Jun 25, 2018

Naspers spends R28bn in acquisitions last year

The global Internet and entertainment group spent over $2 billion over the past financial year investing in e-commerce, food delivery businesses, travel and fintech.

May 10, 2018

Naspers sells Flipkart stake to Walmart for $2.2bn

The South African Internet and entertainment firm sells its entire 11.18% stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart to Walmart for $2.2 billion.

Mar 19, 2018

Google looks to turn product searches into cash

The tech giant teams up with major retailers in a deal that sees the retailers pay Google a piece of each facilitated purchase.

May 3, 2013

MS seeks smartphone market share

A low-end smartphone could prove to be Microsoft and Nokia's meal ticket as the brands look to tap into the mainstream market.

Oct 4, 2012

Makro liquor stores get electronic shelf labels

Skydirect implements some 80 000 Pricer electronic shelf labels to Makro's liquor departments in 16 stores.

May 7, 2012

eBay, Walmart develop search engines

The companies create the search engines to better compete against in the e-commerce market.

Mar 22, 2012

Walmart to stock Angry Birds merchandise

The retail chain will sell limited-edition T-shirts, plush toys and snacks containing clues that unlock bonus levels of the game.

Nov 29, 2011

Black Friday boosts online sales

This year's Black Friday recorded a 26% increase in online sales compared to last year.

Nov 11, 2011

Walmart unveils new iPhone, iPad apps

The apps were designed as self-service tools and to help the retailer create more personal relationships with customers.

Jul 1, 2011

Cloud gaming gets mainstream boost

Walmart partners with online gaming company Gaikai to offer a cloud gaming platform.


The greenest link

Will Walmart's takeover affect the way Massmart approaches sustainability in its supply chain?


Nook to be sold at Walmart

The devices will hit the shelves as soon as 24 October, and will be available on the chain's Web site.

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