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Black Friday - The Pandemic Edition

By Press Release 5 November 2020

Retailers need to revise their approaches to ensure safer sales and customers in the time of COVID-19 FULL STORY >

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Regulation – the biggest obstacle to e-commerce innovation?

By Staff Writer 28 September 2020

Is regulation stifling innovation and curtailing e-commerce, right when we need both urgently? Craig Duggan, Head of Commercial at Transaction Junction, makes his case for the affirmative. FULL STORY >

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Preparing for the new (hybrid) world of online retail: Why agility will be key to unlocking value

By Industry Contributor 15 June 2020

South Africa’s small but aspirational e-commerce sector has been ushered into sharp focus as a result of the entirely unexpected shock of Covid-19 and the resulting national lockdown. Gareth... FULL STORY >

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Loyalty is priceless - A real opportunity for leading brands to get to know your customers

By Press Release 28 May 2020

An innovative digital e-commerce platform, designed and developed in South Africa, has uncovered the Holy Grail of business-to-consumer (B2C) interactions. FULL STORY >

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Transforming customer experience in retail

By Press Release 1 August 2017

By Ian Janse van Rensburg, VMware Southern Africa Senior Manager: Technical Pre-Sales FULL STORY >

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No matter the size or industry – your small business should get into e-commerce

By Press Release 8 February 2017

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, a massage parlour could be selling vouchers for couples’ massages or a sports store could promote golf equipment for husbands’ gifts. With this said, e-commerce is no... FULL STORY >

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The pros and cons of Black Friday for small businesses

By Press Release 22 November 2016

Black Friday is an American tradition that has quickly taken root in Africa. The large online e-commerce shops and the major retail chains in many parts of the continent will be splashing out with big promotions and marketing campaigns to... FULL STORY >

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Instant EFT – still the best way to get South Africans trading online

By Press Release 8 September 2016

While online retail still only accounts for 1% of retail revenue in South Africa, the growth rates of more than 20% year-on-year since 2000 speak volumes about the need for every business to seriously plan for an online... FULL STORY >

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How mobile payments have revolutionised business

By Staff Writer 4 May 2016

As mobile payments continue to rise with an estimated 447.9 million users worldwide, Sage Pay's MD Charles Pittaway unpacks the advantages that mobile payments hold. FULL STORY >

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Amazon uses Jeremy Clarkson to unveil its latest Prime Air delivery drone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 November 2015

No longer with BBC's Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson has been roped in by Amazon to do a few commercials and announcements. The latest is the company's new Prime Air delivery drone. FULL STORY >

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PayPal identifies drivers and barriers for local e-commerce landscape

By Staff Writer 4 November 2015

Having had one of its top financial quarters in recent years, the outlook for PayPal and e-commerce in general is on the up. To that end, the company has conducted a survey to discover what the local landscape is like. FULL STORY >

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6 Tips for kick-starting an e-commerce site for your small business

By Staff Writer 23 July 2015

Joining the world of electronic commerce may seem daunting if you’re running a small business, but it is easier than ever to get up-and-running with a digital storefront. FULL STORY >

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Are South Africans ready to ditch their wallets?

By Staff Writer 17 July 2015

After years of hype the mobile commerce bandwagon may have just rolled into town. FULL STORY >

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OLX says online classifieds experiencing surge trading of electronic goods

By Staff Writer 30 June 2015

OLX Country Manager Stephen Ballot, discusses how online classifieds are experiencing a substantial increase in trading of electronic goods. FULL STORY >

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WIN with TechSmart and the new-look Incredible Connection

By Staff Writer 27 May 2015

With Incredible Connection's newly designed e-commerce site set to go live on 1 June, TechSmart readers have the chance to win R1000 worth of online vouchers. FULL STORY >

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