Smartbox transforms customer experiences with Nutanix

Smartbox Group, a leading European retailer of gift experiences, has expanded its relationship with NUtanix to support its digital modernisation project. Smartbox leverages Nutanix software to modernize its IT infrastructure, streamline operations, and reduce costs in...

Machine learning can help retailers keep shelves stocked

The recent Covid-19-fuelled rush on retailers in South Africa, as consumers start stockpiling grocery staples, is leaving many shelves empty. Some have recently announced that they will be "enforcing customer limits on shoppers". Morne Laubscher, chief technology...

Merchandising automation tools for better control

Merchandisers will typically represent a specific product category at a certain store and will have a set flow that they follow based on the brand priority of their organisation. By Andrew Dawson, commercial director at MACmobile This includes checking aisles to make...

Software: retail’s powerful ally

Retailers face an uphill battle, particularly as consumer spending is slowing and putting pressure onto their already-thin margins. In the face of this, digital transformation enthusiasts have made many claims about how technology can change retail's fortunes. But...