Mar 19, 2021

QR payments become the norm in SA, PayFast finds

The online payment gateway records a 412% growth in quick response code payments, as more consumers shop online.

Mar 10, 2021 supports #eCommerceDay2021, invites you along for the 'surf'

On 10 March, e-commerce retailers, entrepreneurs and businesses invite South Africans to celebrate online shopping.

Mar 5, 2021

Cell C transitions into platform-based digital solutions business

The platform-based strategy will see the telco reposition itself as a digital organisation offering a marketplace of integrated products and services.

Feb 25, 2021

Financial constraints create tech-savvy SA consumers

Retailers have long understood the need to adapt to changing shopping preferences, but the pandemic disruptions triggered a much greater sense of urgency.

Feb 15, 2021

SA telcos report gains in online shopping channels

MTN, Cell C, Telkom and Vodacom see an uptick in online sales, as more consumers adapt their purchasing behaviour to e-commerce.

Feb 10, 2021

OneDayOnly expands warehouses, jobs as e-commerce booms

The local e-tailer has enlarged its storerooms and increased the number of employees, as it witnesses brisk business as a result of COVID-19.

Feb 8, 2021

Customer personalisation remains challenging

There are numerous reasons why so few shoppers receive meaningful referrals, but perhaps the single biggest one comes down to personalisation, says SAP.

Feb 4, 2021

E-Commerce boomed in 2020 – 2021 will be no different, now is the time to get online

It is predicted that globally, 2.14 billion people will be shopping online in 2021.

Jan 26, 2021

Global app downloads breached 200bn in 2020

2020 saw a record number of downloaded mobile apps globally, with demand expected to accelerate in 2021, says the App Annie State of Mobile report.


2021 dubbed the year of SA’s influencer economy

This year holds big expectations for SA’s influencer market, as more brands prioritise multi-channel social media influencer campaigns, say industry pundits.

Jan 21, 2021

Venture capital investments weather COVID-19 storm

A new GlobalData report shows venture capital investments continue to defy market expectations, despite the COVID-19 second wave and economic slowdown.

Jan 20, 2021

Five e-commerce UX tips to drive sales in 2021

Excellent user experience has never been more relevant or crucial, as the pandemic pushes online retailers to meet significantly changed expectations.

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