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Players gear up for boom in e-commerce on the continent

Driven by the increased use of mobile devices and the internet, and economic growth across the continent, e-commerce is burgeoning in Africa...

30 Jan 2015 16:48

Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing

If we don't make great strides with SA's internet growth, we'll lag even further behind the rest of the world, says Strategy Worx CEO Steven Ambrose...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2015 14:00

The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device

Do you have an antivirus product on your mobile phone? If not, best you invest in one in order to protect against mobile fraud, as mobile payments and card-not-present retail go on the rise...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2015 14:00

Buy on the fly... SAA installs new system

SAA will this week become the first airline globally to install the SatAuth (Satellite Authorisation System), which will allow for secure credit card transactions anywhere in the skies...

27 Jan 2015 11:15

Location, location, location goes online with omnichannel systems

The mantra 'location, location, location' is taking on an entirely new meaning, now that consumers are becoming increasingly tech-savvy...

By Simon Campbell-Young 27 Jan 2015 10:47

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

Mobile shopping brought loads of loot this festive season

One of South Africa's leading online retailers, Loot.co.za achieved an average 62% year-on-year growth in a number of its general merchandise categories...

22 Jan 2015 14:57

2014 festive shopping was on Spree

Worldwide, online shopping over the festive season continues to increase steadily. Adobe's CM.com marketing insight site predicts online retail shopping to grow to $370 billion in 2017, up from $231 billion in 2012...

21 Jan 2015 10:12

The honeymoon alternative to a wedding gift registry

The Honeymoon Fund is a new online wedding gift registry where the bride-and-groom-to-be can simply select a dream honeymoon and invite wedding guests to contribute towards the gift...

19 Jan 2015 12:17

[Trends 2015] Online influencers are the billboards of 2015

Influencer marketing, Africa and reaching the Millennials in the hidden, dark spaces they inhabit online, means brands need to enhance their cult status to win over Generation Z.

By Mike Sharman 19 Jan 2015 09:24

Will 2015 be the year of online shopping for SA?

The continuous boom in global online shopping comes off the back of innovative encryption and security upgrades by leading payment gateway providers...

16 Jan 2015 13:45

Six steps to protect your online store from credit card fraud

Card fraud is rampant in South Africa, and growing at an alarming rate. This year, losses due to credit card fraud have increased by 23% to R453.9 million...

By Donovan Marais 15 Jan 2015 12:52

Smoking hot new website for Cigar Clothing

Local boutique designers, Cigar Clothing, known for its style, designs and fabrics, has recently launched a new website making the online shopping experience much easier...

15 Jan 2015 09:01

Mobile shopping development leaps ahead with new Accolades system

The Nedbank Accolades system, powered by beacon and smartphone app technology, is a mobile platform that connects the retailer to the customer through proximity-based services...

14 Jan 2015 11:27

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