Online Shopping

To have a dad like Raymond Ackerman

'Most days, however, looking at it from my side of the fence, the idea of a parent company is somewhat jaded'

Click here. Actually, no, don’t

'Sometimes I think South African retail websites don’t actually want to sell anything'

Chinese woman’s online snake purchase proves deadly

The young woman in the northern province of Shaanxi died eight days after being bitten by the many-banded krait

Tough times drive Black Friday

Bricks-and-mortar and online retailers are sitting pretty, but did consumers really win?

Tennis shoe racket: The game’s afoot

A lack of customer service and prohibitive added costs make the online ordering of sports shoes into a sad experience.

Chasing the e-tail a costly investment

Online shopping is increasing rapidly in South Africa, but financiers need deep pockets.

South Africans still wary of online shopping

The potential audience for online shopping is growing at its fastest rate ever, but that also means more shoppers are still being scared away.

Online shopping for customised African designs

Digital boutiques are shaking up the fashion retail sector with competitive pricing, quality and designs.

3D Secure now mandatory on e-commerce sites

The deadline for implementating 3D Secure was at the end of February, meaning that all e-commerce sites now have to offer their customers the service.

Online retail: What are the risks really?

Retailers moving into the online space for the first time face risks that don't exist in the bricks-and-mortar world.

How the NSA sabotaged the internet

Alistair Fairweather thinks the US government needs to condemn the NSA's attack on one of the world's most important resources - the internet.

Microsoft, Google in battle over online shopping

Microsoft and Google have become embroiled in a bitter dispute over who is the fairest of them all for online shopping.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it