Network cameras combat rising risks in retail

Crime is one of the biggest challenges facing retailers in South Africa today, however using technology to prevent it could not only help retail companies stop it in its tracks, but also open up customer service opportunities. By Brendon Hall, sales manager at Axis...

Self-service coming to a store near you

JSE-listed Altron's subsidiary Altron Bytes Managed Solutions (Altron BMS) has become the only South African company accredited to provide NCR self-checkout solutions to retailers. NCR FastLane Self-Checkout (SCO) is a retail offering that allows customers to scan...

AI a welcome boost for SA’s battered retail sector

Body language reveals a lot about what is going on in a person's mind. By Vian Chinner, CEO of Xineoh Crossed arms could be a sign defensiveness, clasping your hands behind your back is said to indicate anger or apprehension, while humans apparently pull their ear...

Fujitsu, SAP debut SAP-native loss prevention solution

Fujitsu's retail solution enabling the reduction of losses at the point of sale is now available directly from SAP as a Solution Extension. This flexible, SAP-native web-based tool - part of Fujitsu's Connected Retail portfolio of offerings -flags suspicious anomalies...