Advertise with

Walmart making great strides in eCommerce

27/02/2017 - 16:41

Walmart is seeing payoff from its significant investments in eCommerce, growing online sales 29% in the fourth quarter while gross merchandise value (GMV) increased 36.1%, including its and grocery businesses. 

“We’re gaining traction and moving faster,” said Walmart CEO Doug McMillon in an earnings call. “We’re the second-largest U.S. online retailer by revenue, one of the top three online retailers by traffic and our Walmart app is among the top three apps in retail.” Ecommerce has been even more on the f... 


Subscribe to all news from

Cross-border eCommerce considered a growth rocket for Sub Saharan African retailers

27/02/2017 - 15:18

Cross-border online retail predicted to grow at twice the rate of domestic e-commerce (CAGR: 25%) until 2020. Retailers can g...

The importance of customer engagement for loyalty

27/02/2017 - 14:39

There is a strong argument for customer engagement and loyalty drives to be two of the most important elements to the marketi...

Ceres Fruit Growers sustainability efforts bear fruit

27/02/2017 - 14:29

The sustainability efforts of one of the largest employers in the area, Ceres Fruit Growers, is bearing fruit saving the envi...

More luxury retailers opened stores in London than any other city in 2016

27/02/2017 - 13:58

London’s status as the world capital for luxury retail has been reinforced with new data showing it had more luxury store o...

Checkers takes aim at Woolies’ convenience market

27/02/2017 - 11:43

Shoprite wants to beat the market leader at its own game....

Gloomy outlook for SA’s retail sector

27/02/2017 - 10:53

The food and drug retailers index rallied just under 9% last week following the release of better-than-expected results from ...

Whitey Basson leaves behind ‘excellent’ team

24/02/2017 - 16:44

The Shoprite icon delivers the last results under his watch, with numbers blowing past expectations and operations thriving i...