Kalahari.com has been named South Africa’s favourite ecommerce website by uAfrica at the eCommerce Awards held at the eCommerce Conference 2014. Yuppiechef.com won the award for Best eCommerce Store and Zando won in the best shopping process and customer service categories.

Bidorbuy emerged winner in the eCommerce Services Platform category, and Poetry won the award for Best Small eCommerce Business.

uAfrica said the purpose of the eCommerce Conference is to keep up to date with the latest trends in eCommerce presented experts in the industry.

HumanIPO reported 30 top websites were announced by uAfrica for the awards aimed at acknowledging SMEs that have been successful in the online retail space as voted by about 116,000 survey respondents.

“We have been overwhelmed by the response to our survey and are thrilled to be able to congratulate our entrants, finalists and winners – the fact that they have formed part of this survey at all, means that they are contributing to an industry that related business thought leaders are expecting exponential growth from, ” said Andy Higgins, Managing Director of uAfrica.com.

“The eCommerce Conference has been a huge success and uAfrica.com would like to thank the sponsors takealot.com, Shopify, PayPal and eSolutions” said Higgins.

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