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Black Friday 2019 was anything but black

A maturing sector and consumer base, advances in technology and better collaboration from industry players saw this year’s sales go off virtually without a hitch, says Craig Duggan, commercial head at Transaction Junction.

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Dec 4, 2019

Online retailers enjoy record Black Friday, Cyber Monday sales

E-commerce sites saw significant sales growth on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, indicating a better prepared market.

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Dec 3, 2019

Black Friday: The payments aftermath

It would be prudent for retailers to select a payments solution that can handle high volumes every day, no matter the time of year, says Douglas Gillan, Nomad CEO.

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Nov 29, 2019

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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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.

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Nov 27, 2019

Both consumers and e-commerce providers must be cautious on Black Friday. Here’s how

Consumers should shop on trusted sites and use strong passwords, while e-commerce providers need to have a strong threat management strategy in place, says Stefan van de Giessen, General Manager: Cybersecurity at Networks Unlimited Africa.

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Nov 26, 2019

Scammers lurk among Black Friday mega-discounts

Experts warn the peak sales period will see online scams and malicious cyber campaigns showing unusually heavy spikes.

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Nov 26, 2019

Black Friday – are retailers ready?

Online retailers need to look at their cloud strategy as they head into the holiday shopping rush, says Grant Morgan, GM for Cloud at Dimension Data.

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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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Nov 22, 2019

Get your Web site Black Friday ready

Don’t alienate an interested customer with a Web site and products that take too long to load, says Domains.co.za.

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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.

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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.

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