The Digital Payments Revolution: Participate Without Fear

Digital technology is reshaping our lives—especially the ways we handle financial transactions. Both consumers and merchants have options, and should exercise them, to fully engage in the digital economy without fear, capitalizing on the myriad of choices and opportunities now available. A World of Choices for Consumers Remember when entering your credit card details on […]

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AFRICA’S LARGEST VIRTUAL SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON COLLABORATION, SUSTAINABILITY, INNOVATION

Africa’s largest virtual conference for procurement and inbound supply chain professionals will take place on 13 March 2024. The free-to-attend Africa Supply Chain in Action (ASCA) event is now in its fourth year. All African procurement and inbound supply chain practitioners are invited to attend. This year, ASCA will be held under the theme “Unity […]

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Embracing the future of customer loyalty

Few people would dispute the importance of customer loyalty for business success. Companies have realised the need to create tailored solutions that meet the unique requirements of individual clients. This can at least partly be attributed to more efficient data analysis resulting from advanced technologies like machine learning and AI. Ultimately, decision-makers can create more […]

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FASA CONCERNED WITH LEGAL FRANCHISE DISPUTES AS SURVEY SHOWS FRANCHISING THRIVES

Although franchising is a proven business model, contributing 15% to South Africa’s GDP through its over 700 franchise systems and around 68 000 franchisees, two recent court cases involving well-known franchise brands Romans Pizza and Cash Crusaders have put the spotlight on difficulties that can arise in the business and legal relationships that exist between franchisor […]

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Robotics labs equip a next generation with future-fit education

As NASA retires Ingenuity, the little robot helicopter that completed 72 flights on Mars, a next generation of Grade 8 and 9 South African learners is beginning its robotics journey. A R1,6 million investment in robotics infrastructure, equipment, course work and teaching is speeding their mission, with the Shoprite Foundation facilitating two fully equipped robotics […]

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Rhenus South Africa expands warehouse presence nationwide.

Rhenus is expanding its warehousing capacities in South Africa: the logistics service provider is significantly strengthening the country’s logistics network by opening new warehouses in Pretoria and East London and modernising and extending its existing site in Port Elizabeth. In particular, the healthcare, life sciences, retail and renewable energy sectors will benefit from the integrated […]

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