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Report Reveals Website Security Risk for African Firms

87% of Magento e-commerce websites at ‘high risk’ from cyber criminals says new report New research has found 87% of SME websites using the Magento platform are currently at high risk from cyber attacks. By contrast, under 10% of websites using other major e-commerce platforms surveyed register in the same …

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LanDynamix Provides Technology Platform for Carter App

The Carter App Simplifies Automobile Purchasing for Consumers. The Carter platform was developed with the express purpose of helping consumers successfully make one of the biggest purchasing decisions they will ever make: buying a new car. “The whole process of buying a new car is extremely complex and user-unfriendly. Our …

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Rhodes Food Group Completes R30 Million Acquisition of Protein Snack Business

RFG has recently completed the acquisition of a protein snack food business from RCL Foods Consumer (Pty) Ltd for R30 million. The business produces a range of protein snacks for Woolworths, including meat balls and chipolata sausages. The new business has been integrated into the Western Cape ready meals factory …

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FreshStop Celebrates its 10th Anniversary and the Team is Confident of Continued Business Growth

It’s hard to imagine that just 10 years ago, the consumer’s experience of shopping in a forecourt convenience store (c-store) was completely different. In the 2000’s, forecourt convenience retail was still dominated by garage stores that specialised in the 5c’s – cigarettes, chips, chocolates, instant coffee and cool drinks. However, …

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MACMobile has Launched its New FIELDPromote App

MACMobile, an innovator of niche mobile technology solutions for the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry, has launched its new FIELDPromote app which revolutionises the last mile of customer loyalty. FIELDPromote offers a complete, intelligent solution for managing activations from conception to execution and beyond, to ensure maximum return on promotional …

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KOKO Launches First Network in Nairobi

Venture-backed technology company KOKO Networks has launched its first network of 700 “KOKOpoints” inside neighbourhood shops across Nairobi. KOKOpoints are multi-purpose consumer access machines, combining a fuel ATM, an e-commerce kiosk and an in-store digital media experience. KOKO builds technology for life in the world’s fastest-growing cities. The first consumer …

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PwC: Consumers are Moving Away from Traditional Forms of Entertainment and Media Consumption

· Almost 40% of those surveyed are moving away from consuming entertainment through traditional channels and rather streaming daily or more. · More than 50% of Gen Z consumers are streaming daily or more. · 33% of South African consumers go to social media first to hear about current events. …

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Takealot Launches Nationwide Pickup Points

South Africa’s leading online retailer takealot.com has launched over 25 highly anticipated collection facilities across the country. Its flagship Takealot Pickup Point at the New Road off-ramp in Midrand spans the N1 highway, the busiest highway in Africa, allowing motorists travelling in both directions to easily collect their online orders. …

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Good Value and Customer Choice at Dis-Chem Overcome Strike Impact

Dis-Chem results for the 12 months ended 28 February 2019 Highlights • Group revenue up 10% to R21.4 billion • Headline earnings up 7.4% Midrand, 16 May 2019 – Despite a tough economic environment and prolonged industrial action, which affected almost a third of the financial year, Dis-Chem reported positive …

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