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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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Tuesday

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Oct 10, 2019

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.

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