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Wirecard Checkout Portal Expanded To Include Shipping Tool SendCloud

Comprehensive shipping services for retailers including a multi-carrier solution SendCloud, a tool for the optimisation of shipping processes, is a new cooperative partner of the Wirecard Checkout Portal. The shipping tool reflects the trend which has seen many consumers demand increased flexibility and customisation in the field of online shopping. …

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The Six Big Trends In Retail Payments

Every month, South African retailers receive billions of Rands in payments from their customers. Behind the scenes, payments technology plays a critical role at retailers, ensuring a fast and smooth shopping experience. It’s a crucial part of our financial backbone that most consumers take little notice of despite interacting with …

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Delivering Cashless E-commerce In Africa

Africa’s online retail sector presents an exciting opportunity for retailers to grow their businesses by connecting with new customers. According to Jumia, Africa’s number one online retailer, the e-commerce sector must focus on delivering a stronger consumer experience if it is to reach its full potential of developing into a …

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SACSC Research Conference Delivers Insights

Consumer, technology, trends and the future of South African retail were the pillars that made up the 2017 South African Council of Shopping Centre’s (SACSC) Research Conference. The conference, which is in its seventh year, saw more than 200 delegates who represent the country’s most respected companies and brands, in …

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Consumer Aspirations Affect Retail

The concept of ‘aspirations’ is not easily defined as each person has their own definition and understanding of the term. However, general consensus points towards improving one’s current state of living and improving the way one lives his or her life as the general definition. With the rapidly emerging black …

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Woolworths Launches Mobile Order, Pay And Collect With wiGroup

New mCommerce platform enables mobile order and pay in retail stores by leveraging existing infrastructure. South Africa’s hyper-competitive hospitality and quick-service restaurant industry has just received a shake-up with the launch of Woolworths’ innovative NOW NOW concept, powered by mobile transacting technology specialists wiGroup. NOW NOW is built on a …

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Tesco Gives Customers Greater Flexibility With New Monthly Delivery Saver Plans

Tesco has announced it has extended Delivery Saver, its subscription service for online orders, introducing monthly membership plans. The new monthly plans offer customers the benefits and flexibility of Delivery Saver without having to commit to a six month or yearly plan. Customers can save up to £20 a month …

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Walmart Slashes Prices Again on Domestic Money Transfers While Launching Mobile Money Sending Platform

Three years ago, Walmart introduced its groundbreaking money transfer service, Walmart2Walmart Powered by Ria, with the goal of bringing customers dramatically lower costs and a simpler money transfer experience. Since that time, Walmart’s customers have enjoyed nearly half a billion dollars in fee savings through using this service, putting more …

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Release of Card Fraud Stats 2016

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC), on behalf of the banking industry has released its Card Fraud Stats for 2016, which reflects an overall increase in card fraud for 2016. Credit card fraud increased by 13% from R331.4m in 2015 to R374.4m in 2016, with debit card fraud …

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