SMEs need to avoid festive season delivery bottlenecks and this is particularly relevant given the escalating volumes of deliveries for online fulfilment as an increasing number of companies sell their products online.
By Shane de Beer 9 Dec 2013 09:21
Many a retailer will sing to the tune of "The customer is always right", but not a lot actually live the phrase, much less invest any time or innovation in it. Luckily for you and I, this age of short-term vision is drawing to a close.
By Sindy Peters 5 Dec 2013 10:35
To coincide with Black Friday, unofficially the biggest discounted shopping day of the year in the US and a growing phenomenon in South Africans via online shopping, Hypertext Media launched deals.htxt.co.za.
2 Dec 2013 12:43
Silvertree Capital has purchased 24% of Cybercellar.com, which will allow South Africa's first online wine retailer to realise its expansion plans.
2 Dec 2013 09:28
Relate Bracelets, a not-for-profit social enterprise, is launching its new online store to celebrate one million hand-beaded bracelets being sold.
2 Dec 2013 07:40
While Web self-service, e-commerce and self-service kiosks are experiencing runaway growth in South Africa, the need for the human touch is still apparent in most industries.
By Kevin Meltzer 19 Nov 2013 11:36
An online OLX survey of South Africans indicates that 40% of respondents think they might be hoarders while 24% admit to being hoarders. Other stats reveal that 57% of people have at least three second-hand items at home they could sell online and 96% of people would sell their unwanted stuff online if it meant that they could make an extra R15,000 per year.
9 Dec 2013 13:17
The reduction in sales of CD music has been attributed to the emergence of downloadable digital music - and piracy. But will album apps take off in South Africa?
5 Dec 2013 11:05
Until recently the brand Presidential Shirt has been in scarce supply, only available to select international travellers through OR Tambo Airport Duty Free. Now, these tailored hand-painted silk and cotton batik shirts are available online to customers in South Africa and across the globe.
4 Dec 2013 09:37
As part of their World AIDS Day initiative, on Friday 29 November 2013, Takealot.com donated over 700 books to its charity partner, Beautiful Gate, with a retail value of R125,900.
2 Dec 2013 15:15
For the first time ever, Style36.co.za together with 5Rooms.com are launching Cyber Monday. Known as one of the biggest online shopping days of the year in the US, Cyber Monday will feature thousands of top items discounted at up to 80% off for 24 hours only.
Issued by Africa Internet Accelerator 2 Dec 2013 12:13
Following the retail trend of 'Black Friday' in the US, South Africa's on-line liquidator, Going.co.za, has secured large parcels of excess stock, clearance, ageing product and liquidation items for its end of year campaign, which begins today.
29 Nov 2013 11:37
There have been quite a few attempts to turn around shopping with the use of technology. Undeniably, innovation and interactive experiences are the current and future trends. (video)
By Hando Sinisalu, Ann Kruuk 20 Nov 2013 10:36
Technology specialist retailer Incredible Connection has partnered with Maxwell Technology‚ a satellite-based Internet and data solutions provider‚ to roll out reliable high-speed broadband to areas where there is limited or no data coverage.
By Bekezela Phakathi 19 Nov 2013 09:28
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