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The bidorbuy iPhone app

On Monday 12 December we recorded three thousand visits to from an iPhone endowed with the bidorbuy app. Not bad for a tool that was released on Friday 9 December 2011! It is to the credit of bidorbuy developers that only four days later (on 13 December) they upgraded the application to version 1.0.2 […]

Christmas tale à la bidorbuy

(Otherwise known as: If it can be bought, it can be bought on bidorbuy) Looking at the newest series of pretty banners on the home page, it occurred to us that they tell a picture story. It goes something like this: Banner 1: December is traditionally a gifting month. The bidorbuy Christmas Catalogue is […]

Pinning bidorbuy

We start this post with a question for the Internet Explorer users: Have you downloaded version 9? Yes? Good for you. It is to your benefit to have the newest release of your favourite browser, because upgrades (as a rule) mean better, faster, and safer surfing. Those in the know say that updating your browser […]

Win your share of R10,000 with bidorbuy

From 8 November until 9 December, we will be giving away two weekly R1000 cash prizes to spend on bidorbuy in our It’s a Jungle Out There competition. The competition will unfold in ten stages, on the Competition tab of bidorbuy page on Facebook. Every week for five weeks, we shall ask you one question […]

bidorbuy does it, with your help was voted the Best E-Commerce Services Website and the Public’s Favourite E-Commerce Website in the 2011 Jump Shopping awards We are thrilled that came top in two out of six categories in the 2011 Jump Shopping E-commerce Awards. bidorbuy was voted the Best E-Commerce Services Website and the Public’s Favourite E-Commerce Website. The […]

Keep them coming back

Seller: swissluxury Name: Ahmed Bawa Give your customers top notch service and you’re sure to increase your sales volumes, says Ahmed Bawa. What do you sell? Luxury designer fashion accessories with a particular focus on watches and sunglasses. We have Diesel, Gucci, Armani, Dior, Ysl, Seiko, Aquaswiss, Tag Heuer, Chopard and many more luxury brands. […]

Discs for your garden

For the vegetable gardener, warm days signal the return of that old nemesis: the ravenous birds.  From now on, it’s a race between you and them. And the prize is getting to eat all those juicy, yummy crops that you planted with your own hands, perhaps from the seeds bought on bidorbuy. Alas, the race […]


A not-so-new bidorbuyer recently complained bitterly because, according to him, it was not possible to search for his favourite sellers on the site. Reluctant as we are to contradict our users, sometimes we simply have to. The “search for sellers” has been part and parcel of bidorbuy since times immemorial. It is currently housed in […]