Within an African e-commerce sector which is plagued by cash, the majority of payments are still being made in cash at the point of delivery
With increased interest from the business community and locals alike, Windhoek's central business district (CBD) is on a path to revival
At the dawn of the first Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM) software programmes in the 1970s, retailers relied on customer information collected by sales representatives
Bradley Elliott 21 Jun 2017
Retroviral's Mike Sharman explains the new Russell Hobbs ‘Art of Living' campaign as a long-term win for Boardmans and a first in SA's luxury appliance category
Leigh Andrews 20 Jun 2017
Corner shops, markets and street traders are still the traditional way most Senegalese do their shopping, but micro-businesses are turning to digital means of tracking clients
What if you helped them?
Douglas Kruger 15 Jun 2017
Futurist, strategist, author and academic, Graeme Codrington, addressed the Western Cape Chapter of the SACSC
Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name
The food industry is turning to the same technology used by virtual currencies to strengthen food safety and inventory management by tracking meats and crops
Matthew Barclay of Meltwater, Brett St Clair of Barclay Africa and Justin Spratt of Uber SSA kicked off IMC Conference 2017 at the White Space in Red & Yellow School Cape Town with a session focused on big data, how AI will fundamentally change the world of work and its specific business implications
Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017
In-store face-to-face engagement with the consumer still forms a crucial role in both introducing new products, as well as directly influencing the shopper's purchasing decision at the final point-of-purchase.
Rocket Creative Design & Display 22 Jun 2017
Climate change could wipe out more than half of Ethiopia's coffee production unless farmers move to higher ground, scientists warned. Climbing temperatures and dwindling rainfall have already degraded prime growing areas
The inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo (AABE) 2017 launches 6-8 November at the Sandton Convention Centre to establish a new trading launch pad
Sodexo Group has signed a new partnership with Jumia Food Kenya to offer employers a seamless mobile solution dubbed M-Kula
Industry 4.0, otherwise known as the 4th Industrial Revolution, along with IoT (internet of things) is central to digital transformation in the manufacturing industry
China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters, Europe's police agency said Thursday.
Shares in Woolworths, once regarded as a recession-proof retailer, are trading close to three-year lows as the company finds itself stuck between SA's stalling economy, the cash-guzzling turnaround of its David Jones acquisition in Australia and an impending competitive onslaught from Shoprite, which is moving up-market.
Giulietta Talevi 22 Jun 2017
Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris, a department store of the group of Galeries Lafayette that attracts over 60,000 visitors daily. The exhibition, which runs until 31 July 2017, showcases South Africa's creative energy and its international design and cultural capitals: Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years, according to new data from Juniper Research. The data found that a number of factors, such as the USA's shift to EMV cards, delays in 3DS 2.0 (3D-Secure) and click-and-collect fraud were key drivers behind the rise.
President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib, was picked from 59 individuals representing 49 countries and named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. He was chosen not only for his success in building a business empire focused on providing vegetable protein to the developing world, but also for helping to feed refugees.