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Takealot announces plans for Black Friday 2020
Takealot announces plans for Black Friday 2020Article

Takealot.com plans to extend its annual Blue Dot Sale from five days to the entire month of November...

17 hours ago

How to start an online business
How to start an online businessArticle

So you're ready to start an online business, but not sure where to start? Here's the step-by-step process to follow...

Issued by xneelo 1 day ago

Mobicred looks at Q4 spending patterns as lockdown eases
Mobicred looks at Q4 spending patterns as lockdown easesArticle

Retailers are under pressure to reimagine and transform their businesses, build out e-commerce solutions and expand their online offerings...

23 Oct 2020

How TFG is weaving digital into the fabric of its business
How TFG is weaving digital into the fabric of its businessArticle

TFG is realising the positive impact of a clearly defined digital strategy and R500m investment into its digital transformation...

22 Oct 2020

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Smart m-commerce opportunities for Black Friday and beyondArticle

Black Friday presents a prime opportunity to attract existing and new customers to your physical or digital store. It's also a fantastic time to capture valuable customer data...

James Bayhack 20 Oct 2020

Pick n Pay buys SA delivery startup Bottles
Pick n Pay buys SA delivery startup BottlesArticle

Pick n Pay has concluded an agreement to purchase on-demand delivery startup Bottles. The acquisition is expected to be completed by November this year...

20 Oct 2020

Uber Eats now offers medicine deliveries in SA
Uber Eats now offers medicine deliveries in SAArticle

Uber Eats has partnered with Medicare to provide users with access to over-the-counter medication for delivery through the Uber Eats app...

15 Oct 2020

New online fashion platform StyleMode launches in SA
New online fashion platform StyleMode launches in SAArticle

Powered by Loot.co.za, StyleMode enters the market with a range of brands across apparel, footwear and accessories...

13 Oct 2020

Smart African retailers are rising from the ashes. Here's how
Smart African retailers are rising from the ashes. Here's howArticle

To hear some industry commentators tell it, Covid-19 is going to be the final nail in the coffin of retail as we know it. At best, they're over-simplifying. At worst, they're just wrong...

Lee Naik 13 Oct 2020

Fulfill SA's growing e-commerce appetite with a seamless online experience
Fulfill SA's growing e-commerce appetite with a seamless online experienceArticle

As Black Friday looms, rethinking and filling 'holes' in existing e-commerce platforms will be critical...

Gareth Hawkey 12 Oct 2020

Growth in e-commerce sees positive impact on logistics property sector
Growth in e-commerce sees positive impact on logistics property sectorArticle

With the Deeds Office closed, property transactions effectively ground to a halt during the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, painting a bleak picture for the future of the property market. However, this negative scenario has largely not materialised in practice...

8 Oct 2020

Calling South Africa's top talent: Join companies that are scaling up in 2020
Calling South Africa's top talent: Join companies that are scaling up in 2020Article

Fast-moving change has resulted in some fertile terrain for new business developments as evidenced by the following three companies who are scaling up in 2020 and providing much-needed employment opportunities...

Issued by Pargo 7 Oct 2020

South African retailers should prepare for a predominantly online Black Friday
South African retailers should prepare for a predominantly online Black FridayArticle

There's been a massive shift from all things physical to the digital space given the Covid-19 pandemic, and this year's Black Friday will be no different...

6 Oct 2020

Old habits die hard - or do they?
Old habits die hard - or do they?Article

Changes in consumer habits have taken place on a massive scale due to lockdowns and social distancing decrees. Consumers have had to adapt to work without offices, fitness without gyms...

Sean Sullivan 29 Sep 2020

The Covid-driven surge in online grocery shopping
The Covid-driven surge in online grocery shoppingArticle

E-commerce will permanently benefit from people wanting to, or being forced to, socially distance themselves. One of the sub-sectors in this space is online grocery shopping...

Ross Jenvey 22 Sep 2020

Goedgedacht Trading now selling D2C under new brand goed
Goedgedacht Trading now selling D2C under new brand goedArticle

Goedgedacht Trading has made its proudly South African extra virgin olive oils and food products available online and direct to consumer under its new label 'goed'...

