Retail Technology

Jumia's NYSE listing to unlock e-commerce in SA, says Zando

The local online retailer believes the listing of its holding company is an important milestone for e-commerce in South Africa.


SIS Global forms strategic partnership with LS Retail

SIS Global plans to drive even greater business value and opportunity for its expanding portfolio of retail and hospitality clients.

4 Apr

Online shopping via smartphones eclipses PCs, tablets

PwC's consumer survey finds smartphones are the device of choice for e-commerce, outstripping other commonly used online shopping channels.

2 Apr

Augmented reality shopping on the rise

Gartner believes that by 2020, 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality online and in-store.


Magento exploit endangers e-commerce sites

The attack code could be used to plant card-skimmers on sites that have not yet installed a fix.

28 Mar

Michael Jordaan's digital bank edges closer to launch

New digital-only bank, Bank Zero, goes into beta testing, with plans to open in the second half of 2019.

27 Mar

Mobile lags in SA online shopping

South Africans prefer using desktops rather than smartphones when online shopping, according to a new report from

Mar 14, 2019

MTN-backed Jumia eyes Africa's start-up debut on NYSE

After becoming the first African start-up unicorn in 2016, achieving a $1 billion valuation, Nigeria-based Jumia has set its sights on listing in New York.

Mar 12, 2019

Vodacom, Samsung enable SA's first eSIM wearable

Vodacom becomes the first network in SA to support eSIM devices and partners with Samsung to unveil SA's first eSIM wearable.

Mar 8, 2019

ACS terminal devices accept Samsung Pay

Adopting mobile point-of-sale technology gives customers the opportunity to pay at their convenience.