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NCR Partners with Samsung, Unveils All-in-One Commerce Station

NCR Corporation, in collaboration with Samsung Electronics America, Inc., today launched NCR Silver Quantum™, an all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) commerce station featuring an integrated payment device with mobile wallet acceptance capability, customer display, loyalty scanner and Samsung Galaxy tablet. The NCR Silver Quantum commerce station provides merchants a sleek, efficient system …

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Lewis Shows Early Signs of Recovery in Tough Markets

Economic conditions impacting the country’s lower to middle income market continued to weigh on Lewis Group’s performance for the six months to September 2017 as headline earnings declined from R173 million to R144 million with headline earnings per share 15.8% lower at 163.9 cents. However, the group’s results show an …

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SPAR Continues Global Expansion with Entry into Pakistan

The partnership commences with a focus on the development of stores in Pakistan’s biggest city, Karachi. SPAR multi-format stores, ranging from small convenience to large supermarket will expand over time across the country. By opening these stores, Pakistan becomes part of SPAR’s international network which now extends to 46 countries …

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Huawei and Partners Launch New Retail Solution at Eco-Connect

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solution provider, has announced the launch of its New Retail solution together with partners Century, Ontme, Keonn and CipherLab at Huawei Eco-Connect Europe 2017 in Berlin. Developed in conjunction with Huawei eco-system partners, the New Retail solution builds on Huawei’s IoT and …

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Google Shopping Showing Exponential Growth for Early Adopters

As it approaches its first anniversary in the South African market, Google Shopping is making its mark, with some retailers showing a return on investment percentages measured in the thousands. However, as more businesses enter the fray, companies who try go it alone will find it increasingly difficult to ensure …

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TFG Announces Acquisition of UK Fashion Brand Hobbs

TFG has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Hobbs, a contemporary British womenswear brand, through its United Kingdom subsidiary, TFG Brands (London) Limited. The agreement is subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions precedent normal for a transaction of this nature. Hobbs currently has 140 outlets …

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Deloitte Releases Report on Using Advanced Analytics for CX in Retail

Changes in customer preferences and the path to purchase are driving the need for Canadian retailers to respond and future proof their business to ensure they do not become another Canadian casualty in the retail industry. Today, Deloitte released a report – Future-proofing your retail business: Balancing the art and …

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PayPal Launches Seller Protection in Some Sub-Saharan Africa countries

PayPal has announced the launch of its Seller Protection Programme in some Sub-Saharan Africa countries, in an effort to empower local businesses to trade online, both locally and globally with confidence and peace of mind. PayPal’s Seller Protection Programme is designed to help protect merchants from buyer’s claims, chargeback, and …

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Jumia Set to Make 2017 Black Friday the Biggest Nigeria Has Ever Seen

Jumia Nigeria has announced the dates and partners for its biggest sales event of the year, Jumia Black Friday 2017. This year’s event is billed as the Jumia Black Friday Festival and will run for 31 days from November 13th to December 13th 2017 on www.Jumia.com.ng. It will be the …

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Massmart Supports Local Suppliers as Part of Supplier Development Programme

Of the 33 participants in the Massmart Supplier Development Programme 13 are private label projects, eight are import substitution projects and six are exporting products as far as New Zealand. Massmart today hosted an event to celebrate local manufacturers who are participants in their Supplier Development Programme. At the event, …

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