The executives behind Wantitall and Parcelninja have launched a “global sourcing” e-commerce website promising half a million branded goods to South Africans at cheaper prices than available through other retailers.
Promoted | Business owners no longer have to worry about a website, warehouse logistics or product delivery to run a successful e-commerce operation in South Africa.
Parcelninja CEO Justin Drennan expects a 500% spike in sales on Black Friday, which requires improved operational systems to cope with the higher load.
Although online retail counts for less than 1% of South Africa’s total retail revenue, local e-commerce players are betting on a rapidly maturing market that is moving online with increasing confidence. According to a recent survey released by advisory firm PwC, the
A Johannesburg start-up has been launched to take charge of the storage and distribution needs of e-commerce companies in South Africa. ParcelNinja was formed when online shopping website Wantitall decided to take charge of its logistics infrastructure to improve its own service and delivery