ARTICLES RELATING TO ONLINE SHOPPING

'Unbelievable' 96% online discounts - too good to be true?

2018-01-12 16:59

Fin24 investigates whether online seller Wish is a bargain hunter's dream or simply too good to be true.

China targets booming online lending as crisis fears build

2017-12-07 09:24

Chinese authorities have issued new rules on microlending, designed to protect consumers and limit risk for creditors, as the economy faces ballooning debt.

WATCH: Make a #BlackFriday wish list (and stick to it)

2017-11-23 15:50

Fin24 presenter Moeshfieka Botha talks to Grant Brown, MD of online fashion retailer Zando, about the benefits of online shopping and why you should draw up a #BlackFriday wish list.

#BlackFriday2017 - Your ultimate online shopping guide

2017-11-22 07:00

Black Friday has become the biggest day on South Africa’s shopping calendar, and we've got you covered with this comprehensive online shopping guide.

The online shopping revolution

2017-09-22 13:39

The first half of 2017 has seen a run of e-commerce deals, with online sales globally expected to grow handsomely this year. How should investors respond?

The meal kit delivery service that takes the guesswork out of dinner planning

2017-05-28 06:00

This article first appeared in City Press.

Groceries keep stores alive in digital age – research

2017-05-09 07:36

Despite growing popularity of online shopping, there is still a future for bricks and mortar in the retail industry, a survey by Nielsen revealed.

Net shopping is booming

2017-02-26 06:06

South African online spending was set to continue growing in strong double digits this year and next year, Efi Dahan, PayPal’s regional director for Israel and Africa, said this week.

Amazon sold 'millions' of AI speakers for holiday

2016-12-28 08:32

Amazon said its connected Echo speakers infused with artificial intelligence were the top-selling products over the holiday season for the online giant.

Missed Black Friday? Here's a list of Cyber Monday deals

2016-11-28 09:07

Cyber Monday, which follows Black Friday, was born out of retailers trying to persuade customers to shop online and SA is among latest countries to be bitten by the bug.

 

Last-minute online Christmas shopping guide

2017-12-21 18:34

This Christmas weekend promises malls and shopping centres full of bustling customers, cramming in last minute shopping.

36-year-old makes $62m with instant web flea market

2017-12-04 06:48

Yusuke Mitsumoto had a hunch: what if you paid people instantly for their used goods over the internet, with no guarantee that they would hand them over?

WATCH: #BlackFriday discounts are real, but beware of FOMO

2017-11-23 14:35

Ahead of the Black Friday sale, Fin24 presenter Moeshfieka Botha talks to Vincent Hoogduijn, the CEO of e-commerce at Media 24, about discounts, spending your money wisely and Black Friday FOMO.

Online shopping safety tips to use this Black Friday

2017-11-15 12:00

Savvy shoppers only have to follow a few simple rules, and maintain a healthy level of suspicion when making purchases

The big chance for takealot

2017-05-31 17:09

While takealot is already South Africa’s leading e-commerce retailer, it needed cash to scale up. A huge investment by Naspers is making that possible.

SA's 'Gumtree for gamers' sees massive growth

2017-05-09 14:22

Local website GamesTrader has become a hub to buy, sell and trade game titles for consoles online.

Can Amazon conquer the Middle East?

2017-04-03 11:44

After acquiring Souq.com, can it convince Middle East's 50 million consumers it is a one-stop shop for online retail?

Takealot apologises for late Christmas deliveries

2016-12-28 11:57

Online shopping site, takealot.com has apologised to customers who had not received packages before Christmas.

Amazon gets real about fake products on Its marketplace

2016-11-28 15:30

Randy Hetrick first noticed counterfeits on Amazon.com Inc. in 2013. He had been selling his TRX Training System - an exercise kit of suspension straps - on the site since 2008.

Best tech deals between #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday

2016-11-25 16:09

Tech-lovers can get their fix of Black Friday sales with discounted gadgets from smartphones to TV sets, most of which are expected to last until Cyber Monday.

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