Consumers spent $900bn more at online retailers globally in 2020

Article found on BizCommunity Covid-19 accelerated e-commerce around the globe and forced retailers to shift to digital. As the pandemic kept consumers around the world at home, nearly everything from groceries to gardening supplies was purchased online. According to Mastercard’s latest Recovery Insights report, this amounted to an additional $900bn being spent in retail online […]

Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches

Article found on BizCommunity After a month of public testing in March, the new South African online marketplace Everyshop has officially launched, offering delivery across South Africa. Everyshop is part of Pepkor’s JD Group, the operator of local retail chains like Russels, Bradlows, HiFi Corporation and Incredible Connection. The marketplace has been described as a […]

Truth Coffee’s David Donde is taking on the world of chocolate

Article by Lauren Hartzenburg on BizCommunity David Donde, the visionary behind Truth Coffee, has broadened his horizons and launched a chocolate company with long-standing Truth COO Ken Walton. Not to be mistaken for a side hustle, the co-founders are already eyeing expansion abroad in the US and UK. The new brand, Minimalist Chocolate, aptly describes […]

Mr Price Group to buy Yuppiechef

Article found on BizCommunity Mr Price Group has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of privately-owned homeware retailer Yuppiechef. The purchase consideration will be settled entirely in cash, and the Yuppiechef management team will continue to run the business with the support of the Mr Price executive team. Andrew Smith and Shane Dryden founded […]