June 10, 2016

SA confidence in e-commerce grows

Effective Measure (EM) this week released its E-commerce Industry Report 2016, sponsored by Visa, which focuses on South African consumers' online shopping habits.
August 1, 2016

Understanding the different types of online shoppers

By Akira Terwin There’s a variety of different types of online shoppers out there, whose attitude toward spending money on a e-commerce site, instead of a regular bricks and mortar store, may be shaped by a host of different things; such a personality traits, age and experiences. It’s important to […]
August 12, 2016

Growth of ecommerce in SA still exceptionally high

Online retail in South Africa will reach 1% of overall retail during the course of 2016. This is according to the Online Retail in South Africa 2016 report, released earlier this year by technology consultancy World Wide Worx. Notably, the report indicated that online retail continues to grow at a rapid rate in South Africa, having maintained a growth rate of above 20% since the turn of the century. In 2015, the rate of growth was 26%, taking online retail to the R7.5 billion mark.
February 3, 2017

e-Commerce Line Drawn in the Sand

“Act now or get left behind” By Max Bellotto Having been deeply entrenched and immersed in the e-commerce industry for several years it’s astounding how little attention big businesses give to their e-commerce strategy.  For many years I have witnessed how e-commerce has somehow and inexplicably landed up towards the […]