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50 of South Africa’s top ecommerce sites

South African ecommerce technology provider uAfrica has announced the top 50 ecommerce sites for the 2015 eCommerce Awards.

According to a press release sent to Ventureburn, the top 50 sites were whittled down from 200 entrants, with the sites evaluated on aspects such as design, mobile functionality, checkout process, customer care and delivery, amongst others.

The awards, now in their 10th year, aim to “recognise and reward those South African websites that have demonstrated excellence in their use of the Internet as a platform for commerce”.

Read more: uAfrica’s ecommerce awards celebrates 10th year anniversary

“It is interesting to see the variety of eCommerce websites entering the awards this year.” says Andy Higgins, uAfrica.com MD. “We continue to see some of the more expected websites in the mix, but it is encouraging that there are also many new sites that have featured too. This brings a fresh new perspective to the Awards, and demonstrates the growth and creativity within eCommerce in South Africa.”

The winners and runners-up of the various categories will be announced on Wednesday, 16 September 2015 at the official eCommerce Awards ceremony to be held in Johannesburg.

The top 50 shortlist can be found below:

  1. Action Gear
  2. &Threads
  3. bidorbuy.co.za
  4. Boost Gymwear
  5. Cape Coffee Beans
  6. Esque
  7. Flook Sporting Deals
  8. Futurama
  9. Gemboree
  10. Groupon South Africa
  11. HomeChoice
  12. It’s About Time
  13. iToys
  14. Juniva.com
  15. Kapas Baby & Toddler
  16. Kitchen Chef
  17. League of Beers
  18. Legwear Safari
  19. LekkeSlaap
  20. Loot.co.za
  21. Macaroon Collection
  22. Madame Boudoir
  23. Mantality
  24. Norman Goodfellows
  25. Nutreats
  26. Orange SA
  27. Orms Direct
  28. Ozzie Bojangles
  29. Port2Port
  30. Quantifi
  31. Quicket
  32. Raru
  33. Red Square
  34. RunwaySale
  35. SafariNow
  36. SassyChic.co.za
  37. Seeds for Africa
  38. Simplicity.co.za
  39. Spree
  40. Superbalist.com
  41. takealot.com
  42. TravelGround
  43. Travelstart
  44. Vinyl Cafe
  45. WebAntics Online
  46. Wellness Warehouse
  47. Wootware
  48. Yuppiechef.com
  49. Zando
  50. ZumbaWear South Africa

Author Bio

Stuart Thomas: Senior Reporter
Stuart Thomas is a product of Rhodes University. Whilst completing his Bachelors in Journalism, Politics and English, he realised he was a bit of a geek, albeit one who isn't afraid of the sun. An honors in English at the same institution failed to curb this. An MA in... More
  • Rickysgotalandy

    The team here at Action Gear is STOKED to have made this list (and hope we can make it further in the awards!) Thanks!

  • Nicolò S. Pudel

    Great to see Port2Port on the list, a new kid on the block but a must stop for every wine lover!

  • We at Raru are happy to have made a list. There are some really nice sites in the list. Best of luck to everyone.

  • Feige

    The Nutreats team was elated to make the list and look forward to growing our brand and keep getting better!

  • apakwetu classify

    http://www.buladeals.com is a new hot ecommerce coming to the South African market, I’m expecting to see them on the list next year .

  • It’s a pity FirstShop wasn’t mentioned, but we are hopeful we will be making the list next year.

  • Hennie Blignaut

    And of all the online stores, with ZANDO you can pay CASH at retailers like Shoprite and PEP for your orders 🙂

  • Admin knows

    This is interesting, Just recently http://www.aqeemjones.co.za/editorials