Naspers has made the first investment through its new Naspers Foundry start-up fund, buying a stake in Internet-based domestic cleaning service SweepSouth for R30-million.
Pioneering South African online kitchen and homeware retailer Yuppiechef is opening more physical stores in an omni-channel retail push.
Why the e-commerce business is rolling out physical collection points.
On the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg discuss Takealot’s decision to open a flagship customer collections centre in Midrand and two dozen other pick-up points around the country.
Picture essay | Takealot.com, the online retailer controlled by Naspers, has officially launched its flagship customer collections point on the New Road Bridge in Johannesburg.
South Africa’s largest online retailer, Naspers-owned Takealot, has so far been able to mostly withstand the strain of the Black Friday sale, though it had some early issues with a third-party payment gateway.
South Africa’s largest online retailer, the Naspers-controlled Takealot, is working hard to ensure its website stays up on the Black Friday sales day, which happens this year on 23 November.
Naspers said on Friday that it will invest R1.4-billion to help South African technology entrepreneurs grow their start-ups and will invest R4.6-billion over the next three years in the local technology sector.
In the latest episode of TalkCentral, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the seemingly better news on ICT emerging from government.
South Africa’s largest online retailer, Naspers-controlled Takealot.com, is said to be planning a Gauteng customer collections centre located on the N1 bridge at New Road in Midrand.