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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

The Importance of Price Transparency in Ecommerce

Comparison tools lead the way for price transparency in e-commerce Online shopping has become increasingly popular amongst South African consumers. Convenience, competitive pricing, and a wide choice of products make online purchasing a no-brainer for [...]

July 11th, 2019|

RBR Reseach: Have Contactless Cards Become the Tool of Choice for Low-value Payments?

Contactless cards will account for 57% of payment cards worldwide by 2023 as issuers increasingly offer them as standard, and acceptance grows to reflect customer demand. Issuers offer contactless functionality to persuade customers to use [...]

June 27th, 2019|

Success for International Growth

Success for International growth. Do not stumble before you get to first-base. The South African economy continues to grow at a slow rate, and whilst there are opportunities for niche products, disruptors and new technologies, [...]

June 20th, 2019|

SARB Announces the Adjustment of Interchange Rates for Transactions Emanating from ATMs

The purpose of this communiqué is to announce the adjusted interchange rates for automated teller machines (ATMs). The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) annually reviews interchange rates for transactions emanating from the ATMs, cards and [...]

June 10th, 2019|

Online Banking Fraud Keeps Banking Ombudsman On Its Toes Two Years Running

The Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS) has released its Annual Report highlighting some interesting statistics for its operations for 2018. Key highlights for the year are: 7307 cases were closed – 12% more than in [...]

May 30th, 2019|

RBR Research Reveals that the Number of ATMs Worldwide Drop as Demand for Cash Decreases

Brand-new research shows that the number of ATMs installed worldwide fell by 1% in 2018, to stand at 3.24 million, impacted by branch closures and the rising popularity of mobile payments. China’s ATM numbers continue [...]

May 16th, 2019|

How Digital Technology is Reshaping the Needs and Expectations of SA’s Young Consumer

An article by Rachel Thompson, Insights Director at GfK South Africa originally published here. We’re seeing the needs, expectations and behaviours of young South African consumers evolve at a pace that threatens to leave brands behind. [...]

May 2nd, 2019|

Nielsen Reports that Women Wield the Bulk of South African Spending Power

The purchasing power of South Africa’s 18-million female consumers is undeniable given that 71% of them are responsible for grocery shopping, while 60% are the primary purchaser within South African households making them a force [...]

April 25th, 2019|

EMVCo Promotes Confidence and Consistency for EMV CDCVM Solutions

The deployment of Consumer Device Cardholder Verification Method (CDCVM) solutions across the payments ecosystem is increasing. EMVCo is therefore working to promote confidence and consistency by identifying and addressing specific security, functional and performance needs [...]

April 11th, 2019|

E-commerce Forecast to Rise to 24% of Card Spending – RBR

Source: RBR (www.rbrlondon.com) Online card expenditure growing at double digit rates and will continue to increase significantly faster than card spending at physical outlets to account for nearly a quarter of all card expenditure by [...]

April 4th, 2019|

Nielsen Launches its 2019 Changing Consumer Prosperity Report

Nielsen has launched its 2019 Changing Consumer Prosperity Report which highlights how global consumers think and feel about their financial situation and reveals that when it comes to feeling prosperous, mindset matters more than income. [...]

March 21st, 2019|

Off-Site ATMs Playing Increasingly Vital Role in Financial Inclusion

Source: RBR (www.rbrlondon.com) There were 3.3 million ATMs worldwide at end-2017, of which 51% were located away from branches. The number and share of off-site ATMs continue to increase, with over 15,000 new such terminals [...]

March 14th, 2019|