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Best places to get craft ideas and supplies
Best places to get craft ideas and supplies

E-commerce has revolutionised many retail shopping fields, and can be taken advantage of to make it simpler and more convenient for getting ideas and supplies for your craft projects...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Locnville style now available online
Locnville style now available online

Locnville brothers, Andrew and Brian Chaplin have launched an online store for their ContraBanned clothing label. The site offers apparel for both men and women...

1 day ago

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Naspers records full-year revenue up 3% to $6.1bn

The $3.25bn sale of Polish online auction site Allegro in October and other disposals helped Naspers nearly triple its aftertax profit for the year to end-March...

By Robert Laing 2 days ago

Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience
Seamless data integration key in differentiating e-commerce customer experience

Online spend is forecasted to grow to over R53bn by 2018 according to the PayPal and Ipsos third annual cross-border commerce report...

By Kerry Hope 23 Jun 2017

Tech innovation ushering in new era of retail in South Africa
Tech innovation ushering in new era of retail in South Africa

Already, South African retailers and shopping centres have openly embraced the technological boom but more is on the cards...

15 Jun 2017

How beacon technology delivers a truly data-driven customer experience
How beacon technology delivers a truly data-driven customer experience

You know what shoppers are doing online - but do you know what they are doing in-store? Consumers are increasingly using digital technology...

By Colleen Rose 14 Jun 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
The biggest e-commerce friction points e-tailers must fix

The e-commerce industry has undergone exponential growth in recent years, but it still lags behind retail in more ways than one...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Jun 2017

The broad business case for pop-up shops
The broad business case for pop-up shops

The concept of pop-up retail has soared in popularity over the last number of years. Done right, these temporary retail spaces...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Jun 2017

Spree launches image search, similar style shopping app feature
Spree launches image search, similar style shopping app feature

Spree has launched an image search or similar style shopping app feature that identifies clothing or footwear seen in photos and images and finds users something similar...

9 Jun 2017

How e-commerce companies are integrating live streaming on their platforms
How e-commerce companies are integrating live streaming on their platforms

Live streaming is a brilliant marketing vehicle for brands to interact with fans, showcase new products and add a personalised touch to their communication approach. But there's a whole lot more to it...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Jun 2017

Marie Claire SA launches digital fashion platform
Marie Claire SA launches digital fashion platform

‘Styled By Marie Claire' is a new digital platform offering on-trend, shoppable looks curated by stylists and influencers such as editor Jackie May...

6 Jun 2017

New program has Wal-Mart workers making home deliveries
New program has Wal-Mart workers making home deliveries

Want something from Wal-Mart? Employees may soon bring it right to your doorstep...

6 Jun 2017

Rapid mobile shopping uptake among SA consumers: Spree
Rapid mobile shopping uptake among SA consumers: Spree

Online fashion retailer, Spree, has conducted a survey that indicates that there is a 167% increase in the number of people preferring to shop via their mobile phone...

2 Jun 2017

Cloud-based retail gets closer to the ground
Cloud-based retail gets closer to the ground

Once the darling of the US retail industry, Sears has become a poster-child of what happens when poor strategy meets brutal levels of digital disruption...

By Mpumi Nhlapo 2 Jun 2017

Inner Secrets Lingerie ventures online
Inner Secrets Lingerie ventures online

Upmarket swimwear, lingerie and shape wear retailer Inner Secrets Lingerie used its 11th birthday to announce and celebrate the launch its online store...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Jun 2017

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How digital has disrupted the traditional consultancy model

... and why technology ‘makers' are taking their place...

By Anton Moulder 1 Jun 2017

Online shopping and the rapid globalisation of shoppers and retailers
Online shopping and the rapid globalisation of shoppers and retailers

Rapidly evolving technologies, changing demographics, and consumer preferences have created a change in the consumer product industry...

By Mark McCallum 31 May 2017

TFG posts good results with turnover up 11.6%
TFG posts good results with turnover up 11.6%

TFG has posted robust results, despite the tough economy, showing that its diversification strategy is paying off...

29 May 2017

Port2Port.wine expands its offering
Port2Port.wine expands its offering

Now in its second year, online retailer Port2Port.wine is increasing its offering to South African wine lovers...

29 May 2017

Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop
Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop

Online retail giant Amazon on Thursday opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in New York, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books...

26 May 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Using personalisation to boost CX for e-commerce

A recent paper from Gartner states that relationship marketing began in the 1980s, but e-commerce marketers have only recently begun to add a more personal touch to their campaigns...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 25 May 2017

NetFlorist enables shared payments
NetFlorist enables shared payments

NetFlorist has introduced GiftTogether, a new payment initiative which allows one to get together with other people, select a gift and share the costs...

23 May 2017

The benefits of machine learning for retail
The benefits of machine learning for retail

Machine learning will change the face of retail over the next few years...

23 May 2017

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn
Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping...

22 May 2017

PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards 2016 award winners
PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards open for nominations in June

Nominations for entries into this year's PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards will open on 1 June and close on 15 June 2017...

19 May 2017

The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall
The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall

Millennials have exceptional trendsetting power and businesses are competing to capture their attention and a share of their wallets...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2017

Chantel Troskie, customer experience account manager at Oracle SA.
Get ready for the AI startup retail CX revolution

Virtual chatbots are becoming commonplace in the B2B marketing sector as well as for general online consumer shopping. Here's what else to expect from the AI retail startup boom...

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2017

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Wal-Mart pushing hard to catch Amazon in e-commerce

Wal-Mart Stores, the 800-pound gorilla of retail, is running hard to catch up in an increasingly crucial segment where it is neither the biggest nor the best: e-commerce...

16 May 2017

E-commerce platform for local artisans launches in Western Cape, KZN
E-commerce platform for local artisans launches in Western Cape, KZN

A new app ecosystem, Advance, allows people to order their favourite artisanal and handcrafted goods from local producers online or using the app...

15 May 2017

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