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  • Virtual cards allow South Africans to shop anywhere online

    Virtual cards allow South Africans to shop anywhere online

    July 26, 2019 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on Virtual cards allow South Africans to shop anywhere online

    Global payments company, Tutuka, is the issuer of virtual cards in South Africa. Virtual Visa and Mastercards have said to be helping South African businesses offer their consumers a more secure way to shop online.  Virtual cards can be created in seconds...

  • South African online retailers to launch new annual event

    South African online retailers to launch new annual event

    July 19, 2019 • Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African online retailers to launch new annual event

    In line with international trends and following on the success of Black Friday, the Takealot Group has launched the first-of-its-kind shopping event in South Africa. The Ultimate Checkout Sale is the Takealot Group’s beginnings of creating a South...

  • OneCart launches grocery shopping app in South Africa

    OneCart launches grocery shopping platform in South Africa

    June 28, 2019 • Retail, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on OneCart launches grocery shopping platform in South Africa

    OneCart has launched a new e-commerce grocery website and mobile application that allow users to shop by category across multiple stores. Products can be filtered according to dietary preferences, allowing for a more tailor-made shopping experience. Founded...

  • Takealot expands e-commerce offering

    Takealot expands e-commerce offering

    May 9, 2019 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Takealot expands e-commerce offering

    South Africans can now shop for luxury beauty brands online at Takealot.com and Superbalist.com. The online retailers have extended their offering to include Estée Lauder, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox, Glamglow, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Aramis and Lab...

  • Yodiwo partnership to transform smart retail sector in Africa

    New vs. Used: Shopping trends on bidorbuy

    February 16, 2019 • Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on New vs. Used: Shopping trends on bidorbuy

    Shoppers on South African online marketplace bidorbuy.co.za are about five times more likely to buy a second-hand laptop than a new one. “In many cases, it makes sense to buy pre-owned laptops, because they are much cheaper, and often can perform...

  • DRF2019 gives retailers new technology solutions to help businesses

    January 30, 2019 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on DRF2019 gives retailers new technology solutions to help businesses

    On Wednesday, 30 January 2019, the Digital Retail Forum (DRF) which took place at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton sparked conversations about making digital innovation a key process within all retail organisations. The conference also led discussions on how to...

  • Takealot.com, South Africa's leading online retailer, saw a record number of visitors to its site on Black Friday 2018.

    Takealot experiences record number of visitors this Black Friday

    November 23, 2018 • Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Takealot experiences record number of visitors this Black Friday

    Takealot.com, South African online retailer, saw a record number of visitors to its site on Black Friday 2018. The annual Takealot Blue Dot Sale went live at 12:01 on Black Friday morning and generated more than R11,5 million worth of transactions in the...

  • How to make sure your Black Friday deliveries are all set

    How to beat the Black Friday delivery blues

    November 21, 2018 • RetailComments Off on How to beat the Black Friday delivery blues

    The biggest challenge on Black Friday isn’t a system crash or a payment failure. It’s the delivery problems that come after the purchases have been made. This year, courier companies are working closely with e-tailers to ensure that delivery expectations...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Zara arrives in 106 markets thanks to its new global online store

    November 8, 2018 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on Zara arrives in 106 markets thanks to its new global online store

    Zara’s global women’s men’s and kids’ collections will be available online for the first time to customers in Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Madagascar, Zimbabwe and Ghana,...

  • 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)...

  • Finalist for the 4th AppsAfrica Innovation Awards revealed

    South Africa: Woolworths launches in-app shopping

    September 27, 2018 • Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Woolworths launches in-app shopping

    Woolworths has launched in-app shopping in a bid to create a completely integrated customer experience via the app. The Woolworths app is a fully integrated retail app where customers can get daily inspiration for Food and Fashion, view their WRewards loyalty...

  • South Africans will spend over R45 billion online this year, with over 60% making a purchase from an overseas retailer

    PayPal: South Africans will spend over $2.9 billion online this year

    September 6, 2018 • Finance, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on PayPal: South Africans will spend over $2.9 billion online this year

    South Africans will spend over R45 billion ($2.9 billion) online this year, with over 60% making a purchase from an overseas retailer PayPal and Ipsos today released their fourth annual cross-border eCommerce report. Interviews were conducted earlier this...

  • Lack of attention to Customer Experience is costing your business-study reveals

    The emergence of a unified retail model

    July 21, 2018 • RetailComments Off on The emergence of a unified retail model

    A new understanding of ‘mass-marketing’ Psychologists have a term to describe how our brains scan things we encounter to see if it relates to anything we already know, or if it is something that fits in a new category. It is called our apperceptive mass...

  • Jumia Nigeria celebrates six years

    Jumia celebrates six years of creating a sustainable impact in Nigeria

    July 18, 2018 • Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Jumia celebrates six years of creating a sustainable impact in Nigeria

    Jumia’s six years anniversary celebration taking place throughout the month of July, aims at celebrating major milestones achieved over the period of its operations in Nigeria. These include, for instance, the listing of over 5 million unique products...