How to avoid being scammed this Black Friday

By Industry Contributor 6 November 2020

If you intend to take advantage of Black Friday dears this year, likely from home, and don't want to risk being scammed by fraudsters, then it is a good time to follow some online shopping safety guidelines. Paul Grapendaal from Nclose offers his top... FULL STORY >


Game Stores and Uber Eats working together for online deliveries

By Staff Writer 12 May 2020

A new partnership between Game Stores and Uber Eats will allow customers to order Game products online, and have them delivered to their doorstep. FULL STORY >


Black Friday 2019 was anything but black

By Staff Writer 17 December 2019

The Black Friday postmortum is in - and this year, the year's biggest shopping day was a terrific one according to Transaction Junction. FULL STORY >


Woolworths digital strategy is gaining momentum

By Press Release 16 November 2017

The face of retail is evolving quickly, with online shopping experiencing exponential growth rates globally. Woolworths has experienced this first-hand with their online clothing sales increasing over 100% between July 2016 and June 2017. FULL STORY >


TFG enhances its online mall with family fashion from Exact

By Press Release 26 September 2017

TFG (The Foschini Group) took another significant step today in developing South Africa’s first online mall, with the addition of value fashion retailer Exact, bringing the total number of linked stores on the group’s expanding... FULL STORY >


Beacons in Retail

By Press Release 13 June 2017

Colleen Rose, consulting director at Acceleration, addresses the fact that Retailers could use beacons to deliver highly relevant content to customers at specific locations in or around their stores, that can be connected with online behavioural tracking data to more deeply... FULL STORY >


Online shopping made simple, easy and more secure with Visa Checkout

By Press Release 20 September 2016

Visa, a global payments technology company has announced that over 100 merchants are among the first wave of South African online retailers that have joined Visa Checkout. FULL STORY >


Do not let online shopping scare you - Spree.co.za

By Staff Writer 8 February 2016

Karen Dempers, Head of Customer Interaction at Spree.co.za aims to put your mind at ease by debunking some common concerns you may have about online shopping. FULL STORY >


PayPal identifies drivers and barriers for local e-commerce landscape

By Staff Writer 4 November 2015

Having had one of its top financial quarters in recent years, the outlook for PayPal and e-commerce in general is on the up. To that end, the company has conducted a survey to discover what the local landscape is like. FULL STORY >


3D Secure Online Shopping launched across all e-commerce platforms in South Africa

By Staff Writer 24 March 2014

3D Secure, also known as Verified by Visa, MasterCard SecureCode or Amex Safekey, is an authentication service that allows only the cardholder to use the card when shopping online. With 3D Secure, the online... FULL STORY >


Gift ideas from Mantality - July 2013

By Staff Writer 3 July 2013

Struggling to find interesting birthday-, housewarming- or bachelor party gifts for your friends? Check out the following products from Mantality.co.za. FULL STORY >


11 simple safety tips to keep shopping safe online

By Staff Writer 11 December 2012

The 2012 holiday season is upon us and digital devices are sure to play a bigger role in the holiday shopping process than ever before. Here are 11 tips for staying safe online, courtesy of ESET. FULL STORY >


MasterCard Survey: Online shopping increases in South Africa

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 April 2012

MasterCard's Worldwide Online Shopping Survey reveals that 58% of South Africans using the internet are shopping online; 89% of them are satisfied with their overall online shopping experience. FULL STORY >


Norton cautions online shoppers this holiday season

By Ryan Noik 8 December 2011

According to Norton local users need to be extra vigilant when shopping online this holiday season. FULL STORY >


Toshiba launches online store

By Staff Writer 5 May 2011

Japanese electronics manufacturer Toshiba announces the launch of the 'Toshiba Store', a new website that caters for its customers computing needs. FULL STORY >

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