With over R196 million in transactions over Black Friday, Takealot has alot to smile about - it saw 125% year-on-year growth and 127% growth in orders. Likewise, sister company Superbalist also hit record numbers with its biggest-ever trading day - generating R40 million in revenue.
“We paid special attention to securing quality deals on top brands… Electronics again proved to be a firm favourite with over three thousand TV’s sold on the day,” said CEO Kim Reid.
The company says it did not see much impact on sales due to intermittent issues with its credit card payment provider.
"In terms of the credit card issue, we don't believe this had too much of an impact. We reached our Black Friday revenue targets and therefore, ultimately, we are very happy with how the day turned out," Takealot said.
Tommy Hilfiger Girl EDC 50ml For Her perfume was the top seller on the site, followed by the Nu Camp Folding Table.
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