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E-commerce in Africa – The infamous Last Mile

How will companies solve the logistical nightmare of the infamous "Last Mile" in Africa? The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development ranked 44 African countries on their 'readiness' for e-commerce. This is based on 4 major criteria which include bank or mobile money account penetration, internet usage, availability of internet

Should you reinvest in e-commerce?

According to 2019 Online Retail summary, e-commerce in South Africa is projected to reach 1.4% of total retail. This comes on the back of tremendous growth of e-commerce sales year on year, with 2018 seeing a 25% growth from 2017. Considering the massive double digit growth in an economy that seems