How 4IR is solving unemployment

5 November 2019. The real opportunity is to look beyond technology and find ways to give the greatest number of people the ability to positively impact their families, organisations and communities. Read more…


Social media conversations on low and no alcohol drinking grow 80%

5 November 2019. Read more…


Drivers and fears of SA’s online consumers

29 October 2019. Essentially, South Africans are becoming increasingly more comfortable with parting with their information if retailers and brands can satisfy their growing need for superior convenience and customer experience. Read more…


China digital consumer trends in 2019

29 September 2019. China’s rise as a global leader in e-commerce has been nothing less than stunning. This year, online retail sales are expected to swell to $1.5 trillion, representing a quarter of China’s total retail-sales volume, and more than the retail sales of the ten next largest markets in the world—combined. Read more…


How digital is powering the next wave of growth in key-account management

13 August 2019. New research highlights what the best-performing sales organizations are doing. Read more…


2019 Internet Data Mid-Year Update

17 July 2019. Read more…


Africa’s Wi-Fi growth is in full force

21 June 2019. World Wi-Fi Day is celebrated every year on 20 June, signifying a day where governments, industries and consumers recognise the important role of Wi-Fi in socio-economic development. This special day celebrates the advances of Wi-Fi and how it enables affordable connectivity for the unconnected around the world. Read more…


Where is social media heading next?

26 February 2019 – Where the American behemoths depend on advertising for their income, the Chinese are focused on transactions. ‘Social commerce’ is, as its name suggests, a marriage between social media and retail distribution. Read more…


SA is at high risk for harmful online behaviour

8 February 2019 – It gauges the attitudes and perceptions of teens between 13 and 17 and adults between 18 and 74, about the state of digital civility today and also measures people’s safety online and exposure to risks such as cyberbullying, unwanted contact and harassment as well as exposure to hoaxes and scams. Read more…


Before we talk about e-commerce in SA, let’s define it properly

26 November 2018 – Experts are divided about both the state and the future of e-commerce in South Africa. Some big brands, like Massmart, have elected not to establish an online store here because they believe the market is simply too small. Others, like Takealot and Pick n Pay, are investing heavily and believe that online trading in SA is on the cusp of a boom and will take off the minute we fix issues around data access. Read more…