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A glimpse of the things to come

The bidorbuy top sellers event 2010 was a good time to take a look back and to announce what lies ahead for Africa’s largest online marketplace (that is, bidorbuy). The bidorbuy Managing Director Andy Higgins outlined the growth of the site during the ten years of existence.  Without burdening this post with numbers, suffice it […]

Good news

The first of the undersea cables that is to bring internet bounty to South Africa (and the rest of Africa) is set to be completed by the end of this month. That is good news for bidorbuy (and other online entities). This is how the undersea schedule for southern Africa looks like: SEACOM, with the […]

Gauteng top sellers

In the spirit of the well-known proverb that tells us “better old news than no news at all” (or something to that effect), we bring you photos from bidorbuy‘s May 2008 Top Sellers’ Awards Dinner. (The upside being – bidorbuy‘s top sellers get to see what they looked like almost a month ago.) First things […]

Latest news: Amazon.com vs. Post Office.co.za

The next time they buy books or DVDs from Amazon.com, the world’s biggest online store, South Africans will have to pay dearly for shipping. According to the newest Amazon.com guidelines, South Africa is the only country in Africa –  we repeat, the only one – that is not covered by either standard or expedited shipping. […]