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