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20 Feb 2013 – Spark ATM buys CashAxcess ATMs

CashAxcess, a subsidiary of global payment processing company First Data Corporation, has sold its 91 ATM sites located in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors nationwide to Spark ATM Systems. This acquisition consolidates Spark’s position as the leading independent ATM deployer in South Africa. Spark ATM Systems buys CashAxcess ATMs

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19 Feb 2013 – Spark ATM acquires CashAxcess’s ATM estate

The ATM estate was purchased by Spark ATM Systems for an undisclosed amount and consists of 91 ATM sites located in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors nationwide. Spark ATM Systems acquires CashAxcess’s ATM estate

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08 Feb 2012 –  Jan activity down sharply

South African consumers had a cash hangover in January. Statistics released by the Spark Cash Index indicate that citizens significantly reduced their spending during January 2013, following a record increase in cash withdrawal activity in December 2012. January activity down sharply at SA ATMs

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07 Feb 2013 – Cash withdrawals fall in Jan

Cash withdrawals fell 9.18% month on month to R440.53 in January, according to the Spark Cash Index (SCI), released today, Thursday 7 February 2013. Marc Sternberg, MD of Spark ATM Systems, said the steep drop in the withdrawal values during January is a recurring trend, and is in keeping with recorded SCI ATM withdrawal patterns […]

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07 Feb 2013 – Atm withdrawals show seasonal drop

THE Spark cash index, which measures the average value of cash withdrawals across more than 2,000 ATMs in South Africa, fell 9.18% to R440.53 in January compared with December 2012. ATM withdrawals show seasonal January drop  

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10 Jan 2013 – Cash withdrawals rose in December

Cash withdrawals rose in December‚ according to the Spark Cash Index (SCI) which measures the average value of cash withdrawals across more than 2‚000 ATMs in SA. The index rose 5.99% year on year to R485.07 in December from R457.67 in the same month in 2011. Spark said this indicated that consumer spending was more […]

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09 Jan 2013 – Consumer spending more robust in 2012

Statistics from Spark Cash Index (SCI), which measures the average value of cash withdrawals across more than 2 000 Spark ATMs throughout South Africa, showed that consumer spending was more robust in 2012. The figures revealed a 5.99% year-on-year increase to R485.07 in December 2012 from R457.67 in the same month in 2011. Consumer spending […]

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18 Dec 2012 – Cash withdrawals indicate spike in pre-Christmas rush

The average cash withdrawal values across South Africa reflected a 5.72% year-on-year increase for the period 1 – 11 December 2012, increasing from R434.22 to R459.04, as measured by the Spark Cash Index (SCI). There was a month-on-month increase of 2.76%, suggesting improved consumer spending and retail trading conditions nationally. Cash withdrawals indicate spike in […]

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14 Dec 2012 – Don’t get lured into Christmas overspend

Don’t get lured into Christmas overspend

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13 Dec 2012 – SA onttrek meer kontant vir Kersfees

’n Toename in kitsbank-ontrekkings is goeie nuus vir kleinhandelverkope. Die jongste data van Spark ATM Systems, wat die onttrekkings by meer as 2 000 kitsbanke in die land meet, wys ’n styging van 5,72% op ’n jaargrondslag in kontantonttrekkings tussen 1 en 11 Desember. SA onttrek meer kontant vir Kersfees

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