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6:10
10 Jul

Online marketplaces fight scams as fraudsters exploit COVID-19

SA’s online marketplaces intensify security, as scammers take advantage of the growing e-commerce opportunity presented by the pandemic.

6:00
Jul 3, 2020

South Africa’s e-tailers cash in amid lockdown restrictions

A new study shows consumers are likely to increase their online engagement or e-commerce spending in the future as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

6:10
May 20, 2020

Online shopping sites witness dramatic surge after govt unbanning

SA’s e-commerce sector reports a substantial uptick in sales after government lifted the lockdown restrictions on online shopping.

2:30
Nov 26, 2019

Cape proptech start-up secures ‘multimillion-rand’ funding

HouseME, a property technology firm, has successfully closed a third round of multimillion-rand funding.

5:10
Sep 25, 2019

South Africans abandon R34bn at digital till points

Slow site speed and lack of online customer support cause consumers to ditch their virtual shopping carts before completing their purchases.

3:50

Sirtch takes on local giants Gumtree, OLX

The recently launched classified advertising platform is targeting an untapped market by offering its services in Xhosa and Zulu.

5:10
Jan 23, 2018

Facebook rolls out Gumtree competitor in SA

The world's largest social media platform integrates an online platform into its local site to let users buy and sell goods.

4:20
Jan 16, 2018

Fear of missing out on Bitcoin grips SA

South Africans are selling off valuable assets like cars in order to invest in the crypto-currency.

4:50
May 4, 2017

eBay committed to SA in the long-term

South Africa remains a "long-term strategic play" for eBay, according to the classifieds group's business unit GM, Ariel Meyer.

2:00
Apr 21, 2017

Gumtree sports new look

The online classifieds service revamps its site, introducing add-on features and a new logo.

2:20
Jan 17, 2017

Online second-hand goods market booming

Second-hand goods account for as much as 40% of all items recently sold on bidorbuy, says the company.

1:40
Dec 14, 2016

Re-gifting: Gumtree survey reveals all

The online classifieds platform says early January is when its service is flooded with unwanted gifts at low prices.

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