Connect 2019 Flashback

It’s been two months since the Connect eCommerce Summits of 2019, held in Johannesburg on 16 July and in Cape Town on 18 July. What an event is was! With about 350 attendees in Johannesburg and 250 in Cape Town, we had a full house at both events. The speakers were fired up and brought […]

How to calculate Margin, Markup & Breakeven.

The margin, markup and breakeven point calculations are three of the most important values to know when running a business. It determines if you are making money from your business and also helps you plan for business survival and success. It can also help to take the guesswork out of future business decisions. This article […]

Forget Winter, Black Friday is coming…

by Duncan ColvilleDirector at TDMC and Shopify Expert Get your business BFCM ready! Black Friday and Cyber are relatively new concepts in the South African market. That being said, 87% (almost 9 out of 10) consumers in South Africa know what Black Friday is. There are some mind-blowing stats that have come out of Black […]

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 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 […]

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eCommerce in South Africa 2015 – Infographic 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 The statistics were […]