Digital transformation should be about the customer, not the technology

Digital transformation alongside automation enablers like artificial intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA), coupled with the responsible utilisation of data assets will be...

Online grocery sales in the US to top $100m as trial...

Amid the pandemic, tens of millions of US consumers became online grocery shoppers for the first time. In 2021, that behaviour will go from...

SA wants to block imports of more products that aren’t ‘100%...

Small business development minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the department is in talks with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition to designate more products...

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...

Shoprite marks another year of SA market share gains with R12.6...

Shoprite has published its results for the 53 weeks to 4 July 2021. The Group has added R12.6 billion in sales, created 3, 897 jobs...

Amazon vs Walmart Marketplace and how the pandemic helped them become...

Between 2009 and 2014, Walmart Marketplace’s business, in which outside merchants hawk everything from baby blankets to power tools, counted no more than six...

7 Steps to consider when choosing your Managed Security Service Provider...

Selecting the right MSSP for your business is fundamental to the security of your clients, your people, processes, data, and infrastructure. Everything depends on the...

Venture Capital trends shaping the African investment landscape

As the second half of 2021 approaches and Covid-19 vaccinations roll out across the globe, albeit at varying rates, Ian Lessem, Managing Partner at...

RFG to buy Pioneer’s frozen foods business

SA’s food producer RFG Holdings Ltd has announced it will be buying the frozen foods business of Pioneer Foods Wellingtons, save for any operations...

Creating connections with consumers

While COVID-19 has changed consumers’ buying habits, brand owners continue to shift their understanding of how to create meaningful experiences for consumers using their...

3D Secure to benefit entire e-commerce ecosystem

A collaborative effort between merchants, banks and card networks is required if the greater e-commerce landscape is to benefit from faster approval rates, low-risk...

Babies R Us expands its services with new family-orientated wellness and...

Baby product retailer, Babies R Us, has expanded its services by offering a family wellness and care centre which includes an on-site nursing sister.The wellness centre designed...

How B2B ecommerce is changing sales and why it’s important

For years, ecommerce has been a disruptive force. All you have to do is take a walk through any city centre and look at...

MAPS 9-month data to be released in June

The Marketing Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to announce its quarterly release of the Marketing All Product Survey (MAPS). The next release encompasses nine-month...

Woolworths resumes dividend as annual profit surges

Woolworths Holdings resumed dividend payouts on Thursday after its annual profit surged 212.5%, as the South African retailer continued to see signs of recovery...

Clicks closes stores, halts Covid-19 vaccinations amidst ongoing vandalism and looting

South Africa’s leading pharmacy, health and beauty retailer, Clicks, has released a statement strongly condemning the vandalism and looting of stores at shopping centres and...

Organic & Natural Virtual Conference Agenda

The much-anticipated Organic & Natural Portal Africa event is kicking off this morning!The next two days will deliver practical advice around Organics in SA,...

Addressing technology risks vital for business growth in the new normal

The past 12 months have brought about significant disruption in organisation’s technology processes. Instead of dealing with a predominantly centralised workforce, IT teams must...