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Shoprite Checkers to form joint venture with Sixty60 delivery partner RTT

The deal will result in the retailer owning a 50% stake in a new online delivery company...

By Nqobile Dludla 13 Dec 2021

TFG snaps up SA startup Quench
TFG snaps up SA startup Quench

TFG has agreed to acquire Quench, a local shopping platform and last mile delivery provider, as the Foschini and Markham owner looks to ramp up e-commerce capabilities...

3 Dec 2021

Source: Supplied
Kiwi Pay Group to roll out online marketplace in Africa, starting in Cameroon

Singapore-based fintech firm Kiwi Pay Group is set to launch what it claims will be the "biggest online marketplace in sub-Saharan Africa", with millions of product SKUs across various categories...

15 Nov 2021

Woolworths trials electric vehicles for its online shopping deliveries
Woolworths trials electric vehicles for its online shopping deliveries

Woolworths has announced that it has started trialling electric panel vans into its online shopping delivery fleet...

9 Nov 2021

Ethiopian textile industry at risk if US suspends trade deal over Tigray war
Ethiopian textile industry at risk if US suspends trade deal over Tigray war

Suspension of benefits under Agoa would threaten Ethiopia's aspirations to become a light manufacturing hub and dent hard-won economic gains in a nation once a byword for hunger and poverty...

By Dawit Endeshaw 3 Nov 2021

Source: Supplied
Bolt Food expands to Johannesburg

Following the success of Bolt Food in Cape Town, the service has now expanded to Johannesburg, offering the city's residents access to food deliveries from more than 300 restaurants and fast-food outlets...

20 Oct 2021

Sendbox raises $1.8m to digitise deliveries for African SMEs
Sendbox raises $1.8m to digitise deliveries for African SMEs

Sendbox, the Nigeria-based e-commerce fulfillment platform for merchants in Africa, has announced the completion of a $1.8m seed round...

19 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Oct 2021

Source: OneCart
Massmart forges ahead with OneCart acquisition

Massmart has reached an agreement to acquire a controlling 87.5% stake in grocery retail and delivery startup OneCart...

7 Oct 2021

Hope Consortium, Astral Aviation partner to enhance vaccine distribution in Africa
Hope Consortium, Astral Aviation partner to enhance vaccine distribution in Africa

Hope Consortium and Astral Aviation have formed a strategic partnership with the aim of accelerating vaccine distribution to African nations...

28 Sep 2021

E-commerce becoming the new normal for consumers, businesses - FNB
E-commerce becoming the new normal for consumers, businesses - FNB

Total e-commerce spend recorded on FNB Merchant Services grew 19% year-on-year during the first half of 2021, and the active e-commerce merchant base increased by 22%...

22 Sep 2021

Source: Ford Motor Company
Walmart partners with Ford and Argo AI to trial self-driving deliveries

Walmart is collaborating with Ford Motor Company and Argo AI to roll out a self-driving vehicle delivery service in Miami, Washington D.C. and Austin, Texas...

20 Sep 2021

Boom in online trading bodes well for construction sector
Boom in online trading bodes well for construction sector

According to Databuild CEO Morag Evans, the unprecedented boom in online trading bodes well for the construction industry in terms of logistics-related...

15 Sep 2021

Source: ©Leo Wolfert
Providing cover for Covid-19 vaccine distribution

The distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine differs from other pharmaceutical distributions...

8 Sep 2021




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