This achievement was helped along by a R500 000 transaction from one shopper on Black Friday.
Yoco reports a notable increase in the number of transactions at SMEs over Black Friday but some sectors are still struggling.
R1 243 per basket is more than R803 in 2019’s Black Friday., according to PayFast.
Today’s Black Friday and a new africast. It’s our two for one deal.
Whichever side of the Black Friday hullabaloo you side with, South Africans clearly don’t mind spending big, based on the live tracker from PayFast.
The $10 coupons from sales past are absent this Black Friday.
There are also deals on devices and TVs available.
Trevor Gosling, co-founder and CEO of Lulalend, says the peak season of the year will show which SMEs are indeed ready for change.
If you’re shopping for a new TV or smartphone, Samsung has a number of tempting deals.
Dries Cronje, CEO if Deep Learning Café, says that ethics will play a critical role as more businesses leverage AI in order to tap into customer trends.
No matter how great your service is, opinions will fall apart if delivery of your product is a pain for customers.
With many South African retailers having week-long sales for Black Friday, OneDayOnly is also getting in on the action.
Customers who make use of the FNB App will now receive purchase authentication requests via the app instead of an SMS.
While ecommerce transactions might increase, FNB doesn’t expect the value of transactions to increase by much.
Both retailers have confirmed that their Black Friday deals will not simply run for a week during November, but rather the entire month.
The devices may not be as secure as you expect.
SIM and device contracts from MTN are discounted for Black Friday.
The Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite are being bundled with oodles of free stuff this Black Friday.