Lay-by grows up – SA fintech disrupts age-old concept

South African fintech Payflex has given the old-fashioned payment option of lay-by a digital makeover. By leveraging new payment technologies, the part-payment platform is...

Why you need social commerce

Shopping has always been a social activity. Just two years ago, you would find people discussing the good and bad about their recent purchases...

Google kicks off three new programmes to bolster African innovation and...

Google has renewed its commitment to growing Africa’s startup ecosystem with the announcement of a new Google for Startups Accelerator (GFSA) Africa class, the...

New fintech SendSpend makes mobile financial access available for all

As the only known alternative payment system in Africa that has its own payment gateway and can generate its own QR code, newly launched...

Costs to consider when thinking of Implementing an ERP

Think ERP solutions are only for large enterprises? Think again. Many ERP customers are small and midsize companies using solutions that have been designed specifically...

Alternative business finance – accelerating access to funding for SME’s

Nearly every small and medium-sized retailer in South Africa knows what it’s like to miss out on a special bulk pricing promotion from a...

Planetary Health: Consumer concern for sustainability varies around the globe

Sustainability is a key consideration for the modern, conscious consumer. The topic is significant in more developed global economies while its importance is increasing...

Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021

The Kantar BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 have recorded an increase in value of 42 percent this year, compared to 6...

Massmart’s localisation drive presents visible benefits to SA suppliers

Massmart’s localisation focus is bearing fruit with visible benefits being experienced by both the group as well as an increasing number of local suppliers.During...

EPP issues optimistic update on Poland’s recovery from latest COVID-19 pandemic...

Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed EPP (JSE: EPP), Poland’s biggest retail landlord, issued a positive operational market update before entering its closed period on 1...

Hurdles in the race to energy performance certification compliance

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are expected to provide transparency regarding building energy consumption, and function as a useful instrument to compare the energy performance...

Factors to consider when choosing and maintaining new flooring

Factors that are commonly top of mind when purchasing new property or planning a new development is prime location, best use of space, budget...

Trade Intelligence Corporate Retail Comparative Webinar – A sneak peek at...

With one week to go till the Corporate Retail Comparative Webinar, here is a sneak peek at some Corporate Retail Channel insights to set...

Brand South Africa kicks off decade celebration with Play Your Part...

It is official! Brand South Africa’s flagship programme, Play Your Part, turns ten this year. The nationwide social movement that was created to inspire, empower,...

Chat Commerce set to disrupt e-commerce and other emerging trends

Technology advancements, particularly those in the user interface area, have made the chat channel far more user-friendly and accessible to customers. This is helping drive...

FASA Conference maps the way forward for Franchising

Franchising has come to a crossroad as it looks back on the last year of upheaval. The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) felt...

4 Reasons to automate cash management in your retail store

Given that cash is here to stay, every responsible retail store must find ways to safeguard the cash on its premises. With an automated...

Managing POS hygeine with Dashpay’s innovative UV sanitising solution – RBA...

With the 3rd wave firmly tightening its grip, it's vital for retailers to be cognisant of the COVID danger created by a POS device. Research...