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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.
The key to mobile self-checkout success
14/08/2017 - 15:27
Mobile self-checkout technology promises to not only streamline the physical checkout experience, but more importantly, to bring an augmented digital shopping experience to the physical store.
New Pick n Pay app gets 10 000 downloads in 1 day
10/08/2017 - 11:33
Retailer Pick n Pay app exceeds 10 000 downloads within first 24 hours of its release, with numbers continuing to grow. Retail giant last week released the latest version of its mobile app for Android.
Brave new world of retail bad for workers
07/08/2017 - 16:39
South African grocery retailers are taking their cue from global players, and as a result, the retail workforce may be under threat as technology continues to rattle the sector.
Smartphones fuel boom in retail searches
04/08/2017 - 15:01
Research has found smartphones caused an explosion in searches for the wares of UK retailers in the second quarter.