Black Friday
1:20
Dec 4, 2018

Parcelninja kills it on Black Friday

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

3:00
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.

3:50
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.

4:10
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.

2:30
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.

4:30
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.

5:30
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.

2:50
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.

3:20
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.

3:00
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.

1:50
Nov 12, 2018

Singles' Day rakes in $30bn for Alibaba

The Chinese e-commerce site reveals it made more than R400 billion yesterday, during its annual Singles' Day sale.

4:30

Performance testing survival tips for #BlackFriday

This annual online shopping day is the cause of many sites and apps crashing, leaving consumers disappointed and social media buzzing, says DVT.

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