When an innovative mindset and product development shine a light on the green space elevating a considered approach to waste management, it is cause for celebration. Leading retail solutions company Smollan and digital transformation consultancy DYDX recently partnered with the goal of developing a new service for Smollan clients that was both scalable and, sustainable with a positive social and environmental impact.
To this end, they prototyped Gcwalisa, meaning ‘to fill up’ in Zulu, an innovative product dispenser that allows customers to buy every day, in amounts they can afford. Using their own cups, tins and containers eliminating the need for single-use packaging. In addition to helping customers make the eco-friendly association, it provides an opportunity for brands to own a direct route to market and unpack sales and supply chain data in real-time. – Retail Brief Africa
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