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Mentholatum goes direct to consumer with new e-commerce platform
Mentholatum goes direct to consumer with new e-commerce platformArticle

Visitors to Mentholatum SA's online store will be able to access the company's full range of brands including Deep Heat, Oxy, Happy Event and Softlips...

2 days ago

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5 categories that could lead retail's recovery in 2021Article

Merchant Capital's collection data suggests early signs of recovery in several key categories...

3 days ago

Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches
Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launchesArticle

The marketplace has been described as a likely Takealot competitor, with an extensive product range spanning electronics and appliances, furniture, fashion, beauty, fitness, DIY...

6 Apr 2021

Vans launches e-commerce offering in SA
Vans launches e-commerce offering in SAArticle

Vans, the action sports footwear and apparel brand, has launch an online store in South Africa, available to local shoppers at www.vans.co.za.

31 Mar 2021

How a year of lockdown reshaped online retail
How a year of lockdown reshaped online retailArticle

Derek Cikes, commercial director at part-payment platform Payflex, outlines some of the key pandemic-led changes to the retail landscape over the past 365 days...

Issued by Payflex 26 Mar 2021

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E-commerce to account for half of global retail growth by 2025Article

By 2025, e-commerce will expand by an additional $1.4tn, and account for half the growth in the global retail sector...

25 Mar 2021

Commercial property shows recovery, not back to pre-lockdown levels - FNB 1Q2021 survey
Commercial property shows recovery, not back to pre-lockdown levels - FNB 1Q2021 surveyArticle

Over 40% of brokers surveyed see office-bound companies revising their office space needs and in many cases downscaling. The planned downscaling is not only due to greater levels of work-from-home, however...

John Loos 25 Mar 2021

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OneDayOnly dedicates 26 March to proudly SA suppliersArticle

Daily deals online retailer OneDayOnly has launched a dedicated Shop Local Shop day on Friday, 26 March 2021, a gesture of support for proudly South African suppliers and manufacturers after what's been a tough year for most.

23 Mar 2021

Have hyper retail centres 'hit the spot'? Themes through lockdown and beyond
Have hyper retail centres 'hit the spot'? Themes through lockdown and beyondArticle

FNB Commercial Property Finance recently held its Quarterly Property Market briefing and the focus was on key retail property themes...

John Loos 23 Mar 2021

Online retailers continue to face challenges that undermine the customer experience
Online retailers continue to face challenges that undermine the customer experienceArticle

A study evaluating the consumer experience of online shoppers has highlighted the challenges that continue to face online retailers including ensuring sufficient stock, transaction and delivery issues and unclear refund practices...

Issued by BMi Research 23 Mar 2021

Enabling entrepreneurs on E-commerce Day
Enabling entrepreneurs on E-commerce DayArticle

On the first-ever E-commerce Day, Xneelo was there to support these entrepreneurs with insightful help and advice. We also launched our first free e-book...

Issued by xneelo 23 Mar 2021

How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19
How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19Article

Thanks to platforms that link online consumption to local interests, the desire to buy local, a trend fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, is giving rise to a new phenomenon known as digital localism...

Myriam Ertz, Damien Hallegatte, Imen Latrous and Julien Bousquet 19 Mar 2021

Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability
Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainabilityArticle

According to Carshif Talip, expertise leader, Urban Planning and Land Infrastructure at Zutari, a 'smart city' is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology...

18 Mar 2021

Cascade Holdings, SA's new multi-dimensional bar and beverage business
Cascade Holdings, SA's new multi-dimensional bar and beverage businessArticle

Cascade Holdings is a new full-service bar and beverage business aiming to provide solutions that will "disrupt" the local liquor and entertainment industries...

17 Mar 2021

Mr Price Group to buy Yuppiechef
Mr Price Group to buy YuppiechefArticle

Mr Price has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of privately-owned homeware retailer Yuppiechef...

15 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Manuel Koser on tapping into the potential of digital
#EcommerceDay2021: Manuel Koser on tapping into the potential of digitalArticle

Manuel Koser knows a thing or two about identifying promising digital brands and helping them reach their potential...

Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Clever click options boost SA's online grocery sector
#EcommerceDay2021: Clever click options boost SA's online grocery sectorArticle

Grocery shopping in SA has changed forever as consumers have become comfortable with shopping for day-to-day groceries online, says NielsenIQ's Kelly Arnold...

Kelly Arnold 12 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Paving the way for growth beyond Covid-19
#EcommerceDay2021: Paving the way for growth beyond Covid-19Article

Digitalmall.com's Yaron Assabi weighs in on the encouraging growth of e-commerce in SA and what's needed to take it to the next level...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Eavesdropping on e-tail
#EcommerceDay2021: Eavesdropping on e-tailArticle

OneDayOnly's Matthew Leighton provides some key checkpoints for online retailers operating in the 'infodemic' world...

Matthew Leighton 10 Mar 2021

E-commerce boom inspiring business transformation
E-commerce boom inspiring business transformationArticle

The rise of e-commerce in the country over the past year may have been driven by the pandemic, but it was long overdue...

10 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Golden intersection of e-commerce and commercial real estate
#EcommerceDay2021: Golden intersection of e-commerce and commercial real estateArticle

Inospace CEO Rael Levitt unpacks why distribution centres and warehouses are set to become "the new 'hot' property class"...

Rael Levitt 9 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Are retailers scoring an own goal in online shopping?
#EcommerceDay2021: Are retailers scoring an own goal in online shopping?Article

According to Amanda Reekie, we need to ask what can be done to make online a bigger part of the retail mix, not least because there are still a number of faux pas that brands are making...

Amanda Reekie, Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 8 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: E-commerce Day supports the growth of online businesses and retailers
#EcommerceDay2021: E-commerce Day supports the growth of online businesses and retailersArticle

E-commerce Day, which will take place on 10 March 2021, aims to grow the local e-commerce sector...

Issued by ecommerce.co.za 8 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Scaling township grocery delivery with Jessica Boonstra
#EcommerceDay2021: Scaling township grocery delivery with Jessica BoonstraArticle

Jessica Boonstra chats to Bizcommunity about starting and scaling Yebo Fresh, and the misconceptions that cloud SA's lucrative township retail economy...

Lauren Hartzenberg 5 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030
#EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030Article

Kantar's Norman Reyneker says that as companies define their future-fit commercial strategies, they must challenge assumptions related to the evolving digital retail landscape...

Norman Reyneker, Issued by Kantar 5 Mar 2021

Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?
Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?Article

As the world grapples with the uncertainty surrounding the long-term implications of Covid-19, there is a measure of agreement on one thing...

4 Mar 2021

New sustainable packaging initiative to encourage greener logistics industry
New sustainable packaging initiative to encourage greener logistics industryArticle

By proving that order fulfilment strategies can use paper packaging instead of plastic, the logistics company aims to set a new sustainable precedent for the industry.

4 Mar 2021

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Takealot searches for group CEO as Kim Reid transitions rolesArticle

The search for a new group CEO is underway, and once this appointment is made Reid will step back from day-to-day operations to focus on initiatives that will deliver future value for the group...

1 Mar 2021

BMi Research to launch online mystery shopping tool
BMi Research to launch online mystery shopping toolArticle

BMi Research will launch an online customer experience solution that measures and provides insights to help companies improve their customers' online shopping experience...

Issued by BMi Research 23 Feb 2021

What did South Africans buy online in 2020?
What did South Africans buy online in 2020?Article

In the midst of an e-commerce boom, local online retailer OneDayOnly.co.za last year launched an annual index, dubbed the OneDayOnly ODOmeter. Here are insights on how their customers have behaved online over the last year...

18 Feb 2021

Bos Brands strengthens D2C focus as e-commerce hots up
Bos Brands strengthens D2C focus as e-commerce hots upArticle

Bos Brands is ramping up its direct-to-consumer offering with the launch of a subscription service. This follows a revamp of the company's online store last year...

Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Feb 2021

Consumers are changing and so are their choices
Consumers are changing and so are their choicesArticle

Today's consumers expect more from the brands they support and the demand for environmentally-friendly trade is on the increase...

