ASOS is 15 Years Old

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ASOS.com is a British online fashion and beauty store. Primarily aimed at young adults, ASOS sells over 850 brands as well as its own range of clothing and accessories. Sales for the financial year ending 31 August 2013 were £753.8 Continue reading ASOS is 15 Years Old

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 E-COMMERCE IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 2014 AND BEYOND

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

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 MasterCard and Visa Ditch Despised 3D Secure System

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 Moving from Electronic-commerce to “Everywhere-commerce”

Opening the eCommerce gateway into Africa

Opening the eCommerce gateway into Africa

The eCommerce Africa Confex is proving to be Africa’s most influential eCommerce gathering as we bring you face to face with the key individuals in the industry. The conference agenda will cover all things eCommerce, from how to expand your Continue reading Opening the eCommerce gateway into Africa

5 Tactics to Reduce mCommerce Abandonment

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Jumio’s perspective on the abandonment challenge If 66% of your shoppers abandoned their shopping at an in-store checkout, would you be worried? According to Jumio’s Consumer Insights study, that’s exactly what is happening in the M-commerce channel. So how can Continue reading 5 Tactics to Reduce mCommerce Abandonment

New South African Mobile Report Available – Download Here

You may be interested to know that the latest South African Mobile Report has just been released – Aug. 2014 . Among other things, Samsung has overtaken Blackberry to become the leader in mobile phone providers. Download the report completely FREE Continue reading New South African Mobile Report Available – Download Here