Amazon recruiting 3 000 for virtual customer service jobs in SA
The roles range from customer service associates, to technical experts who will work virtually while supporting Amazon customers in North America and Europe.
Govt to ease e-commerce restrictions under level four lockdown
President Cyril Ramaphosa promises expanded business activities in the local e-commerce space, amid mounting calls for unfettered e-commerce.
Court showdown looms over unfettered e-commerce ban
Unless a government response is received by the close of business on 14 May, a local rights group says it will seek urgent e-commerce relief in court.
Book enthusiasts can now order books via Uber Eats
Exclusive Books and Uber Eats partner to bring best-sellers to your doorstep with just a tap of an app.
Partial ban on e-commerce ‘unintelligible’ under level four lockdown
Local e-commerce players Takealot, OneDayOnly and Payflex say they will never be satisfied with a phased approach, until e-commerce operates unfettered.
SA’s distressed e-commerce merchants get R2.5m grant
The OfferForge fund will assist South African e-commerce stores to accelerate their marketing and recover from the lingering economic effects of the lockdown.
Govt relaxes ICT equipment sales as e-commerce cries foul
The sale of personal ICT equipment, including computers, mobile telephones and other home office equipment, will be permitted during level four lockdown.
E-commerce sector requests home deliveries of non-essential goods
The industry writes an open letter to the minister of trade and industry, requesting home deliveries of non-essential goods to be allowed during the lockdown.
Essential service providers panic as COVID-19 portal goes offline
The site, which allows companies to apply for exemption to operate during the lockdown, was inaccessible on Thursday due to high volumes of traffic.
Govt portal allows firms to seek trading approval during lockdown
In order for businesses to trade during the lockdown, they have to apply via a government portal, in terms of the regulations.