Women are SA’s most active online shoppers

2015-03-27 11:23

The majority of visitors to prominent shopping websites in South Africa are women, according to research from an online measurements company.

Digital natives key to SA's retail future

2015-03-10 16:01

People between the ages of 18 and 24 who grew up with the internet, interact more with retailers via social media than anyone else, according to a survey.

Visa launches new service to pay online

2014-07-17 11:36

Visa has launched a new online checkout service that eliminates typing in card numbers.

Retailers swallow online food cost

2014-07-10 13:00

Big retailers are taking a calculated hit to margins to invest in online grocery operations while hoping they can persuade consumers to add more profitable items. raises R1bn for expansion

2014-05-26 16:46

Online retailer has raised over R1bn as part of its aggressive growth strategy in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.

Online retail challenge

2014-03-26 10:11

As online shopping potential rises, shoppers remain wary, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Online shopping hits impulse buys

2013-11-27 14:27

For consumers, one of the great things about shopping online is bypassing the queue to check out, but this is a headache for producers of the candy, magazines and drinks.

The tablet revolution

2013-08-01 07:28

Online shoppers are fast taking to tablets, a survey shows.

SA’s invisible mall

2013-07-02 07:46

SA's virtual sales market is gaining momentum, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Zando taking SA online shopping by storm

2013-02-07 11:23

Zando, an online fashion retailer, is making big waves with more than 10 million South Africans that have already visited the website.


SA internet advertising grows at breakneck speed

2015-03-13 12:21

The South African internet advertising market is growing at breakneck speed and needs reliable data to position itself as globally competitive, states a report.

Online shopping ‘tiny’ in SA - survey

2015-03-10 11:26

South Africans still prefer physical shops as opposed to buying goods on the internet, according to a study.

Online shopping safer, fraud still a worry

2014-07-16 20:46

Almost every South African card user has performed a secure e-commerce transaction with their card in the last few months, but there is still concern over fraud.

Alibaba launches US shop

2014-06-11 20:20

Chinese internet giant Alibaba, which combines aspects of eBay, Amazon and PayPal, has launched a US shopping website.

Lagos traffic a boon for online retail

2014-04-10 19:02

Online shopping is extremely relevant for Nigeria because of the traffic hassle people experience when going to a shopping mall, says Jumia CEO Jeremy Doutte.

Spree records 500% growth

2014-02-21 17:05

Media24’s online fashion store has reported a 500% growth in 10 months, adding that it is just the beginning.

Retailers eye profits from click & collect

2013-09-15 15:50

European retailers are racing to build pick-up points to capitalise on shoppers' increasing demand for "click and collect" grocery options.

Shoppers go online to save, poll shows

2013-07-08 18:36

Is being a shopaholic taking a toll on your wallet or purse? A survey shows that impulsive buying is greatly reduced when shopping online so you could save more.

Online shopping snags

2013-02-13 07:20

Adriaan Bester on his entry into the slick world of click and pay.

Microsoft, Google in online shopping war

2012-12-02 10:00

Just in time for the holidays, Microsoft and Google have become embroiled in a bitter dispute over who is the fairest of them all for online shopping.

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