Bluegrass Digital helps Bloomable to bloom

Bloomable, formerly known as SA Florist, has partnered with digital transformation specialist Bluegrass Digital to support the growing ecommerce business with big ambitions. Bloomable is an online marketplace that connects people looking to buy fresh flowers and...

TFG personalises e-commerce with Oracle

TFG (The Foschini Group) has chosen Oracle to support its digital transformation strategy with the consolidation of 22 brands into one online marketplace. With close to 3 000 stores, TFG migrated its brick-and-mortar offering to a hassle free digital platform and now...

Live chat not well used by SA’s etailers

ChatMarshal.com, an outsource live chat and chatbot agency has researched 1 000 online shops and e-commerce web sites in South Africa and found that 98% of consumer-facing websites don't use live chat, even when the benefits are obvious. David Marshall, founder and...

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...

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...

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