There are many online shops to choose from across almost every imaginable category in South Africa. There are dozens of online stores for every product or service category too.
Some online stores deliver to more areas than others, which could be a deciding factor when making your next online purchase, especially for those that live in some rural areas.
“Best” or “top” are subjective terms, and we couldn’t list every excellent online shopping website. So, if an online store is missing from this list, don’t let that stop you from buying products or services on those websites. Let’s explore the 5 top online shops in South Africa for this article but there are many more amazing online stores.
How does one decide with so much choice available? Here is a list of several online shopping websites, in no particular order, which could be considered to be some of the best local online stores.
The Modern Heritage review
The Modern Heritage is based in Midrand and one of South Africa rated online shopping store. This shopping store is centered on African Traditional Fashion Designs like Xhosa head gears, Auto-Gele, Turban, Jalamia, African beads and so on. They also offer safe and sure delivery services across South Africa.
The Modern Heritage also offers top fashion quality products at affordable prices, making you spend less and gain more.
Makro.co.za offers a business-to-business online store as well. Makro also has physical stores across the country, which are famous for their bulk product deals, electronics and more.
Makro has a 14-day return policy. Orders can be collected instore, at collection lockers and can be delivered as well. Delivery fees are calculated based on the weight of your purchase and distance travelled by the respective delivery vehicle regarding your order.
This online shop is centered on women’s and men’s fashion, including accessories, clothing and shoes. Superbalist.com also sells children’s fashion items, sports apparel, beauty products and home décor products. As an added bonus, you get R250 off your first purchase.
All major South African supermarket or retail companies, like Woolworths, have online stores as well. Woolworths sells a wide range of products, including beauty products, clothing, food, and homeware.
Woolworths offers first-time online shoppers’ free delivery with their first purchase. The retailer has a 60-day return policy. Food that is bought is eligible for delivery the following day.
Mr Price or MRP for short is famous for its clothing that caters for the whole family in their chain of stores across the country and online. Mrp.com sells clothing, accessories, beauty products and more, which have come with a 30-day return policy. Deliveries for purchases from MRP for over R350 are free.