Aug 8, 2019

MTN’s fintech transactions hit R666bn

The operator’s total value of the fintech transactions in the first half of the year to June reaches a peak of $44 billion.

Jun 18, 2019

Directory app for black-owned business lands in SA

Katika makes it easy for the African diaspora to find black-owned businesses and shop black-owned products.

Apr 15, 2019

Jumia's NYSE listing to unlock e-commerce in SA, says Zando

The local online retailer believes the listing of its holding company is an important milestone for e-commerce in South Africa.

Apr 2, 2019

Augmented reality shopping on the rise

Gartner believes that by 2020, 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality online and in-store.

Mar 14, 2019

MTN-backed Jumia eyes Africa's start-up debut on NYSE

After becoming the first African start-up unicorn in 2016, achieving a $1 billion valuation, Nigeria-based Jumia has set its sights on listing in New York.


Developing innovations that dominate industries

Today, it's the businesses that focus on the customer that will really stand out, says Craig Lubbe, CEO of Bidorbuy.

Jan 21, 2019

Clothing retailers see more online growth

Traditional clothing retailers attract more e-commerce sales as South Africans slowly embrace online shopping.

Dec 12, 2018

John Craig eyes online retail disruption in 2019

Menswear retailer sets its sights on e-commerce growth, taking on established players.

Dec 4, 2018

Magento e-commerce sites fraught with vulnerabilities

The majority of African sites that rely on the most popular e-commerce platform are at high or critical risk from cyber criminals.

Dec 1, 2018

E-commerce, Tencent drive Naspers' revenue

During the first half of the 2019 financial year, the company generated group revenue of $11 billion.


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.

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