Online is where it’s at…
The hustle will become mainstream
The local merchant should not be left behind in the e-commerce boom.
I guess its better than nothing…
There is just one niggle though…
The more the merrier
e-commerce is the future!
@begottensun gave us more information about the e-commerce business builder Fresh Ideas recently launched.
No developer needed, mostly plug and play.
Social Justice in the new age of digital economies.
Yaita is a local logistics startup that is about to launch a product called the Fulfilment Centre which it hopes will make the complete e-commerce partner
You can now have an e-commerce store like Fresh in a Box but it will cost you a pretty penny a month and even more for all the bells & whistles
CBZ Holdings and local e-commerce startup Mutapa have joined forces seeing the former enabling VISA and Mastercard payments for the latter.
Digital Wallet Skrill has announced to its customers in Zimbabwe via email that it is pulling out of the country completely.
Mutapa.co is the newest entry into the e-commerce game in Zimbabwe. The site already has more than 50 vendors already registered.
Late last week Vaya and Thumela eKhaya announced a partnership that offers Zimbabweans in South Africa an avenue to send groceries back home. This service (and services like it) offer Zimbabweans abroad an alternative to the middlemen and runners who usually carry goods across the border. Besides avoiding the irregular and high fees charged by […]
Lafarge, the makers and supplier of cement, aggregates and dry mortar mixes also has a retail store. The shop called Binastore is in line with LaFarge’s core business of construction. The building supply outlet now has an online store. Binastore is, of course, offering the same products that the physical store is offering. However, looking […]
In their most recent financial reports, Rainbow Tourism Group CEO Tendai Madziwanyika positioned Gateway Stream as a big part of the company’s future. In the same report, RTGs CEO also spoke about local eCommerce and how the company views the field. Mr Madziwanyika noted that eCommerce is booming right now, writing; Zimbabwe has a combination […]
A couple of weeks ago we featured an article that looked at ZimPost’s e-commerce aspirations. ZimPost has the infrastructure to make the most of the e-commerce bloom caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This isn’t to say they have sat on their hands. They have made strides in roping in outlets as partners but there is […]
Facebook recently posted an invite for African e-commerce startups to apply for their accelerator program. The 12-week long non-equity program focuses on networking, training, and mentorship for entrepreneurs. “In this critical time, Facebook is doubling down on commerce and accelerating its work to enable every business to sell online and help people gain inspiration, discover […]
ZimPost is an interesting organisation. Particularly because they are in a transitional period where one revenue model (mail) is dying rapidly whilst another opportunity presents itself (eCommerce). With less and less people sending letters, ZimPost has to find a way to turn the eCommerce opportunity into revenue fast. Year Volume of letters 2017 4,889,497 2018 […]