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2:50
Dec 5, 2019

Makro debuts instant customer care via WhatsApp

The retail giant partners with global customer engagement company Clickatell to bring a chat commerce solution to clients.

4:10
Nov 28, 2019

E-commerce sites use electronics as bait for Black Friday

Local e-commerce sites will use the “loss leader” approach, as they offer mega deals in exchange for new customers.

5:40
Nov 22, 2019

Shopping sites prepare for Black Friday battles

Black Friday frenzy has already begun as online retailers prepare for what’s expected to be 2019’s biggest shopping day.

2:50
Sep 27, 2019

Renewable energy fund buys Makro carport solar systems

Nesa Investment Holdings acquires the portfolio of Makro’s carport solar photovoltaic systems.

4:30
Nov 22, 2018

Amazon, Makro scramble to fix glitches amid Black Friday frenzy

While Amazon inadvertently exposed customers' details online, Makro's site momentarily crashed because of high traffic volumes.

3:40
Jul 30, 2018

Asus strengthens SA growth strategy

The Taiwanese company tightens up its local operations with the aim of toppling one of the top three leading PC manufacturers in SA.

5:50
May 10, 2018

Decision Inc. drives Makro customer engagement

Makro has implemented a mobile app that provides customers with innovative rewards based on analytics conducted by Decision Inc.

11:20
Apr 12, 2018

Tech is shaping your shopping

The use of technology in retailing is no longer just about going online. Retailers are monitoring your spend - but (mostly) so they can serve you better.

1:30
Nov 21, 2017

Makro acquires majority stake in Wumdrop

The retailer has bought into the last mile delivery start-up as a way to speed up its delivery times.

3:50
Jun 3, 2016

SA retailers see e-commerce uptick

Pick n Pay and Mr Price's online sales grew strongly over the past year, in a market that analysts say is growing at over 20% each year.

2:10
Oct 22, 2015

Electronics stores help handle e-waste

A number of local consumer electronics stores offer customers an easy way to responsibly dispose of their e-waste.

2:30

Fresh is fabulous

Hisense's Cross Door series fridges can store individual groceries at optimal temperatures, so grapes can be stored at a lower temperatures than, say, butter.

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