DHL rolls out eShop to more countries

Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop app has seen its user base grow rapidly and, within the first three months of operation, it had already been rolled out to 20 countries across sub-Saharan Africa. DHL Express has announced that...

HomeChoice launches e-commerce platform

HomeChoice International, a provider of retail and financial services products, and the largest home-shopping retailer in southern Africa, has partnered with Oracle to launch a new e-commerce website hosted on Oracle Cloud Commerce (OCC). OCC is a new commerce...

A new way to shop for travel

Travel commerce platform Travelport is working with multiple airlines and partners to offer next-generation storefront (NGS) capability. Industry partners working with Travelport to pioneer NGS development are WhereTo, an online booking tool, and Travel Technology...

In Moscow, just 18% of men shop online

The Department of Information Technology (DIT) of the City of Moscow and the city’s digital technologies platform ICT.Moscow have carried out a study of the capital’s digital ecosystems. The results show women shop online (82%) and use food delivery...

Takealot, Superbalist plan annual shopping bonanza

The Takealot Group is planning what it believes to be a first-of-its-kind shopping event in South Africa. The Ultimate Checkout Sale is the Takealot Group’s beginnings of creating a South African version of an annual shopping event akin to those already...

Macsteel enables B2B e-commerce platform

In what it believes is a first for the steel sector, Macsteel has launched an e-commerce B2B platform to sell steel online, giving customers 24/7 access to a sales and enquiry environment. “Business is no longer constrained to the hours between 8am and 5pm, and...