Ebanx lists as payment provider for Shopify

Global fintech company Ebanx has listed as a payment provider for Shopify. With Ebanx Payments in Latin America, e-commerce businesses using Shopify will be able to accept the most preferred payment methods in the region, such as domestic credit cards, instalments, and local vouchers.

11 Feb 2019

Zando records massive Black Friday sales

Zando recorded 67% of total mobile sales through its platform on Black Friday, which is up 52% from the previous year. By midday on Black Friday, the e-commerce platform had already exceeded the total order volume of last year's entire Black Friday, indicating a massive increase in sales and...

3 Dec 2018

Superbalist records 115% year-on-year growth for Black Friday

Superbalist announced that it had its biggest trading day ever on Black Friday; reporting a 115% year-on-year growth, and generating over R40m in revenue on the day. The fashion e-commerce site had 35,000 customers on the day and it sold 180,000 items. Furthermore, there was an 80% year-on-year...

27 Nov 2018

Ivy Trend enters SA e-commerce market

Ivy Trend recently entered the e-commerce market in South Africa. The e-tailer offers a range of unique and limited lifestyle product solutions, every 30 days and provides nationwide delivery through credit and debit card payment facilities. The online store launched with five items. All the...

22 Nov 2018

Memi Jewellery unveils new website

Personalised jewellery brand Memi Jewellery has launched a new direct to consumer website where its customers are able to order online and have input into their designs. Customers will receive their personalised pieces within five days.

29 Oct 2018

Jumia Food customers in Kenya, Uganda may now do pre-payments

Online food delivering company Jumia has made the option to do an online pre-payment available for its customers in Kenya and Uganda. The new payment option leverages the prominence of online payments in Africa. Jumia Food's MD, Shreenal Ruparelia, says the uptake of pre-payments will enhance...

28 Aug 2018

Allens wins 2018 Website of the Year award

Catering equipment supplier and furniture hire company Allens has won the 2018 Website of the Year award at the Hire Awards of Excellence for its e-commerce platform. Allens' e-commerce platform was developed by Bluegrass Digital, a technology company that is a digital partner of Allens for more...

15 Aug 2018

Jimi Atrik Footwear unveils new online shopping portal

Jimi Atrik Footwear for kids has launched its new online shopping portal. The portal comes with a built-in sizing calculator to pair kids' feet with the correct shoe size. The material for the footwear lead to the creation of Gravity Cushion, a technology offering arch support with several...

2 Aug 2018

A new and creative e-commerce service offering from Saatchi & Saatchi IS, eStoreMedia

Saatchi & Saatchi IS and eStoreMedia have joined forces to offer a number of e-commerce services to international clients. Saatchi & Saatchi IS will offer e-commerce consultation and create, maintain, and optimise brand content. While EStoreMedia will provide technological solutions to support...

28 May 2018

Jumia expands free delivery service

Jumia has expanded its free delivery service via Jumia Express to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, and Abeokuta. The free delivery service only applied to orders above N15,000 within Lagos prior to the extension. Items such as air-conditioners, dishwashers, fridges/freezers, fitness machines,...

4 May 2018

Sony Mobile devices, accessories available at Takealot

Sony Mobile Communications and Takealot.com have entered a partnership. The partnership makes Sony Mobile Xperia smartphone and select original or Made for Xperia accessories available on the online store.

2 May 2018

DHL to sponsor 2018 Confex

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2018 E-Commerce MoneyAfrica Conference & Exhibition (Confex). The 2018 DHL Confex will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on the 14-15 March 2018. The DHL Confex brings together stakeholders in the...

12 Dec 2017

WaraCake.com to launch WaraGifts.com

WaraCake.com is to unveil WaraGifts.com for the upcoming holiday season. WaraGifts.com is an online gifting platform. The service launches on 8 December 2017 and currently stocks over 150 products as a choice of gift....

7 Dec 2017

Spree reaches new records on mobile orders

This year, Spree recorded a 110% increase in orders made via mobile devices on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Forty-five percent of orders made via smartphones and 56% of traffic to the site came from mobile devices. Spree also noted that orders placed via the app made up 80% of total orders...

1 Dec 2017

East Coast Radio enters e-commerce space

East Coast Radio has created an online shop on its website to offer its clients innovative ways to solve their advertising challenges and to connect with their customer base. East Coast Radio personalities will be involved with the store by browsing the products and giving their views on some of...

