A buyers' market
South Africa's competitive retail sector might not be following the same footsteps as US and Europe, but it's taking its own unique path when it comes to technology adoption.
Retail still packed with consumer power
Retail remains a crucial means of distribution for the IT sector, says Craig Brunsden, chief marketing officer, Axiz.
Technology unlocks value
After the interest rate hike, the use of technology will be crucial as business looks to grow market share, says Phil Savides, regional CE of BCX Western Cape.
Strategic conundrum, tactical puzzle
Retailers seem awash in money to spend on their IT strategies. However, this won`t make life easy for IT vendors who need to know retailers` business models, issues and widely varying technical competencies.