Tuesday, July 23, 2024
No menu items!

E-Commerce News

5 Top E-Commerce Trends to Watch Out For in 2023

The explosion of e-commerce seen over the past few years is set to continue its upward trajectory well into 2023, according to digital experts at Nerdware. “Customers’ need for convenience has only accelerated in the wake of the pandemic,” says...

Online Shopping Surges in SA, but Not All Shoppers are Equal

The retail industry in South Africa remains a major contributor to the economy, employing more than a million people, which makes it the second largest employer after the government. It is also the third biggest industry sector and contributes some...

Nigerian E-Commerce: Kwik Launches in Ibadan

Lagos-based e-commerce and delivery platform Kwik has today announced that it has officially launched solutions to merchants, entrepreneurs, businesses, government agencies and social vendors in Ibadan, Nigeria. The company promises to complete all of its deliveries in under 60...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. Mobile data prices take the cup this week, as readers rushed to find out which African country has the most...

E-Commerce: SA’s Makro Launches New App – Here’s What It Does

Massmart-owned South African retail mainstay Makro, known for its wholesale products, has today announced that it has launched a new online shopping app in part of its owner's long-term digital and e-commerce transformation strategy. "Makro wants to enable customers to...

South Africa’s Payfast Launches New Initiative to Upskill Aspiring Business Owners

South African online payment gateway firm PayFast has launched a 12-week development programme with Heavy Chef's entrepreneur education non-profit - the Heavy Chef Foundation. The new initiative is designed to empower aspiring business owners with the skills needed to...

Talking E-Commerce in Africa with Telkom’s Kenneth Kayser: ITNA Digital Innovation Podcast EP 1

In this first official episode of IT News Africa's Digital Innovation Podcast, a weekly podcast that looks at hot innovations and digital businesses in the African market, Luis Monzon chats with Kenneth Kayser, Executive Digital Channels and E-Commerce at...

TFG Acquires Quench in Big Push Towards E-Commerce

TFG, through its Labs division, has acquired digital shopping platform and last-mile delivery provider Quench. This latest acquisition forms part of TFGLabs’ ambition into becoming one of South Africa’s next e-commerce powerhouses. “With this acquisition we gain access to fast,...

How SA’s E-Commerce Market is Maturing According to Black Friday Data

A stable technical performance along with a more than 30% increase in first-time online shoppers and strong growth in both transaction volume and value, all point to a maturing e-commerce market, says South African payment services provider, DPO South...

4 Big Retail Tech Trends You Need to Know About for 2022

Over the last two years, the retail landscape has changed immeasurably. Behaviours and technologies that seemed like they were a decade away from coming to fruition are now normal. Even as a combination of vaccines and new treatments signal...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest News

R500 Million to Expand Broadband in Townships & Rural Areas

This financial year, Vodacom Eastern Cape plans to invest R500 million as part of its larger digital inclusion strategy...
- Advertisement -spot_img