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3:40
Jul 8, 2021

Online shopping boom leads to social commerce trend

PayFast reveals Gen Z’s growing influence on SA’s e-commerce landscape, as this generation moves local shopping to social media platforms.

4:10
Jun 10, 2021

Three countries drive Sub-Saharan Africa’s e-commerce boom

Research by financial services firm Visa reveals SA, Nigeria and Kenya as the top drivers of e-commerce volumes in the region.

3:10

Buy now, pay later models to turbo-charge SA’s online shopping

Buy now, pay later flexible payments gain prevalence in SA’s e-commerce sector, as more consumers select interest-free credit options.

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Fraudulent e-shopping sites on the rise, says ombudsman

The consumer goods watchdog and Ecommerce Forum South Africa report an increase in consumer complaints about fraudulent shopping Web sites.

2:30
Mar 19, 2021

QR payments become the norm in SA, PayFast finds

The online payment gateway records a 412% growth in quick response code payments, as more consumers shop online.

3:00
Feb 23, 2021

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.

4:10
Dec 1, 2020

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.

3:10
Nov 10, 2020

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.

4:30
Jul 27, 2020

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.

2:00
May 21, 2020

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4:00
Mar 20, 2020

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.

3:20
Jul 30, 2019

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.

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