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

5 Tactics to Reduce mCommerce Abandonment

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Jumio’s perspective on the abandonment challenge If 66% of your shoppers abandoned their shopping at an in-store checkout, would you be worried? According to Jumio’s Consumer Insights study, that’s exactly what is happening in the M-commerce channel. So how can Continue reading 5 Tactics to Reduce mCommerce Abandonment

SA slow to adopt online shopping, with logistics a problem

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In South Africa, buying food and beverages as well as clothes online continues to lag behind global norms, an Ernst & Young (EY) survey revealed yesterday, 22 July 2014. © cienpiesnf – Fotolia.com Though online activity is rising in SA, Continue reading SA slow to adopt online shopping, with logistics a problem

Top speakers and an exciting agenda lined up for the eCommerce Africa Confex

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Kinetic is pleased to announce that our inaugural eCommerce Africa Confex (Conference and Exhibition) will be happening at the Cape Town International Conference Centre from the 3-4February 2015. The eCommerce Africa Confex brings together a unique blend of compelling and Continue reading Top speakers and an exciting agenda lined up for the eCommerce Africa Confex

How to Sell Online in SA …and be Successful

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

The future of e-commerce in SA

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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 Ecommerce boom is here and growing!

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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!

South Africans embrace online shopping and Cyber Monday

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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