Greg Viljoen 15 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos reshaped retail as CEO of Amazon. AP Photo/John Locher
How Bezos and Amazon changed the worldArticle

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO
Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEOArticle

Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

3 Feb 2021

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Asos snaps up Topshop and sister brands in £295m dealArticle

British online retailer Asos has acquired Topshop along with the Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands from failed fashion retail group Arcadia...

1 Feb 2021

Is SA's cannabis industry predicted to become 'green gold' or 'fool's gold'?
Is SA's cannabis industry predicted to become 'green gold' or 'fool's gold'?Article

Insight Survey's latest South African Cannabis/CBD Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully unfolds the cannabis landscape in South Africa based on the latest research and information...

Issued by Insight Survey 1 Feb 2021

Pandemic 'jet fuel' for online retail
Pandemic 'jet fuel' for online retailArticle

While online shopping in South Africa was already seeing noteworthy gains before Covid-19 hit, the past 10 months has seen it go through the roof...

Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 29 Jan 2021

Walmart plans to fill online orders with help from robots at some US stores
Walmart plans to fill online orders with help from robots at some US storesArticle

Walmart Inc will add small robot-staffed warehouses to dozens of its stores to help fill orders for pickup and delivery, as Americans shift their spending online...

Melissa Fares 28 Jan 2021

Retail hangover or B12 injection recovery in 2021?
Retail hangover or B12 injection recovery in 2021?Article

"As much as the pandemic exposed vulnerabilities, it has also revealed unseen opportunities. By and large it tested business continuity, planning, digital ecosystems and their stretch capabilities...

Michael Smollan 28 Jan 2021

Tech reinvents retail in 2021
Tech reinvents retail in 2021Article

Derek Cikes, commercial director at part-payment platform Payflex, spotlights the top eight online retail trends expected to shape the online retail sector in 2021...

Issued by Payflex 26 Jan 2021

Wellness e-tailer Health Central launches in SA
Wellness e-tailer Health Central launches in SAArticle

Health Central is South Africa's newest online store targeting the growing wellness market...

22 Jan 2021

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Fashion retailer Primark is refusing to sell online - here's why it is right to do soArticle

Irish fast-fashion retailer Primark has no plans to sell its clothes online. This is despite the company warning that lockdown store closures could cost it losses of more than £1bn...

Lisa Jack and Regina Frei 22 Jan 2021

5 areas of growth SMMEs should focus on in 2021
5 areas of growth SMMEs should focus on in 2021Article

Business owners remain confident that the economy will slowly start to stabilise in 2021 despite the series of blows it took last year...

Trevor Gosling 20 Jan 2021

The role of community and referrals in online retail success
The role of community and referrals in online retail successArticle

'Word-of-mouth marketing' can be solid gold for online sellers...

19 Jan 2021

Pros and cons of cross-platform app development
Pros and cons of cross-platform app developmentArticle

Businesses across the globe are investing heavily in mobile apps to easily drive traffic to their websites. However, it remains a challenge for business owners to choose between developing a native app or a cross-platform app...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 19 Jan 2021

2021 - The year of authentic visual immersion
2021 - The year of authentic visual immersionArticle

Here are eight key trends that will affect online retailers in 2021 from Craig Bellingham, founder and CEO of Studio[K]irmack...

Issued by Studio[K]irmack 19 Jan 2021

2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce
2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - SalesforceArticle

Digital sales grew around 58% during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Acceleration of digital payments
#BizTrends2021: Acceleration of digital paymentsArticle

2020 blurred conventional lines of e-commerce, with sectors that historically had low digital payment penetration experiencing higher demand, as more people shopped online...

Jonathan Smit 12 Jan 2021

5 social media megatrends for 2021
5 social media megatrends for 2021Article

As traditional media strategies faltered, 2020 highlighted the growing relevance of social media marketing and the need for businesses to relook customer engagement...

Leandri Janse van Vuuren and Sabrina Andreucci 7 Jan 2021

Online merchants, check your T&Cs before they bite
Online merchants, check your T&Cs before they biteArticle

Terms and conditions do apply - tales of an online store builder...

Howard Rybko 6 Jan 2021

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