SA’s e-commerce appetite is growing

As Black Friday looms, rethinking and filling 'holes' in existing e-commerce platforms will be critical, writes Gareth Hawkey, CEO of redPanda Group. In South Africa, and indeed, worldwide, e-commerce has been turbo-charged by the newfound reliance on technology and...

Secure your safety while shopping online

With the start of lockdown now over six months ago, certain behavioral and shopping trends have started to become clear. The extreme regulations necessary in Level 5 significantly contributed to an increased uptake in online shopping, and put e-commerce into the focal...

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...

Regulation the biggest obstacle to e-commerce innovation

E-commerce is a digital marketplace with its own rules for procuring goods and services. Craig Duggan, head of commercial at Transaction Junction, says the need to ensure confidence in the security and privacy of these transactions has resulted in legislation that...

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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