Only 4% of South Africans are regular online shoppers

The Online Retail in South Africa 2019 study shows that while online retail is growing in SA, it is still only a small part of total retail revenue.

Sep 27, 2018

Woolworths intros in-app shopping

The retail company takes advantage of the dominance of mobile and makes in-app shopping a reality for its customers.

Sep 6, 2018

SA's online shopping habits exposed

The preferred online splurge is for clothing and 62% of South African online shoppers purchased something from an overseas retailer in the last 12 months.

Jul 27, 2018

Naspers considers listing some e-commerce units

Naspers could list some of its e-commerce ventures in Hong Kong or New York, says CEO Bob van Dyk.

Jun 22, 2018

US states can force online retailers to collect sales tax

A US Supreme Court ruling will result in many consumers paying more for online purchases.

Jun 19, 2018

Online retailers see strong growth in technical goods

E-commerce retailers grew their share of the South African technical consumer goods market by 52% in 2017, says GfK.


Post office e-commerce hub in the works

The South African Post Office looks to put legacy struggles behind it, as it pursues e-commerce as a growth opportunity.

May 17, 2018

Foschini finally forays into online fashion

The local women's fashion retail outlet is the latest brick-and-mortar shop to offer customers an online option.

May 2, 2018

SA-based virtual credit facility sees growth

Mobicred experiences exponential growth since 2013, receiving close to 10 000 applications per month.

Apr 5, 2018

More online shopping sprees ahead for South Africans

Online shopping will spike to around 4% of total retail sales in SA in 2021, says Spree.

Feb 26, 2018

Transform your reps from finches into falcons

Introducing the right e-commerce software into your B2B business empowers your smaller customers to be mostly self-sufficient, says Comalytics.

Feb 23, 2018

Google Shopping clicks the right buttons

Google taps into the local e-commerce landscape, now accounting for 40% of the traffic of the top 100 shopping Web sites in SA.

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