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2:40
Wednesday

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.

7:40

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.

2:40
Tuesday

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.

3:30

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.

4:20
25 Feb

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.

5:10

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.

3:10

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.

3:00

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.

2:40

Major risks to business loyalty in 2021

One of the main risks is poor use of data and non-effective communication, says LoyaltyPlus.

3:50
16 Feb

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.

4:50

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.

2:20

Mastercard is latest big-name to endorse crypto-currencies

The company prepares for the future of crypto payments, announcing that this year it will start supporting select crypto-currencies on its network.