17 Nov 2017

TFG drives awareness for Singles' Day promotion with quirky video

TFG took part in Singles' Day by offering deals across its 13 online stores and driving awareness of the annual promotion by partnering with chef, food stylist and author Zola Nene and model Yannick Konan, in a quirky video that promotes indulging oneself on Saturday, 11 November. "TFG online...

13 Nov 2017

Spree unveils #SpreeShopTheShoot

Spree's brand ambassador Tellaman is to record the music video to his latest song S.A.P on 16 November 2017. The recording will enable Spree shoppers to shop the looks online as soon as they appear during the filming. Spree and Tellaman will be revealing the #SpreeShopTheShoot looks that'll be...

9 Nov 2017

OrderIn awarded MTN Business Consumer App of the Year

OrderIn has won the MTN Business Consumer App of the Year Award at the App of the Year Awards. The app was selected among from over 60 finalists in 12 categories. The awards took place at the Galleria Conference and Events Venue in Sandton, Johannesburg on 12 October 2017....

13 Oct 2017

TFG adds Exact to online offering

The Foschini Group (TFG) has expanded its online mall with the inclusion of Exact; bringing the total number of stores on the e-commerce platform to 13. Exact is the first of TFG's brands to offer infant and children's wear on its online platform. Online shoppers may either opt for delivery to...

27 Sep 2017

Spree revamps look, logo

Spree recently unveiled the new look and logo of its website. The new website design forms part of the online fashion store's plan of having a more modernised look that is synonymous with the offering of local and international brands. The newly developed logo serves as its move towards a...

19 Sep 2017

Spree launches The Index

Spree has launched The Index, a new online sneaker and streetwear destination for men and women. Brands include adidas, Puma, Reebok, Converse, Fila, Vans and New Balance. The goal is to create a one-stop destination showcasing styles from the most impactful streetwear brands in the world....

29 Aug 2017

Media24 DAF to strengthen digital, e-commerce offerings

Media24 has appointed Sverre Munck, Yasmin Namini, Pat Kolek, and Evelyn Chan to serve on its newly formed digital advisory forum. The DAF is to strengthen the company's digital media and e-commerce operations.

2 May 2017

SA says hello to Games Trader

The new online marketplace, Games Trader, has just launched in South Africa. Gamers can now find and explore new titles online and buy, sell and trade second-hand games with other gamers.

12 Apr 2017

Online shopping option now available to Tiger Wheel & Tyre customers

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has launched a new e-commerce website, which offers customers all brands models and sizes, of all the same wheels and tyres that are available at the company's stores. The website also boasts a new design and hosts information and advice relating to the company's products and...

7 Apr 2017

Pylones products now available online

Pylones, the French gift store chain, has launched its new e-commerce website to customers. The website offers a safe and secure and user-friendly platform, where customers can order their favourite Pylones products, like homeware, kitchenware, toys and office tools. Pylones is located outside...

28 Feb 2017

Amazon removes India flag doormats after visa threat

NEW DELHI - Amazon said Thursday it has withdrawn doormats featuring Indian flag from sale after New Delhi called them "insulting" and threatened to expel the company's foreign workers. Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted late Wednesday that the mats, available only on Amazon's Canadian...

13 Jan 2017

India warns Amazon over alleged insults to flag

NEW DELHI - India on Wednesday sought an apology from Amazon for selling "insulting" doormats featuring its national flag and threatened to bar foreigners working for the e-commerce giant from entering the country unless the products were withdrawn. Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj slammed the...

12 Jan 2017

Takealot.com salutes the pyjama code

Takealot.com swiftly responded to trending news reports surrounding the controversial poster at a leading national bricks-and-mortar retailer that appeared to ban customers from wearing pyjamas in store. The popular e-tailer, with a social media following of nearly 300,000, responded on Facebook...

24 May 2016

Webafrica adds e-commerce option

Webafrica has partnered with payment gateway, PayFast, to offer an e-commerce option to users of its DIY Website Builder. This will help small business owners to sell their products and services online. Customers using Webafrica's DIY Website Builder can enable e-commerce by simply dragging the...

17 Feb 2016

Takealot lets you upgrade your homestead for less with 'cheaper than Nkandla' fire pool

Takealot.com is now officially SA's largest etailer, and is using its name to poke fun at the recent Nkandla report with its latest ad. In it, the etailer says it's easy for anyone to upgrade their home cost-effectively - think along the lines of a blow-up fire pool. The best part? They say: "If...

2 Jun 2015

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