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EFA meets the World Bank

By Shahrain Coovadia | Mar 15, 2019

We met with the World Bank (WB) on 27 Feb. The WB is looking at the digital economy: its ambition is to ensure that every person is digitally enabled by 2030 around the world by providing funding and advice to countries and organisations. The WB’s programme is based on 5 action points: – telecom/internet access;…

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Delivery News from around the world

By Shahrain Coovadia | Mar 15, 2019

Do e-shops in SA offer a better choice of delivery options than available elsewhere?  A recent report by Parcellab from Germany analyses the strengths and potential capabilities in checkout, shipping and returns based on orders placed with the 100 largest German e-shops. The study (carried out in August 2018) found that consumers have almost no choice in shipping services.…

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The 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill’s ‘B’ version 

By Shahrain Coovadia | Mar 15, 2019

EFA responded to the Select Committee on Trade and International Relations in February with comments on the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill’s ‘B’ version. We pointed out that SMEs in particular need a robust IP regime to prevent larger companies purloining their copyright particularly in a global ecommerce market. And we asked, would this Bill provide adequate protection?…

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THE BIG NEWS!! The EFA Trustmark in trial at Edcon websites

By Shahrain Coovadia | Mar 15, 2019

Trustmarks have been proven highly successful to encourage greater consumer trust. We are delighted to announce that the Safe.Shop South Africa trustmark is being trialed by 3 of Edcon’s websites. At present we are still working on the landing page but the system is up and running based on the Amsterdam-based Safe.Shop trustmark. The trustmark…

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Notice to all paid-up members of the Ecommerce Forum Africa

By Shahrain Coovadia | Feb 11, 2019

The AGM will be held in the afternoon of Monday 18 March 2019 in Cape Town. Details of the venue and time will be advertised as soon as a venue is fixed. In the event that you are unable to attend, please contact me for a proxy vote (alastair@ecomafrica.org). Thank you, Alastair Tempest CEO EFA

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SHOPPER INSIGHTS SA 2019- 7 Nov

By Shahrain Coovadia | Sep 18, 2018

AND THE INSIGHTS YOU WILL GAIN • Banks gaining shopper intelligence far ahead of most retailers – learn how they are doing it • Meet Generation Next; how wellness may be influencing their shopping habits • 20% of shoppers matter; customer data science techniques at work boosting ROI • Influencing influencers along the retail journey…

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Social Media Landscape Briefings 2019 (Bryanston Country Club, 16 Oct & SSISA, Newlands, Cpt 18 Oct)

By Shahrain Coovadia | Aug 30, 2018

THE INSIGHTS YOU WILL GAIN; *  Big 6 platforms; latest stats, trends and Arthur Goldstuck’s insights *  Big 6 hot issues; two panels, latest issues shortlisted by 1,000’s of followers *  Enforceable social media guidelines for brands; IAB & ASA initiative *  SA Brand Index, top performing social brands and why *  Messaging; big 7…

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Announcing Shopper Insights, Jhb, Wed 7 Nov

By Shahrain Coovadia | Aug 29, 2018

AND THE INSIGHTS YOU WILL GAIN • Banks gaining shopper intelligence far ahead of most retailers– how they are doing it • Meet Generation Next; how wellness may be influencing their shopping habits • 20% of shoppers matter; customer data science techniques at work boosting ROI • Influencing influencers along the retail journey • New…

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African Economy Statistics

By Shahrain Coovadia | Jul 27, 2018

                                                       Southern Africa Statistics (estimates) 2017 Country                          Population          GDP per capita (US$)               Real GDP growth y-on-y       Exports ($bn)     Imports ($bn) Angola                               29.78m                    4,214                                               …

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Zooming in on European Ecommerce

By Shahrain Coovadia | Jul 27, 2018

Sign up to watch this webinar recording! Join us for an interesting conversation on the status of e-commerce in Europe with other experts. What to expect from this (60”) Webinar: • The most interesting key facts & figures from the latest European Ecommerce Report. • Growth & Remaining Challenges in the European e- market with…

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