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E-commerce boom leads to delivery services headache

Some shopping sites struggle to meet delivery timelines as they experience between 20% and 50% growth in online sales.

2:50
May 25, 2020

Kyocera moves into online retail

Consumers will be able to order Kyocera printers from online store Takealot.

2:20
May 14, 2020

Govt to ease e-commerce restrictions under level four lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises expanded business activities in the local e-commerce space, amid mounting calls for unfettered e-commerce.

5:50
May 5, 2020

Partial ban on e-commerce ‘unintelligible’ under level four lockdown

Local e-commerce players Takealot, OneDayOnly and Payflex say they will never be satisfied with a phased approach, until e-commerce operates unfettered.

4:00
May 4, 2020

E-commerce platform OneDayOnly sees uptick in online orders

The e-tailer witnessed a 40% increase in page views in April, with 30% of orders consisting of essential items.

2:10
Apr 21, 2020

Naspers delivers protective gear for front-line healthcare workers

The Internet giant makes good on its billion-rand commitment to help protect local medical staff during the coronavirus fight.

3:00
Mar 31, 2020

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
Mar 19, 2020

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.

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