Online retailers pushing for e-commerce growth in West Africa

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As Internet usage surges, an increasing number of online retailers in West Africa are springing up, giving mobile phone users a variety of options to buy and sell new and used items. Emerging markets like West Africa, where online shopping Continue reading

E-COMMERCE IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 2014 AND BEYOND

E-COMMERCE IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 2014 By Hagen

Let’s be honest. E-commerce in South Africa, in 2014, is still in its infancy. Compared to the rest of the world, we aren’t even close yet. So what’s the holdup? What is preventing e-commerce from exploding the way that it has in Continue reading

Rocket Internet-Backed Jumia Raises $150M For Its African E-Commerce Business

Rocket Internet-Backed Jumia Raises $150M For Its African E-Commerce Business

Rocket Internet-backed Jumia is in the money today, after the Africa-based e-commerce company announced it has raised €120 million ($150 million) in new funding. The company confirmed that the round values it at €445 million ($555 million). Jumia sells a range of products, from clothes, to electronics, Continue reading

New Online Store Entering the Mozambique Online Market

New Online Store Entering the Mozambique Online Market

An online shopping service, Compra.co.mz, was launched in Maputo last week. The service boasts over 12,000 original technology products and has already attracted attention by launching an affordable range of 3D-Printers and a “wearables” section for sports enthusiasts. The site is Continue reading

MasterCard and Visa Ditch Despised 3D Secure System

MasterCard and Visa Ditch Despised 3D Secure System

3D secure is to become a thing of the past thanks to MasterCard and Visa security updates 3D Secure has never been an overly popular security measure for many shoppers. Appearing as a way to verify a card purchase online, Continue reading

Moving from Electronic-commerce to “Everywhere-commerce”

Moving from Electronic-commerce to “Everywhere-commerce”

If we think back 10 to 15 years ago, we could not have imagined shopping online or the increasing importance of online retail in today’s society. Now, we can shop for almost anything from our personal computers, smartphones and tablets; Continue reading

The Transaction of the Future – How will we carry out transactions in just a few years time?

The Transaction of the Future

Ignore the EPCOT-sounding title and think, for a moment, about how transactions in the future are actually going to play out. Will cash really disappear? How about cards, are they a thing of the past? Is mobile genuinely the future Continue reading

How to Shop Online in Mozambique?

E-Commerce and online transactions are booming in Mozambique due to an increase in mature online users, faster and more affordable internet and a slow but steady sophistication of a nascent developer community. LAM recently stated that online ticket sales are Continue reading