Tag: online shopping

These are the new hot spots of innovation in the time of coronavirus

Entrepreneurs are innovating in new ways as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. Potential examples include virus-resistant nanoparticles for health worker protective gear and home-schooling solutions, Adeo Ressi, CEO of global start-up accelerator The Founder Institute, tells CNBC Make It.

Top 8 retail trends to watch in 2020

Consumer demands for a frictionless, personalised experience which caters for their lifestyle needs are set to drive online retail trends in 2020. The result is a focus on creating a customised experience that supports and enhances shopping in the virtual environment, facilitating the buying journey.

#BlackFriday sales up, but transaction value down

Statistics from Instant EFT provider i-Pay show that while the Rand value of transactions on Black Friday was up 1000% on 2016, average value per transaction on Black Friday declined compared to last year.

Here’s why South Africa’s online shoppers keep coming back for more

Mercy Mpinganjira |University of Johannesburg   Online shopping is becoming ubiquitous in many parts of the world. The internet today enables retailers to open online and serve customers at any time of the day...

What do online shoppers really want?

Understanding and keeping pace with what drives people to shop and buy online is critical to succeeding in the digital world.