Retail Technology
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High-end retailer embraces self-service BI with Decision Inc.

To align with its long-term strategy of enabling governed self-service, the retailer migrated its QlikView analytical environment to the new generation Qlik Sense data analytics platform.


Pandemic fuels Amazon’s blow-out Q1 financial results

The company posts strong results in the first quarter ended 31 March, as online shopping surges as a result of COVID-19.


Alternative payments turbocharge customer experience

Today's e-commerce-savvy consumers demand an instant and seamless way to pay digitally, with easily digestible payment options which help increase cash liquidity.


PDC appointed as official distributor of Honeywell in SA

The Printer Distribution Company will offer automatic identification and data capture technologies and point of sale solutions from Honeywell to its partner community.

28 Apr

Absa introduces QR payments

The bank’s customers can now scan any QR code in the market and Absa will process payments without the need to download any other service provider apps.

23 Apr

Tips for attracting repeat customers online

Make constant use of your unique selling points and demonstrate them in your social media posts, videos, articles and product copy.

21 Apr

SA fintech start-up Payflex receives international funding

The buy now pay later start-up gets the financial muscle to expand its footprint, after funding from Australian-listed fintech firm Zip Co.

21 Apr

Nedbank partners Mastercard, Ukheshe for WhatsApp payments

The companies launch Money Message, a payment platform that lets small and micro businesses receive in-chat payments from customers via WhatsApp.


More shoppers see convenience as catalyst to engage online

As Internet penetration reaches 64% of the population, more locals aged between 35 to 54 years are choosing to shop online, says OneDayOnly.


Peach Payments eyes Africa expansion after funding round

The Cape Town-based fintech firm receives funding boost to support growth into other African markets, as well as scale up the business’s current operations.


Transaction Junction switch enables rapid, accurate POS transactions

The company recently built its own in-house switch that is designed to handle the processing of newer payment types, providing the flexibility required in this digital era.

16 Apr

E-commerce Web site options in SA

If you choose a Web site builder like Shopify, that platform will host your Web site for you. If you opt for a self-hosted platform, you must choose a reliable hosting provider.