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Mastercard, Next Retail Concepts present an immersive way to shop online
Mastercard, Next Retail Concepts present an immersive way to shop online

A new e-commerce experience from Mastercard and Next Retail Concepts lets shoppers browse and buy just like they are in a physical store - across any browser...

7 Dec 2018

5 retail trend predictions for 2019
5 retail trend predictions for 2019

With this year coming to a close, what must retailers do to prosper in 2019?

7 Dec 2018

A stress-free Black Friday for these e-commerce websites
A stress-free Black Friday for these e-commerce websites

Black Friday in South Africa has grown from a whisper to a shout, with many big brands promising great deals - online and off...

Issued by Hetzner 7 Dec 2018

Click and Collect reveals record breaking numbers for Black Friday
Click and Collect reveals record breaking numbers for Black Friday

More online shoppers turned to 'Click and Collect' as a delivery option during this year's Black Friday shopping frenzy...

7 Dec 2018

The consumer power-shift of the digital age
The consumer power-shift of the digital age

Advances in telecommunication technology have transformed the tools used for marketing and consumerism and ultimately, the way that businesses operate...

By Itumeleng Mukhovha 6 Dec 2018

Customer experience is key to survive the e-commerce onslaught
Customer experience is key to survive the e-commerce onslaught

Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers have no chance of surviving the onslaught from e-commerce unless they invest in their customer experience...

4 Dec 2018

Single R6m transaction recorded on Black Friday 2018
Single R6m transaction recorded on Black Friday 2018

Online sales over the extended Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend exceeded figures for 2017. This is according to BankservAfrica, which processed a total of 581,189 online transactions...

3 Dec 2018

Big, bigger, biggest: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Singles Day
Big, bigger, biggest: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Singles Day

Cyber Monday is online retailers' response to the bricks-and-mortar marketing push of Black Friday. Online shopping is only set to increase, as smartphones and apps continue to capture more of the market...

By Norman Shaw 29 Nov 2018

#StartupStory: Double Apex Media
#StartupStory: Double Apex Media

Sudhir "Banzai" Matai, founder and managing editor of Double Apex Media, previous associate editor at Car Magazine, tells us how his online store for motoring-themed T-shirts turned into an automotive media portal...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Nov 2018

Visa and Vivo Energy partner to enhance digital payments
Visa and Vivo Energy partner to enhance digital payments

Visa and Vivo Energy have announced a pan-African agreement to provide digital payment services to consumers across 15 African countries, where both companies operate...

28 Nov 2018

DigiSwipe is a digital wallet that replaces traditional barcoded cards
DigiSwipe is a digital wallet that replaces traditional barcoded cards

DigiSwipe is a digital wallet that replaces all your traditional barcoded cards using a single app...

Issued by DigiSwipe 28 Nov 2018

Orange, MTN launch pan-African mobile money
Orange, MTN launch pan-African mobile money

Orange Group and MTN Group have announced a joint venture, Mowali, to facilitate mobile payments across Africa...

27 Nov 2018

Carrefour teams up with Jumia to sell groceries online in Africa
Carrefour teams up with Jumia to sell groceries online in Africa

African e-commerce player Jumia has signed a partnership agreement with global retailer Carrefour to introduce Carrefour products to millions on the continent via Jumia.com...

27 Nov 2018

Takealot records over R196m in Black Friday sales
Takealot records over R196m in Black Friday sales

Takealot.com's annual, five-day Blue Dot Sale went live at 12:01am on Friday, 23 November and generated record sales for the e-tailer on Black Friday...

26 Nov 2018

Before we talk about e-commerce in SA, let's define it properly
Before we talk about e-commerce in SA, let's define it properly

Experts are divided about both the state and the future of e-commerce in South Africa. Some big brands, like Massmart, have elected not to establish an online store here...

