Buyers love uAfrica shipping

We have been urging sellers to offer uAfrica shipping for a while now. We wrote a blog post on uAfrica fulfilment, an article about activating the uAfrica shipping option, and an article on the finer points of using uAfrica shipping. Turns out, we have …

The pros and cons of drop shipping

Some of you may have heard the term drop shipping; others may have never heard of it. So what is it? A simple and straightforward definition is: “to provide goods by direct delivery from the manufacturers to the retailer or customer.” In other words, drop …

Current state of ecommerce in South Africa

Ecommerce is growing and expanding all over the world, but what about South Africa specifically? Is home-grown ecommerce blooming? What challenges does it face? Will the local retail industry be adversely affected by the expansion of ecommerce? This blog …

The bidorbuy Emoji Hunt competition

We are giving away R500 every weekday for two weeks!   As Easter approaches, we at bidorbuy want to celebrate with you. Surely you still remember the thrill you felt as a child while trying to find your Easter eggs in the garden. The bidorbuy …

Celebrating ten years of success

Diamond Merchants have been on bidorbuy for a whopping 10 years! If the company's name doesn’t already give you a slight indication of what they sell, they are multinational jewellery and diamond wholesalers who offer high-quality items at a fraction of …

Bidding the right way

Who has a high chance of winning an auction on bidorbuy? Well, research shows that it’s not the luckiest  person, but the person with the best bidding strategy that has a higher chance of winning an auction. The catch is that there are many people out …

How to effectively work from home

Working from home can make you happier and more at ease, but there are some downfalls as well. Distractions, kids, not enough structure and much more. Here are some tips you can use to ensure you are as efficient as possible while still enjoying the perks …

The importance of good packaging

More often than not, merchandisers believe that profits and business priorities lie only with the product that they sell. This is partly true. However, a very important aspect of overall business success stems from excellent packaging. The meaning of …