Open to any South African based eCommerce company, the event is in its 9th year. Users on their favourite eCommerce site were urged to go to a voting page and vote for their most loved eCommerce site - lured with the possibility of winning an Apple iPad.
Andy Higgins, managing director of uAfrica.com, the competition organiser said, "The information gathered from the eCommerce survey gives us a strong understanding of the South Africa online consumer; their shopping habits, their likes and dislikes and their expectations,"
2014 Award Categories
South Africa’s Favourite eCommerce Website Best eCommerce Store Best Shopping Process Best Customer Service Best eCommerce Services Platform Best Small eCommerce Business
Here is a list of the top 30 eCommerce site up for awards:
Baby Life bidorbuy Cape Coffee Beans Groupon SA kalahari.com LegWear Safari lekkeslaap loot.co.za Mantality MzansiStore.com NicSocks OneDayOnly Orms Direct Out Door Photo Poetry Red Chilli Deals Seeds for Africa Simplicity Online Spree Sterkinekor Superbalist takealot.com TravelGround TravelStart WebAntics Online Wellness Warehouse Woolworths Yuppie Gadgets Yuppiechef.com Zando
The 2014 Years Winners:
South Africa’s Favourite eCommerce Website: Kalahari.com Best eCommerce Store: Yuppie Chef Best Shopping Process: Zando Best Customer Service: Zando Best eCommerce Services Platform: Bid or Buy Best Small eCommerce Business: Poetry
Last Years Winners:
South Africa’s Favourite eCommerce Website: Kalahari.com Best eCommerce Store: Yuppie Chef Best Shopping Process: Yuppie Chef Best Customer Service: Bid or Buy Best Website Usability: Kalahari.com Best eCommerce Mobile Website: Groupon My City Deal
Good luck to all the contenders for the 2015 round of the competition! We are expecting to see a few new players in the 2015 competition as online shopping in South Africa begins to take hold with the consumer.