By Claire Cobbledick 26 Nov 2018

Is Black Friday a good fit for your business?
Is Black Friday a good fit for your business?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday induce a fever-pitched spending frenzy across shopping centres and online platforms countrywide. On these two days, the average spend...

23 Nov 2018

Understanding Black Friday and SA consumer behaviour - Part 2
Understanding Black Friday and SA consumer behaviour - Part 2

With Black Friday in our midst, are South African consumers in a better financial position now compared to 2017?

By Lullu Krugel, Christie Viljoen and Maura Feddersen 23 Nov 2018

Why do Black Friday shoppers throw punches over bargains? A marketing expert explains 'psychological ownership'
Why do Black Friday shoppers throw punches over bargains? A marketing expert explains 'psychological ownership'

Black Friday, the most celebrated shopping day of the year, abounds with tales of fistfights over discounted televisions or even stampedes as consumers rush to get that low-priced sweater they saw in an ad...

By Colleen P. Kirk 22 Nov 2018

What came first, the chicken or the app?
What came first, the chicken or the app?

All of a flutter, South Africa is clucking about the best food ordering app - there was even a live test on the radio this week to put the options through their paces...

Issued by VML South Africa 22 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: How CompuCart's Rowan Fine keeps diversifying
#EntrepreneurMonth: How CompuCart's Rowan Fine keeps diversifying

Rowan Fine came to the conclusion that he should pursue a career in the consumables market after he ran some numbers while ordering consumables for a restaurant he was working at in Johannesburg...

By Maroefah Smith 22 Nov 2018

Understanding Black Friday and SA consumer behaviour - Part 1
Understanding Black Friday and SA consumer behaviour - Part 1

The retail bonanza of Black Friday has traditionally been the start of the Christmas shopping season in the US. The day occurs on the fourth Friday of November following Thanksgiving Thursday...

By Lullu Krugel, Christie Viljoen and Maura Feddersen 22 Nov 2018

Safeguard your hard-earned cash from fraudsters
Safeguard your hard-earned cash from fraudsters

As members of the public, and companies alike, turn increasingly to the virtual marketplace to supply many of their product requirements, so too has there been an increase in the incidence of consumers being defrauded...

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Nov 2018

A Black Friday boost for online retail in SA
A Black Friday boost for online retail in SA

SA's e-commerce will once again get a major boost on Black Friday and Cyber Monday as consumers are becoming aware of the convenience of online shopping to avoid the long queues...

21 Nov 2018

Africa's first AR experience on Facebook Messenger
Africa's first AR experience on Facebook Messenger

Pan-African payments company, Celulant, has built the first augmented reality powered try-on experiences in Facebook Messenger...

20 Nov 2018

SA's Port2Port globally recognised for comprehensive wine list
SA's Port2Port globally recognised for comprehensive wine list

South African online wine marketplace, Port2Port.wine, scooped the Best Overall Wine List Award in Wine Searcher's Retailer Awards for the second consecutive year...

19 Nov 2018

Mobile app launched to connect to African fashion designers
Mobile app launched to connect to African fashion designers

Lesela, meaning cloth or fabric in Sesotho and Swahili, is a new mobile app that provides access to African fashion designers...

19 Nov 2018

#BlackFriday: Protect yourself when shopping online
#BlackFriday: Protect yourself when shopping online

Here are tips and advice on what to do before, during and after your Black Friday online shopping sprees...

19 Nov 2018

Unlocking Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals around the world
Unlocking Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals around the world

Online shopping has become a global phenomenon. In the fourth annual cross boarder e-commerce report, Paypal and Ipsos indicate that over 60% of current online shoppers in South Africa are shopping internationally...

Issued by Aramex 16 Nov 2018

Womenswear, footwear and kidswear deliver for merged Superbalist
Womenswear, footwear and kidswear deliver for merged Superbalist

Just over a month after its merger with Spree, Superbalist says the platform migration went ahead with no major glitches. The merger of two of South Africa's most prominent online fashion retailers...

15 Nov 2018

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