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  1. Jan

    Takealot vs Makro vs Everyshop online shopping and delivery test

    Takealot versus Makro — the winner is clear An ecommerce test by MyBroadband Insights revealed that Takealot offers the best overall ecommerce service among large online retailers. Ecommerce is experiencing tremendous growth in South Africa. A recent study by World Wide Worx revealed that...
  2. Jan

    Weekend deals - Takealot tech mania sale launched

    Takealot tech mania sale — up to 50% off Takealot has launched a “Tech Mania Sale” with big price cuts on smartphones, gadgets, and competing products between 22 and 28 July 2021. The Takealot tech sale come amidst a boom in ecommerce in South Africa and increased competition between the big...
  3. Jan

    Big screen TV specials - 9 July 2021

    Large-screen TV prices slashed in South Africa Takealot, Everyshop, Makro, and Hirsch’s have slashed the price of large-screen TVs as part of special promotions. Hirsch’s has launched a “Match Day TV Sale” where it offers discounts of up to 20% on a range of big-brand televisions. Everyshop...
  4. Jan

    Testing Takealot's discount percentages

    Takealot's discounts tested Online shoppers looking to score big bargains on Takealot should carefully consider the claimed discounts shown on its deals. South Africa’s top online retailer offers Daily Deals and regular themed sales for certain categories of products. A big eye-catcher on...
  5. Jan

    Takealot Refresh Your Desk tech sale

    Takealot tech sale — up to 45% off Takealot has launched a “Refresh Your Desk” sale with discounts of up to 45% on laptops, printers, hard drives, and other tech products. This sale is the latest move by Takealot to maintain its dominant position in the South African ecommerce market. The...
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    Makro versus Takealot - Cheapest 4K TV prices in South Africa

    Makro versus Takealot - Cheapest 4K TV prices in South Africa If you are in the market for a new ultra high definition TV, it is worth shopping around for the best price. A comparison of prices from several online stores across a variety of brands showed that you can save thousands of rands on...
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    The cheapest tech available on Takealot

    The cheapest tech available on Takealot Takealot's wide range of hardware, software, electronics and gadgets includes a gaming console for R180, a touchscreen smartphone priced at R499, and a 17-inch TV for R795. In this challenging economy, many of us should be tightening our belts instead...
  8. Jan

    Takealot could sell groceries in South Africa

    Takealot may start to sell groceries Takealot has an opportunity to start selling groceries in South Africa thanks to its extensive delivery and warehouse infrastructure and technology. This is the view of Naspers and Prosus chief financial officer, Basil Sgourdos. Naspers owns 100% of...
  9. Jan

    Most popular products on Takealot for June, and most popular categories for 2021 so far

    Takealot reveals its most popular products, including a few unexpected items Takealot has revealed its most recent sales trends and while the list has some regular best-sellers like TVs and small household appliances, there are some surprises too. According to the company, load-shedding has...
  10. Jan

    Over R14 billion in products sold on Takealot

    Takealot made R14.66 billion in sales over the last year The Takealot Group, which includes Takealot.com, Superbalist, and Mr D Food, increased revenues by 65% to US$606 million (R8.7 billion) over the last year. This was revealed in Naspers’ results for the year ended 31 March 2021, which was...
  11. Jan

    Takealot big screen TV specials including 8K and OLED

    Takealot large-screen TV specials — including 8K and OLED Takealot has reduced the price of large-screen TVs and streaming devices as part of its “Streaming and Storage Devices” sale from 17 to 20 June. Apart from TV specials, Takealot is also running promotions on TV streaming devices...
  12. Jan

    Bolt Food wants to eat Uber's lunch

    Bolt Food gunning for Uber Eats with cheaper prices Bolt Food is taking the fight to Uber Eats and Mr D Food with an expansion from Cape Town into more major South African cities. Bolt Food country manager James Townsend-Rose recently spoke to MyBroadband about the platform’s plans in the...
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    Up to 50% off on the Takealot portable tech sale

    Up to 50% off on the Takealot portable tech sale Takealot has launched a portable tech sale with discounts of up to 50% on smartphones, laptops, headphones, and other gadgets [click here for all the specials]. Takealot is not the only company that is cutting prices to attract consumers...
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    Big discounts on smartphones, laptops, and TVs

    Big discounts on smartphones, laptops, and TVs Takealot has launched a “Smart Home and Entertainment” sale, offering up to 45% off TVs, laptops, smartphones, and other gadgets. This sale follows immediately after its 10th birthday sale which offered up to 50% discounts on tech, home, sport...
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    Takealot's dominance is good news for lower prices, for now

    Takealot's dominance is good news for lower prices, for now Instead of increasing prices, dominant ecommerce players typically drive prices down to increase their market share and force competitors onto their platform. This is the feedback from World Wide Worx MD Arthur Goldstuck, who was...
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    Makro Big Bang Sale versus Takealot Clearance Sale

    Makro Big Bang Sale versus Takealot Clearance Sale Competition in South Africa’s ecommerce market is increasing with Takealot, Makro, and Everyshop pumping millions into their ecommerce operations. Takealot is South Africa’s dominant online shopping player thanks to its excellent product range...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Takealot clearance sale continues − Savings on smartphones, laptops, and gadgets

    Takealot clearance sale continues − Savings on smartphones, laptops, and gadgets The South African ecommerce market is booming with many of its biggest retailers competing to dominate online shopping. According to a survey by Deloitte, approximately 22 million South African consumers shopped...
  20. J

    Takealot is under siege

    Takealot is under siege Takealot is under siege. It is losing its CEO Kim Reid and CFO Gary Altini, the Competition Commission is investigating its dominance, and it is facing increased competition. Takealot is by far the largest ecommerce platform in South Africa, and for good reason. It...
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