Fear of contracting the coronavirus while fighting off other shoppers will probably change how people shop for sales
The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that there is not a part of our lives that will not be affected by the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution.
COMMENT The world is going through unprecedented challenges caused by a novel, rapidly transmitted coronavirus. Experts predict difficult times ahead with shrinking economies, loss of life and livelihoods and some structural changes — a new normal. Change is afoot in Africa as governments work tirelessly to identify their most vulnerable citizens for emergency disbursements. Banks, […]
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Microsoft and Google have become embroiled in a bitter dispute over who is the fairest of them all for online shopping.
South African websites have only just begun to tap into the huge demand there is for online shopping, writes Alistair Fairweather.
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South Africans are becoming more open to the option of online shopping, with a survey reporting a 30% increase in online spending in 2010.
Online retailers might see an increase in visitors this year as a survey found 45% of online shoppers spent more online in 2011 than previous years.
E-tailers in South Africa can expect to see their most prolific growth in mobile commerce, says chief executive of Kalahari.com.
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Retailers and consumers are at loggerheads over high local prices and the potential consequences.
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