E-commerce Day aspires to build sustainable virtual businesses
South Africa’s e-commerce industry players set up E-commerce Day, an initiative to support and help grow the local online shopping sector.
E-commerce skyrockets, physical retail plummets during Black Friday
South Africa’s e-commerce sector reported a dramatic uptick in sales during the Black Friday weekend, while brick-and-mortar sales plummeted.
Online shopping via mobile gets shot of adrenaline
Online payment gateway PayFast says the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the adoption rate of online shopping via mobile devices.
E-commerce booms as retail sales plummet to record decline
E-commerce is expected to be the retail industry’s lifeline, as the latest local brick-and-mortar sales figures paint a bleak picture.
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Digital payments soar amid COVID-19 fears
Demand for online and contactless payments surges in SA, as more people get stranded in their homes, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
DPO Group buys e-commerce payment platform PayFast
The integration of PayFast into DPO’s payment services will enable payment solutions on a single platform to over 100 000 African merchants.
Stokvel investment app wins Seedstars World SA
The Franc app wins the local leg of Seedstars World, standing a chance to win $1 million in funding at the finals.
PayFast introduces recurring billing feature
The company has introduced this to help merchants streamline subscription payments.
ZA Domains partners with PayFast
The two companies will provide ZA Domains' domain resellers and domain registrars with simple payment solutions.
CiTi backs Bitcoin incubator
BitHub aims to educate people about the potential of digital currencies, while providing a space for industry collaboration.