21 Sep 2020

Public-private partnerships hold the key to future development
Public-private partnerships hold the key to future developmentArticle

For Africa to not just survive the current pandemic, but to thrive, investment into digital infrastructure is inevitable...

Ryno Rijnsburger 21 Sep 2020

Checkers Sixty60 creates 800 new jobs during lockdown
Checkers Sixty60 creates 800 new jobs during lockdownArticle

Since the start of lockdown, Checkers Sixty60 has created 800 new jobs to meet the increased demand for the grocery delivery service...

16 Sep 2020

By invitation only: Amazon's new 'Luxury Stores' experience
By invitation only: Amazon's new 'Luxury Stores' experienceArticle

Amazon has unveiled a new premium shopping experience on its mobile app, called Luxury Stores, that will focus on both established and emerging luxury fashion and beauty brands...

16 Sep 2020

How conversational commerce is shaping the future of business
How conversational commerce is shaping the future of businessArticle

While 'conversational commerce' is not a new concept, the phenomenon is gaining momentum, driving innovation and customer experience in an ever-changing e-commerce landscape...

James Bayhack 14 Sep 2020

Cash Crusaders launches click and collect service
Cash Crusaders launches click and collect serviceArticle

Cash Crusaders has introduced an online click and collect service, marking the first step in the roll-out of its e-commerce platform in South Africa...

9 Sep 2020

5 imperatives when reimagining go-to-market strategies post pandemic
5 imperatives when reimagining go-to-market strategies post pandemicArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has hampered companies' go-to-market strategies everywhere, but nowhere has the disruption been more severe than in emerging markets...

Stefano Niavas 8 Sep 2020

Location intelligence can help retailers thrive in an uncertain world
Location intelligence can help retailers thrive in an uncertain worldArticle

One thing the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us is that relying solely on insight driven by historical behaviour is no longer viable...

Gary Allemann 3 Sep 2020

Broll report looks at SA's shifting last-mile delivery landscape
Broll report looks at SA's shifting last-mile delivery landscapeArticle

As technology accelerates the customer online order experience, the final leg, or 'last mile' expectation of efficient and scheduled on-time delivery has become one of the defining measures of customer service...

1 Sep 2020

Refinery fashion now online - a first for Pepkor
Refinery fashion now online - a first for PepkorArticle

Local fashion brand Refinery has launched an online store, making it the first brand from Pepkor Group to take the leap into e-commerce.

26 Aug 2020

New app to ease delivery of groceries to townships
New app to ease delivery of groceries to townshipsArticle

Yethu - meaning 'ours' - is an inclusive servicing app, designed to add dignity and quality of life to township and rural households...

26 Aug 2020

Impact of the "new normal" on tax enforcement in transfer pricing
Impact of the "new normal" on tax enforcement in transfer pricingArticle

The unusual business conditions of the Covid-19 outbreak will require a more flexible approach from tax authorities when analysing transfer pricing in the 2020 year of assessment...

Joon Chong and Karen Miller 26 Aug 2020

Mobile apps: The future for business
Mobile apps: The future for businessArticle

The Amazon app has more than 700 million users across the globe, nearly five times more mobile customers than all its competitors combined...

Nick Durrant 24 Aug 2020

Builders expands to East Africa with first store in Kenya
Builders expands to East Africa with first store in KenyaArticle

Builders marks its entry into East Africa with the opening of its first physical store in Nairobi, Kenya and the launch of a dedicated Kenyan online retail platform.

18 Aug 2020

What retailers can learn from social media feedback during Covid-19
What retailers can learn from social media feedback during Covid-19Article

The way consumers buy from and engage with grocery stores has changed. And as the Covid-19 crisis unfolds, consumer behaviour will evolve too...

Nic Ray 18 Aug 2020

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Pandemic ushers in brave new world of e-commerceArticle

Three e-commerce players share how the pandemic has benefitted their businesses...

13 Aug 2020

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Health, safety measures to consider when receiving a parcelArticle

For South Africans staying indoors, the online retail industry has exploded, with an increase in business-to-business courier services and international logistics surging to meet demand...

