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Exploring digital signage in a post-Covid world

Times have changed, and so has what consumers want and expect of brands. When we think about shopping now, our concerns lie a little deeper than whether the item is in stock or not. Now shoppers are thinking about how to get hold of said product while staying safe and avoiding crowded spaces...

18 Feb 2021

Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa's food systems

Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and catering have led to supermarkets being the key route to market...

By Thando Vilakazi and Namhla Landani 16 Feb 2021

Defy launches solar hybrid appliance range in SA

The range includes a fridge and a chest freezer that run off a dual power source and also plug into the electricity grid...

12 Feb 2021

Sportscene shines a light on TFG's digital transformation

There is plenty of talk about digital innovation and disruption in the retail sector but TFG's Sportscene brand walks the talk. The brand's app includes a media channel attracting up to a million views a month and a livestream radio station...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 11 Feb 2021

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

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

11 Feb 2021

Mega co-located trade show set for Joburg in November

Analytica Lab Africa, Ifat Africa and Food & Drink Technology Africa have been rescheduled to November 2021...

10 Feb 2021

Why SA retailers are asking the wrong questions around IT spend

...And how to get to the right questions, and the right spend!

By Allan Dickson 5 Feb 2021

How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

By Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

AI steps in to save Covid-affected retailers

Eskom's loadshedding, alongside an enduring pandemic, have proven a devastating combination, repeatedly destroying historical data, and demanding a solution to predict the unpredictable...

By Dean McCoubrey 3 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

3 Feb 2021

Retail hangover or B12 injection recovery in 2021?

"As much as the pandemic exposed vulnerabilities, it has also revealed unseen opportunities. By and large it tested business continuity, planning, digital ecosystems and their stretch capabilities...

By Michael Smollan 28 Jan 2021

Walmart plans to fill online orders with help from robots at some US stores

Walmart Inc will add small robot-staffed warehouses to dozens of its stores to help fill orders for pickup and delivery, as Americans shift their spending online...

By Melissa Fares 28 Jan 2021

To prepare for the future of retail, learn by doing

The integration of both physical and digital design presents a unique opportunity for retail brands...

By Graeme Brooks 26 Jan 2021

Why smart packaging can be a valuable brand differentiator

The new era of smart packaging, and consequently products, will connect, improve and transform industries and shape new consumer expectations...

By Robert Lockyer 21 Jan 2021

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