What Amazon’s entry means for South Africa
/ 19 May 2024

What Amazon’s entry means for South Africa

The e-commerce giant will shake up the online retail sector – but it might take some time

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Will Shein’s shine eclipse SA industry?
/ 22 April 2024

Will Shein’s shine eclipse SA industry?

Local clothing manufacturers have been dealt a number of blows in recent years, including the rise of international fast fashion retailers

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Interview: Takealot Group CEO on the Amazon invasion
/ 21 October 2023

Interview: Takealot Group CEO on the Amazon invasion

The chief executive of South Africa’s leading e-commerce company has called for an even playing field

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Amazon to eat Woolworths, Shoprite and Takealot lunch?
/ 27 February 2023

Amazon to eat Woolworths, Shoprite and Takealot lunch?

The pandemic may have disrupted the analogue business models of South African retailers to the online world. Amazon, unlike Walmart, is possibly an even bigger disruptor lying in wait

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Online retail sales boost warehouse sector
/ 23 June 2022

Online retail sales boost warehouse sector

The increase in e-commerce is driving the demand in storage and distribution space, it will also hurt bricks and mortar retail in the long run

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