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Energy Strategies should start with a Profit-centric Approach

With the long-awaited Carbon Tax Bill now expected to be implemented in June of 2019, businesses still have some time to develop new energy strategies that can help to reduce their carbon footprint. To add to the woes of a carbon intensive footprint, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa …

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Jacques Vermeulen Appointed CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) announces the appointment of Jacques Vermeulen, the current managing director of its international division, to the position of Group CEO of CCBA from 1 December. Vermeulen has served as managing director of CCBA’s International Division, which covers all of CCBA’s Africa operations outside South Africa, since …

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New Vodacom World Brings Latest Technology Trends to Life

The newly designed Vodacom World officially launched, Friday 07 December 2018. For six months, Vodacom worked on reinventing Vodacom World and now the facility offers new and exciting technologies. Inside the new facility, there is a Vodacom Shop as well as retail space. There is an Internet of Things (IoT) …

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60 Jobs Created With Opening of Shoprite Mams Mall Mamelodi

With the opening of its new store in Mams Mall, Pretoria, Shoprite created 60 new jobs. The store’s total staff complement is 140, which includes 106 women. Customers eagerly gathered to be amongst the first to benefit from the store’s fantastic opening specials and were also treated to in-store competitions …

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Travelstart Deepens Pay-in-Store Network With Pick n Pay

Travelstart is pleased to announce a pay-in-store partnership with Pick n Pay. South Africans can now book their flights on Travelstart.co.za and pay for them at their nearest participating Pick n Pay store nationwide. Travelstart’s Head of Global Partnerships Odette Faling said the pay-in-store feature brings a new level of …

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Most Influential Brands in SA

Ipsos South Africa has released the results of its inaugural survey measuring the influence that brands have on South Africans, at an event held at Melrose Arch on Friday, 16 November. The Most Influential Brands study unveils and ranks the most influential brands in South Africa, and offers a case …

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Zara Arrives in 106 Markets Thanks to its New Global Online Store

Zara’s global women’s men’s and kids’ collections will be available online for the first time to customers in Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Madagascar, Zimbabwe and Ghana, among others. Zara will launch online sales through a dedicated worldwide online platform, thus bringing its fashions …

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Stanchion Partners with Retailers to Make Payments Seamless

Easy and seamless payments are one of the key concerns for large retailers. As new technologies emerge, and the payments ecosystem evolves, retailers must stay ahead of customer expectations around availability, channel variety, and ease-of-use. “The payment environment in retail must not only ensure high availability and performance, but is …

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Genesys – Southern East Africa Steps Up Customer Experience Focus

Enterprises in Southern East Africa and Mauritius are rapidly stepping up their efforts to boost customer experience, reports omnichannel customer experience specialist Genesys. Genesys, currently experiencing strong growth in the region, says enterprises in key African development hubs are fast catching up with their international counterparts in terms of next-generation …

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SA Retailers likely to Start Tracking Consumers In-Store using Facial Recognition

Traditional retailers cannot compete with online retailers when it comes to price and merchandise and need to bring something to the table that online retailers cannot. This is according to Gareth Hawkey, Group CEO at redPanda Software, who notes that traditional retailers will, therefore, have to find technology that will …

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