Report by Aruba shows retail sector to double down on technology in 2023

New predictions from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, revealed at NRF 2023, detail how retailers will leverage technology to get ahead of evolving customer demands and operational challenges over the next 12-18 months.

E-retailers vulnerable to cyber risks in the holiday shopping season

This year’s holiday shopping season is expected to set new records as buyers take advantage of increasingly attractive deals across many platforms.

The Retail Summit 2023 returns to Dubai in March

The highly anticipated two-day Summit remains the ultimate face-to-face, industry networking event, taking place on March 14 and 15 at two iconic locations including Atlantis

Tabby, Paymob partner to boost retailers’ growth in Egypt

Tabby, the Middle East’s leading payments and shopping app, and Paymob, the leading omni-channel payments facilitator in MENAP, have announced a partnership to fuel growth for Egyptian retailers by allowing businesses across Paymob’s network to benefit from Tabby’s split-in-four, interest-free payment solution via Paymob’s gateway. Tabby and Paymob work together to provide a seamless Buy Now Pay Later solution for both in-store and online retailers.

Retail sector had second highest rate of ransomware attacks in 2021: Survey

Sophos, a global provider of next-generation cybersecurity, released a new sectoral survey report, The State of Ransomware in Retail 2022, which discovered that retail had the second highest rate of ransomware attacks among all sectors surveyed last year, trailing only the media, leisure, and entertainment industry. Globally, 77% of retail organizations surveyed were affected, representing a 75% increase from 2020. This is also 11% higher than the overall attack rate of 66%.