Ecommerce Product Launch

Amazon to Launch in South Africa in 2024

Amazon, the global ecommerce platform, has announced that it will launch in 2024, providing South African-based sellers the ability

Ecommerce Internet Partnership

Starlink and Jumia Collaborate to Expand Internet Service in Africa

Jumia, the e-commerce platform in Africa, has announced an agreement with Starlink, a satellite internet service, to retail the Starlink


Embedded Finance in the Age of e-commerce 

The African online e-commerce market has grown rapidly in recent years and is estimated to be worth approximately $40 billion – a figure that


Shopping For Sustainability: Online Stores and e-commerce Merchants Answer Growing Consumer Demand

While 92% of South Africans say sustainability is important to them, only 58% claim to live sustainably according to a 2022 study by global

Ecommerce Funding Investment Venture Capital

Chari, a Moroccan eCommerce Startup, Secures $1m From Orange Ventures

Chari, a Moroccan eCommerce startup, has raised $1 million invested from Orange Ventures, Orange’s venture capital investment arm. Grégoire de

Apps Ecommerce Feature

AppsFlyer gives Insight into Global E-Commerce Trends for 2023

By Sue Azari – E-Commerce Lead at AppsFlyer It is no secret that over the past few years, the e-commerce

Lipa Later
Acquisition Ecommerce

Lipa Later ‘Rescues’ E-Commerce Startup Sky Garden

Lipa Later, a Kenyan Buy Now Paylater Startup (BNPL), has acquired e-commerce startup Sky Garden, which was on the brink

Ecommerce Funding Investment

Egypt’s SIDEUP Closes $1.2m Seed to Scale its eCommerce Services

SIDEUP, the Egyptian startup for e-commerce services, has raised a $1.2 million seed round. Global and regional investors in early-stage


Value-added Services Will Define Future of e-commerce

The South African retail space has seen some dramatic changes in a relatively short time. Online shopping or e-commerce has

Black Friday
Business Ecommerce

The Hidden Price Tag of Black Friday: The Most Popular Scams and How to Avoid Them

The promise of a great bargain is attractive for SA shoppers, but cybercriminals have special scams of their own in-store