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BLACK FRIDAY 2017: RECORD-BREAKING CHALLENGES FOR TAKEALOT.COM

BLACK FRIDAY 2017: RECORD-BREAKING CHALLENGES FOR TAKEALOT.COM Cape Town, Monday 27 November, 2017 - Leading online retailer, Takealot.com, reported a record 2.2 million visits to its site on Black Friday 2017, despite intermittent technical issues on what proved to be one of the most challenging days in the company’s six-year history. Takealot’s annual Blue Dot Sale went […]

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BLACK FRIDAY TAKES SA BY STORM

BLACK FRIDAY TAKES SA BY STORM South Africa, November, 2017 - Takealot.com, the online retailer that brought global shopping phenomenon Black Friday to South Africa in 2012, says the event has taken South Africa by storm, growing exponentially year-on-year. Takealot’s own year-on-year figures have risen from R1-million in 2012 to R56-million last year – and it expects […]

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CHANGING SOUTH AFRICANS’ PERCEPTIONS AROUND ONLINE SHOPPING

M&C Saatchi Abel and Takealot.com change South Africans’ perceptions around online shopping. October, 2017 - Every family has their go-to guy; the person whose name gets called every time mom or dad needs something, big or small. This is the premise of Takealot.com’s new campaign, developed by M&C Saatchi Abel and directed by Michael Middleton for Jump […]

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TAKEALOT.COM’S 2017 BESTSELLING BOOKS

TAKEALOT.COM’S 2017 BESTSELLING BOOKS: SOUTH AFRICANS LOOKING FOR PURPOSE, COMEDY – AND BIKINI BODIES Kayla Itsines’ The Bikini Body 28-Day Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guide is the bestselling book on Takealot.com in 2017 Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime second bestselling Roald Dahl’s 15 Book Boxset bestseller in kids’ category Simon Sinek’s Start with Why leads self-help […]

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TAKEALOT.COM NOMINATED FOR 5 PRICECHECK TECH & ECOMMERCE AWARDS

Thank you to all who nominated Takealot.com for the 2017 PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce awards! Last year Takealot.com proudly walked away with the Best Customer Service,  People’s Choice and Overall Winner awards. This year Takealot.com is nominated in five categories, so to improve on last year’s three awards we need your votes! To vote for Takealot.com simply click on […]

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TAKEALOT RAISES ADDITIONAL CAPITAL TO CONTINUE GROWTH

Takealot, South Africa’s leading eCommerce company, attracts additional investment from Naspers. Cape Town, 11 April 2017 – Takealot Online (Pty) Ltd today announced a R960 million investment from Naspers. This latest investment follows earlier investment from both Tiger Global and Naspers in 2015 and underlines the continued commitment to Takealot and confidence in the potential […]

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TAKEALOT CELEBRATES DISNEY PRINCESSES THIS APRIL

Find out which Disney Princess was crowned customers’ favourite. Cape Town, 10 April 2017: Takealot announced today that it will be celebrating all things Disney Princess in a special week of heartwarming deals from 10-16 April 2017. As part of this, the company ran a Disney Princess Week poll on Takealot’s Facebook page and the […]

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THE RISE OF WATER WISE PRODUCTS

Leading retailers are seeing water wise sales grow as South Africans seek to save water wherever they can Cape Town, 10 March 2017: National Water Week takes place from Monday, 13, until Sunday, 19 March 2017. retailers are seeing water wise sales grow as South Africans seek to save water wherever they can,a water wise lifestyle. […]

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NINTENDO SWITCH LAUNCHES FOR PRE-ORDER ON TAKEALOT

Nintendo’s breakthrough console available locally as part of global launch. 27 January 2017, Cape Town - Core Gaming Systems announced today that Nintendo Switch will be available for the Recommended Retail Price of R5,599. The breakthrough home video game console, which not only connects to a TV at home, but also instantly transforms into an on-the-go […]

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XPERIA EAR IS NOW AVAILABLE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Sony Mobile together with Takealot bring you the Xperia Ear. South Africa, Johannesburg, 26th January 2017: Sony Mobile Communications today announced that Xperia Ear is available exclusively at takealot.com. Xperia Ear is a smart product from Sony Mobile, an in-ear personal assistant to help communicate and get things done via conversational voice interaction and simple head gestures. […]

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THE RASPBERRY PI FAMILY OFFICIALLY ARRIVES AT TAKEALOT.COM

The Raspberry Pi family officially arrives at takealot.com 6 December 2016, Cape Town – RS Components, the leading online distributor of industrial and electronic components, is bringing the revolutionary Raspberry Pi 3 board and accessories to consumers across South Africa, by launching their products on takealot.com, South Africa’s largest online store, for the first time. First […]

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TAKEALOT.COM WINS THREE PRICECHECK TECH & ECOMMERCE AWARDS

Takealot takes home Best Customer Service, People’s Choice and Overall Winner. 23 SEP 2016, Cape Town – takealot.com, South Africa’s leading online retailer, has been awarded three top trophies at the PriceCheck Tech & eCommerce Awards held in Cape Town yesterday evening. Beating stiff competition from the likes of Zando and Yuppiechef, Takealot proudly walked […]

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TAKEALOT.COM SALUTES THE PYJAMA DRESS CODE

Leading e-tailer promotes shopping when you want, wearing what you want in the face of recent grocery store dress code controversy. 20 May 2016, Cape Town – takealot.com, South Africa’s leading online retailer, has swiftly responded to trending news reports surrounding the controversial poster at a leading national bricks-and-mortar retailer that appeared to ban customers […]

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A TOAST TO CONVENIENCE: LIQUOR ARRIVES AT TAKEALOT.COM

South Africa’s leading online retailer adds liquor to its top shelf 13 May 2016, Cape Town – takealot.com, South Africa’s leading online retailer, adds a brand new Liquor category to its ever-growing product range this week. The new Liquor department is launching with a strong range of spirits, MCC, champagne and sparkling wine, offering customers […]

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A warm welcome to takealot.com

On the 5th of January 2015 the merger between Kalahari.com and takealot.com, two of the leading general online retailers in South Africa was approved by the Competition Commission. The transaction was structured in such a way that the business of Kalahari.com was transferred to Takealot Online (Pty) Ltd with Naspers and Tiger Global Management each […]

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