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Picup CEO looks at how you can can offer faster deliveries

Free delivery has been the most powerful drawcard for retailers to attract customers to their online stores and undoubtedly, the most successful online marketing tool ever devised for ecommerce. However, this is changing, and retailers are starting to offer faster deliveries to attract customers to their online store, which poses a different set of cost […]

Argility launches enhanced version of DAMSense DAM system

The Argility Technology Group has announced the release of an enhanced version of its complete Digital Asset Management (DAM) system – DAMSense, which assists companies to manage and make sense of digital media files in one central and searchable repository platform. The solution can be deployed across a range of organisations – from large eCommerce […]

Epicor on how auto shops can use AI

Mobile productivity is changing the way we do business. Delays in creating quotes and orders leave money on the table. To adapt, distributors must be more agile and able to connect anywhere or risk losing out on a sale. Mobile solutions from Epicor feature Artificial Intelligence (AI) data that delivers the information you need – […]

iSON Xperiences commended for rapid growth in African BPO market

Frost & Sullivan has recognised iSON Xperiences with the 2019 African Company of the Year Award for its focus on developing the domestic African BPO markets. The company believes that Africa can match India’s competency in BPO, IT and ITES through high employment generation, greater focus on skills training and development, aggressive capacity building, and direct government intervention. “iSON is […]

TFG Group sees significant improvement in performance and availability

As one of South Africa’s leading retailers, the TFG Group needed a robust storage infrastructure to guarantee high-performance and 24/7 availability of applications for forecasting and customer management. By partnering with Pure Storage, TFG now has a modern storage infrastructure that is reliable and offers sub-millisecond latencies. In addition, with the Pure Evergreen Storage business […]

Argility celebrates its 21-year journey with retail giant

Argility – a member of the Argility Technology Group – has revealed details of its 21-year journey with the Shoprite Furniture Group, trading under the brands of OK Furniture, House & Home and OK Power Express. In 1998, Argility was appointed by the retail giant to provide Shoprite Furniture – a trading division of Shoprite […]

Braintree’s LS Retail Award highlights retail industry expertise

Braintree, the consulting and integration division of Vox, has been named a LS Retail Diamond Partner for 2019. This award highlights the company’s momentum within the partner network as a result of its performance in sales, service and support for customers using the LS Retail solution. LS Retail is a world-leading provider of all-in-one business […]

Bluegrass expert on the challenges of shopping online

Gone are the days of travelling vast distances to find a specific product and no more standing in long queues to pay. Online shopping has certainly changed the way we shop, but it doesn’t come without its own challenges, as Bluegrass Digital Managing Director Nick Durrant explains. Consumers make split-second decisions about whether to stay […]

Taylor Smith Group confident its email in Office 365 is protected with Mimecast

CHALLENGE The Taylor Smith Group, a Mauritius-based diversified private equity group with interests in manufacturing, logistics, retail and marine services, runs a complex IT operation. With over 800 employees and 16 businesses in its stable, the IT department is responsible for the infrastructure of the entire group, including support and maintenance. Part of this centralised […]

B-TECH experience faster time to market with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

Leading Egyptian retailer B-Tech talk about how its Nutanix deployment has enabled faster time to market and 24/7 availability.

A changing African consumer branding environment

Opinion piece from in-store advertising innovators Smart Media. In Africa, household consumption is expected to reach US$2.5 trillion by 2030 with Nigeria, Egypt and South Africa accounting for nearly half that. This presents exciting opportunities for brands that want to grow in retail. But how do they approach this in an increasingly cluttered and competitive […]

Creating standout digital shopping experiences

Digital commerce will reach critical mass in 2019, according to Episerver’s Reimagining Commerce report, an in-depth look at the trends, tactics and technologies guiding brands and retailers in the age of experience-driven commerce. In a survey of more than 4,500 global online shoppers, 26% of consumers currently shop online at least weekly. This is just […]

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