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Liquor.co.za launches to service B2C and B2B customers
Liquor.co.za launches to service B2C and B2B customers

The digital liquor platform caters to the need for an e-commerce portal that can service both direct-to-customer and high-volume business-to-business requirements...

6 hours ago

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SoundInsights surveys local shopper behaviour

SoundInsights polled East Coast Radio and Jacaranda FM's audiences to gauge consumer behaviour in 2021...

9 hours ago

Retailer and wholesaler Feelgood Health secures R4m in funding
Retailer and wholesaler Feelgood Health secures R4m in funding

Enygma Ventures has invested R4m into South African natural health retailer and wholesaler Feelgood Health...

21 Jul 2021

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Evolving the supply chain to keep up with rising online retail demand

Adding online into the mix makes the supply chain more complex, but the need to deliver excellent service for the end customer remains, says AlphaCodes' Amit Singh...

Amit Singh 14 Jul 2021

Hyper-personalisation in retail. Are we there yet?
Hyper-personalisation in retail. Are we there yet?

Imagine walking into your favourite fashion store, and instead of finding racks of clothing filled with items you have no interest in, the items that appeal to you are on display in front of you. Curated just for you...

Rob Noble 8 Jul 2021

Ackermans doubles down on cellular with Ackermans Connect online
Ackermans doubles down on cellular with Ackermans Connect online

Ackermans shook up its digital presence recently, dipping its toe into the online retail waters by launching a dedicated online store for its cellular and tech products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Jul 2021

Thoughts around the effect the liquor ban is having on our industry
Thoughts around the effect the liquor ban is having on our industry

The e-commerce industry can assist producers by utilising online retail platforms and their reach to make the liquor lockdown manageable for both buyer and seller, says OneDayOnly's Matthew Leighton...

Matthew Leighton 7 Jul 2021

Top tips for e-commerce business success
Top tips for e-commerce business success

Encouraging event attendees to capitalise on the e-commerce growth trajectory, Ecommerce Challenge speakers shared their insights, lessons and tips for online and entrepreneurship success...

Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Jul 2021

Automation is key to growth for big and small e-commerce players
Automation is key to growth for big and small e-commerce players

With online retail volumes booming, Craig Bellingham, founder and CEO of Studio[K]irmack, advises digital brands of all sizes to lean into emerging photographic technologies and processes, to take their e-commerce business to the next level...

Issued by Studio[K]irmack 5 Jul 2021

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Gap departs high street as prime store locations left stranded by high-speed retail revolution

The once-mighty Gap is the latest British high street retailer to pull down the shutters...

Anthony Kent 5 Jul 2021

Dis-Chem rolls out DeliverD 60-minute delivery service
Dis-Chem rolls out DeliverD 60-minute delivery service

Dis-Chem has launched a same-day on-demand delivery service, offering customers delivery within 60 minutes across a range of 7,000 items spanning health, nutrition, beauty and electrical products...

1 Jul 2021

If Amazon buys Morrisons, it could be a win for consumers and a major threat to other supermarkets
If Amazon buys Morrisons, it could be a win for consumers and a major threat to other supermarkets

Nonetheless, Morrisons is a perfect target for any overseas company looking to gain a share in the UK's £230bn grocery market...

Michael Benson 24 Jun 2021

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Will the world ever go back to how it was before? Probably not

OneDayOnly's creative director explains why the business environment, and the world as we know, will remain changed...

Matthew Leighton 22 Jun 2021

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UCook and Faithful to Nature acquire Granadilla Eats

Through the deal, UCook and Faithful to Nature will be able to offer locally-sourced fresh produce on a much larger, national scale...

21 Jun 2021

Inospace acquires its 30th business park from Arrowhead Properties
Inospace acquires its 30th business park from Arrowhead Properties

Inospace has announced that it has acquired two new properties from Arrowhead Properties...

Issued by Inospace 21 Jun 2021

Charting a course for the next 20 years of CyberCellar
Charting a course for the next 20 years of CyberCellar

Launched in 1998, wine merchant CyberCellar was among the crop of original online retailers that led the advent of e-commerce in South Africa...

Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Jun 2021

Key considerations for retailers accelerating e-commerce
Key considerations for retailers accelerating e-commerce

Five things every business must consider before starting their e-commerce and m-commerce journeys...

15 Jun 2021

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'Buy now pay later' spend predicted to reach $995bn in 2026

This 274% growth will be fuelled by a greater appetite from users for credit to spread costs, particularly in the wake of the pandemic, which has put extreme pressure on user finances...

14 Jun 2021

Adapting the fine wine trade to weather the effects of lockdown
Adapting the fine wine trade to weather the effects of lockdown

Nicolò Pudel, founder of Port2Port, and Ellerman House head sommelier Wayve Kolevsohn, reflect on how new regulations affect the industry, and how collaborative efforts between members are saving it...

11 Jun 2021

TFG plans tech hiring spree after sliding to a loss
TFG plans tech hiring spree after sliding to a loss

TFG wants to build up its newly launched tech hub to more than 100 new staff after the company swung to an annual operating loss...

11 Jun 2021

Rise of social commerce: Gen Z moves mall culture online
Rise of social commerce: Gen Z moves mall culture online

Apps like Facebook, Instagram and TikTok, which tailor content to the user's interests and behaviour, have allowed a new generation of spenders to create a personalised online shopping mall experience...

9 Jun 2021

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SA, Nigeria and Kenya driving e-commerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new Visa report states that the top market contributors to e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last three years were South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth...

9 Jun 2021

5 post-Covid consumer myths debunked
5 post-Covid consumer myths debunked

Recent Accenture global research shows that 95% of consumers are making significant and lasting changes to how they live, work and shop. South Africa is no different...

