Jumia launches e-commerce bot

Jumia has introduced Nigeria’s first e-commerce bot. Using Jumia Bot, shoppers can order food, find fashion or electronic items and book hotels and flights by simply having an online conversation with the bot. The bot, powered and hosted by Facebook Messenger,...

TFG enhances online mall

TFG (The Foschini Group) took another significant step today in developing South Africa’s first online mall, with the addition of value fashion retailer Exact, bringing the total number of linked stores on the group’s expanding ecommerce platform to 13. It...

TFG offer social customer reviews

In what it believes is a first of its kind in South Africa, TFG (The Foschini Goup) is pioneering a modern way to review products online by adding functionality that allows shoppers to upload photographs and video links of themselves and their purchases to an online...

Has the mobile tipping point arrived?

Twenty five percent of the world’s leading internet retailers saw 50% of their sales from mobile over the past year. This is a first for the industry and a significant tipping point, knocking desktop and tablet sales off the podium. According to leading digital...

Domino’s Pizza launches the Feast Fixer

Domino’s Pizza has added a new tool to their online ordering platform. The Domino’s Feast Fixer allows customers to calculate the amount of pizzas required for a group of people and then easily place an order for delivery or collection. “Feast Fixer...

New m-commerce solution for all businesses

A new app is offering businesses, large and small, a commercially viable mobile commerce platform. “The South African market has been touted as ripe for m-commerce for a while, but until now there have been no options for businesses beyond developing their own...