NFC versus QR code payments: there’s room for both

The last year-and-a-half has seen a rapid rise in all forms of contactless payments. For merchants across the globe, enabling these payments as a means to reduce surface contact has been a pandemic trading necessity. However, as time moves on, choosing which payment...

Retail cybersecurity in an evolving threat landscape

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, global online retail sales increased in 2020. By Courtney Radke, chief information security officer: national retail at Fortinet According to statistics, consumers spent $861,12-billion online with US retailers in 2020, a 44%...

POS evolution from counting cash to omnichannel retailing

Point of sale (POS) technology in a modern enterprise solves a myriad of problems, from managing inventory to insights that improve customer experience and retention, as well as a host of other tools to support omnichannel retailing. By Allan Dickson, independent...

Focal areas for retail industry success

The challenges of remote operations and social distancing in the Covid-19 crisis has fast-tracked the need for digital transformation in retail to enhance customer service, and ultimately boost revenue. By Mandy Duncan, Aruba country manager for South Africa With up...