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...

Virtual reality for brands

Virtual reality (VR) has received a lot of airtime over the past few years. For retailers, in particular, the technology offers completely new ways to reach their audiences. But are we thinking about this in the right way? By Glenn Gillis, MD of Sea Monster VR is a...

Transforming the global retail coffee experience

In its quest to revolutionise how the world accesses coffee, Costa Coffee, alongside Eseye, has announved a new partnership to enable Costa Express to deploy IoT-enabled vending machines around the world. Eseye's IoT technology will help the company to achieve its...