Friday , April 19 2019

Shopping Online Gets a Security Upgrade from Mastercard

Shopping, buying train tickets or hailing a cab online help make the everyday easier. In this digital age where more than half of online shoppers save their credit card info on multiple online sites and the industry average for online checkout is ten minutes, there’s still room for improvement. Mastercard …

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Nielse Launches Smartstore in South Africa

Nielsen has added a new product solution to their Shopper toolkit – a creative and unique solution for retailers and manufacturers globally, helping them get closer to shopper behaviour at the moment of truth and uncover What’s Next. The solution helps retailers measure, evaluate and optimize a range of retail …

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Software-Defined Networks will Enable the Store of the Future—and Keep Costs Low

The store of the future will use seamlessly integrated technology to create a wonderful retail experience for all its customers, says Metacom CEO Réan van Niekerk — and lower costs at the same time. “What makes a retail experience great is being recognised and valued as an individual,” says Van …

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Verifone Introduces EZ-Receipt, Enabling a Seamless Payment Experience at the Pump

Verifone is excited to introduce EZ-Receipt, a software cloud-based technology that seamlessly generates an electronic receipt at the pump, creating a fast and simple pay-and-go payment experience. Additionally, EZ-Receipt reduces merchant operating costs and paper waste, as well as inconvenience associated with maintaining trouble-prone gas pump printers. “Because of our …

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Consumer Confidence Declines as South Africans Wait for Economic Turnaround

South Africans are under pressure as indicated by the latest results of The Conference Board® Global Consumer Confidence Survey, conducted in collaboration with Nielsen, which reflects a 5-point decrease in South African consumer confidence to 90 in Q2, 2018. Nielsen Sub-Saharan Africa MD Bryan Sun comments; “Consumer confidence in South …

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CCV and PAX Are Forming a Joint Venture Focusing on Payment Solutions in the Self-Service Market

CCV, one of the largest payment service providers and suppliers of payment solutions in Europe, and PAX Technology Limited, subsidiary of PAX Global Technology Limited (“PAX Global”), one of the leading electronic payment terminals solutions providers, have entered into an agreement to set up a joint venture company, C2P Convenient …

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South Africans Display an Insatiable Appetite for Convenience

South African consumers are facing an increasingly stressful, time-starved lifestyle which has created a burgeoning demand for convenient solutions that can help simplify their lives and points to a host of untapped opportunities for South African manufacturers and retailers. This stems from the latest report from global measurement company Nielsen, …

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New Tech FoodShare Platform Debuts in South Africa to Combat Food Insecurity

FoodForward SA has introduced the FoodShare Digital Platform, a technological answer to the logistical demands of an organisation that recovers surplus food in the supply chain for redistribution to registered non-profit organisations. Usually, FoodForward SA requires a major logistical operation to collect, sort, and warehouse surplus food from donors and …

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Cotton On Group Partners With Adyen to Advance Global eCommerce Rollout

Leading Australian retailer selects Adyen to provide improved online payment capabilities while increasing authorisation rates. Adyen has announced a partnership with the Cotton On Group, Australia’s largest global retailer. With this partnership in place, Adyen is helping to power eCommerce payments for the Cotton On Group brands including Cotton On, Cotton …

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Africa’s Entertainment and Media Industry Enters Dynamic New Wave of Convergence – 3.0

By 2022, total E&M revenue in South Africa is expected to reach R177.2 billion, up from R129.2 billion in 2017 Africa’s entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase – a third wave of convergence. The borders that once separated the entertainment and media (E&M), technology and telecommunications …

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