Amazon need not Enter SA’s eCommerce Industry ‘Any Time Soon’, says Naspers CEO – Tempemail

Image sourced from CNBC Bob van Dijk, CEO of Naspers and Prosus believes that Amazon may not enter South Africa’s eCommerce sector “any time soon”. According to TechCentral, a key reason for this is “Naspers-controlled e-retailer Takealot.com is doing a really, really good job serving South African online consumers”. “We Continue Reading

Ten billionaires reap $400bn boost to wealth during pandemic | E-commerce

Ten of the richest people in the world have boosted their already vast wealth by more than $400bn (£296bn) since the coronavirus pandemic began as their businesses were boosted by lockdowns and financial crises across the globe. The extra wealth accumulated by the 10 men – approximately $450bn, using Forbes Continue Reading

If the UK really wants to be a sovereign nation, it should stand up to big tech | E-commerce

On Tuesday, in a rare break with recent practice, a branch of the UK government did something clever. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) outlined plans for an innovative way of regulating powerful tech firms in a way that overcomes the procedural treacle-wading implicit in competition law that had been Continue Reading

How COVID-19 is Driving eCommerce in South Africa – Tempemail

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a serious toll on shopper behaviour, not only from a decline in spending but also in how they shop. With social distancing restrictions, a possible second wave of infections, and adaptations to new lifestyles, the crisis is driving more traffic to South African eCommerce merchants Continue Reading

FNB Expects 10% eCommerce Transaction Boost on Black Friday – Tempemail

Sourced from Htxt.Africa FNB says that it is expecting a 10% increase in the total number of eCommerce transactions over Black Friday and Cyber Monday – as many consumers who participate in Black Friday may opt to shop online instead of going into brick and mortar stores. This is comparable Continue Reading

E-commerce Challenges and Opportunities – Online Sales- Tempemail

Creating, organizing and improving online sales activities is a definite crash test for companies. This test depends on the e-commerce challenges and opportunities, of course, but also its management. Andreea Hodade, e-commerce specialist at Pentalog, further explains this concept. Andreea’s experience means that she has experimented with all phases of Continue Reading

Telkom takes on eCommerce Partnership with Takealot – Tempemail

Image sourced from Bandwidth Blog Telkom has announced that a number of its products would now be available from Takealot.com. The companies believe that this new partnership will bring superior service and convenience to new and already existing Telkom customers. “This partnership with Takealot.com brings together a vision centred around one Continue Reading