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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spree, Superbalist merger to create online retail giant
The marriage between online fashion brands Spree.co.za and Superbalist.com has forged ahead successfully.