The world of business has witnessed successful business ventures arising out of solid partnerships between different industry players.The latest and perfect example is the partnership between Blue Label Telecoms and Edgars. Blue Labels core business is the virtual distribution of secure electronic tokens of value, predominantly prepaid airtime,starter packs and electricity. Edgars on the other hand is a retail giant known for its quality products.
The partnership between Blue Label Telecoms and Edgars has brought on the scene the Edgars connect tech stores.These stores are a series of commercial stores under a new business segment.These stores have been designed to provide SIM cards, mobile hardware such as handsets and tablets as well as value added services. Edgars connect tech stores will also sell prepaid,postpaid,hybrid voice and data packages.These stores will not only be mobile but will sell anything SIM connected including drones.
The store model has been tailored to be stand alone operations like Edgars Red Square stores but they will include Edgars benefits including store cards. 22 store have already opened in Gauteng, KZN, Eastern Cape and the Western Cape with 46 more set to be up and running by the end of September.
This will definitely be a game changer in the retail sector.