According to Gary Novitzkas, CEO kalahari.com, a division of MIH, the Naspers owned company that specialises in pay-television and Internet subscriber platforms, “Over the last 12 years, kalahari.net has become synonymous with online retail in South Africa. By taking ownership of all our domains and properties, we ensure that our customers can find us, irrespective of what they type into the browser, the applications they launch, or the platforms they use. Furthermore, this fitting dot com addition the growing kalahari commerce offering is anticipation of us taking best in class knowledge in online product merchandising, pricing, and usability to a wider audience on the rest of the continent in the near future. ”
This precedes news from the leading online retailer that it will reach one million registered shopper towards the end of July 2011 – a significant milestone for eCommerce in the country.