Meet Mobiz, the startup changing the way SA corporates talk to their customers

Written exclusively for CIPN

The South African retail space is incredibly competitive. New players are entering the market all the time, even as customer wallets are squeezed tighter than ever. In this environment, it’s vital that retailers be able to talk to their customers in a way that’s engaging, relevant, and hyper-personal. One South African startup which is helping retailers innovate in that direction is the Cape Town-based Mobiz.

Game store opens in Springs

Game stores announced the opening of its 122nd store in South Africa, in Springs Mall, Gauteng. Game is a renowned South African brand and is proud to expand its pink footprint in the community of Springs. We’re excited to offer Springs the lifestyle, grocery and electronics for which Game is well known.


Q&A with Gareth Hawkey, Group CEO, redPanda Software

What is the background and need for the partnership?

In 2016, Cape Town-based redPanda Software was selected by PCMS to provide offshore software development services to their core development group.

Construction underway on Paledi Mall’s R130 million expansion

Building contractors are on site at Paledi Mall in the rural Limpopo town of Mankweng, with construction underway on the 7 000 m² third phase expansion of the centre that will take it to 32 000m² in size.

The project will entrench the mall’s position as a regional shopping centre for the community with several new stores, service offerings and leisure spaces.


eCLIQ™ high security electronic control system from ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY’s new eCLIQ™ electronic locking system combines reliable protection and maximum flexibility to offer users a high security, easy to retrofit solution for existing buildings.

Benefits of automated cash management

Every entrepreneur knows that cash is the lifeblood of a business, but few realise that the way one manages cash can be the difference between success and failure

Electric forklifts lift higher  

In line with global trends, leading provider of materials handling equipment in southern Africa, Goscor Lift Truck Company, reports a growing preference for electric forklifts in South Africa.       

One of the growing trends in the global forklift industry is the move towards battery-powered forklifts. Technavio forecasts that the global battery-powered forklift market will grow at a CAGR of 9% from 2018 to 2022.



Complex video ecosystem is taking shape in SA as consumers flock online

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Liberty Two Degrees to eradicate plastic shopping bags in its malls by 1 January 2020

L2D aims to achieve a net zero sustainability target by 2030


Cash logistics becomes fully automated

With South Africa predominantly a cash-driven country, cash logistics is without a doubt a main artery of our economy.  Equally important, is having world-class solutions to track the cash, throughout the cash cycle.