Safe.Shop South Africa Trustmark
One of our aims at the Ecommerce Forum South Africa (EFSA) is to help increase shoppers’ trust in ecommerce.
We looked at a number of solutions, and identified the best – Safe.Shops - which is branded Safe.Shop South Africa.
WHO WE ARE
The Ecommerce Forum South Africa (EFSA) was created by major Ecommerce players in November 2016, with the mission to increase awareness, confidence and capability of the ecommerce (online selling) sector in South Africa. The EFSA is the forum for all players in the Ecommerce industry — working cohesively with each other to enrich the overall ecommerce industry in South Africa.
BECOME AN EFA MEMBER
Membership is open to all stakeholders in the African eCommerce industry, including e-tailers and service providers. To encourage a collaborative environment, members joining the Ecommerce Forum South Africa are asked to contribute based on the size of their business. All members will have access to the same resources and benefits (Training, Research, Representation, Forum & Networking).
EFFECTIVE MEASURE REPORT
B2B Online surveyed 100 people about the biggest online challenges facing B2B sales and marketing leaders in manufacturing and distribution today. From ecommerce platform development and upgrades, to data flow and integration, B2B is giving you insight on the latest digital strategies, and challenges proving most common in the manufacturing and distribution sectors.
WOMEN IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
Every month, Mpho Sekwele interviews a woman in the digital economy who inspire other women around them. Read their stories here.
It is very important for women to collaborate in business and innovation especially when addressing problems largely impacting women. Meet the two young brains transforming the digital divide for women and girls in Malawi through their innovation centre- Status Mindset
UPCOMING EVENTS & MEETINGS
Our Consumer Protection Act is closely modelled on the EU’s rules protecting consumers, particularly those to do with selling at a distance (including ecommerce). In this Newsletter we therefore always follow important changes to the EU’s rules. In a recent case, the European Court of Justice has decided that online retailers don’t need to provide…
Above, in the article on the AfCFTA, we looked at how that free trade area intends to open up Africa’s markets to intra-African trade. The more Africa can trade within the Continent, the less its economies will be affected by global trade downturns outside its control. A new WTO report shows that global trade tensions…
According to a joint report by the Global System for Mobile Association (GSMA) Ecosystem Accelerator and Briter Bridges, the number of tech hubs in Africa grew by 40% over the last year,. The report identifies a ‘tech hub’ as any entity with physical locations, which provide support to tech innovators. These include accelerators, co-working spaces, and incubators,…