Take advantage of Black Friday

According to Google Trends, last year South Africa registered the largest 'Black Friday' search interest of any country, even ahead of the US where the retail mega-event was conceived. "South African retailers first began promoting the Thanksgiving weekend double bill...

MyGate by Wirecard launches secureEFT

Merchants who receive payments from consumers via electronic funds transfer (EFT) can now get instant notification of successful settlement, significantly speeding up transactions. secureEFT, an instant EFT payment service that allows customers to make secure online...

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...

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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