Before we talk about e-commerce in SA, let’s define it properly

26 November 2018 – Experts are divided about both the state and the future of e-commerce in South Africa. Some big brands, like Massmart, have elected not to establish an online store here because they believe the market is simply too small. Others, like Takealot and Pick n Pay, are investing heavily and believe that online trading in SA is on the cusp of a boom and will take off the minute we fix issues around data access. Read more…


Digital Authoritarianism Is Rising. Here’s What That Means

26 November 2018 – The internet has long been touted as a force for freedom that can topple dictatorships around the world. But according to a new report on digital freedom, authoritarian forces are clawing back control and even re-purposing the web in ways that undermine democracy. Read more…


Why mobile is the gatekeeper of brand loyalty today

7 November 2018 – Achieving long-term brand loyalty has become brutally difficult for South African retailers. Mobile represents an unparalleled opportunity for savvy retailers to reach customers in more personalised, efficient and powerful ways – paving the way for a new era of data-driven brand loyalty. Read more…


How the Internet is set to change SA wine culture

24 May 2018 – When it comes to shopping, e-commerce has to be the way forward. Read more…


The rise of Stories and the changing face of social marketing

16 May 2018 – Visual content is becoming more powerful than ever on social media. The more we use our mobile phones, the bigger the urge to share a glimpse of our daily lives through images and videos. The usage of Stories is on the rise on social media while news feeds see a decline of usage. How can marketers adapt to this change in social media marketing and what do they need to know? Read more…


Online Wine Sales Skyrocket in US

4 May 2018 – Convenience, pricing and demographic change continue to drive the internet wine market in the US. Read more…


World Internet Users and 2018 Population Stats

14 February 2018. Read more…


Trend-Watching: 5 Trends for 2018

22 November 2017 – From A-COMMERCE to VIRTUAL COMPANIONS. Read more…


5 Social Media Trends That Will Have Maximum Impact in 2018

21 September 2017 – Opinion: The role of social media marketers is expanding. Read more…


Nigeria Third Most Affected By Cybercrime After US, UK

29 August 2017 – Nigeria committed to fighting cybercrime. Read more…