By: Jonathan D. Novotny | Founder of CloudSales.co.za Most online stores operated by small businesses in South Africa fail to provide the user with an experience which leaves them at-ease and confident about their order being processed and delivered. Continue reading How to Sell Online in SA …and be Successful
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
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
Mobile, online-offline convergence and simpler payment methods paint the landscape for where e-commerce is headed in South Africa, according to Luke McKend, country director for Google South Africa. Speaking at the uAfrica eCommerce Conference in Sandton on Wednesday (11 September Continue reading The future of e-commerce in SA
The South African market is adopting ecommerce at a rapid pace. With more and more consumers becoming comfortable with using online platforms to make purchases, It presents opportunities for businesses and brands especially in an environment of slowing retail sales, Continue reading The Ecommerce boom is here and growing!
This year saw a rise in online spending across the globe, with USA reporting a 20% increase in online shopping on Cyber Monday as shoppers snubbed physical retail stores in favour of missing out on the holiday queues. Locally we Continue reading South Africans embrace online shopping and Cyber Monday
E-COMMERCE is going through an innovative phase of development as more individuals have access to the internet and more retailers take their businesses online. Internet users in South Africa reached 13.2-million in 2012, up from 11.2-million in 2011, according to Continue reading Sellers adopt savvy measures to entice online shoppers
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