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.
Domains.co.za supports #eCommerceDay2021, invites you along for the 'surf'
On 10 March, e-commerce retailers, entrepreneurs and businesses invite South Africans to celebrate online shopping.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.