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Takealot takes flak over Black Friday deals

Consumers take to social media to slam local online retailer over its “insignificant” discounts.

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E-commerce sites use electronics as bait for Black Friday

Local e-commerce sites will use the “loss leader” approach, as they offer mega deals in exchange for new customers.

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Shopping sites prepare for Black Friday battles

Black Friday frenzy has already begun as online retailers prepare for what’s expected to be 2019’s biggest shopping day.

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Inside Takealot’s upgraded warehouse and distribution centre

The online store expands its Johannesburg distribution centre to scale to 10 000 boxes leaving the warehouse every hour.

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Takealot edges closer to 2m customers

The online retailer sees rapid growth, as it focuses on expanding its third-party sellers’ marketplace and pickup points.

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Sep 12, 2019

New e-commerce platform takes on Takealot, Bidorbuy

Allsale Club aims to disrupt local retailers through its subscription-based business model, which allows it to offer items at competitive prices.

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Nov 26, 2018

Black Friday generates R196m for Takealot

The local e-commerce site recorded a total transaction value of over R196 million on Black Friday, representing 125% year-on-year growth.

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Nov 23, 2018

Black Friday online rush overloads sites

Takealot and Superbalist experienced site difficulties this morning, as thousands of South Africans hoped to score a Black Friday deal just after midnight.

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Sep 11, 2018

Spree, Superbalist merger to create online retail giant

The marriage between online fashion brands Spree.co.za and Superbalist.com has forged ahead successfully.

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Performance testing survival tips for #BlackFriday

This annual online shopping day is the cause of many sites and apps crashing, leaving consumers disappointed and social media buzzing, says DVT.

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Jun 25, 2018

Naspers spends R28bn in acquisitions last year

The global Internet and entertainment group spent over $2 billion over the past financial year investing in e-commerce, food delivery businesses, travel and fintech.

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Mar 19, 2018

Honor phones arrive in SA

Huawei's e-commerce brand officially launches two smartphone models, which will be available on Takealot.com.

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