The future for SMEs is online

Research by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) found that small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) who have invested in digital technologies showed more growth than those that did not. In addition, studies found that technology improved management,...

Omni-channel essential for e-commerce survival

Deseré Orrill, CEO of the Ole! Media Group and MD of HoneyKome, weighs in on why the omni-channel is vital for etailers. By the end of 2017, 2-billion people globally used their mobile devices to shop online. While not all online shoppers make purchases with their...

SA Florist helps transform township businesses

Using marketplace technology, SA Florist has launched a programme to on-board township florists through an ecosystem that has been established to assist entrepreneurs to launch sustainable businesses. It plans to attract, upskill and support at least 30 entrepreneurs...

M-Pesa now good for Google Play Store

Global mobile commerce enabler, Docomo Digital has partnered with Safaricom to give customers the option to pay for content on the Google Play Store using M-Pesa. The integration, which is powered by Docomo Digital's mobile commerce enabling platform using Google...

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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