Retail Technology

Mobile retail apps lack basic security

Research by Guardsquare reveals many of the top retail apps don’t have even basic security protections in place.


The science of data in digital commerce

Data science and AI have been the driving force behind the proliferation of digital commerce.

11 Sep

Ozow aims to up digital inclusion with new payment solutions

The digital payments company introduces new online payments solutions targeted at the under-banked, as its local user base reaches over 400 000.

4 Sep

Real opportunities for v-commerce market in SA

The next step up from e-commerce, virtual reality commerce ─ or v-commerce ─ will play a critical role in the future of retail in South Africa and the rest of the continent.


Retail in the time of COVID-19: Business unusual

Going online is no longer a nice-to-have, but an essential channel for service delivery, says Tony Nugent, retail principal practice and solution head, Dimension Data.


Mastercard to roll out tokenisation service for SA e-tailers

The new tokenisation service will create a safe and seamless way for local cardholders to transact in-app and online.


Data lakes – The remedy to friction points in the supply chain

Understanding trends is critical to success in the fast-moving consumer goods space, as it's impossible to gauge demand and facilitate supply without it, says Andrew Dawson, MD of Cognizance.


Pick n Pay expands cash deposits at till points with Transaction Junction

After a successful roll-out to Pick n Pay stores, Deposit @ Till is now being deployed in a further roll-out to include all Pick n Pay's Boxer outlets.


Revolutionary new platform set to boost business recovery

UBU International gives businesses their own branded loyalty wallet where their customers can get direct loyalty rewards and also shop in the wider UBU Marketplace.


Mr Price’s online fortunes continue to favour the retailer

The fashion and homeware retailer’s surge in online sales comes as more consumers are shifting their buying habits towards e-commerce.

Aug 18, 2020

Netcash targets SME payments with QR code alliance

Payment solutions provider Netcash partners with Zapper and SnapScan to expand mobile payments acceptance options for SMEs.

Aug 12, 2020

The evolution of digital payments in the ‘new normal'

As consumers adjust to an increasingly digital reality and hygiene hyper-awareness, agile, secure, connected and digitally-enabled payments will become the norm.