10 game-changing South Africa businesses that didn’t exist 10 years ago

2020-01-04 10:48

A number of new popular businesses, many of them leveraging emerging technologies, were created in what proved to be a very difficult decade for SA companies.

We tested South Africa’s price comparison websites – and were left disappointed

2019-04-01 06:59

At best they are a reasonable starting point for the online bargain hunter.

Takealot denies it bumped up prices before Black Friday

2018-11-23 15:22

This after consumers posted pictures online showing how Takealot's prices changed from Monday.

Spree will disappear as Superbalist wins the battle of the brands

2018-09-10 14:07

Spree and Superbalist announced their merger in June – and the Superbalist brand is the one that will stay standing.

Superbalist, Spree merger sets the stage for new e-fashion gem

2018-06-18 19:50

Media24 and Takealot have announced that Media24 will be the 51% owner of a new venture which will arise from a merger between Naspers-owned online fashion retailers Spree and Superbalist.

#BlackFriday disappointment on 93% off Swiss pot set deal

2017-11-28 14:40

A ceramic pot set listed on e-commerce website for just R399 - 93% off its regular price of R5 909 for Black Friday's ‘Blue Dot Sale’ - was unfortunately too good to be true.

#BlackFriday: Takealot sees erratic technical glitches

2017-11-24 10:08

South African retailer has reminded customers that its sale will last for five days, after erratic behaviour.

Naspers pumps R960m into Takealot

2017-04-11 16:21

Takealot Online has received a R960m investment from Naspers, which Takealot says will allow the company to grow its business in a market with huge potential.


Takealot, Superbalist add luxury beauty products to their offering

2019-05-09 15:04

Online retailers and say they have added luxury beauty products to the offering, as time-pressed South Africans increasingly shop for premium cosmetics online.

Takealot elevates Tour of Good Hope

2018-11-29 08:25

ASG has joined forces with SA’s leading online retailer, Takealot, to elevate the Tour of Good Hope to an international level.

Black Friday to be 'bigger than ever' in South Africa, retailers promise

2018-10-11 17:46

Telkom, Superbalist, Pick 'n Pay, TakeALot, Telkom, Game, and H&M have all announced that they’ll be offering Black Friday deals in South Africa on November 23.

R15 for a delivery: The battle of 3 desperate men who deliver your food

2018-06-19 10:10

Immigrants working as independent contractors for food delivery companies such as Uber Eats, MrD Food and OrderIn, say they are exploited.

ASA: Takealot guilty of misleading ad

2018-02-15 19:07

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa has found online retailer Takealot guilty of misleading advertising over the price of perfume.

In addition to #BlackFriday downtime problems, is now also facing Gupta claims

2017-11-24 16:44

e-Commerce website has lashed out at comments allegedly made by ANC MP Vytjie Mentor that the controversial Gupta family has a stake in the business, calling it fake news.

Takealot CEO on what shapes e-commerce in SA

2017-05-04 18:10

More and more South Africans are accepting e-commerce as a valid retail channel, according to Kim Reid, CEO of Takealot.

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