Retail Technology

DionWired 'felt like a ghost town'

The retail space in SA is saturated and online sales are becoming more prominent in the electronics space, say analysts.

14 Jan

Retailers look to hybrid cloud

Nutanix ECI report shows retailers prefer hybrid cloud architectures to deliver flexibility and security.

13 Jan

Prosus, PayU create new digital lending firm in India

PayU says combining LazyPay and PaySense will help it to accelerate India’s alternative credit ecosystem.


The history and development of barcode scanners

Because the barcode scanning systems were so revolutionary, an innovative and standardised version of industry was born.

Dec 13, 2019

2020 tech trends to watch out for

Global innovation foundation Nesta releases its annual predictions report for 2020.


Black Friday 2019 was anything but black

A maturing sector and consumer base, advances in technology and better collaboration from industry players saw this year’s sales go off virtually without a hitch, says Craig Duggan, commercial head at Transaction Junction.

Dec 12, 2019

Ingenious Krampus-3PC malware targets iPhone users

A new malware affecting iPhone users of more than 100 publisher Web sites has been discovered by The Media Trust.

Dec 11, 2019

When it’s time to pay the piper

In today's fast-paced digital world, software applications must meet customer demands, especially with regard to facilitating ease of payment at the point of sale, says Craig Duggan, Commercial Manager at Transaction Junction.

Dec 11, 2019

Why Web hosting is important to your brand, and signs that you're ready to move up

A Web site that isn’t functioning optimally could cost you sales and customers, so slow or unsecured hosting means it's time for an upgrade.

Dec 10, 2019

Digital kitchens booming in SA

The success of food delivery apps in SA is paving the way for a new concept of on-demand delivery-only restaurants.

Dec 6, 2019

Local banks unite in crackdown on fraudulent debit orders

After implementing the DebiCheck electronic authentication system, local banks are witnessing positive results.

Dec 5, 2019

Makro debuts instant customer care via WhatsApp

The retail giant partners with global customer engagement company Clickatell to bring a chat commerce solution to clients.