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South African online retail sales jumped 66% in 2020

May 12th 2021 at 10:45
A pandemic-fuelled online shopping boom lifted South Africa’s e-commerce sales by 66% last year to more than R30-billion, according to a new research report published on Wednesday.

Transaction Capital in talks to take control of WeBuyCars

May 12th 2021 at 01:56
JSE-listed Transaction Capital said on Wednesday that it is in talks to increase its stake in WeBuyCars to 74.9%, a move that will give it control over the South African online car marketplace.

If the Post Office wants a monopoly, give it one

May 5th 2021 at 12:30
The Post Office is mounting a campaign to enforce its monopoly over the delivery of small items. If it gets its way, it will inflict long-lasting damage on South Africa’s fledgling e-commerce industry. By Duncan McLeod.

Uber to boost safety measures in South Africa as accidents rise

April 26th 2021 at 04:11
Uber has pledged to increase safety campaigns for food delivery drivers and review the insurance they provide following a recent exposΓ© about the mounting risks faced by drivers.

Amazon.com to anchor sprawling new Cape Town development

April 21st 2021 at 11:55
Amazon's plan to take up almost half of the space at River Club raises questions about whether it will launch its online retail business locally to take on the Takealot.

New Pick n Pay CEO to target online sales growth

April 21st 2021 at 11:45
Pieter Boone plans to accelerate his predecessor’s eight-year turnaround of the South African grocer by boosting online sales and focusing on stores that cater for lower-to-middle income consumers.
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