Month: August 2020

AFRI-COMMERCE

Mckinsey’s Lions go Digital report predicts that, online shopping in Africa could account up to 10% of retail sales, with a value of around $75 billion by 2025.  The reason for this rise according to…

A VUUQA LOVE

Hello there Family, January is behind us and the year is finally off to a good start.We are constantly looking for ways to improve our customer experience journey as you are the heart of our…

AFRICAN COUNTRIES DOMINATING THE AFRI-COMMERCE SPACE

Afri-Commerce in Africa is growing at a steady rate, according to Disrupt Africa there are around 264 eCommerce start-ups across the continent. With most of Africa’s eCommerce startups located in Nigeria followed by South Africa and…

AFRI-COMMERCE AND PAYMENT METHODS IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA

One of the challenges that are faced by Afri-Commerce businesses is that a large segment of the African population is unbanked. According to the World Bank, 66% of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa are unbanked and therefore…

BUY AFRICAN! GROW AFRICA!

BUY AFRICAN | BUY BLACK | BUY LOCAL | BUILD LOCAL | GROW LOCAL The piece below is on economic equality and not about race or discrimination. According to Brandsouthafrica, “Buying locally made goods is not…

CUSTOMERS: 5 SIMPLE WAYS ON HOW TO GET THEM AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

Customers today are faced with more options to choose from than ever before. As a result, it has become increasingly challenging to gain customers and obtain their loyalty to secure repeat purchases. This has called…

THE UNDERESTIMATED CAPABILITIES OF AN AFRICAN CHILD

Africans have so many abilities that are usually overlooked. It is difficult for an African child to truly show the world what they are capable of. This is mainly because the world views us as…

TOP 4 COUNTRIES IMPORTING APPAREL FROM SOUTH AFRICA

More South African apparel designers are looking to access markets beyond the South African boarders. In order to guide South African designers on which markets to look into, I have compiled top 4 countries in…

CHALLENGES FACING E-COMMERCE MERCHANTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Contrary to popular belief the e-commerce industry in South Africa is huge with an estimated 14 billion worth of sales by the end of 2019 according to the 2019 e-Commerce Report from World Wide Worx. It…

ARE INFLUENCERS JUST A GIMMICK OR THE REAL DEAL?

Definition:  Influencer: one who exerts influence : a person who inspires or guides the actions of others. Specifically : a person who is able to generate interest in something (such as a consumer product) by posting about it on social…

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