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Uber Eats and Medicare to Launch South African-first Pharmacy Offering

Uber Eats is excited to announce a South African-first pharmacy offering locally with Medicare that will now provide users, directly from the Uber Eats App, access to over-the-counter medication (self-medication), including schedule 1 and 2 drugs for delivery without leaving home. Uber Eats is rolling out a new reimagined experience …

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Tribunal Confirms Commission & Shoprite Checkers Consent Agreement Concerning Long-Term Exclusive Lease Agreements

The Tribunal has confirmed, as an order, a consent agreement between the Competition Commission (the Commission) and Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd (Shoprite) whereby the retailer agrees to immediately stop enforcing exclusivity provisions in its long-term exclusive lease agreements with its landlords against small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) and speciality …

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Shopping Centres Celebrate Diversity through Promoting Inclusivity

Eris Property Group has made history with South Africa’s first-ever bilingual shopping centre websites with chatbots South African property development and services company, Eris Property Group (Pty) Ltd, have made history launching South Africa’s first ever bilingual shopping centre websites with chatbots. The websites, conceptualised, designed and developed by boutique marketing …

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Mondia and Jumia Launch Exciting New Gaming Service on JumiaPay App for Consumers in Africa

Mondia (https://Mondia.com), a leading technology company which specialises in the marketing and distribution of digital content and Jumia (NYSE : JMIA) (www.Jumia.com.ng), Africa’s largest e-commerce platform, today announced the launch of Jumia Games, a competitively priced entertainment category on the JumiaPay App. In its first phase, the fully branded gaming …

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Shoprite Launches Xtra Savings Rewards Programme

The Shoprite Group is launching a rewards programme for its Shopite branded stores on Monday 12 October 2020. The new Shoprite Xtra Savings card will benefit customers with immediate cash savings and launches a year after the Checkers Xtra Savings rewards programme, with more than 5 million customers signed up for and which …

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DPO Group: New Ecommerce-in-a-box Offering Set to Transform SME Landscape

South African businesses can now get an ecommerce-ready website, including a full payment suite, integrated delivery service and free hosting for just R349 per month. SA’s largest payment service provider, DPO South Africa, launched DPO Store, described as ecommerce-in-a-box, its specifically designed to help start up and small businesses move …

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Walmart Joins the Paymentus Instant Payment Network™

Paymentus to power Walmart’s enhanced bill pay experience Effective immediately, Walmart and Paymentus have formed a partnership designed to modernize how bills are paid in Walmart stores and in the Walmart app. As part of the collaboration, Walmart has joined the Paymentus Instant Payment Network™, adding another Fortune 100 company …

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MACmobile Launches STOREApp Self-service Mobile App to Empower Main Market Retailers in Southern and Eastern Africa

MACmobile, a provider of end-to-end cloud-based FMCG value chain solutions and platforms, has launched STOREApp for FIELDForce, a self-service mobile application aimed at empowering main market retailers to manage their own ordering process. This innovative application runs off any smartphone or browser, enabling spaza shop owners and other small retailers …

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Zamleather Pledges Continued Support for Local Cattle Industry

Zamleather has pledged continued support to the growth of the leather industry in Zambia and called for a crackdown on cattle rustling to help preserve the sector. The tannery and shoe division of Zambeef – and the company behind the popular Zamshu footwear brand – is committed to continue sourcing …

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Jumia Launches its Food Festival to Promote Adoption of Meal Ordering & Support Local Restaurants During COVID-19

Inspired by the World Food Day celebrations on Oct 16th, this month-long event will also showcase the diversity of the African food industry. Africa’s E-commerce platform Jumia (NYSE: JMIA) has announced the launch of a Food Festival Campaign which will take place from the 1st to 31st October 2020. The campaign is …

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