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The effects of ”lights off” for the retail industry

As we flip flop between candles powering up and diesel drumming to a now common beat – with the longest run of loadshedding in South Africa recently under our belts – the massive impact this has had on business has been nothing less than debilitating leaving our economy in a …

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Furnmart & the Argility Technology Group

A 21-Year-Old and Ongoing Success Story In 2001 Argility entered into one of its longest running client relationships with Furnmart The Argility Technology Group (ATG) – with a thirty-five year plus history as a leading software developer and supplier to the retail and supply chain sectors, has announced that 2022 …

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Innovative tie-up between Hello Adsales and Botswana Premier League is Good News for Global Brands

Brands will be the real winners in Botswana Premier League’s decision to sub-contract the management of its stadium advertising to Hello Adsales Botswana (PTY) LTD from January 2021. Talking about the 12-month renewable contract, Solomon Ramochotlhwane, sporting head at Botswana Football League, said: “The Botswana Premier League is looking forward …

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Women Entrepreneurs Lead the way in Digital Presence, According to Mastercard SME Research in Middle East and Africa

81% of women entrepreneurs across the Middle East and Africa have a digital business presence according to Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index Latest research by Mastercard highlights high digitalization among women-owned businesses as opportunity for broader SME recovery and digital economy growth Despite the gender gap and social challenges, entrepreneurial …

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Engen’s Footprint Flourishing as Company Targets Ambitious Growth in Botswana

Engen continues to expand in Botswana and so spread its unique retail fuel and convenience customer experience across the country, with five new Engen Service Stations opening in the first half of 2021 and a further five in the pipeline. “As always, convenience and customer service are key determinants of …

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South African Manufacturer KAS Africa Secures $10 Million Investment

Million-dollar manufacturing deal aims to drive industrialisation and economic growth across Africa KAS Africa, a leading contract manufacturer of personal, home, baby and oral care FMCG products, has received an investment with an aggregate value of $10 million from TRT Investments Limited. The transaction significantly strengthens KAS Africa’s balance sheet …

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Smollan | Celebrating a Decade of Excellence

The PMR.africa Awards, held annually are intended to enhance and set a benchmark for excellence and very importantly, to celebrate the success of teams doing a great job. Smollan received five diamond category awards covering markets in both South Africa and Botswana. PMR.africa conducts research telephonically and it is not …

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phos and Stanchion Collaborate to Connect Merchants in Africa to the Contactless Digital Payment Ecosystem via their Existing Android Mobile Devices

Partnership is a game-changer in enabling contactless acceptance for smaller merchants across the continent phos, the fintech behind the first-ever software-only Point of Sale (SoftPOS), and Stanchion Payment Solutions, a global specialist in payments systems and integration, today announced that they have partnered to help payments processing companies and banks …

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Edcon Concludes the Sale for Parts of the Edgars Business to Retailability

Edcon announced that the sale of parts of the Edgars business in South Africa to Retailability (Pty) Ltd has been implemented, with all approvals from regulatory authorities and all conditions precedent either fulfilled or waived.  The sale includes the transfer of approximately 120 stores in South Africa together with the …

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Edcon Announces Signing of the Sale and Purchase Agreement for Sale of Parts of Edgars to Retailability

Edcon is pleased to announce that further to its media release dated 6th July 2020, the company has signed the Sale and Purchase Agreement for the sale of parts of Edgars to Retailability Pty (Ltd). Retailability is a retail fashion holding company of retail brands including Legit, Beaver Canoe, and …

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