MasterCard Online Shopping in South Africa [Infographic]

Here you will see the latest trends in online shopping in South Africa and the impact which both good customer support as well as the credit card penetration is having in the online retail economy.

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

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

Why Consumers Shop Online?

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

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

Till = Tablet – Is SA Ignoring the Need for Responsive Websites and Online Stores?

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It seems as if the whole world has recognized the need for responsive sites and nowhere should that acceptance be more evident than in emerging markets such as South Africa, where most of the new online data consumers (and the Continue reading

Getting Started in Ecommerce: What’s a Shopping Cart?

The ecommerce shopping cart is a software package that accepts customer payment and shipping information and facilitates the distribution of that information to merchants, payment processors, or others. At the surface, an ecommerce shopping cart is really something that every Continue reading

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

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