South African online shopping search engine, Jump Shopping, has launched the country’s first E-commerce Awards as part of its goal to uplift e-commerce in South Africa, and to raise public awareness of online shopping in particular. These awards have been designed to recognise and reward companies and organisations that have demonstrated excellence in their use of the Internet, with specific emphasis on e-commerce.
The awards are currently open for nominations, and voting is to commence on the 1 December 2006. The Awards are open to South African businesses that are e-commerce-enabled and place emphasis on online shopping.
Your Web AddiCT(s); have built our very own shopping cart full of AJAX goodness & we’re currently developing some hand new ‘web 2.0’ features. Read about the development and origin of our shopping cart in these posts about our AJAX shopping cart:
- Where the AJAX shopping cart came from (Part 1)
- Where the AJAX shopping cart came from (Part2)
- The Ajax Shopping Cart (part 3)
- Our Ajax Shopping Cart (Testing Complete)
- What do Beads have to do with Web 2.0 & AJAX?
We’ve also tweaked the The Bin Gallery’s online store (OScommerce), read more about it at this post, Creative Commerce.
You are able to nominate any South African e-commerce site or enablers in the following categories:
- Best Auction Website
- Best Automotive Website
- Best online bookstore
- Bets clothing and accessories store
- Best Computer store
- Best Electronics Store
- Best Flower & Gift Store
- Best Food & Wine Store
- Best Game Store
- Best Home & Garden Store
- Best Jewelry & Watches Store
- Best Kids & Baby Store
- Best Movie Store
- Best Music Store
- Best Property Website
- Best Sports & Outdoor Store
- Best Travel Booking Website
- Best E-Commerce Enabler
- Best E-Commerce Website
Read more or nominate your favourite e-commerce website for the 1st South African E-commerce Awards here.