Online fashion shopping website launched – Madichaba.com

The digital era has brought about with it a new Zeitgeist, that of shopping online as a convenient, simple and stress free experience. No need to stand in long queues to pay or to wait so we can try on Continue reading Online fashion shopping website launched – Madichaba.com

Barclays bankers can say goodbye to PINs and passwords

Barclays Banking Innovation

Since May 2013, Barclays has offered its high net-worth customers the ability to use voice recognition for banking authentication. Now it seems that the solution will be rolled out to include all of its 12 million retail customers as well. Continue reading Barclays bankers can say goodbye to PINs and passwords

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

NFC Card Technology

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

ONLINE TICKETING INDUSTRY TIGHTENS SECURITY CONTROLS

Online ticketing in South Africa is a growing industry as more and more people, both young and older generations, move towards buying their tickets via the web. The use of mobile technology, using your cellphone or tablet, to purchase tickets Continue reading ONLINE TICKETING INDUSTRY TIGHTENS SECURITY CONTROLS

NEW PAPERLESS TICKETING SYSTEM ENHANCES SA TOURISM AND EVENTS

Ticketing System

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

5 Top South African online retail trends for 2014

Webtickets and online retail trends for 2014

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

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

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.