James Tagg
SOUTH AFRICA
5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business

5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business[James Tagg] As a sub-industry of online retail, ticketing and event management are being shaped to engage consumers in unprecedented ways...

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Brendon Williamson
SOUTH AFRICA
Small e-commerce companies ideally positioned to weather the slowdown

Small e-commerce companies ideally positioned to weather the slowdown[Brendon Williamson] As South Africa continues its longest downward cycle in many decades, local business owners are actively looking for ways to shore up...

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Maroefah Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#ECO19: How to build and sustain the trust of the online consumer

#ECO19: How to build and sustain the trust of the online consumer[Maroefah Smith] The key to building and sustaining the trust of the online consumer is to focus your business entirely on them, says Platinum Seed's Bradley Elliott...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#ECO19: Is your mobile commerce strategy excluding the mass market?

#ECO19: Is your mobile commerce strategy excluding the mass market?[Lauren Hartzenberg] When you design for mobile, consider who you're building for. For the small percentage with beautiful, high-end phones, or for 61% of the market?

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Maroefah Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#SeamlessSA: 6 steps to starting an e-commerce store in South Africa

#SeamlessSA: 6 steps to starting an e-commerce store in South Africa[Maroefah Smith] Starting an e-commerce store in South Africa can be a tricky minefield. Luckily, Insaka E-Commerce Academy CEO Warrick Kernes let us in on his six top steps to starting an online business...

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Maroefah Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#SeamlessSA: Ink Eze's 5 actionable tips to grow an online community

#SeamlessSA: Ink Eze's 5 actionable tips to grow an online community[Maroefah Smith] Nigerian entrepreneur Ink Eze knows how to grow an online community: her wedding community Bella Naija Weddings has over three million followers on Instagram...

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Melissa Burns
SOUTH AFRICA
From local to global: getting started with international e-commerce

From local to global: getting started with international e-commerce[Melissa Burns] Other than those specifically targeted at narrow niche markets, most domestic businesses do hope to one day extend their reach and go international...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
Superbalist phishing scam sneakily asks for your credit card info

Superbalist phishing scam sneakily asks for your credit card info[Andy Walker] Clothing retailer Superbalist on Monday alerted users that a new phishing scam is doing the rounds via SMS and email...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
Zando's coming of age

Zando's coming of age[Lauren Hartzenberg] Zando launched in 2012 as an online shoe retailer when e-commerce in SA was very much in its infancy. Fast-forward to 2019, the business has transformed into an ever-expanding fashion marketplace...

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Dean McCoubrey
SOUTH AFRICA
Scaling e-commerce in Africa

Scaling e-commerce in Africa[Dean McCoubrey] At present, e-business in Africa remains a challenge. It may be better than it ever has been, but the truth is that lower literacy and internet penetration levels continue to limit the growth on the continent...

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Brendon Williamson
SOUTH AFRICA
6 tips to prevent online fraud from sinking your business

6 tips to prevent online fraud from sinking your business[Brendon Williamson] The success of the recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend is testament to the opportunity offered by digital commerce. But local entrepreneurs should not underestimate the threat of online fraud...

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Eugene Yiga
SOUTH AFRICA
RunwaySale's runaway success

RunwaySale's runaway success[Eugene Yiga] RunwaySale was born from a love of affordable designer brands. The two dynamos behind this business combined their international experience to give South Africans access to premium brands...

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Claire Cobbledick
SOUTH AFRICA
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
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[Claire Cobbledick] 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...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
Introducing myTFGworld - SA's new multibrand online marketplace

Introducing myTFGworld - SA's new multibrand online marketplace[Lauren Hartzenberg] To amplify its online shopping presence, TFG has relaunched its e-commerce platform as a marketplace called myTFGworld.com...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#GoogleRetail: No room for silos in omnichannel retail

#GoogleRetail: No room for silos in omnichannel retail[Lauren Hartzenberg] We're in living in an omnichannel world. We use a number of different paths to get to the products, info and services that we want. Search has become intuitive...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
SA florist startup Petal&Post plans nationwide expansion

SA florist startup Petal&Post plans nationwide expansion[Tom Jackson] South African online florist Petal&Post is planning expansion across the country after its offering met with significant success in Cape Town and Durbanville...

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Bernard Ford
SOUTH AFRICA
E-commerce needs ERP

E-commerce needs ERP
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[Bernard Ford] E-commerce is growing rapidly and many will increase their online spend to get better deals, for its convenience and savings on shipping...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
#FoodNextAfrica: Braai goods online and on-demand

#FoodNextAfrica: Braai goods online and on-demand[Lauren Hartzenberg] Gauteng startup MyBraai has taken a popular South African past-time and turned it into a thriving online business...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
SA deliveries startup Droppa launches retail gateway

SA deliveries startup Droppa launches retail gateway[Tom Jackson] South African on-demand delivery startup Droppa has launched Droppa Retail, a gateway for retail stores, warehouses and distribution centres to make deliveries to their customers...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
This Cape Town startup delivers restaurant-grade meat directly to your door

This Cape Town startup delivers restaurant-grade meat directly to your door[Lauren Hartzenberg] Buyfresh is online butchery supplying ethically-sourced, top quality meat at affordable prices to discerning Cape Town omnivores as well as the city's restaurant trade...

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