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

Ticketing System

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

Costs of Starting an Online Retail Business

The Cost of Starting an Online Business

Online retail businesses are a popular option for entrepreneurs with minimal capital to invest up front. What’s more, online retail is a great business to run as a home-based, solo, parent or part-time entrepreneur. It can also be a fantastic Continue reading Costs of Starting an Online Retail Business

The Yuppiechef cult: how a startup sparked a religion

The Yuppiechef success story has been well documented, but until now, no one has been able to explain exactly how the kitchen utensils e-tailer has managed to evoke the type of fervent support that has catapulted the Cape Town company Continue reading The Yuppiechef cult: how a startup sparked a religion

E-Commerce Companies Bypass the Middlemen – NY Times

e-Commerce cutting out the middlemen.

When the founders of a start-up that sells eyeglasses online, Warby Parker, began investigating why designer glasses cost several hundred dollars, they discovered that everyone in the process was taking a cut: designers, manufacturers, brands, wholesalers and retailers. Warby Parker’s Continue reading E-Commerce Companies Bypass the Middlemen – NY Times

4 Good Reasons to Sell Online

2013 Online Retail Sales

Ecommerce sales are growing. Online sales topped $1 trillion worldwide for the first time last year and there are good reasons you should consider selling online now to start getting your share. There are really two kinds of businesses or entrepreneurs Continue reading 4 Good Reasons to Sell Online

Online Shopping Stores SA

The best online shopping stores: When it comes to tech startups, ecommerce is at once an easy and tricky space to play in. It’s easy, because to get going all you really need is something to sell, a good design Continue reading Online Shopping Stores SA

E-commerce boom in South Africa predicted for 2013

Shop Online Cheaper

SOUTH Africa will see a boom in e-commerce next year, according to Simon Leps, CEO of digital solutions provider Fontera Digital Works. “We are at a very exciting time for e-commerce in South Africa. A lot of the big brands Continue reading E-commerce boom in South Africa predicted for 2013