Nedbank, Vodacom and now retail giant Pick n Pay are among the growing list of South African companies to back the locally made Mara phone.
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Samsung Pay went live in South Africa on Tuesday in beta form, with Absa clients getting exclusive access and Standard Bank to follow “soon”. Nafisa Akabor put it to the test.
TymeDigital by Commonwealth Bank SA has become the first new bank to receive an operating licence from the South African Reserve Bank since 1999. The bank, set to become a full service digital bank, currently
In this episode of TechCentral, Duncan McLeod chats to Pick n Pay information systems executive Jason Peisl about the retailer’s bitcoin trial. In the podcast, Peisl explains why Pick n Pay decided to test bitcoin
Bitcoin start-up Luno has announced plans to expand into 35 new markets in Europe after securing R120m (US$9m) in a Series B funding round led by London-based Balderton Capital. Rand Merchant Investments
In what its backers are calling “potentially a world first for a major grocery retailer”, shoppers were for a “limited time” able to pay for their groceries using bitcoin at a Pick n Pay retail store in Cape Town. In a
Mastercard will work with South African partners to bring biometric cards to local consumers by the end of the year. The development follows two separate trials conducted recently with Pick n Pay and Absa. South Africa is the first
Pick n Pay said on Tuesday that its online sales have surged by 38% in the past year, far outstripping group-wide turnover growth of 8,2% in the 52 weeks ended 1 March 2016. The retailer attributed the strong growth in sales at Pick n Pay Online to a “stronger range
Wi-Fi service provider AlwaysOn is hoping to bring Wi-Fi Internet to a bigger audience by allowing consumers to buy access using cash at Pick n Pay stores. Selected stores are now carrying prepaid data cards from AlwaysOn. Until now, consumers
Christmas sales will be dominated by more affordable tablets and smartphones, digital toys and niche homeware items. That’s the prediction of Pick n Pay’s Mark Wood, who heads the retailer’s generation merchandise buying division