Minister Ebrahim Patel has backed down over government’s ban on unfettered e-commerce during level-4 of the lockdown, handing a stunning victory to an industry that has lobbied hard to have the restrictions removed.
Takealot.com CEO Kim Reid said on Friday that if the e-commerce company were to take government to court to challenge its continued ban on e-commerce, it would win – but he hopes it won’t be necessary.
The continued ban on unfettered e-commerce, and a possible extension of this ban beyond next Friday, is “incomprehensible”, according to Takealot.com CEO Kim Reid.
E-commerce players hoping for an immediate lifting of restrictions preventing the online sale and delivery of non-essential products to consumers have been dealt a harsh blow by trade & industry minister Ebrahim Patel.
Kim Reid, CEO of South Africa’s largest online retailer, Takealot.com, has made an impassioned plea to government to allow unfettered e-commerce and food delivery as soon as possible.
South Africa’s biggest online retailer has fallen over under the pressure of shoppers looking for Black Friday deals. Both Takealot.com’s website and mobile app were down on Friday morning, with customers reporting
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