africa Cup Awards for its Q-Hop solution that provides a digital shopping experience in a physical store environment. The Africa Cup Award - hosted by the SA Innovation Summit -...

The importance of accelerating digital enablement in the retail market

A question that retailers are grappling with is where to focus their energy to drive sales: in brick-and-mortar stores or by investing in their online presence. By Hymie Marnewick, MD of XLink and Celine Thungaveloo, head of sales at XLink The simple answer is that...

Omnichannel strategy key for retailers to boost sales, deliver a better shopping experience

As consumer behaviour continues to change due to the impact the global COVID-19 pandemic has had both on business and individuals – retailers are increasingly having to position themselves to provide omnichannel services that can meet these evolving digital consumer...

Why data integrity is critical for successful omni-channel retail

Now, more than ever, consumers are demanding a personalised shopping experience. Adding to the challenge for retailers, the way consumers buy products and services has changed, due in part to the digital revolution, and accelerated as a result of the Covid-19...

Lay-bys enter the digital age

Paying for goods using the lay-by payment method has been part of the South African retail landscape for years. Then local tech start-up Payflex brought this tried and trusted payment method into the digital age, by allowing customers to buy online now and pay later...

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