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.

Nov 1, 2018

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.

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