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 established in...

Amazon beats Google in the e-retail search

When thinking 'search', you'd be forgiven for assuming that Google leads the pack. A global study has shown that consumers begin their retail related searches on Amazon first (46%) followed by Google searches (34%). By Michael King: head of Reprise Digital South...

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 we...

Pargo launches Instant Click and Collect

Pargo has announced Instant Click and Collect, a service that allows customers to instantly collect their orders at a Pargo Pick-up Point of their choice, without having to wait for the delivery of their order. Pargo effectively allows companies to pre-ship and store...