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  • PayU launches new service to advance Nigeria's cashless economy

    PayU launches new service to advance Nigeria’s cashless economy

    December 13, 2017 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PayU launches new service to advance Nigeria’s cashless economy

    On 12 December 2017, online payment solution platform, PayU announced the launch of a new service called PayU Receive. The new product, according to the company, will allow businesses in Nigeria to securely request and receive payments directly from their...

  • When you should adjust your product for international markets

    When you should adjust your product for international markets

    December 6, 2017 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on When you should adjust your product for international markets

    The South African market for eCommerce is experiencing unprecedented progress, but it’s still not large enough for many online businesses. For entrepreneurs looking to take their business to the next level, expanding to new markets has become an...

  • PayU launches new service to advance Nigeria's cashless economy

    PayU South Africa sees huge traffic spike from Black Friday

    November 30, 2017 • Finance, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on PayU South Africa sees huge traffic spike from Black Friday

    On Black Friday, 24 November 2017, many of the South African eCommerce companies experienced massive spike in traffic on their various websites. Matching this spike, payment services provider, PayU, facilitated an increase of around 8.5 times the transaction...

  • PayU launches new service to advance Nigeria's cashless economy

    PayU Nigeria introduces new payment solution for recurring bills

    August 10, 2017 • Finance, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PayU Nigeria introduces new payment solution for recurring bills

    PayU Nigeria, a fintech company focused on online payments, announced on Tuesday that the company has introduced PayU Subscription, a convenient payment method which allows merchants to safely and securely collect payments from consumers who have recurring...

  • PayU to expand Nigerian online payment market

    June 6, 2017 • Finance, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PayU to expand Nigerian online payment market

    PayU, in an effort to further their operations in Nigeria, have announced that they will intensify efforts to connect businesses to Nigeria’s online payment market. The annual online payments in Nigeria is estimated to surpass N200 billion this year from...

  • eCommerce automation set shake things up in South Africa

    Finance boost for SA eCommerce

    May 3, 2017 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Finance boost for SA eCommerce

    SA’s largest online payment gateway,  PayU, has entered into two collaborations with the aim of allowing South African eCommerce merchants to finance their business and will also allow shoppers to purchase on credit. The partnerships with Lulalend, a...

  • Retailers need an integrated technology platform to streamline processes

    A new survey details online shoppers’ movements

    March 28, 2017 • Finance, Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on A new survey details online shoppers’ movements

    Growing internet access and improvements in online security have allowed South African consumers to feel more comfortable with online shopping. Today, around 23% of local shoppers make a purchase at an eCommerce store at least once a month. With a wealth of...

  • PayU launches new service to advance Nigeria's cashless economy

    Online shopper – the lessons of 2016

    December 20, 2016 • Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on Online shopper – the lessons of 2016

      In a turbulent 2016 for the consumer, it’s the online shopper that may have escaped with the least scars, as the online environment has become more flexible and secure. While the estimated R8.9 billion spent annually online in South Africa may not be...

  • Computop, PayU ink retail partnership

    October 14, 2016 • Finance, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Computop, PayU ink retail partnership

    PayU and Computop have announced a partnership that will provide South African retailers with payment solutions for high growth international markets. Retailers are now able to effectively conduct online and mobile business throughout most of the world via...

  • Mastercard Early Detection System

    You’ve downloaded a digital wallet, now what?

    March 30, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on You’ve downloaded a digital wallet, now what?

    South Africans are among the most banked on the continent, ranking second place in a Brookings study that included 21 developing economies across Asia, Africa and South America for both digital and financial inclusion. Around 86% of adults have access to...

  • Life after Bitcoin: Understanding the cryptocurrency and betting on its future

    What are the barriers to Bitcoin adoption in South Africa?

    February 3, 2016 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on What are the barriers to Bitcoin adoption in South Africa?

    Amid the current global economic turmoil the largely misunderstood and somewhat maligned cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has come into the spotlight as a realistic foil for existing payment methods. While the Bitcoin debate rages, fuelled by the emergence of the...

  • Mobile money

    Are South Africans ready to give up their wallets?

    July 16, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Are South Africans ready to give up their wallets?

    After years of hype the mobile commerce bandwagon may have just rolled into town. And if projections are anything to go by, the days of the traditional wallet might be numbered. The global mobile wallet market is projected to grow at an annual compounded...

  • SME demand pushes up interest in SA’s PayU

    February 4, 2014 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on SME demand pushes up interest in SA’s PayU

    PayU, South Africa’s leading online payment solutions provider, doubled its merchant count during 2013. The significant increase is made up of merchants from various industries, with a notable increase in general retail. New merchants signed over the last...

  • Top African e-commerce websites

    April 11, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Top African e-commerce websites

    eCommerce is growing in Africa. The eradication of traditional barriers to entry, including internet access, cost of technology and access to mobility, means that ecommerce has become a reality for any sized operation. According to Mark Chirnside, CEO of...

  • Credit no longer needed to shop online

    June 5, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Credit no longer needed to shop online

    Consumers no longer need a credit card in order to buy online. Major retail sites are increasingly making it easier for consumers to conduct shopping in a digital environment – but it has been a luxury not available to those who only have access to payment...

  • Online shopping on the rise

    January 24, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Online shopping on the rise

    There is no doubt that online shopping is booming in South Africa. Results of a recent News24 online survey conducted by PayU, a South African online and mobile payment service provider, support findings from a World Wide Worx research report claiming a 30%...