Retail Technology
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Tips for attracting repeat customers online

Make constant use of your unique selling points and demonstrate them in your social media posts, videos, articles and product copy.


Nedbank partners Mastercard, Ukheshe for WhatsApp payments

The companies launch Money Message, a payment platform that lets small and micro businesses receive in-chat payments from customers via WhatsApp.


More shoppers see convenience as catalyst to engage online

As Internet penetration reaches 64% of the population, more locals aged between 35 to 54 years are choosing to shop online, says OneDayOnly.


Peach Payments eyes Africa expansion after funding round

The Cape Town-based fintech firm receives funding boost to support growth into other African markets, as well as scale up the business’s current operations.


Transaction Junction switch enables rapid, accurate POS transactions

The company recently built its own in-house switch that is designed to handle the processing of newer payment types, providing the flexibility required in this digital era.

16 Apr

E-commerce Web site options in SA

If you choose a Web site builder like Shopify, that platform will host your Web site for you. If you opt for a self-hosted platform, you must choose a reliable hosting provider.


SA fintech firm that digitises gold for daily use gets funding

Crossfin invests an undisclosed amount in Troygold, a company that enables gold owners to digitise physical gold and use it for day-to-day transactions.

13 Apr

Huawei sees uptick in local usage of app gallery

The Chinese telecoms manufacturer counts 2.8 million South Africans as monthly active users of its AppGallery mobile app store.

13 Apr

SA venture capital firm HAVAÍC invests in Kenyan start-up

Cape Town-based early-stage investment vehicle HAVAÍC backs start-up Tanda’s regional expansion, investing an undisclosed amount of funding.

13 Apr

Capitec’s digital strategy prompts lofty full-year returns

The bank says digital channels contributed to a 35% increase in the number of digital transactions, amounting to R1.1 billion.


The evolution of payments – where small businesses can succeed

SimplyBlu from Standard Bank allows companies to take their business online with a customisable e-commerce Web site that offers secure payment options.


Rectron, Newland ID lock in distribution deal

The local ICT distributor adds Newland ID, a manufacturer of barcode scanners, to its distribution network.