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Top eCommerce Sites In South Africa 2014

Written by
Luke Marthinusen

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:

  1. Baby Life
  2. bidorbuy
  3. Cape Coffee Beans
  4. Groupon SA
  5. kalahari.com
  6. LegWear Safari
  7. lekkeslaap
  8. loot.co.za
  9. Mantality
  10. MzansiStore.com
  11. NicSocks
  12. OneDayOnly
  13. Orms Direct
  14. Out Door Photo
  15. Poetry
  16. Red Chilli Deals
  17. Seeds for Africa
  18. Simplicity Online
  19. Spree
  20. Sterkinekor
  21. Superbalist
  22. takealot.com
  23. TravelGround
  24. TravelStart
  25. WebAntics Online
  26. Wellness Warehouse
  27. Woolworths
  28. Yuppie Gadgets
  29. Yuppiechef.com
  30. 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.

Go to the South African eCommerce Awards website.


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