11 Aug 2020

Kerry Ho
New retail reality means interrogating online strategyArticle

During this time of immense disruption to the economy, business leaders across industry sectors agree that technology and a strategic shaping of digital programmes is critical to SA's recovery...

Kerry Ho 6 Aug 2020

Crocs launches virtual shopping service in SA
Crocs launches virtual shopping service in SAArticle

Crocs South Africa has launched a Virtual Shopping experience, catering to consumers who may be approaching shopping malls with trepidation during the ongoing pandemic...

6 Aug 2020

Pick n Pay Clothing now has an online store
Pick n Pay Clothing now has an online storeArticle

Pick n Pay Clothing customers can now shop the brand's full range of merchandise on the new PnP Clothing online platform, for delivery to shoppers' doorsteps nationwide...

3 Aug 2020

The rise of e-commerce, m-commerce and personalisation
The rise of e-commerce, m-commerce and personalisationArticle

Online shopping is something South African consumers have had to become more familiar with recently...

James Bayhack 31 Jul 2020

Andrew Stein on how Game is rediscovering its retail mojo
Andrew Stein on how Game is rediscovering its retail mojoArticle

Game's vice president shares how the retailer has navigated business challenges and opportunities over the last 50 years, and how it aims to remain relevant beyond 2020...

Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Jul 2020

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How to capitalise on the digital retail takeoverArticle

How has Covid-19 accelerated digital shopping and what does this mean for your business?

Tyrone Van Heerden 30 Jul 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Jack Daniel's, Robertson Winery and The Sexton
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Jack Daniel's, Robertson Winery and The SextonArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Jul 2020

Lockdown transaction data reflects acceleration of e-commerce in SA
Lockdown transaction data reflects acceleration of e-commerce in SAArticle

South Africans have historically been cautious about shopping online, but faced with the realities of lockdown restrictions have turned to online shopping in unprecedented numbers since the start of 2020...

28 Jul 2020

FNB reports 30% y/y increase in e-commerce spend
FNB reports 30% y/y increase in e-commerce spendArticle

Covid-19 lockdown regulations coupled with store closures have resulted in several consumers turning to online shopping for essential products and services...

28 Jul 2020

Virtual shopping with Under Armour
Virtual shopping with Under ArmourArticle

The virtual shopping service gives the customer a one-on-one consultation with an in-store Under Armour tech specialist using a video teleconference tool like Zoom...

Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Jul 2020

Local intimate apparel retailer adapts business during lockdown
Local intimate apparel retailer adapts business during lockdownArticle

Inner Secrets Lingerie was established in 2005 by Penny and Dimitri Parolis, who have carved a retail presence in the local market by selling global heritage brands of lingerie, shapewear...

27 Jul 2020

Covid-19 shifts online sales from desirable to essential
Covid-19 shifts online sales from desirable to essentialArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the precariousness of a solely bricks and mortar model...

23 Jul 2020

Amazon's Paul Misener on the link between innovation and diversity
Amazon's Paul Misener on the link between innovation and diversityArticle

Amazon veteran Paul Misener shared insight into how the e-commerce giant approaches innovation and the profound role a diverse workforce plays in this process...

Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jul 2020

E-commerce content will never look the same again
E-commerce content will never look the same againArticle

As dawn broke into 2020, e-commerce was already storming the markets. But the global lockdown on business and trade stamped on that trajectory's accelerator...

Issued by Studio[K]irmack 21 Jul 2020

Woolies steps up sustainable packaging efforts during #PlasticFreeJuly
Woolies steps up sustainable packaging efforts during #PlasticFreeJulyArticle

Woolworths has announced two new paper packaging trials and the start of the national rollout of the specially-designed paper bags for fashion, beauty and homeware purchases to 17 stores...

17 Jul 2020

Liquor orders in limbo
Liquor orders in limboArticle

President Ramaphosa's surprise reinstatement of South Africa's booze ban on Sunday night has been met with mixed emotions and debate around the timing and lack of notice for affected industries...

15 Jul 2020

E-commerce: Opening the economy, digitally
E-commerce: Opening the economy, digitallyArticle

While e-commerce has been with us for a considerable amount of time, the Covid-19 pandemic and the effects of lockdown protocols have pushed its use to new heights...

André Bresler 14 Jul 2020

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