Covid-19 shifts consumers to home delivery

South Africans are receiving a push towards buying their essential goods online, writes Picup CEO Antonio Bruni. The Covid-19 pandemic has left people reluctant to leave their homes and they are therefore receptive to receiving groceries, medicines and other essential...

Ecommerce cloud be key to surviving the virus

While there is a lot of uncertainty around the economic impact of the novel coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, one thing that is certain is that it will change the way we do business in the long-term. People are moving from offline shopping to online, says Jonathan...

Picup endorses non-contact deliveries

Picup has placed the wellbeing of its drivers and customers as its priority by introducing non-contact and sanitised deliveries. The crowdsource delivery and technology company is already seeing an increase in deliveries with many businesses forcing their staff to...

De Beers opts for Oracle in-store

Luxury retailer De Beers Jewellers is adopting modern Oracle Xstore technology to enhance its customers' shopping experience. Each of De Beers' 33 stores, located in 15 countries, are equipped with the proprietary De Beers Iris technology that allows customers to see...

A new way to shop for travel

Travel commerce platform Travelport is working with multiple airlines and partners to offer next-generation storefront (NGS) capability. Industry partners working with Travelport to pioneer NGS development are WhereTo, an online booking tool, and Travel Technology...

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