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  • SUPERBALIST.COM CELEBRATING YOUTH Changing the way the youth shop and applauding creative talent

    Superbalist.com, South Africa’s only high-trend curated online shopping destination, has in excess of 1 million members. With an ever expanding selection of the best international brands at affordable prices; an understanding of what the youth market wants in terms of shopping and content; and campaigns that resonate with their target market, the site is set to change the way the youth shop and consume information. “We understand what it’s like to want coveted...

  • Designing for emerging markets, the challenges businesses face in Africa

    Emerging markets are full of opportunity for the clever entrepreneur. Across Africa, Asia and South America are countries with millions of underserved consumers. These people may be living on very little, but their basic needs are similar to those of wealthier people in more developed countries. In their paper, The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid, C.K Prahalad and Stuart L. Hart explain that “low-income markets present a prodigious opportunity for the...

  • Banking Africa’s Unbanked – Time For A Reality Check

    Plenty of progress has been made on increasing the size of Africa’s banked population. The trouble is, from the amount of noise that is made about the topic, you would be forgiven for thinking we had fixed the problem when we really haven’t. According to the World Bank, today, 62 per cent of the world’s population has a bank account. In 2011 that figure was 51 per cent. In three years, 700 million...

  • Nomanini scales West African footprint with Transaction Solutions partnership

    South African-based portable Point of Sale (PoS) service provider Nomanini has announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with Transactions Solutions Ghana Limited (GSE: TRANSOL) to substantially scale numbers of its cloud-based PoS terminals in Ghana. The partnership with TranSol signals Nomanini’s first scaled project commitment in West Africa, with the first batch of 100 pilot terminals having been deployed in January 2015, proving an instant hit with vendors. A second, larger shipment...

  • Geeks Online SA to launch soon

    Brand new education startup Geeks Online SA (GOSA) based in Cape Town, South Africa, looks to bring an innovative solution in the education space. It’s an idea inspired by the self-proclaimed “Geek” himself, one of the co-founders. The company has been founded by two chief enthusiast, Anele Geqiwe and Busisiwe Ngxande. What they lack in years of experience, the pair have vision and passion for education. The concept driving GOSA is very simple: it requires strong relationship between...

  • Top international fashion brands are a click away at Superbalist.com

    Attention all fashion lovers! Popular international fashion brands, Vero Moda and Jack & Jones, are now exclusively available at online fashion destination, Superbalist.com.  Gone are the days of being isolated from access to global trends as Superbalist brings you internationally coveted brands at the click of a button. Danish brand, Vero Moda, is one of Europe’s largest labels offering high quality, on-trend apparel at affordable prices. The range is chic and modern,...

  • SUPERBALIST.COM HITS 1 MILLION MEMBERS

    Cape Town, 25 September 2014: Superbalist.com, South Africa’s only high-trend curated online shopping destination, has come of age reaching 1 million members. To mark this occasion, members will receive free delivery on all orders, indefinitely. Recently acquired by Takealot.com, this online shopping destination offers curated high-trend items across various departments at affordable prices, through styled and edited features with a vast selection of local and international brands. Claude Hanan, co-founder of Superbalist.com, says South...

  • 2015 Trends on bidorbuy

    Selfie sticks, drones and wearables are some of the most popular search terms on bidorbuy, which may be an indication of shopping trends for the year (9 January 2015) At the beginning of 2015, several search terms have joined the ranks of “most popular” on South African online marketplace bidorbuy.co.za. “Over a million people visit bidorbuy every month, conducting hundreds of thousands of searches. These numbers are extensive enough to serve as a basis...

  • First Two Apple Watches Sold on bidorbuy

    (4 May 2015) The Apple magic is as strong as ever. The proof is in the sale of two Apple Watches on www.bidorbuy.co.za at prices that can only be described as premium. Tech7, one of thousands of sellers who sell regularly on South Africa’s online marketplace, posted his wares on 28 April: two beautiful Apple Watches, one made of aluminium alloy, and the other of stainless steel. On 3 May, one buyer snatched...

  • The comparison website Click n Compare is taking Africa by storm

    Cape Town, South Africa - Click n Compare, a South African focused comparison website is expanding their outreach after a very succesful year with a strong month on month growth of 40%. Alongside the South African success of the brand comes now their expansion into both Nigeria and Kenya.    Established in 2013, Click n Compare is a one-stop portal for African consumers who are looking to source services and be educated in hard-to-navigate...