Pick n Pay is starting to gain some useful insights into customer behaviour and purchasing decisions at different stores. They’re using coffee as a key product to better understand who buys what, where and when. They’re tossing out (more likely de-emphaszing) LSMs as a method of categorising customers and moving to more sophisticated measures (including […]
Banks are threatening to pull out of the Financial Services Charter, apparently due to impracticalities of complying given international regulatory developments one of the one hand and the irrelevance of complying through the advances of technology on the other.
James Hamilton presents at the Amazon Open House.
Earlier I posted about some of the changes to the market for e-readers. If you’re interested, you should also read these two stories: Interview with Koos Bekker (Naspers) on the impact of the iPad for old-school print media. The interview covers a range of topics – iPad is covered about halfway down. He seems really […]
Bain performed research on current and likely future demographics of e-reader users. The current situation: early adopters of digital reading devices and multipurpose tablets mostly are already heavy readers. In numbers, they are more often men than women. They also describe themselves as more affluent than average and tend to be in their 20s and […]