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 ASOS is 15 Years Old
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 Online retailers pushing for e-commerce growth in West Africa
Let’s be honest. E-commerce in South Africa, in 2014, is still in its infancy. Compared to the rest of the world, we aren’t even close yet. So what’s the holdup? What is preventing e-commerce from exploding the way that it has in Continue reading E-COMMERCE IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 2014 AND BEYOND
Rocket Internet-backed Jumia is in the money today, after the Africa-based e-commerce company announced it has raised €120 million ($150 million) in new funding. The company confirmed that the round values it at €445 million ($555 million). Jumia sells a range of products, from clothes, to electronics, Continue reading Rocket Internet-Backed Jumia Raises $150M For Its African E-Commerce Business
An online shopping service, Compra.co.mz, was launched in Maputo last week. The service boasts over 12,000 original technology products and has already attracted attention by launching an affordable range of 3D-Printers and a “wearables” section for sports enthusiasts. The site is Continue reading New Online Store Entering the Mozambique Online Market
3D secure is to become a thing of the past thanks to MasterCard and Visa security updates 3D Secure has never been an overly popular security measure for many shoppers. Appearing as a way to verify a card purchase online, Continue reading MasterCard and Visa Ditch Despised 3D Secure System
If we think back 10 to 15 years ago, we could not have imagined shopping online or the increasing importance of online retail in today’s society. Now, we can shop for almost anything from our personal computers, smartphones and tablets; Continue reading Moving from Electronic-commerce to “Everywhere-commerce”
Ignore the EPCOT-sounding title and think, for a moment, about how transactions in the future are actually going to play out. Will cash really disappear? How about cards, are they a thing of the past? Is mobile genuinely the future Continue reading The Transaction of the Future – How will we carry out transactions in just a few years time?