The pricing platform was launched in 2006 and supplies information to local consumers who wish to shop online.
The company said one of the major drivers of e-commerce and consumer adoption has been the growth in the range of products sold online.
To date, PriceCheck has had over 47,000,000 products listed and has attracted close to 300,000,000 pageviews, said the company.
The graphic below shows the most popular products purchased online since 2006, as ranked by PriceCheck.
Takealot.com and Planet54.com will be the most well-known online retailers in South Africa in 2023, according to a Statista survey.Both Shopify and Teachable 3 provide profiles of the most popular products to sell online in 2023. Among the products appearing on both lists are:Green teaProducts for the care of the skin, such as facial masks and face serumsProtein powder and ashwagandha are wellness products.Items for home organisation, such as drawer organisers.
The two most popular online shopping categories in South Africa in 2023 will be clothing and footwear, according to a Statista study.While there is no information on the most popular online products in South Africa between 2006 and 2015, a 2016 survey found that Nigerians purchase more online than citizens of other sub-Saharan African nations. According to a report by TechCabal 6, Nigeria leads South Africa and Kenya in e-commerce.
From 2006 to 2023, the most popular online products in South Africa will be apparel, footwear, matcha tea, hygiene products, wellness products, and home organisation products. To remain competitive in the e-commerce industry, it is essential to note that the popularity of online products can fluctuate over time and to keep an eye on trending products.
PriceCheck's Infographic: Top Online Purchases Since Sept. 21, 2016