Entries by alex

Regulation – the biggest obstacle to e-commerce innovation

E-commerce is a digital marketplace with its own rules for procuring goods and services. Craig Duggan, Head of Commercial at Transaction Junction says the need to ensure confidence in the security and privacy of these transactions has resulted in legislation that tightly regulates and often restricts e-commerce and innovation. The convergence between the online and […]

Pick n Pay expands cash deposits at till points, thanks to Transaction Junction

Transaction Junction in partnership with Efficacy Payments, a local fintech founded to displace cash in formal and informal retail environments, has developed a new service that enables customers to make cash deposits directly into their bank accounts at any store till point.The solution is called Deposit @ Till and after a successful rollout to Pick […]

Nando’s new digital payment processing platform is hot stuff

In the restaurant industry, the importance of good customer service is balanced by the need to ensure the customer can easily pay for their meal at the end of their experience – and these two areas inevitably converge at the point-of-sale (PoS). When the South African Nando’s business embarked on a journey to implement new […]

Is a cashless informal market possible?

The desire for cashless transactions – driven by the ongoing fear of COVID-19 infection – is as prevalent in the informal sector as anywhere else. What is needed is a way to make these a reality. There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered the world we live in. Moreover, with the […]

How adversity drives innovation

The world is currently facing a global crisis – but the good news is that the one thing people are exceptional at is turning adversity into innovation. There is no doubt that the world is currently dealing with an extreme situation that is both unique and terrifying. However, in this time of adversity, it should […]