The eCommerce Advice Newsletter is a weekly roundup of interesting eCommerce News from around the globe, as well as advice to assist you with your own eCommerce Store.

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eCommerce in Africa: “Africa is teeming with young people, and therein lies a huge opportunity for e-commerce” Read Article “We are leading ever increasingly connected digital lives. These online dealings affect our offline personas. So what happens if your identity Continue reading

E-commerce offers opportunities for young SMMES, niche players

As the world of e-commerce grows in South Africa, PayGate CEO Peter Harvey sees growth coming from young start-ups and innovation from niche players in 2015. © Sergey Peterman – Fotolia.com “Five years ago we’d load 10 start-ups onto our Continue reading

PRICE ADVANTAGE CONTINUES TO INCREASE FOR ONLINE CHANNEL

Moving from Electronic-commerce to “Everywhere-commerce”

Chicago – January 20, 2015 – Anthem Marketing Solutions has released the eighth installment of its semi-annual study comparing online and in-store pricing of consumer goods across a range of regularly purchased categories. The key findings in this study include: Continue reading

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

Online retailers pushing for e-commerce growth in West Africa

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As Internet usage surges, an increasing number of online retailers in West Africa are springing up, giving mobile phone users a variety of options to buy and sell new and used items. Emerging markets like West Africa, where online shopping Continue reading

SA Companies Adopting ‘Tap-n-Go’ Cashless Payment Systems

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South Africa’s retailers, financial institutions and brands are gaining pace with international competitors in adopting technologies such as near-field communication (NFC) for mobile and cashless payments. Two years ago, it was predicted that the high cost of installing point-of-sale terminals Continue reading

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