Friday , April 19 2019

National Credit Regulator Refers Foschini Retail Group (Pty) Ltd To The National Consumer Tribunal For Breach Of The National Credit Act

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has announced that it has referred Foschini Retail Group (Pty) (Foschini) to the National Consumer Tribunal (Tribunal) following an investigation by the NCR which revealed Foschini has charged consumers a club fee on credit agreements. The club fee charged by Foschini is reflected in consumers’ …

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ICT Retail Spend In SA Is On The Increase, Despite A Struggling Economy

Despite economic pressures, investment by the South African retail sector into information and communication technologies (ICT) seems to be holding steady. New analysis by Frost & Sullivan titled “ICT Enterprise Spend in Retail, South Africa, Forecast to 2019” shows that cloud-based services, managed services and cellular connectivity are expected to …

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Carrefour Banque Offers Instant Activation Of New C-zam Account With Gemalto Digital PIN

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying Market Pay, a payment institution wholly-owned by Carrefour Group, with payment cards and a Digital PIN solution for C-zam. This new ‘boxed’ account is available on the shelves of over 3,000 Carrefour French retail stores since 18 April. Once the account …

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Magento Commerce Announces Record Growth in Europe

Magento, the worldwide leader in cloud digital commerce innovation, announced significant growth and adoption of its next generation cloud platform and solutions across Europe. The record-breaking year includes significant growth in its flagship platform with 42% year over year growth in new license revenues in Europe. The company’s impressive momentum …

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Nanopay Introduces Self-Service MintChip Retail Payment Platform For Canadian Merchants

nanopay Corporation, a secure, real-time payments platform provider, unveils Canada-wide availability of its new self-service MintChip Retail Payment Platform. The nanopay platform enables merchants to accept digital cash (in Canadian Dollars), which delivers all the benefits of traditional cash at a fraction of the cost of existing payment options, without …

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Walgreens Showing Mobile Apps Aren’t Just for Millennials

The Walgreens mobile app, already one of the most popular retailer apps in the marketplace with tens of millions of users nationwide, has garnered a particularly robust following among older Americans — a demographic rarely associated with mobile app adoption. Walgreens data show more than 20 percent of its app …

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How to Use Technology in the Retail Sector

We’re talking about the future potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI), augmented reality, and automated drone delivery. We’re talking about beacons and smart mirrors and geolocation services. But really, the retail technology conversation needs to be happening at a more practical and immediate level. In South Africa, the bulk of purchasing …

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Nigerian Tech Start-up And Mastercard Deliver Cashless Online Shopping Payment Solution

The African e-commerce sector is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery. Understanding the impact of this challenge, Mastercard has partnered with Nigerian tech start-up, NetPlus to develop an e-commerce solution that will help make cash a thing of …

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First Data Launches New Merchant Solution to Prevent Fraud Across All Commerce Channels

First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, announced the launch of Fraud Detect, a comprehensive fraud solution for merchants around the world. Fraud Detect leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning, fraud scoring, cybersecurity intelligence, and information from the Dark Web to provide merchants with the capability to detect fraudulent …

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MobiKwik Monsoon Sale is Back!

Monsoon is round the corner and MobiKwik is all set to bring exciting offers back! MobiKwik’s Monsoon Sale 2017 will have compelling deals and offers starting from 19th June to 25th June 2017 for their customers to save big. MobiKwik users can now get up to 50% off on Supercash …

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