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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

Dec 1, 2017

Lessons learnt from Black Friday

This year's Black Friday was the biggest yet in South Africa, and proved how unprepared some online retailers were for the influx of shoppers.

Nov 28, 2017

Crashing sites did not deter Black Friday hordes

Thousands of South Africans spent millions at e-commerce sites this past weekend, despite technical issues.

Nov 24, 2017

Sites struggle under Black Friday sales pressure

Several local online retailers have had trouble keeping their sites up and running due to overwhelming volumes of visitors trying to find a deal this Black Friday.

Nov 22, 2017

E-commerce sites need to shine amid Black Friday madness

Previously hesitant online shoppers are likely to be enticed by virtual deals this Black Friday, making it critical for sites to give them a good experience.

Sep 29, 2017

Naspers invests R10.5bn in Delivery Hero

The JSE-listed global Internet and entertainment group ups its stake in European online food delivery business, Delivery Hero.

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