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An Inside Look at Shopify Unite 2019

Amanda Marochko is uAfrica’s contact at Shopify and also one of our international speakers at #Connect2019. She flew all the way to Canada from the Netherlands to attend Shopify Unite in Toronto from 18 to 20 June 2019. Amanda documented her entire trip for us, sending pictures and giving us a deeper look into what […]

uAfrica Events

This page is a list of the events we host around South Africa such as the Shopify Meetups as well as eCommerce Summits and conferences. Shopify Meetups: Our Meetups are free to attend and usually take place on a Saturday morning from 08h30 – 12h00.  We try include some breakfast nibbles where we can, to make […]

Want a free Shopify store…?

  Sign up for a Shopify store through uAfrica.com or activate your existing trial store and don’t pay for the rest of the year!   Activate before 29 November and get December for free!   Offer valid until 29 November 2015.   How do I get a free Shopify store? Sign up for your free Shopify store […]

eCommerce Training Presentations

uAfrica.com partnered with Shopify, an international leader in cloud based eCommerce solutions, and specialises in assisting micro, small, medium or large businesses looking for a solution to sell products online, to get online quickly and cost effectively. Sign up for your 14 day free trial Shopify store at www.uafrica.com to take advantage of the local benefits: […]

eCommerce in South Africa 2015 – Infographic

uAfrica.com released the findings of the 2015 South African eCommerce Awards survey at the Gala Awards Dinner on Wednesday, 16 September 2015. The event was a night of glitz, glamour and celebration as the winners of the 2015 South African eCommerce Awards were announced. For a full list of winners, please go to http://www.ecommerceawards.co.za/2015-winners/ The statistics were […]

Transforming Logistics in the ever-changing eCommerce Environment

One of the key elements to a successful eCommerce business is ensuring that your logistics are handled professionally and efficiently. While the logistics infrastructure is being addressed in this sector through substantial improvements for deliveries originating from the eCommerce stores, there are still common mistakes being made in this area. Newcomers to the industry tend […]

Online Shopping Survey Results to be Announced

This year marks the 21st official year of eCommerce globally, after NetMarket reportedly recorded the first ever online transaction by selling a Sting CD online, on 11 August 1994. Since then eCommerce has come a long way globally, and continues to grow. Last year the industry globally accounted for $1.5 trillion in sales, and it […]