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10 September 2013 – Social grant card growth boots ATM withdrawals

The continued rise in the use of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) debit cards as a means of paying social grants in South Africa has had a significant impact on the country’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) landscape and has further entrenched cash as the preferred method of transacting for local consumers. Social grant […]

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11 July 2013 – Less spending on credit for consumers

Less spending on credit for consumers

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10 July 2013 – Cash withdrawals at highest for year to date

CONSUMERS withdrew more money in June than any other month so far in 2013, according to Spark ATM Systems, ascribing the increase to a public holiday in the month and the start of school holidays. Cash withdrawals at highest for year to date

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14 June 2013 – Busy farming season boosts ATM use in SA

Cash withdrawal statistics from South African IAD Spark ATM Systems indicate that national average cash withdrawal values remained static through the month of May. At farming locations, though, ATM activity recorded the highest month-over-month increase across all locations. Busy farming season boosts ATM use in SA

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13 June 2013 – May SCI up 9.06%

Cash withdrawals rose by 9.06% year on year (y/y) in May after a 6.01% y/y gain in April and a 11.28% y/y jump in March‚ the latest Spark ATM Systems cash index released on Thursday showed. May Spark ATM cash index up 9.06%

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24 May 2013 – Kitsbanke gaan in Zim soos paddastoele verrys

Spark ATM Systems, Suid-Afrika se grootste onafhanklike kitsbankverspreider, gaan oor die volgende twee jaar die aantal kitsbanke in Zimbabwe bykans verdubbel. Kitsbanke gaan in Zim soos paddastoele verrys

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21 May 2013 – Spark broadens ATM African footprint

South Africa-based Spark ATM Systems has announced the formation of Spark ATM Systems Zimbabwe Pvt. Ltd., in partnership with CBZ Bank Ltd., Zimbabwe’s largest retail bank. Spark ATM broadens African footprint

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21 May 2013 – SA ATM deployer expands into Africa

Spark ATM Systems, South Africa’s independent Automated Teller Machine (ATM) deployer, has expanded into Africa through the establishment of Spark ATM Systems in Zimbabwe, in partnership with CBZ Bank Limited, Zimbabwe’s largest retail bank. SA ATM deployer expands into Africa

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15 May 2013 – March retail sales growth to slow

March retail sales growth to slow, despite February gains

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15 May 2013 – Targeted community advertising key to small business

With around 440 000 small businesses closing their doors over the past five years, small business owners should constantly be on the lookout for innovative ways to create brand and service awareness among consumers, in order to avoid forced closure. Targeted communtity advertising key to small business growth

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