Capitec-backed Imvelo Ventures invests in Quench delivery app
Imvelo Ventures sets aside funding to help back and expand the app-based delivery service’s partnership network throughout SA.
Reducing cyber attacks in the retail IOT realm
The traditional security products most companies have come to know and trust will not help manage the risks and consequences of the new connected retail frontier, says Andre Kannemeyer, CTO at Duxbury Networking.
Visa’s ‘tap to phone’ makes its South African debut
The digital payment service allows local businesses to accept contactless payments on any NFC-enabled Android device with no need for additional hardware.
Takealot makes organisational changes, reshuffles exec team
The local online retailer makes a number of organisational changes, with founder and CEO Kim Reid transitioning to the new role of group CEO.
Financial constraints create tech-savvy SA consumers
Retailers have long understood the need to adapt to changing shopping preferences, but the pandemic disruptions triggered a much greater sense of urgency.
Londolozi selects Mobipaid
The payment technology allows businesses to take card and EFT payments across multiple channels, including online and at the point of sale, without the need for a card terminal.
Shoprite plans to side-step load-shedding by going off-grid
The retail giant expands its renewable energy projects across 19 sites and continues its commitment to more climate-friendly operations.
Evolving retail insurance market
From a client perspective, this more digital-led way of doing business has been welcomed as end-users have been embracing digital solutions over the past several years, says Annalie Terblanche, head of Product at SilverBridge Holdings.
Major risks to business loyalty in 2021
One of the main risks is poor use of data and non-effective communication, says LoyaltyPlus.
MTN, Mastercard boost e-commerce payments across Africa
Through a strategic partnership, MTN customers with a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to their MoMo wallets can make payments to global merchants.
SA telcos report gains in online shopping channels
MTN, Cell C, Telkom and Vodacom see an uptick in online sales, as more consumers adapt their purchasing behaviour to e-commerce.