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From begging on streets, entrepreneur launches e-marketplace

Tankiso Motaung’s Red Puppy platform wants a slice of SA’s estimated R10 billion online shopping sector and to take on the likes of Takealot.

6:30

Digital economy companies take a punch as COVID-19 spreads

Analysts weigh in on the impact of coronavirus on digital economy firms, stressing the need for aggressive awareness and communication to sustain the businesses.

5:20

Post office’s mystery-filled e-commerce site coming ‘soon’

The SA Post Office plays its cards close to its chest, as it readies for the imminent launch of its e-commerce platform.

4:00
Nov 29, 2019

Takealot takes flak over Black Friday deals

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

4:10
Nov 28, 2019

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.

5:40
Nov 22, 2019

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.

2:30
Nov 19, 2019

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.

3:20
Nov 13, 2019

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.

3:30
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.

4:00
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.

4:10
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.

2:10
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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