Articles tagged with 'Etail' | Naspers

Naspers - Archive (Etail)

2020
18
August
2020
| 12:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Insights from over 4 million shoppers inform curated deals on favourite products from Takealot.com, Superbalist.com and now Mr D Food Cape Town, 18/08/2020:  Following the success of the inaugural sale in 2019, the Takealot Group isonce again bringin...
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2019
12
August
2019
| 06:36 Europe/Amsterdam
New funds will enable further market expansion to kick-start e-commerce for the ‘next 500 million’ online shoppers ...
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14
May
2019
| 14:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Naspers has agreed the sale of Buscapé, one of the leading online comparison shopping sites in Brazil, to Zoom.   First acquired by Naspers in 2009, Buscapé is trusted by 15 million unique monthly visitors to compare prices online before shopping, un...
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03
May
2019
| 12:39 Europe/Amsterdam
South Africa’s leading online retailer takealot.com has launched over 25 highly anticipated collection facilities across the country. Its flagship Takealot Pickup Point at the New Road off-ramp in Midrand spans the N1 highway, the busiest highway in ...
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2018
18
August
2018
| 17:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Global internet and entertainment group, Naspers Limited announced its intention on 9 May 2018 to dispose of its 11.18% stake in Indian ecommerce company Flipkart, to US-based retailer Walmart for US$2.2bn. All regulatory requirements and pre-conditi...
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18
June
2018
| 16:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Media24 and Takealot.com today announced that they will merge their online fashion brands, Spree and Superbalist, creating an exciting online fashion platform for South African consumers. In South Africa the penetration of online retail sales is curr...
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09
May
2018
| 13:14 Europe/Amsterdam
South Africa-based global internet and entertainment group, Naspers Limited (JSE: NPN.SJ and LSE: NPSN) today announced the sale of its 11.18% stake in Indian ecommerce company Flipkart, to US-based retailer Walmart (NYSE: WMT) for US$2.2bn, represen...
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16
February
2018
| 14:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Naspers has completed the transaction to sell its stake in Nigerian B2C marketplace Konga, to Zinox Technologies. Naspers first invested in Konga in 2013. Zinox provides innovative technology products and solutions. Its ambition is to be Africa’s for...
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2017
01
June
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Markafoni today announced that it will discontinue operations and close, effective 30 June, 2017. Since 2008, Markafoni has been an online shopping destination for Turkish consumers, specialised in clothing and fashion accessories. Despite initial su...
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12
May
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
May 12, 2017 - Amazon’s (AMZN) acquisition of SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East, closed today. SOUQ was founded in 2005 and Naspers made its initial investment in the company in 2012. For more information please see the announcement o...
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11
May
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Tel-Aviv, Israel – Twiggle, the company pioneering the use of artificial intelligence in online retail, today announced it has raised $15 million in funding led by MizMaa Ventures and Korea Investment Partners. Twiggle will use the funds to accelerat...
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03
May
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
MakeMyTrip Limited, India’s leading online travel company, today announced that it has entered into definitive share purchase agreements for a placement of its ordinary shares... ...
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11
April
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Takealot Online (Pty) Ltd today announced a R960 million investment from Naspers. This latest investment follows earlier investments from both Tiger Global and Naspers in 2015 and underlines the continued commitment to Takealot and confidence in the ...
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10
April
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Flipkart Group, India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, has raised a total of $1.4 billion from Tencent, eBay and Microsoft - three of the world’s premier technology companies. This investment adds to an existing group of marquee investors that inclu...
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28
March
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Amazon (AMZN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East. ...
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18
January
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Naspers announced a transaction on 14 October 2016 to dispose of its 100% stake in Poland-based Allegro Group, which includes both Allegro.pl and Ceneo.pl, to funds advised by private equity firms Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa for US$3.253bn. ...
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17
January
2017
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
letgo, the fastest growing mobile marketplace to buy and sell locally, today announced $175M in new funding from Naspers, Accel, Insight Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, 14W and other investors. letgo also announced it has reached 20M mon...
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2016
29
November
2016
| 23:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Amir Konigsberg leads Twiggle, one of the most exciting startups to emerge from Israel in recent years. With its sights set on taking ecommerce Search and Navigation to the next level, we caught up with Amir to discuss the future of Search and the cu...
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14
October
2016
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
South Africa-based global internet and entertainment group, Naspers Limited (JSE: NPN.SJ and LSE: NPSN) today announced the disposal of a 100% stake in Poland-based Allegro Group, which includes both Allegro.pl and Ceneo.pl, to funds advised by priva...
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13
July
2016
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Ibibo’s portfolio company redBus, is India’s largest bus ticketing platform. Besides Latin America, redBus has also launched operations in Malaysia and Singapore ...
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23
May
2016
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
According to the GSMA there will be 5.9bn smartphones in circulation by 2020, at which time 69 percent of all mobile connections will be either 3G or 4G. With around 40 percent of all ecommerce transactions already taking place on mobile the implicat...
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12
May
2016
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Venture will operate under the letgo brand and platform, and will be managed and majority owned by letgo. The deal follows both companies’ very strong early growth, with tens of millions of combined downloads.letgo the fastest growing mobile marketpl...
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14
April
2016
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
When it comes to mobile apps, user experience is everything. The most innovative and disruptive business model in the world is still likely to fail if the app strategy is not successful.Despite this fairly obvious fact, all too often businesses launc...
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07
April
2016
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Twiggle Raises Funds to Drive Next Generation of Search for Digital Commerce and to Compete with Amazon’s A9 Search EngineTel Aviv, Israel (7 April, 2016) Twiggle, the digital commerce search engine, announced today the closing of a $12.5 Million ser...
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2015
26
October
2015
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
For Naspers, the transaction forms part of an ongoing strategy to optimise its group structure. Naspers acquired Netretail (a Czech-based online retailer) and eMAG (the Romanian based internet retailer) in 2012, with a plan to merge the two assets an...
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2009
29
September
2009
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
ACQUISITION OF BRAZILIAN E-COMMERCE OPERATOR BuscaPéNaspers Limited (JSE: NPN, LSE: NPSN) today announced that it has acquired 91% of the share capital of Brazilian e-commerce group BuscaPé.com Inc. for an amount of US$342m. The acquisition will be f...
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