Online merchants: check your T&Cs before they bite

In my experience, terms and conditions (T&Cs) are one of the last 'to-do's' in the rush before a new online store goes live, writes Dr Howard Rybko, chief digital officer at Syncrony Digital. Many online merchants think T&C's are a chore. They palm the job off...

How technology is recreating the offline retail experience online

As the Covid-19 pandemic catalyses the move to e-commerce, new technologies are attempting to bridge the gap between offline and online retail by offering rich and immersive experiences that replicate in-person shopping and redefine how people experience online...

Top tips for shopping online this festive season

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on all aspects of our lives. As people adopt and adhere to social distancing practices, many have turned to online shopping. According to a recent Mastercard study, South Africa has seen a surge of online shoppers,...

Cyber crime risks destroy gains made over the last year

Online merchants are revelling in the excellent growth of new online customers, driven largely by the Covid pandemic. But, while they are making hay, fraudsters are also migrating online and, if left unchecked, these bad actors could destroy the windfall of this new...

Skynet partners with Droppa

Global courier services company SkyNet Worldwide Express has partnered with Droppa, an on-demand courier and fleet hire e-hailing app company. Droppa launched its e-hailing app that enables clients to request a bakkie or truck to move goods or furniture from one...

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