SA retailers yet to harness location-based messaging

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While there is a great deal of interest in the potential for personalized, location-based marketing, South African retailers have been slow to benefit from it, says Paradigm Group. By Nolan Daniel, MD of Paradigm Group The retail industry is faced Continue reading

SA Companies Adopting ‘Tap-n-Go’ Cashless Payment Systems

NFC Card Technology

South Africa’s retailers, financial institutions and brands are gaining pace with international competitors in adopting technologies such as near-field communication (NFC) for mobile and cashless payments. Two years ago, it was predicted that the high cost of installing point-of-sale terminals Continue reading

E-Commerce Companies Bypass the Middlemen – NY Times

e-Commerce cutting out the middlemen.

When the founders of a start-up that sells eyeglasses online, Warby Parker, began investigating why designer glasses cost several hundred dollars, they discovered that everyone in the process was taking a cut: designers, manufacturers, brands, wholesalers and retailers. Warby Parker’s Continue reading

4 Good Reasons to Sell Online

2013 Online Retail Sales

Ecommerce sales are growing. Online sales topped $1 trillion worldwide for the first time last year and there are good reasons you should consider selling online now to start getting your share. There are really two kinds of businesses or entrepreneurs Continue reading