Black Friday

PriceCheck is your go-to this Black Friday

Comparison tools like PriceCheck are just as important to retailers as they are to consumers, particularly during periods of increased online spending, says Chloe Lötter, CEO of PriceCheck.


South Africans split on online, offline stores on Black Friday

The majority of South Africans know what Black Friday is, and are willing to participate in this year’s shopping spree, spending an average of R1 654.

Dec 4, 2018

Parcelninja kills it on Black Friday

Parcelninja processed around 20 000 products through 7 000 orders over the Black Friday weekend.

Nov 27, 2018

Black Friday online sales increased 700% this year

While completed transactions online on Black Friday 2018 grew by close on 700%, the average shopper spent less than last year.

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.

Nov 23, 2018

Jumping Bean presents Black Friday deals

The open source solutions integration and training company is offering up to 25% off its most popular courses.

Nov 22, 2018

Amazon, Makro scramble to fix glitches amid Black Friday frenzy

While Amazon inadvertently exposed customers' details online, Makro's site momentarily crashed because of high traffic volumes.

Nov 20, 2018

Black Friday 2018 to be SA's biggest yet

Local e-commerce players expect to double their earnings this Black Friday, with intense preparations under way to ensure uptime and capacity.

Nov 20, 2018

Cyber criminals eye Black Friday

Consumers who are caught up in the excitement of a bargain do not think about cyber security, says Arxan.

Nov 20, 2018

Why online retailers can't prevent Black Friday blackouts

While retailers can't prevent a Black Friday blackout, they can reduce the damage it causes, says Tony van der Linden, CIO of BBD.

Nov 14, 2018

Parcelninja readies for demands of Black Friday

Parcelninja expects a 500% increase in sales over Black Friday, but is confident its systems will handle this higher load with ease, says CEO Justin Drennan.

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