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June 12, 2019

DHL rolls out e-commerce platform to more markets in Africa

DHL Africa eShop has seen impressive growth since launching and has now been rolled out to nine more countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

Following the success of the DHL Africa eShop (www.Africa-eShop.DHL) app in 11 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, DHL Express has announced that its innovative mobile and desktop platform has been rolled out in nine more countries across the continent.

Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express sub-Saharan Africa, says that they’ve seen impressive growth in usage of the DHL Africa eShop app since it was initially brought online in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritius, Ghana, Senegal, Rwanda, Malawi, Botswana, Sierra Leone and Uganda in [...]

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May 30, 2019

Africa’s top 100 brands announced

Brand Africa has announced the Top 100 brands in Africa in their 7th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands. Nike, MTN, Dangote, Ecobank and BBC were recognised as the most admired brands on the continent.

The event took place at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa, on Friday, 24 May. Brand Africa, in partnership with Geopoll, Kantar and Brand Leadership, made the announcement at an event attended by industry leaders from across Africa.

Since 2011, the Brand Africa 100 has been surveying and ranking the most admired brands spontaneously recalled by African consumers. n a relatively stable Top 100 list, the US sports and fitness mega brand, Nike, [...]

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May 27, 2019

Takealot’s Pick-up Points a milestone for SA e-commerce

Earlier this month popular online retail giant Takealot announced the launch of its own Click and Collect network to service Takealot online shoppers with a convenient delivery method by opening 30 of their own pick-up points around the country.

This is a huge milestone for e-commerce and Click and Collect in South Africa. Takealot aligning their delivery and check-out experience with those of major South African e-commerce players like TFG, Cape Union Mart, OneDayOnly, Wellness Warehouse and HomeChoice proves that online retail in South Africa needs a practical delivery solution tailored for the local market.

Click and Collect delivery is gaining traction in South [...]

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May 16, 2019

Shoprite Creates More Than 400 Jobs in Just Two Weeks

South Africa’s largest private sector employer, the Shoprite Group, created 409 new jobs with the opening of 16 new stores across five provinces in South Africa during the second half of April 2019

This brings the Group’s total number of employees to more than 147 200 and this trend is set to continue with more than 50 new stores still scheduled to open by December 2019.

More than 1 billion transactions were processed at the Group’s more than 2 800 stores and it attracted an additional 2.4% customers during the 2018 financial year.

Positioned in areas not previously served by the Group’s supermarkets or in those showing strong population growth, the 16 new stores [...]

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