John Watling 8 Jun 2021

A perspective of the Takealot facility set at Richmond Park.
New Takealot distribution centre planned for Cape Town's Richmond Park

A new Cape Town Takealot distribution facility and pickup point is planned for the multibillion-rand Richmond Park development in Milnerton...

7 Jun 2021

Ecommerce Challenge to gather industry experts, budding entrepreneurs
Ecommerce Challenge to gather industry experts, budding entrepreneurs

The one-day online event will see 50 speakers unpack the ins and outs of e-commerce, sharing their insights on how to navigate online retail in the South African environment...

3 Jun 2021

Converting the Covid crisis into digital opportunity
Converting the Covid crisis into digital opportunity

The pandemic has changed the way we live, work, socialise and transact, says PayPal's Anupam Pahuja...

Anupam Pahuja 1 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Meet the bright mind behind medicine delivery app PharmaGo
#YouthMatters: Meet the bright mind behind medicine delivery app PharmaGo

Raees Carim was just 20 years old when he created PharmaGo, a mobile app that facilitates same-day and next-day deliveries of essential and over-the-counter medications to customers in need...

Lauren Hartzenberg 31 May 2021

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From boardroom to bedroom: The 11-year journey of OneDayOnly

The roots of OneDayOnly can be traced back to 2008 where the founders noticed a gap in the e-commerce market. At the time, group buying and daily deals were gaining traction internationally...

Matthew Leighton 31 May 2021

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Narratives are simple, the truth is more complex

We often talk about the importance of looking beyond prevailing narratives to find value. Narratives are easy to buy into, partly because as humans we enjoy a good story, and partly because they are simple and easy to understand...

Anet Ahern 26 May 2021

Local e-commerce sites need to up their game if they hope to retain customer loyalty
Local e-commerce sites need to up their game if they hope to retain customer loyalty

BMi Research conducted the CX Online pilot study - which surveyed online e-commerce stores with each store evaluated by 10 experienced online mystery shoppers...

Jenni-Ruth Coggin, Issued by BMi Research 26 May 2021

The Fulfilment Summit set to go live this week
The Fulfilment Summit set to go live this week

The Fulfilment Summit is a one day virtual event set to run on 26 May 2021...

24 May 2021

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Why SA's largest grocery consumer market still isn't shopping online

Most South Africans do not shop online due to high levels of poverty, high data costs and poor infrastructure, digital inequality, and the impracticality...

Semona Pillay 21 May 2021

How the e-commerce share of retail soared over the last year in SA
How the e-commerce share of retail soared over the last year in SA

E-commerce has gone from strength to strength in South Africa over the past year off the back of the Covid-19 global pandemic and rapidly accelerated digitisation...

Issued by Payflex 20 May 2021

A watershed moment for e-commerce in SA
A watershed moment for e-commerce in SA

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit held this week, Jonathan Smit said that for businesses seeking growth, "online is where it's at"...

Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2021

Covid-19 is giving us a new appreciation for physical shops
Covid-19 is giving us a new appreciation for physical shops

The outlook for high street stores seems gloomy. Social distancing measures and lockdowns have driven people to shop online, leading to shop closures and a boom for online retailers...

Cathrine Jansson-Boyd 14 May 2021

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Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail

Total growth for online retail in SA rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in SA to R30,2bn...

12 May 2021

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How the rise of online shopping could shake up retail employment

Motorcycle drivers delivering goods have become ubiquitous on SA's roads. But are these drivers part of the wholesale and retail sector, or are they part of the road freight and logistics industry?

11 May 2021

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Beyond tech: Here's where the competitive edge is at for online retailers

What exactly does innovation and agility entail, and how does it work to serve e-commerce-based businesses in 2021, asks Teljoy's Jonathan Hurvitz...

Jonathan Hurvitz 7 May 2021

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Research reveals how South Africans are embracing digital payments

95% of consumers in South Africa are considering emerging payments such as biometrics, digital currencies and QR codes, in addition to contactless...

6 May 2021

Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May
Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May

The annual PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, hosted by The Insaka eCommerce Academy, is set to take place from 17 to 20 May 2021...

5 May 2021

4 e-commerce trends, and how to use them to accelerate your business
4 e-commerce trends, and how to use them to accelerate your business

2020 proved to be a year of unprecedented consumer demand when it came to e-commerce adoption and popularity...

3 May 2021

Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants
Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants

Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

30 Apr 2021

African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data
African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data

South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

28 Apr 2021

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3 ways to reinvent retail customer engagement in a post-Covid world

As the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to shopping online, retailers have had to re-imagine how they do business in a new digital world...

Robbie Kearns 28 Apr 2021

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OneDayOnly index unpacks changes in online shopper behaviour

OneDayOnly has released the results of its second ODOmeter, an index the company launched last year to better understand SA's online consumer behaviour...

23 Apr 2021

SA fintech startup funded by major international buy-now-pay-later player
SA fintech startup funded by major international buy-now-pay-later player

Payflex has scored a significant vote of confidence from an Australian-listed multinational, Zip Co...

Issued by Payflex 22 Apr 2021

Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store opening
Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store opening

Faithful to Nature opened the doors to its first flagship store at the V&A Waterfront this month...

21 Apr 2021

Mall of Africa owner to roll out retail app across shopping mall portfolio
Mall of Africa owner to roll out retail app across shopping mall portfolio

The Shôping app will curate unique experiences for mall visitors, in line with Attacq's mission to put the customer back at the centre of the retail experience...

21 Apr 2021

Recovery perceived in industrial, retail markets - Q1 2021 FNB Property Broker Survey
Recovery perceived in industrial, retail markets - Q1 2021 FNB Property Broker Survey

In this report, we discuss the first quarter 2021 results of the rental market component of our FNB Commercial Property Broker Survey...

John Loos 20 Apr 2021

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