South African e-commerce hits its stride

Despite the lackluster macro-economic indicators, South African tenacity showed itself once again as retailers - especially smaller stores - cashed in on the online space over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend says payment service provider, DPO PayGate. The...

The impact of hyper-availability on e-tailing

South African e-tailers are experiencing a surge in customers thanks to the convenience and pervasiveness of mobile devices supporting online shopping apps. Kate Mollett, regional manager for Africa South at Veeam With people expecting a seamless customer experience...

i-Pay kept going on Black Friday

Even though local retailers braced themselves for Black Friday, the onslaught on systems still resulted in all the major payment mechanisms buckling under the pressure. Instant EFT payment provider i-Pay remained available and stable while handling the resulting...

Black Friday safety advice

If you are getting ready to hunt for online deals this Black Friday, here are a few tips that will help you keep attackers away from your hard-earned money, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa Use a safe connection Not every internet connection is...

Trends in IT and e-commerce

Another interesting year in the IT and e-commerce world has passed and 2018 promises to be even more eventful. Sven Hammar, chief strategy officer of Apica, identified what he thiks will be the three strongest trends in IT and e-commerce next year.   GDPR will affect...

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The safe online shopping guide

Online retailers are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year. With more consumers doing their holiday shopping online, additional compute resources and warehouses bulging with inventory ensure that shoppers won’t experience any delays in finding what they...

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