Archives for March 2013

Monthly Archives: March 2013

Have shop, will sell on bidorbuy

Let’s face it. It’s not easy for small brick-and-mortar retailers to survive. They face the threat of ecommerce, particularly in terms of convenience and potentially lower prices. (And yes, bidorbuy is one such “threat”.) So, if you own a small shop, …

A massive diamond ring on a R1 auction

Intl Diamond Merchants is for the first time in South African history auctioning an 11.14 carat diamond ring valued at over R600,000 on a R1, no reserve auction on bidorbuy.co.za. This means that the ring must go to the highest bidder, regardless of the …

Veggie patch for autumn

Move over, spring. Autumn is the most beautiful of all seasons! Especially if you planned your garden well and now have a good selection of maple trees, with leaves just waiting to burst into the spectacular show of autumn colours. If you (sadly) …

Property 2013

According to the experts, the state of the South African property market at the beginning of 2013 is slightly rosier, but remains overcast. While the sector is recovering from the sad stagnation of 2008, there are simply not all that many buyers, not …

Gadget of the week: Smart cameras

Camera technology has come a long way in the last thirty years, with a steady progression being made from analogue, film cameras of yesteryear to faster, lighter and more sophisticated digital cameras. The first attempt at building an entirely digital …

Art for fundraising

bidorbuy is currently hosting seven auctions organised by the Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative (PSI, or PSI Projects on bidorbuy), a non-profit whose aim is to create a successful model of sustainable development, with responsible management of natural …

Kitchen, so pretty

The very mention of the term “kitchen” brings to the mind straight, smooth, shiny surfaces. In other words, an antiseptic and impersonal look. But it does not have to be like that. You can have it all: a kitchen with all the modern paraphernalia that at …

Which TV to watch?

When buying a new TV one is confronted by a barrage of technical jargon, abbreviations, acronyms and other technical lexicon, leaving many of us asking the question, what does this all mean? This guide sets out to explain some of the nuances of buying a …