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Retailers And Businesses Can Use Digital Signage For Effective Covid-19 Communication

Moving Tactics says several experts are predicting that societies will need to social distance until 2022. How do you get business done in this ‘new’ normal? One solution is using technology, such as digital signage, to overcome the difficulties. On-the-Go content Communicating effectively to customers and staff in-store is essential during a health crisis. Instead […]

By |2020-05-18T09:23:08+02:00May 12th, 2020|Retail news|0 Comments

Blockchain’s Potential Benefits For The Retail Industry

According to the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC), the secret of Blockchain is provenance: it shows, in a tamper-proof manner, exactly where the product or service originated and what processes it went through. One can almost call it a digital hallmark. Like all the disruptive technologies that have upset the corporate applecart, Blockchain […]

By |2020-05-08T10:44:57+02:00May 5th, 2020|Retail news|0 Comments

The Evolving Retail Consumer

According to the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC), we must create products and experiences with and for specific consumer audiences if we want them to become loyal customers. Gone are the days when we could say, ‘Advertise it and they will come’. That’s because consumer behaviour has undergone a huge transformation in an […]

By |2020-03-20T08:55:38+02:00Mar 18th, 2020|Retail news|0 Comments

Ways To Increase Online Cart Checkout Sales

Derek Cikes, Commercial Director at Payflex, identifies ten reasons for online shopper cart abandonment so that merchants can address the issues head-on and get those carts through checkout. 1. Extra costs are too high (shipping, tax, fees) 53% of online shoppers say they abandon their cart because they’re faced with extra costs at checkout that […]

By |2020-03-13T13:50:26+02:00Mar 10th, 2020|Marketing, Retail news|0 Comments

The Digitisation Of In-Store Retail

According to the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC), Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a critical feature in the digitisation of in-store retail, personalising the customer experience and creating a more engaging retailer consumer interaction. For retailers, both big and small, AI is more than just a buzzword. It is creating new opportunities while […]

By |2020-03-09T09:50:17+02:00Mar 2nd, 2020|Retail news|0 Comments

The Evolution Of Retail: Changing Customers And Digital Advancement

CEO of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC), Amanda Stops, says that from year to year, the evolution of our industry is one of staggering promise and opportunity – as well as uncertainty. The future may be unknown, yet two things are certain: customers will continue to change, and digital advancement will carry […]

By |2020-02-20T14:42:04+02:00Feb 18th, 2020|Retail news|0 Comments

Evolving Retail Advertising Trends

Ira Somers, writing for Massivit 3D, discusses retail advertising trends. The first is Retail As A Service (RaaS). What do Google Apps, Facebook, and Dropbox have in common? They’re all examples of Software as a Service (SaaS). Just as SaaS has seen software companies host and licence out their product for a specified period, RaaS similarly provides […]

By |2020-01-24T11:16:51+02:00Jan 22nd, 2020|Retail news|0 Comments

Online Retail Trends For 2020

According to Derek Cikes, Commercial Director at payment fintech Payflex, consumer demands for a frictionless, personalised experience that caters for their lifestyle needs are set to drive online retail trends in 2020. The result is a focus on creating a customised experience that supports and enhances shopping in the virtual environment, facilitating the buying journey. […]

By |2020-01-13T09:28:11+02:00Jan 9th, 2020|Retail news|0 Comments

Retail And Pharmacy Trends To Expect In 2020

The evolution of the pharmaceutical industry is contradictory, as healthcare tries to address new illnesses as well as incorporate different ways of thinking about wellness. These contradictions are not only on the manufacturing side of the pharma industry, there’s also work to be done in retail. Eben Esterhuizen, General Manager at OnShelf Pharma shared PwC’s Pharma […]

By |2019-12-02T09:30:05+02:00Nov 27th, 2019|Retail news|0 Comments