online shopping

  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    How Everyshop will take on Takealot

    How Everyshop will take on Takealot Everyshop is investing millions to become a significant ecommerce player in South Africa with its future plans including pick-up lockers and in-store terminals. Everyshop, which is owned and operated by JD Group, officially launched on 1 April 2021. Using...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tech sales and specials this week - Big discounts on gadgets, TVs, and smartphones

    Tech sales and specials this week - Big discounts on gadgets, TVs, and smartphones The South African ecommerce market is developing at a rapid rate, with revenue projected to reach R56 billion ($4 billion) in 2021. According to a Nielsen report on COVID-19’s effect on fast-moving consumer...
  3. chakniks

    Laptop Warranty Amazon

    I am thinking of getting a Lenovo laptop from Amazon but was wondering how they handle the warranty. Has anyone bought a laptop from them and had an issue with it past the 90 day return period? How is the warranty handled?
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Big clearance sale with discounts on laptops, smartphones, and TVs

    Big clearance sale with discounts on laptops, smartphones, and TVs South Africa’s ecommerce environment is awash with activity. Mr Price Group bought Yuppiechef, Imperial acquired Parcelninja, JD Group launched Everyshop, and Ackermans launched a new tech store. This activity is partly a...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    This is why Everyshop had thousands of product reviews at launch

    This is why Everyshop had thousands of product reviews at launch JD Group recently launched its online store Everyshop, offering a wide variety of technology products, computers, appliances, and other products from leading brands. It currently offers items across 10 main categories –...
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    South African ecommerce booming

    South African ecommerce booming The South African ecommerce market is a hive of activity with acquisitions, new launches, and millions flowing to fintech businesses. 2020 was a watershed year for ecommerce in South Africa. After a steady start, the COVID-19 pandemic brought online shopping to a...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    How Everyshop plans to become the top South African online store

    How Everyshop plans to become the top South African online store Everyshop has recently gone live with its online shopping platform in a testing environment which makes it possible for people to explore and purchase products on the platform. Everyshop marketing executive Stef Michael told...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    Takealot facing inquiry over dominance in South African ecommerce

    Takealot facing inquiry over dominance in South African ecommerce The Competition Commission will launch an “Online Intermediation Platforms Market Inquiry (OIPMI)”, which will encompass companies such as Takealot, Uber Eats, and Airbnb. The Commission published a draft for public comment...
  9. R

    MS 365 Business Standard - HP Shop Online took my money but doesn't have stock

    Guys please help, as i dont know my rights in this situation. I placed order for this software on the 24th August. Paid and cleared the next day. It states 1 - 5 working days for delivery. By yesterday i had not recieved it, so I called and spoke to Stanley. He says the order wasnt put through...
  10. squirrel

    Loot Delivery Times

    Hi there. Has anyone successfully managed to receive an order in a reasonable amount of time within the last 6 weeks from Loot? Seems they are REALLY struggling by the looks of their social media. I've been waiting 5 weeks for a desk, with no ETA, so I've been forced to cancel and order from...
  11. J

    All online shopping now allowed in South Africa

    All online shopping now allowed in South Africa The Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition has published new regulations which allow unlimited ecommerce in South Africa. The new regulations, published today, state that all goods may be transacted through ecommerce platforms, except for...
  12. J

    Why people do not shop online - Survey

    Why people do not shop online - Survey Almost 90% of tech-savvy South Africans shop online. This was one of the findings of the 2020 Online Shopping Survey conducted by MyBroadband.
  13. J

    Online shopping boom in South Africa due to coronavirus

    Online shopping boom in South Africa due to coronavirus Online stores in South Africa are experiencing a big increase in sales as consumers avoid physical stores and problems related to panic buying. On Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced urgent measures to address the COVID-19...
  14. WesleyDB

    Is book depositary a trustworthy online store?

    Considering buying something from book depositary, however I did read a very bad review of them on hello peter. Just wondering if anyone here has used them before and had a good experience?
  15. muzicollen

    Appliance House dot co dot za ? Scam or Legit ?

    Good afternoon, just wanted to find out if anyone has bought from appliance house and if they are a legit compnay
  16. J

    Huge rise in online shopping phishing attacks

    Huge rise in online shopping phishing attacks A new report by IntSights Cyber Intelligence and Riskified shows a big increase in ecommerce phishing attacks. As covered by Softpedia News, scammers are increasingly impersonating websites of well-known brands to harvest user information and...
  17. J

    3D foot scans for custom shoes coming to online shopping

    3D foot scans for custom shoes coming to online shopping The Japanese billionaire using technology to improve online shopping is taking his efforts head-to-toe. Yusaku Maezawa, founder of Japanese e-commerce site Zozo Inc., dropped several hints on Twitter that his company will soon let users...
  18. G

    Best and worst online shops in South Africa

    Re: Your report posted to us today headed Best and worst online shops in South Africa As interesting as this is, I wish it was up-to-date. The report is dated January 12 2015! At that time we were receiving EXCELLENT customer support and feedback from Takealot. They were on the ball then...
  19. J

    Amazon question

    I've spotted some few items from Amazon that I'd like to buy. I'm familiar with online shopping locally but every time I look up purchasing from international stores, the words 'import duties' and 'customs' keep popping. So my questions are: 1. How does import duties and customs work on Amazon...
  20. medicnick83

    Takealot bump

    Hi all, So yesterday I went to Takealot to fetch a small order of 3x USB cables that I ordered the night before - I didn't really want to fetch it just yet and knowing it was POST Black Friday, I was expecting a disaster but GF suggested since we were in the area to just pop in and see...
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