Mastercard partners with Hellopay to bring contactless payments to South Africa’s...

Hellopay, South African payments facilitator and the financial services arm of the Hello Group, and Mastercard today announced a partnership to roll out SoftPOS...

Epson introduces TM-m50 receipt printer for retail

For retailers looking for a flexibly-designed, compact receipt printer that will fit in with their current POS system, Epson has introduced the TM-m50.The TM-m50...

Global grocery market to generate an additional $440bn in sales by...

Latest forecasts from IGD suggest the global grocery retail market is on track to generate an additional $440bn in sales between 2020 and 2022,...

Pick and Pay to introduce limited edition reusable shopping bags in...

Raymond Ackerman, founder of the iconic Pick n Pay brand and South Africa’s favourite consumer champion, celebrates his 90th birthday on 10 March. To mark...

Gateway Theatre of Shopping offers customers two free hours to shop,...

Visitors to KwaZulu-Natal’s super-regional mall, Gateway Theatre of Shopping, currently get two hours of free parking while exploring the extensive tenant mix.With strict Covid-19...

Retailers under pressure as fuel increases kick in

"Given the depths of the economic crisis South Africa is facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest round of fuel price...

Engaging shoppers on their shopping journeys has never been so important

New shopper research has revealed that people’s focus on mental health and wellbeing during consecutive lockdowns has led to an increase in the number...

Shoprite, Checkers & Usave stores now accept cash deposits for major...

Customers can now deposit cash directly onto their bank card at the till point in any Shoprite, Checkers or Usave store.Together with other established...

2Engage expands its African footprint

2Engage is building on its success in Africa, with customer engagement and incentive solutions that deliver value to customers and companies across multiple industries.Based...

BFA Global and J.P. Morgan to transform SA spaza shop industry

Research, advisory, data analytics and product innovation firm BFA Global today announced a country-first initiative, supported by J.P. Morgan, designed to improve the livelihoods...

Pent-up retail demand boosts Hyprop Investments

Hyprop Investments, the specialist retail property fund with a focus on high quality shopping centres, enjoyed a better than expected turnaround in the second...

Checkers supports firefighters battling Jonkershoek blaze

Following the outbreak of the wildfire in the Jonkershoek Valley, Checkers reached out to support the firefighters battling the blaze with essentials including water,...

Jumia expands online food delivery into Egypt

Jumia Technologies is expanding in online food delivery as the pioneering Africa e-commerce business looks to grow beyond its main market of trading phones...

Nedbank’s ‘tap on phone’ – a first in Africa – empowers...

At the height of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Nedbank became, and still is the only bank to offer small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)...

Informal traders welcome R4bn budget allocation for rural, township enterprises

The SA Informal Traders Alliance (Saita) has welcomed the budget allocation of R4bn to the department of small business development to support rural and...

Retailers were hoping for more from the 2021 Budget Speech

Given the depths of the economic crisis South Africa is facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses would have hoped to have...

Smollan’s story shifts with new rebrand

Connecting to what really matters, is one of the rationales behind Smollan’s decision to rebrand. By breathing new life, reigniting passion, and representing the...

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