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How cash helps to manage expenses for the younger generation

Largely considered as the more digitally programmed generation because they have grown up with touchscreen technology and advanced social media apps. Millennials adapt very easily to changes in technology and are up to date with everything new and improved.

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ATMs have taken a leading role since the pandemic started in March 2020.

The Covid-19 pandemic and the world’s response to it has dramatically altered the retail financial services market. In the short-term, the pandemic brought rapid change in pursuit of survival, with strict lockdowns having a severe effect on the foot traffic at bank branches. Nearly all transactions would have had to be done digitally or at […]

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The Value-Add of Cash for Millions of South Africans.

While there may be a concerted drive towards digital and electronic payments, the truth is that cash still plays a dominant and valuable role in the South African economy, for both consumers and retailers. This is especially true in the informal sector, where cash is certainly king! As the leading independent ATM deployer in South […]

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ATM technology and innovation shine and scoop six awards

Spark ATM Systems, South Africa’s leading independent ATM deployer, won five awards at the 2020 tt100 Business Innovations Awards held in November. The tt100 Business Innovation Awards programme was launched in 1991 to create awareness of the role of technology and innovation in South Africa, while the Africa Tech Week Awards celebrates innovators, leaders and […]

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South Africa is being challenged by the Covid-19 Epidemic and related lockdown regulations. We are a resilient nation and are all in this together. We have overcome other challenges and will prevail over this difficult period in our history. Spark ATM Systems has come together to not only look after ourselves but also our customers […]

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Merchant-Cashed ATMs – The Ultimate Recession Buster, Cutting Costs and Boosting Profits

Position yourself well for the post-lockdown recovery by getting an ATM for your business Covid-19 has not discriminated, crossing the vast oceans that separate the countries of the world and bringing the world economy to a virtual stand-still. As the pandemic has tightened its grip globally and domestically, concerns about the ultimate impact on the […]

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The Outlook for Cash in South Africa for 2020

Among the metal shacks and narrow side streets of South Africa’s townships, one of the country’s biggest lenders sees a sizeable market it wants to be first to crack; multi-million-rand businesses operating largely in cash. FirstRand, South Africa’s biggest lender by market share, sees enterprises such as Ram Thapa’s, a beauty shop and fast-food outlet […]

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Its Official – Spark ATM Systems have installed 4000 ATM’s

In its 14th year of trading, and about to celebrate 15 years of excellence in 2020, Spark ATM Systems have officially laid down a marker in the ATM industry in South Africa, as the leading independent ATM deployer. Our ever-growing national network of ATMs can be found in every conceivable type of bank branch, retail, […]

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Cash is here to stay

Cash is here to stay We are constantly asked the question whether cash use is on the decline, as it is such an old school payment mechanism especially in a world with ever-changing and new digital payment platforms emerging. The answer to the question must be analysed across several factors including: The numbers The landscape […]

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Spark Provides Massmart Customers Additional Access to Cash

  ATMs to be placed in over 300 Walmart-subsidiary stores trading as Game, Cambridge, Makro, Rhino, Jumbo, Builders and others  Cape Town, South Africa, 29 October, 2018 – Shoppers at Massmart Group companies including Game, Cambridge, Makro, Rhino, Jumbo and Builders stores will now have additional and consistent access to convenient cash with in-store ATMs […]

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