Preparing for the new world of online retail

South Africa's small but aspirational e-commerce sector has been ushered into sharp focus as a result of the entirely unexpected shock of Covid-19 and the resulting national lockdown. By Gareth Hawkey, group CEO of redPanda Software As consumers have turned to online...

Why retail credit is so important for the SA market

On 1 June 2020, South Africa moved to level three lockdown allowing more businesses to operate, essentially opening up the economy. By Jaco van Jaarsveldt, client decision analytics officer at Experian South Africa However, the Covid-19 crisis and lockdown in South...

Dis-Chem pharmacies use tech to enhance delivery

Dis-Chem has partnered with Picup to enhance its last mile delivery across more channels within the Group. The pharmaceutical giant is now using Picup's innovative technology and crowdsource driver network to optimise its deliveries. At the beginning of the lockdown,...

Dimension Data, OLR form strategic partnership

Dimension Data has announced a strategic and exclusive partnership with OLR that brings a collective range of services to the retail sector in South Africa. Dimension Data has established a specialised Retail Practice within Britehouse, to bring strategic focus to the...