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E-commerce will assist economy

Allowing companies to sell products online will help them to stay afloat during the lockdown

Facebook most popular social network in SA

A social media report found that there is significant gender balance in South Africans' use of Facebook, which is also SA's favourite social network.

Study shows major Twitter growth in SA

South Africans are the most active tweeters on the continent, producing twice as many tweets as Kenya, the next most active country.

Cellphone banking takes off

The Mobility 2011 research project finds that 37% of South Africans in urban and rural areas use cellphone banking.

Internet use on cellphones surges in SA

The cellphone habits of South Africans have changed dramatically over the last year, World Wide Worx said on Wednesday.

Mobile internet booms in South Africa

World Wide Worx on Thursday released a report stating that the use of mobile internet services has exploded in South Africa.

SA internet users pass five-million mark

The number of South African internet users has passed five million for the first time, research group World Wide Worx said on Thursday.

SA online retailers benefit from ‘e-Christmas’ rush

Online retailers will have generated about R200-million by the time stores close for Christmas this year, technology research group World Wide Worx said on Thursday. "We can already see which products are generating the most heat through the searches on our site," said Jump Shopping MD Albert Bredenhann.

Kalahari.net scoops e-commerce award

Local online retailer Kalahari.net, a popular stop on the web for South Africans looking to buy especially CDs, books and DVDs, has been chosen as best e-commerce store of the year, for the second year in a row. The South African e-Commerce Awards is an initiative hosted by online shopping search engine Jump Shopping.

Rosy future for SA online retail

South African online retail is turning into a healthy and attractive business as more consumers access broadband and become more comfortable with online shopping, internet research firm World Wide Worx reported on Monday. By the end of this year, online spending on retail goods is expected to have grown by more than 35%.

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