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FlexLink is a world-class factory automation expert. Working closely with global customers, we provide innovative, automated solutions to produce goods smarter, safer and at lower operating costs. For more than 35 years, our solutions have enabled manufacturers, machine providers and system integrators to take control of production efficiency.
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Trade Link Retail Systems, a leading South African retail IT solutions company, focusing on the retail Fast Moving Consumer Goods FMCG markets in RSA and Africa
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AI and the retail revolution
23/04/2018 - 14:21
2018 has been widely touted as the year that practical applications of artificial intelligence reach maturity and begin to impact our day-to-day lives. However, it's not AI creating sentient robots that will be changing our lives in 2018, but instead, it will be how AI is applied within sectors like retail or financial services.
Closing the deal with in-store customers
19/04/2018 - 14:05
One of the most fundamental goals a brand marketer has is to lead consumers to the point of sale (POS) — that is, a location or moment during the customer journey in which a retail transaction can occur.
Digital natives vs Digital immigrants in a world ruled by technology
18/04/2018 - 15:04
We’re all familiar with the term Baby Boomer (1946 – 1964), Gen X (1965 – 1976) and Gen Y (1977 – 1995) - with the latter more commonly known as the Millennial - and we have a basic understanding of each, but what happens when you group these generations together under one corporate roof in a world predominately ruled by technology?
5 ways AI can do the heavy lifting in the retail customer experience
16/04/2018 - 15:17
When we talk to our customers, the biggest challenge in this new era of retailing is just keeping up with customer expectations. Bringing new, differentiated experiences to market is a monumental task.
AI: The answer for thriving retailers
16/04/2018 - 14:42
It’s no secret that online sales have been growing exponentially with no sign of slowing down. Even purchases completed in-store often start online.
Overcoming marketing’s 5 deadly fears
16/04/2018 - 10:59
To fully take advantage of the opportunities of marketing today, marketers must get over some of the fears holding them back.
Lush introduces new automated payroll software
12/04/2018 - 16:24
Cosmetics retailer Lush is introducing new software to run its company payroll in the UK and Ireland, with a view to implementing it across international business operations.
After Amazon Go's launch, retailers renew focus on how mobile shapes in-store shopping
06/04/2018 - 15:26
Walmart and Nike are ramping up their mobile strategies, but will the Go model become the new gold standard for retail?
Mobile commerce on the rise in SA
04/04/2018 - 10:46
Online shopping is on the rise in South Africa. PayPal recently released data about mobile phone usage and mobile eCommerce at the Seamless Africa Conference in Cape Town last month. The research revealed South Africans spent R37.1 billion shopping online in 2016, an increase of nearly 30% from the previous year.
Walmart going global with money transfer service
04/04/2018 - 08:45
Walmart is expanding Walmart2Walmart, a program it launched four years ago that targets unbanked consumers, allowing them to transfer money between Walmart U.S. stores.