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Budget trumps brand: How Black Friday has evolved in SA
Budget trumps brand: How Black Friday has evolved in SA

A growing percentage of Black Friday shoppers are less focused on brands and durable goods, and more focused on value and necessities...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Nov 2021

TFG Labs, the newly formed tech hub of TFG, has made public its new-look corporate identity
TFG Labs, the newly formed tech hub of TFG, has made public its new-look corporate identity

Labs, run by ex-Takealot executives, and Superbalist founders, Claude Hanan and Luke Jedeikin, shares in the parent company's new vision to "Create the most remarkable omni-channel experiences for customers"...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 26 Nov 2021

Updated: SA retailers' plans for Black Friday 2021
Updated: SA retailers' plans for Black Friday 2021

Here's an overview of some of the plans retailers have in place for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday period...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Nov 2021

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Omnichannel strategy, personalised CX to determine online winners this Black Friday

Competitive advantage will not be so much about products and offers, but rather about the customer experience, states Infobip's Jeremy Osborne...

24 Nov 2021

South African retailers' readiness for the fourth industrial revolution
South African retailers' readiness for the fourth industrial revolution

A study commissioned by the W&R Seta reveals that more than 40% of retail businesses in SA have not explored 4IR technologies...

By Dr Beate Stiehler-Mulder and Kgaugelo Mehlape 23 Nov 2021

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Black Friday: Bumper online shopping weekend expected

In 2020, Ozow saw a 139% increase in transactions on Black Friday, when compared to the previous day's trading...

23 Nov 2021

Black Friday can be more than a short-term revenue boost
Black Friday can be more than a short-term revenue boost

Retailers and brands should use Black Friday as a means of building long-term trust and credibility with their customers...

23 Nov 2021

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Just 40% of shoppers trust retailers to fulfill orders as promised

Latest Zebra study shows long-term changes to shopper behaviour driving retailers to prioritise improvements in their labour and supply chain capabilities...

22 Nov 2021

New report outlines the learning needs of South African e-commerce entrepreneurs
New report outlines the learning needs of South African e-commerce entrepreneurs

Starting your own e-commerce business can be tough - and learning the ins and outs even tougher. A new report identifies the challenges and skills gaps faced by South African e-commerce entrepreneurs, and outlines areas where the industry can offer...

Issued by xneelo 19 Nov 2021

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Tips to surviving Black Friday - from a technical perspective

As Black Friday approaches, stressed e-tailers are wondering whether their sites will be able to cope and remain stable under the pressure...

By Rodney Ellis 19 Nov 2021

Retailers to get R11.3bn Black Friday boost, with general dealers claiming biggest share
Retailers to get R11.3bn Black Friday boost, with general dealers claiming biggest share

South African retailers are expected to ring up around R11.3bn in additional sales over the period of November as consumers splash out on Black Friday deals, with general dealers expected to capture a 55% share...

18 Nov 2021

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CMO Council report: What is trending in customer spending?

The report explores how consumers, businesses and marketers shifted focus during the pandemic...

18 Nov 2021

5 ways SMMEs can become competitive in e-commerce
5 ways SMMEs can become competitive in e-commerce

A few years ago, the majority of South Africans had never made a single purchase online. Today, the local e-commerce market has experienced a massive boom...

By Thembani Biyam 18 Nov 2021

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Don't let outdated security leave you red-faced on Black Friday

As retailers rush to be present for the two most significant shopping days of the year, it is more important than ever to tighten online security...

By Simeon Tassev 17 Nov 2021

Engen to prioritise digital payment solutions
Engen to prioritise digital payment solutions

The fuel and convenience retailer is witnessing a sharp increase in digital payments across its network of 1,000+ service stations...

17 Nov 2021

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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

Shoprite launches online liquor store
Shoprite launches online liquor store

The Shoprite Group has introduced an online bottle store, LiquorShop Online, selling more than 3,000 drinks and accessories at supermarket prices, and offering nationwide home delivery.

15 Nov 2021

How retailers are going digital-first this holiday season
How retailers are going digital-first this holiday season

The future of retail will continue to be centered around the competition for consumer loyalty in an all-digital world, writes Robbie Kearns of Salesforce...

Robbie KearnsBy Robbie Kearns 15 Nov 2021

The rise of e-commerce and social interaction selling
The rise of e-commerce and social interaction selling

At the end of 2021 it is expected that SA's online retail sales will total R42bn. With the vaccine rollout and a return to business-as-usual on the horizon, 76% of merchants are feeling positive about the year ahead...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 12 Nov 2021

Report identifies key gaps in e-commerce entrepreneur education
Report identifies key gaps in e-commerce entrepreneur education

Heavy Chef and xneelo have launched the Heavy Chef E-commerce Entrepreneur Education report - a research study focussing on the learning needs of e-commerce entrepreneurs...

12 Nov 2021

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New payment methods show signs of growth

While card payments and EFTs are still dominant when it comes to online payments, the pandemic has seen consumer online payment habits change...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 11 Nov 2021

Choosing the right B2B e-commerce model
Choosing the right B2B e-commerce model

Customer behaviour has changed significantly since the introduction of global restrictions and lockdowns. B2B sales organisations have quickly embarked on a digital transformation journey to meet customer demands and to sell goods and services...

Nick DurrantBy Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 10 Nov 2021

SA retailers throw their hats into the ring this Singles' Day
SA retailers throw their hats into the ring this Singles' Day

While Black Friday has entrenched itself as a firm fixture on the retail calendar in SA, Singles' Day is inching its way onto the local promotions scene with a growing number of retailers driving sales activities around the event...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Nov 2021

Retailers need an effective marketing strategy this Black Friday
Retailers need an effective marketing strategy this Black Friday

"It is imperative to develop marketing strategies that will bring in customers," writes Mkhuseli Vangile, managing director of The DCF...

By Mkhuseli Vangile 9 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

DP World launches e-commerce platform Dubuy.com in Kenya
DP World launches e-commerce platform Dubuy.com in Kenya

As an innovative online marketplace, Dubuy.com will help unlock access to global markets for Kenyan businesses, with fulfilment through DP World's worldwide ports and logistics network...

9 Nov 2021

SA consumers will need a good reason to shop this Black Friday
SA consumers will need a good reason to shop this Black Friday

Online sales across the country continue to rise, especially in a pandemic but the same effect has not been mirrored in store yet...

8 Nov 2021

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The rise of fake e-commerce sites around Black Friday - and how to spot them

FortiGuard Labs has observed an increasing number of scams involving counterfeit websites that "appear" to be legitimate e-commerce sites...

5 Nov 2021

Why etailers are missing out on billions in sales: CEM Africa features latest SA Digital CX Report
Why etailers are missing out on billions in sales: CEM Africa features latest SA Digital CX Report

Online shoppers comprise all ages and incomes now...

Issued by CEM Africa 5 Nov 2021

CEM Africa gathers who's who of e-commerce and CX gurus
CEM Africa gathers who's who of e-commerce and CX gurus

Leading e-tailing marketers share their insights on Covid-19's silver linings...

Issued by CEM Africa 4 Nov 2021




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