PICK n Pay has taken advantage of the strides made in smartphone technology by going fully digital with a new mobile application (app) for its Smart Shopper programme.
The retailer said with many South Africans dependent on smartphones, of which there were about 12 million in circulation, it had decided to move its programme, which had over 6 million members, to a digital format.
The bank said a number of improved features to its app included the ability to add and make once-off bill payments, improvements to the CashSend service on the app and the ability to make an immediate interbank payment to a beneficiary.
"Our customers will find that the improvement will make their lives much easier.
"By adding ability to assign profile images to beneficiaries, customers are able to identify the people they pay most often, quickly and easily and also enjoy being able to personalise their app experience."
A survey released earlier this year by online retailer kalahari.com said just over a third of
The annual survey showed 67 percent of tablet owners had used their tablets to shop online.
The survey also showed 73 percent of tablet users and 81 percent of smartphone users have used their tablets to buy apps.
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