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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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06 Dec 2012 – ATM withdrawals up in Nov

ATM withdrawals increased in November as striking miners returned to work, according to figures released yesterday. According to Spark ATM Systems, which installs and maintains the machines, average cash withdrawals in November increased to R442,71, up from R439,27 the previous month. ATM withdrawals up in November

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6 Dec 2012 – SCI reflects return of strikers

The average cash withdrawal values across South Africa for November 2012 was R442.71, a positive month-on-month growth of 0.78% in average cash withdrawal figures from October’s R439.27, as measured by the Spark Cash Index (SCI). This follows a month-on-month drop of 2.27% in average cash withdrawal figures for October 2012, fuelled by the strikes in […]

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04 Dec 2012 – Spark ATM scoops TT100 award

Spark ATM Systems, South Africa’s premier independent Automated Teller Machine (ATM) deployer, received the esteemed JSE Limited Award for Sustainable Performance at the recent Technology Top 100 Awards, in recognition for its contribution to the ATM industry and South African society as a whole. Spark ATM Systems scoops prestigious Technology Top 100 Sustainability Award

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26 Nov 2012 – Don’t blow that bonus

If last year’s statistics are anything to go by, consumer spending during the festive season will soon be at an all-time high. The Spark Cash Index, which measures withdrawals across Spark ATMs throughout the country, reported a 2% year-on-year increase for the period December 1-18 last year. Don’t blow that bonus

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21 Nov 2012 – ATMs can boost sales

With challenging trading conditions for local retailers, it is crucial for small businesses operating in this space to identify innovative ways to boost sales and boost customer service. ATMs can boost sales, customer service

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16 Nov 2012 – Financial implications of strikes will not last

Financial implications of strikes will not last long

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