Why These Ecommerce Front-Runners Are Building Brick and Mortar Stores

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Ecommerce, with all its convenience, was supposed to be the death of traditional retail. That’s why hearing ecommerce leaders get excited over opening brick and mortar storefronts feels a bit like having your tech-obsessed friend talk up VHS. Designer-gown rental Continue reading Why These Ecommerce Front-Runners Are Building Brick and Mortar Stores

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You’re a small retailer, and you’re nervous about Amazon.com. Well, you shouldn’t be. Sure, they’re a giant, and aggressive. Yes, people may be able to find the same products you sell for a cheaper price on Amazon. Many may not Continue reading How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

Shopping Online Can Save You Money

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Did you know that shopping online can not only save you time but money too? More and more South Africans are discovering the benefits of purchasing goods on the web. Statistics published by Mastercard revealed that South Africans spent R3,3bn Continue reading Shopping Online Can Save You Money

NEW PAPERLESS TICKETING SYSTEM ENHANCES SA TOURISM AND EVENTS

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An innovative and user-friendly paperless ticketing system has been introduced for the first time in South Africa.  Concert- and theatre-goers, tourists and music fans can now purchase their tickets to various festivals, events and tourist sites online or via their Continue reading NEW PAPERLESS TICKETING SYSTEM ENHANCES SA TOURISM AND EVENTS

5 Top South African online retail trends for 2014

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Online retailing has grown significantly in the last few years and increased online transactions are proving that South African consumers are feeling more and more comfortable translating their previously traditional purchasing habits to the more interactive and fast-paced online environment. Continue reading 5 Top South African online retail trends for 2014

7 Reasons Why E-Commerce is Growing in Africa

In early 2013, the Boston Consulting Group published ‘Ten Things to Know About African Consumers’. Seven out of ten of these continent-wide trends are likely to boost online retail growth and B2C e-commerce in Africa. I’ve listed the brief below. Continue reading 7 Reasons Why E-Commerce is Growing in Africa

The Best Way to Grow your Business in 2014

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The South African market is going to be in a competitive space as larger players and international retailers and service providers continue to penetrate the market and seek to absorb sectors currently dominated by SMEs. How can the average business Continue reading The Best Way to Grow your Business in 2014

8 Reasons Consumers Like To Shop Online – Cater To Them For Online Retail Success

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Because of the numerous advantages and benefits, more and more people say they prefer online shopping over conventional shopping these days. It’s important to understand the psyche of the online shopper. Cater to this and you’ll have them flocking to Continue reading 8 Reasons Consumers Like To Shop Online – Cater To Them For Online Retail Success