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#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing
#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing

SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor has been named one of the top 50 most inspiring women in tech...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

#CEMAfrica2017: Empowered customer experiences lie in multi-focused design
#CEMAfrica2017: Empowered customer experiences lie in multi-focused design

Sven Schoof, head of customer experience at Spree, discusses how to empower customers to interact with your brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

SA e-commerce startup SnapnSave raises $1m
SA e-commerce startup SnapnSave raises $1m

South African online shopping community SnapnSave has raised R14 million ($1 million) from Kalon Venture Partners and Smollan Group...

By Tom Jackson 18 Aug 2017

Converting browsers into buyers: the number one challenge for retailers and manufacturers in SA
Converting browsers into buyers: the number one challenge for retailers and manufacturers in SA

Consumer behaviour and expectations are changing as digital channels start to play a bigger part in the customer journey. So, how does one convert a browser into a buyer?...

By Sally Rothman, Issued by GfK South Africa 15 Aug 2017

WeChat teams up with UCook
WeChat teams up with UCook

Since WeChat's move into South Africa in 2013, the messaging app has partnered with companies such as OrderIn, Picup and FitKey, and has now announced the addition of UCook...

15 Aug 2017

Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era
Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era

As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings...

15 Aug 2017

Customer-centricity at the heart of TFG's online sales success
Customer-centricity at the heart of TFG's online sales success

TFG reports growth in its online retail sector, with the e-commerce division experiencing positive sales figures and over 40% year on year growth...

10 Aug 2017

Mr D Food expects to double downloads in six months
Mr D Food expects to double downloads in six months

Embracing online food delivery, Mr D Food's delivery service app has been downloaded more than 200,000 times in the last six months...

8 Aug 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Five tips for reducing friction in the e-commerce sales process

Buying online is almost second nature for many of today's consumers, but there are still some common friction points that make online shoppers feel uncomfortable...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Aug 2017

Millennials' hunger for online food grows
Millennials' hunger for online food grows

While locals have been known to enjoy dining out, many of the country's chompers are choosing to eat in with gourmet cuisine and fast-food meals available at the tap of a finger...

4 Aug 2017

Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person
Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the US tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates...

31 Jul 2017

Amazon pushes into SE Asia with Singapore launch
Amazon pushes into SE Asia with Singapore launch

Amazon launched its express delivery service in Singapore on Thursday, the US online retail giant's first foray into Southeast Asia...

27 Jul 2017

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth $10 million...

27 Jul 2017

Could 'buy online pickup in store' uplift brick-and-mortar retail?
Could 'buy online pickup in store' uplift brick-and-mortar retail?

The third annual JDA Consumer Survey reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels...

26 Jul 2017

Future-proofing brick-and-mortar retail
Future-proofing brick-and-mortar retail

With the onslaught of e-commerce a constant in the retail industry today, new and innovative approaches need to be taken to inform retailers and marketers on ways to increase footfall and boost sales in their ‘traditional' brick-and-mortar stores...

Issued by Moving Tactics 25 Jul 2017

UberEats adds new features
UberEats adds new features

UberEats has added new features to its offering, following a successful year of expansion...

25 Jul 2017

Four tips for selling your product on Amazon
Four tips for selling your product on Amazon

Whether you own the company that produces the goods or you're just a retailer, one of your major aims is to ensure that you sell as much as possible of that product...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 25 Jul 2017

Pick n Pay ups Gauteng service with dedicated online distribution centre
Pick n Pay ups Gauteng service with dedicated online distribution centre

Pick n Pay has launched a dedicated online distribution centre in Gauteng, which is expected to significantly improve service to online shoppers in the province...

24 Jul 2017

Sean and Carlos Gomes
Wellness Warehouse celebrates a healthy decade

In 2007 brothers Sean and Carlos Gomes established health and wellness retailer Wellness Warehouse in South Africa...

21 Jul 2017

Assisted shopping platform VoomNow launched in Nigeria
Assisted shopping platform VoomNow launched in Nigeria

Nigerian startup VoomNow has launched its assisted shopping platform that enables users to shop and pay for all kinds of international products and services...

By Tom Jackson 21 Jul 2017

Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront
Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront

Mobile commerce app, Chat Find, offers businesses and freelancers a mobile shopfront and the ability to process payment and invoice customers directly...

20 Jul 2017

SME retailers must adapt to survive
SME retailers must adapt to survive

The retail sector is one of the toughest to operate in, especially for a small business, as South Africans' discretionary spend narrows and consumers feel the pinch...

19 Jul 2017

Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon is 'wine futures' worthy
Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon is 'wine futures' worthy

En primeur or 'wine futures', is a method of purchasing sought-after wines early while the wine is still in the barrel...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Jul 2017

Online B2B marketplace for SMMEs goes live
Online B2B marketplace for SMMEs goes live

Launching to small, medium and micro-sized enterprises servicing the retail sector in SA, XAfricaMart offers sellers and their customers a trade secure payment platform...

14 Jul 2017

PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards 2016 winners.
Vote now for PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards

Public voting is now open for this year's PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards and closes on 28 July 2017...

13 Jul 2017

PriceCheck launches property portal
PriceCheck launches property portal

PriceCheck has launched a property portal on its e-commerce platform...

11 Jul 2017

Five factors successful e-commerce players have in common
Five factors successful e-commerce players have in common

A new report from Forrester has identified five key success factors for e-commerce businesses as they plan, launch or expand their organisations...

10 Jul 2017

Forgood launches cause-based online pop-up shop
Forgood launches cause-based online pop-up shop

A new online cause-based pop-up platform, the Forgood Pop-Up Store, allows shoppers to directly support reputable causes when purchasing from its curated selection...

6 Jul 2017

Nine e-commerce platforms taking Africa by storm
Nine e-commerce platforms taking Africa by storm

With mobile penetration reaching close to 70% on the continent, technology will continue to open doors and provide new opportunities for e-commerce in Africa...

By Fundisiwe Maseko 4 Jul 2017

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