Jump in SA shift to online shopping - Duncan Alfreds / Fin24.com

South Africans are increasingly adopting online shopping as the Christmas rush puts pressure on retailers to generate a healthy bottom line in a tough economic environment. Despite fears of credit card fraud as a significant barrier to e-commerce, data from The Foschini Group (TFG) [JSE:TFG] shows that more people are migrating to online shopping. “We are seeing online stores outperforming the top offline stores, particularly @home which is trading as the number 1 store in the country, outperforming even the furniture stores,” Brent Curry, TFG chief information officer, told Fin24.

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