E-Commerce Show 2015 – Event Highlights & Agenda | Terrapinn Retail World Conference – Sandton Johannesburg

eCommerce Show 2015 - Terrapinn

Day 1- 10th March Expo opening by the Deputy Minister of the DTI with an update on the financial sector, sponsored by MasterCard- outside expo hall, 10:00 Gunnebo access control speedpoints and a technical session on banking automation, 10 March at 13:50, Cash Handling Continue reading

Taking advantage of e-commerce boom

e-Commerce South Africa 2015

Ten years ago, many retailers were sceptical about whether e-commerce would ever become a big thing in South Africa because of the high barrier of entry but today e-commerce is booming in South Africa. In February 2014, a report found Continue reading

E-commerce offers opportunities for young SMMES, niche players

As the world of e-commerce grows in South Africa, PayGate CEO Peter Harvey sees growth coming from young start-ups and innovation from niche players in 2015. © Sergey Peterman – Fotolia.com “Five years ago we’d load 10 start-ups onto our Continue reading

Online retailers pushing for e-commerce growth in West Africa

Compra OnlOnline retailers pushing for e-commerce growth in West Africaine como Expert

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