As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping. As stores closed and social distancing took hold, retailers worldwide moved their businesses online, embraced e-commerce and explored the potential of new ways to pay.
The annual PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, hosted by The Insaka eCommerce Academy, is set to take place from 17 to 20 May 2021.
Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro, unpacks the journey behind the software development company's rebrand, its marketing initiatives and the most successful channels for getting your brand message out there.
Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago
Our personal devices, such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets are increasingly used to access movies, download Apps, store music or stream content from platforms like Netflix or Showmax. And they are often shared among family members, such as children who regularly use their parents' devices to enjoy online content. But, with PoPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) finally coming into effect on 30 June this year, which aims to enforce protection of personal information by creating the lawful conditions for how this information must be managed, are employees - and the businesses that hire them - violating its rules? Potentially yes...
Sián Fields 3 days ago
The inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit is reportedly the first global event to focus on women in emerging tech sectors. Taking place from 19-20 May 2021, the two-day online conference focuses on women's entrepreneurship and features 50 speakers, 20 talks and 12 panel sessions.
A free press or media has an important role to play in democracies as it is responsible for gathering and distributing the information that citizens use to decide how they are going to vote. They then have the further responsibility to monitor and hold those in power accountable.
Hanno Brink 3 May 2021