The N3K cash vault: securing cash for retail businesses

An example of Cash Connect’s contribution to safer business, is the N3K. This compact under-counter vault is the ideal cash protection solution for fuel stations, fast...

The reality and risk that SA retailers face

According to the Global Cash Index report released in June 2017, cash remains the preferred method for the majority of payment transactions.  “The prevalence of retail armed robberies,...

5 TIPS TO AVOID BEING A VICTIM OF CASH ROBBERY

Richard Phillips, joint CEO of Cash Connect and an expert in cash management and logistics, shares five practical tips which retailers can apply to reduce their risk...

Print is not dead – So managing it is key!

In an ongoing column advising best tips and advise in this area, Retail Brief Africa would like to introduce an expert in the field of print...

Sureswipe launches another service to help small retailers grow their businesses

Paul Kent, Managing Director of Sureswipe said, “We believe that all retailers across South Africa should be able to accept card payments to increase sales. This has...

Embracing personalization – Beauty and the Tech.

And since no two people are the same, it’s no surprise that customized beauty is set to be the biggest beauty trend of 2018. Over the past few...

Brand loyalty programmes – Satisfaction and engagement trends:

The report was based on data gained via assessments from 50 000 global consumers, on 800 brands over a variety of sectors, including retail, grocery, gas, entertainment,...

Baby Joshua needs your help

Joshua Naicker (22 months old) was born with an incurable condition, congenital hydrocephalus resulting in several severe and life-threatening diagnoses. He cannot perform any...

8 ways to personalise your customer’s Ecommerce journey.

Personalisation is all about relevance. While this is a somewhat intimidating area to navigate, some brands have already started implementing personalised communication, with huge success. With the...

Differentiating loyalty programmes through branding.

Differentiating through value and benefits alone, is not sufficient – branding your loyalty programme is one of the most effective approaches you can apply to assist...

BUILDING LOYALTY IN E-COMMERCE

With hundreds of thousands of brands conveniently and easily accessible by the consumer, not differentiating one’s online brand can mean the difference between a sale and...

Evolution of the cash vault

Cash safes have a long history, dating back as far as the 8th century BC, with those first locks made by the Egyptians and ancient Romans. ...

Differentiating your customer experience by using big data analytics

Data analytics give us insight into areas within customer service, that require improvement. By using this, we can create added value and improve customer experience, all...

Easter: more cash, more crime

“March 2017 leading up to Easter, was the worst month for armed robberies in 2017. Given the unprecedented increase in cash related robbery over the past...

One size does not fit all

According to McKinsey, more than half of all customer interactions happen during a multi-event, multi-channel journey. And because customers are a lot more discerning and have a...

Retailers face potentially calamitous VAT shelf price update scenario

Retailers that use paper price tags have to ensure that every single price in their stores changes overnight to reflect the new VAT amount on the...

Crime trends predict surge in business robberies

While the retail sector is trying to recover from the spate of violent armed robberies in December, the next peak season for crime is right on...

Shoprite gives hundreds of suppliers access to market

Last year the Group invested more than R177 million in enterprise and supplier development in line with its continued commitment to giving market access to an...