ESL Product Innovations Focus On Retailer ROI

Pricer has created an intelligent store platform based on its electronic shelf label (ESL) system that enable retailers to deal with issues such as shelf space optimisation, planogram compliance, customers’ in-store experiences, omni-channel efficiencies, order preparation and click and collect. 

West Pack Lifestyle The First Retailer In SA To Use Graphic Electronic Shelf Labels Throughout Stores

West Pack Lifestyle in Vanderbijlpark is the first South African retailer to employ Pricer graphic electronic shelf labels (ESL) throughout its store. 
The progressive, family-owned and run retailer wants to begin rolling the Pricer ESL system out to the remainder of its seven corporate stores during the course of 2015 while its first franchisee, in Thabazimbi, will retain the option to implement. 

XON Scoops Top Juniper Networks Award For Two Consecutive Years

Left to right Mario Georgiou area partner director, MEA Juniper Networks, Anthony Laing GM networking XON, Charl Coetzee MD XON, Nicholas Krul, vendor relationship manager XON, Juan de Zulueta VP of channel for EMEA Juniper Networks

XON has scooped Juniper Networks’ top award for South African partners for the second year running at the recent award ceremony in Dubai.

ABI Report Finds Retailers Increasingly Seek ESL Benefits

Electronic shelf labels (ESLs) will, in the next five years, grow beyond retail markets in legislated countries and revenues will increase six-fold to nearly $2 billion by 2019, according to an ABI research report: Next Gen Retail: Electronic Shelf Labels. 

Africa’s Top Organisations Capitalise On XON’s Third Annual Summit

XON, the pan-African ICT group, hosted its two-day, invitation-only annual summit at Sun City last week. 

XON Retail Solutions Launches Dynamic Motion Ads Digital Media Solution For Retailers

XON Retail Solutions has launched its Dynamic Motion Ads (DMA) product, a digital moving display that turns any HDMI TV into a smart TV and allows retailers to showcase products to customers in their stores while reducing the cost of traditional, printed displays. 

DMA is Android-based and interfaces directly into the Pricer electronic shelf label (ESL) system so that it removes much of the manual intervention required with competitor systems, such as inputting product information, manually updating prices and manually establishing related content. 

Eksteen’s DIY Superstore Implements Pricer Electronic Shelf Labels

Eksteen’s DIY Superstore in Bloemfontein has implemented Pricer electronic shelf labels (ESL) from XON, the sole authorised African distributor.

OK Value Laudium Implements Pricer ESL

The OK Value Laudium grocery and food retailer has implemented Pricer electronic shelf labels (ESL) from the sole authorised African distributor, XON Retail Solutions, throughout the store. 

The retailer has gained numerous benefits, including instant price updates without the need for merchandisers to perform the operation manually, the assurance that prices on shelves, at tills and the back office systems correlate, and invigorated trust with customers. 

Retailer Spend On Technology For Efficiency And Customer Satisfaction Is Uption Is Up

XON Retail Solutions has enjoyed phenomenal success in the past financial year by gaining a 25% revenue growth over the previous year, which demonstrates robust commitment from retailers to improve operational efficiencies and seek improved customer satisfaction. 

XON Retail Solutions provides electronic shelf labels and other retail solutions to retailers in South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and DRC.

SEACOM IP/MPLS Network Upgrade Provides Low Latency Routing Via African PoPs

Allan Santana, senior account executive at pan-African ICT group XON


SEACOM’s recent upgrade of its IP/MPLS network for global and African IP transit services enables the organisation to provide low latency routes via its African points of presence (PoPs) for customer traffic that both remains within Africa, or exits Africa to the rest of the world. 

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