E-Commerce

Total 41 Posts

Online sales booming as gadgets continue to win over African ​public

Sales of gadgets have seen a significant increase in online shops. African consumers have taken to e-commerce to buy their electronic gadgets.

The 411 on storing documents (must keep for 5 years)

If you want to run an efficient business that can electronically create, store, and manage its documents, Electronic Records Management systems are a must for your company. What’s more, these systems allow collaborations to run smoothly.

South Africa's e-commerce growth demands efficient delivery services

Research shows that during 2020, 65% of South Africans shopped less at physical supermarkets while, among existing online shoppers, 29% increased their online shopping, and 21% continued as before.

MTN Group sold its 18,9% stake in Jumia Technologies

MTN Group has announced that it has sold its 18,9% stake in New York Stock Exchange-listed Jumia Group. This ends MTN's journey as an investor in Jumia since 2013.

The lasting impact of COVID-19 on e-commerce

Online shopping will never be the same after the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world and triggered changes in online shopping behaviors that are likely to have lasting effects.

E-commerce app usage in South Africa rose by 93%

It's being reported that there was a 93% growth in in-app purchases between April and May 2020 in South Africa, following the COVID-19 lockdown at the end of March 2020.

E-commerce Venture Capital deals in Africa spiked during the second quarter of 2020

While challenges to adoption still exist, both in terms of customer preferences and inefficiencies in the market, e-commerce is beginning to generate traction both because of necessity and the presence of enabling technologies.