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Mobile digital world brings chaos and opportunity for SA wine industry
07/12/2017 - 10:54
Embrace the chaos brought by the mobile phone-fueled digital age and look to Portugal for a roadmap to success in the USA. Those were the clear messages from New York wine importer Cape Classics at a gathering of the South African wine industry hosted at Glenelly Estate in Stellenbosch.
4 ways retailers can boost the product discovery experience
07/12/2017 - 09:51
What defines the marketplace of the future?
Value and features drive customer satisfaction in the mobile handset industry
29/11/2017 - 08:56
In handsets, customer satisfaction is driven by the discovery of new features that clients have not been aware of previously, says Prof Adré Schreuder, CEO at Consulta, the company responsible for the latest SA Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) for mobile handsets.
Google launches new mobile payments platform
30/10/2017 - 13:39
Google has launched its new mobile payments platform — Pay With Google — designed to simplify the purchasing process on Android devices.
Retailers may reach a tipping point where friction may need to be reintroduced to the customer shopping experience
06/10/2017 - 09:34
In the world of the technological revolution that is not restricted by many physical hurdles, the introduction of new technology invokes dramatic changes that can be brought about relatively quickly, as a result, technological trends are taking up faster than before.
Pick n Pay unveils new online shopping website
04/10/2017 - 11:32
Pick n Pay, the largest online grocery business in Africa, this week unveiled its new online shopping website. Designed to work alongside the recently relaunched mobile app, the website has been built to offer greater convenience, wider choice, more promotions and lower prices to its fast-growing base of online shoppers.
Gen Z wants more in-store tech
27/09/2017 - 10:36
Gen Zers are eager to experience in-store tech while they shop, with 39% hoping "just walk out" technology will be implemented within the next 12 months and 44% hoping AR and VR come to fruition during that same period, according to a study by payments platform Adyen.
USA mobile e-commerce sales to hit $250 billion by 2020
13/09/2017 - 11:00
Mobile e-commerce sales will account for nearly half of all online commerce in just a couple of years.
A shopper marketing conundrum: Providing a personalised mobile experience at scale
12/09/2017 - 14:29
As marketers, we've heard it before and we'll hear it again: successful marketing is all about delivering the right ads to the right person at the right time. In the retail environment, especially, delivering the right ads on the right platform plays a crucial role in positively influencing a customer's overall shopping experience, which can drastically differ depending on the location.
Mobile contactless transactions skyrocket by 336%
08/09/2017 - 14:56
Mobile contactless transactions topped £370 million in the first six months of 2017, a massive 336 per cent year-on-year rise in spending, new data suggests.