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Amazon to test delivery drones in Britain

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon announced Monday plans to test delivery drone technology in Britain, as the US online commerce giant tries to advance the idea safely...

1 day ago

How Pokémon Go could benefit your business

You've heard of B2B and B2C, but are you ready for O2O? The new online-to-offline trend is lighting up markets across the globe, particularly with the growing Pokémon Go phenomenon...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

It's time to vote! i-Pay nominated for African FinTech Awards

i-Pay, an innovative online payment gateway which has greatly simplified secure EFT transactions for both the merchant and consumer market online, has been nominated as a finalist in the prestigious 2016 African FinTech Awards...

Issued by Just Perfect 3 days ago

Driven to find Pokémon? Go hire a private chauffeur service

Tired of stomping the streets hunting for that elusive Pokémon? Private chauffeur services are offering to drive players around Cape Town and Johannesburg to hunt for the elusive virtual creatures - at R10 a kilometre...

20 Jul 2016

Is your Magneto store breathing easy? This infographic has the answer

Magneto is a massively-popular open-source e-commerce software suite we've covered extensively here on Ventureburn. And while many may know what it is and how to get the best out of it, there are always a few more things we can learn (that's true about most things, in fact)...

20 Jul 2016

Mobile customers demand convenience when browsing, paying

Research, undertaken by PayU, an online e-commerce payment gateway in South Africa, has shown there are higher conversion rates at checkout when there are less friction points and that the most frequent online shoppers are purchasing through mobile...

20 Jul 2016

Win the build of an online store for your business with Emerce Commerce

Leading omni-channel and online retail specialists, Emerce Commerce has launched a competition in which one business will win the build of an online store, an opportunity for any SME selling physical products to take their business to the next level...

19 Jul 2016

Warehouse management systems essential to delivering online promises

The online race for capturing the biggest share of the customer's wallet has left many a traditional retailer trailing behind, not through technology but through the offline movement of ordered goods...

By Hein Pretorius 12 Jul 2016

TFG renews e-commerce contract with On the Dot

The Foschini Group has renewed its e-commerce contract with Media24's e-commerce services business, On the Dot (OTD), for a further three years...

7 Jul 2016

Syntech channels R500k potential business to resellers in first month

In the first month of its launch, Syntech's lead generation tool on its website has directed R500,000 of potential end user demand for its products to reseller online stores...

6 Jul 2016

FlipSell launches in Cape Town, introducing scam-free online classifieds

Fraud, theft and personal security are some of the issues that consumers contend with when buying or selling second-hand goods through online classifieds. FlipSell, a new online classified, which recently received funding from digital company Platinum Seed, takes away the hassle and unease of dealing with a stranger, with its online transaction system...

1 Jul 2016

MasterCard and Microsoft join forces to simplify e-commerce payments

MasterCard has announced that it will collaborate with Microsoft to bring simple and secure e-commerce payments to Microsoft Dynamics users...

29 Jun 2016

Emerce Commerce acquires Truth

Engagement with the customer has become the critical skill to master in an increasingly complex retail environment. This is even more relevant in the online world...

29 Jun 2016

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