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  • South African online retailers to launch new annual event

    Black Friday tips: Safe shopping starts with awareness

    November 20, 2018 • Retail, SecurityComments Off on Black Friday tips: Safe shopping starts with awareness

    One of the most common pieces of advice we get about avoiding phishing scams is that, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Except this doesn’t really apply on Black Friday. For one day a year (23rd November this year), retailers take...

  • Cell C to mitigate S&P downgrade

    Cell C offers 50GB for R500 this Black Friday

    November 20, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cell C offers 50GB for R500 this Black Friday

    Starting this Black Friday, Cell C will be offering a prepaid data SIM loaded with 50GB of data for R500 (R10 per Gigabyte). “This is the perfect option for those going on holiday this Festive season. Consumers can stay connected wherever they are. Simply...

  • Black Friday tips: Safe shopping starts with awareness

    Why online retailers can’t prevent Black Friday blackouts

    November 20, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Why online retailers can’t prevent Black Friday blackouts

    Black Friday occurs globally on Friday 23 November and is widely considered the busiest shopping day of the year. As retailers beef up on security to control massive in-store crowds, online retailers are enhancing their systems to prevent infamous website...

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    Best deals on Xbox One this Black Friday revealed

    November 20, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Best deals on Xbox One this Black Friday revealed

    This Black Friday (23 November 2018) Prima Interactive will be dropping some pretty great deals when it comes to the Xbox One range of consoles in South Africa. The firm has announced a discount of R2400 on the Xbox One X 1TB console and a discount of R1900...

  • South African online retailers to launch new annual event

    How to shop online safely this Black Friday

    November 16, 2018 • Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on How to shop online safely this Black Friday

    What to do before, during and after your Black Friday online shopping sprees, to protect yourself and your loved ones from possible hackers and identity theft. Cyberattacks, data breaches and hackers are a constant threat in today’s digital world. At...

  • Jumia pens deal with smartphone maker Xiaomi

    Black Friday campaign launched by Jumia Ghana

    November 11, 2018 • Retail, West AfricaComments Off on Black Friday campaign launched by Jumia Ghana

    Ghana’s leading online retail company on Friday officially announced it’s biggest online sale of the year. Speaking during the press briefing held in Accra, Jumia Ghana’s management shared insights on the upcoming Black Friday sale as well as plans and...

  • Black Friday tips: Safe shopping starts with awareness

    5 tips to consider when shopping online this Black Friday and Cyber Monday

    November 9, 2018 • Retail, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 tips to consider when shopping online this Black Friday and Cyber Monday

    It is that time of the year again where consumers are preparing for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To avoid long queues and the hassle of getting to the shops, more consumers are now opting for online shopping. It is reported that 45 percent of digitally...

  • Facebook’s growing momentum in Africa (Infographic)

    Facebook opens first pop-up stores

    November 8, 2018 • Online & Social, RetailComments Off on Facebook opens first pop-up stores

    A first for social media networking site, Facebook is opening up pop-stores however, only in the United States of America. With Black Friday coming up on, November 23, 2018, Facebook has announced the opening of its first pop-up retail outlets in the USA, in...

  • 9 Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips to help e-retailers

    9 Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips to help e-retailers

    November 6, 2018 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on 9 Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips to help e-retailers

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are famous for huge deals and steep discounts. That’s why participating in these days can seem like a big retailer’s game. But what about independent retailers? Can small and medium businesses reap the rewards (and profits)...

  • Future of Retail: How retailers can survive in an omnichannel world

    AI to help retailers navigate the 2018 shopping season

    October 25, 2018 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on AI to help retailers navigate the 2018 shopping season

    A significant portion of retailers’ annual profits are attributed to the festive shopping season – from Black Friday, to the weekend before Christmas Day – which generally spans over approximately three weeks. This year, however, an extra week...

  • Why mobile is the gatekeeper of brand loyalty today

    redPanda Software urges retailers to prepare early for Black Friday

    September 4, 2018 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on redPanda Software urges retailers to prepare early for Black Friday

      redPanda Software, an enterprise retail software development company, is urging retailers to prepare earlier for Black Friday, to scale their systems, leverage big data analytics and tools and capitalise on an exceptional customer experience.  ...

  • Don't let fraud naivety sink your digital business

    Five steps for online startups to take advantage of Black Friday

    August 16, 2018 • Security, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Five steps for online startups to take advantage of Black Friday

    According to Google Trends, last year South Africa registered the largest ‘Black Friday’ search interest of any country, even ahead of the US where the retail mega-event was conceived. “South African retailers first began promoting the...

  • It’s a wonderful time of the year…for hackers

    It’s a wonderful time of the year…for hackers

    December 18, 2017 • Retail, SecurityComments Off on It’s a wonderful time of the year…for hackers

    The holiday season is in full swing and once again we can expect to see a surge in cyber attacks targeting retailers and consumers. Research from the National Retail Federation shows that spending during the winter holidays outstrips retail sales during all...

  • 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...

  • 9 Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips to help e-retailers

    What could a South African version of Black Friday look like?

    November 29, 2017 • Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on What could a South African version of Black Friday look like?

    Black Friday has come and gone, with popular consumer products ranging from food items, electronic devices and to furniture items flying off the shelves at bargain prices. The retail phenomenon traces its growing popularity to the United States merchants of...

  • Takealot rakes in R87 million on Black Friday

    Takealot rakes in R87 million on Black Friday

    November 28, 2017 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Takealot rakes in R87 million on Black Friday

    As Black Friday kicked off at Midnight on the 24th of November 2017, Takealot simultaneously kicked off their annual Blue Dot Sale, which ends on the 28th of November. The day started off badly for the e-commerce giants as its site crashed almost immediately...