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4:50

What can WhatsApp Business API do?

The platform adds value to your customers with automated templates that can send appointment reminders, verification codes, order confirmations and shipping or delivery alerts.

1:30
Yesterday

Freshworks brings biggest digital-first CX summit to SA and MEA

RE:SOLVE sessions will address trending topics such as contactless customer service with AI chatbots and getting started with messaging apps.

4:20
Tuesday

Vehicle sales, B2B solutions head to Nedbank 'super app'

The big-four bank’s Avo marketplace will offer new propositions, such as vehicle shopping, business-to-business and healthcare solutions.

2:10

TFG Africa sees online growth after closing 29 stores

The fashion retail giant posts Q1 online shopping turnover growth of 23.2%, with its e-commerce revenue contributing 9.8% to total group turnover.

3:40

Woolworths to go all in on renewables by 2030

The retailer announces its next set of Good Business Journey sustainability goals, which include net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

1:30

Standard Bank’s Instant Money tops 50k access points

The big-four bank’s digital wallet is now available at about 50 000 access points in SA, boosted by spaza shops and informal market partnerships.

2:40
Friday

Amazon posts $113bn net sales as CEO Andy Jassy starts tenure

The company’s operating income increased to $7.7 billion in the second quarter, compared with $5.8 billion in second quarter 2020.

2:00
29 Jul

Twitter plays catch-up with e-commerce feature

The social media platform tests a feature that allows users to shop directly from a brand's profile, as it attempts to match its rivals.

2:40
28 Jul

Yoco scores R1.2bn funding to unlock capacity in Africa

The South African fintech firm plans to scale its financial ecosystem to Africa and the Middle East after securing Series C funding.

5:20

Winning the war for inbox attention

Simple strategies to land your Black Friday e-mails.

2:50

On-demand, online liquor shop enters SA e-commerce sector

The Liquor.co.za online shopping site aims to shake-up the e-commerce market, targeting consumers and high-volume alcohol businesses.

2:30

Managing stock availability better for post-protest recovery

When business interruption was unavoidable, more than 5 million electronic shelf labels at over 530 stores helped some retailers get back on track faster and more accurately, says Hendrik Bredenkamp, GM of NEC XON Retail.