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Choosing the right channel could change the face of insurance

Unless insurance companies take the plunge into an omni-channel world, it faces some very real challenges this year...

By Werner Lindemann 18 Feb 2021

South Africa's Tiger Brands sees H1 profit up to 20% higher

South Africa's biggest food producer Tiger Brands said on Wednesday it expected headline earnings from continuing operations to rise as much as 20% in the six months to 31 March...

18 Feb 2021

The rise of the retail investor

Governments and central banks across the globe have implemented measures to counter the expected negative effects of Covid-19 and lockdowns on economies since the start of the pandemic...

By Jean-Jacques Duyvené de Wit 15 Feb 2021

High-value vs low-value payments - making checkouts count

Getting customer insight and loyalty from each and every transaction...

11 Feb 2021

Top trends influencing customer experience in the banking sector in 2021

The pandemic catapulted virtually every industry sector and business into the digital realm, whether they were ready or not...

By Clinton Cohen 9 Feb 2021

GameStop & the stock market - What the hell is going on?

Over the past week you may have heard a lot of noise about GameStop (GME), wallstreetbets on Reddit, and how both were involved in a short squeeze that resulted in the losses of billions of dollars

By Thomas Brennan 5 Feb 2021

Planet Fitness makes the smart move in partnering with Bitventure for the latest payment and onboarding technologies

Planet Fitness announced that it has adopted the latest in smart payment collection technologies for enhanced management of membership payments...

Issued by Bitventure 26 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A challenging year anticipated for SA retailers

The circular relationship between retail sales, consumer spending and employment in SA means retailers are unlikely to be able to 'sell' themselves out of the situation in which they now find themselves...

By Tasmika Ramlakan 20 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Acceleration of digital payments

2020 blurred conventional lines of e-commerce, with sectors that historically had low digital payment penetration experiencing higher demand, as more people shopped online...

By Jonathan Smit 12 Jan 2021

Retail banks need to beef up their offering or risk losing 15-25% of their revenue

Regulatory changes, rising customer expectations, new competition, and technological advancements are weakening the daily interactions that cement the relationship between banks and their clients...

By Tijsbert Creemers-Chaturvedi 5 Jan 2021

Issuing, acceptance, collection of cheques to cease from 31 December

Following a joint announcement by the SARB, FSCA, PASA and BASA, the issuing and acceptance or collection of cheques will cease from 31 December 2020...

29 Dec 2020

Tap, tap, tap and grow

It has been a year of reckoning: a year that lit a fire beneath online payments in South Africa, transforming e-commerce while creating immense economic pressure...

By Karen Nadasen 22 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Retail

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

Black Friday lessons provide a festive boost for local e-commerce stores

"The number of PayGate transactions saw a very solid 40% year-on-year growth this Black Friday weekend, although we didn't see any of the big spikes in transactions we have seen in previous years."

3 Dec 2020



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