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10 Productivity Hacks all South Africans Should Know About

March 25th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

If you care about productivity at all and getting more done in less time like our staff members do, this article is written for you. I’m sure we’ve heard these famous words “there aren’t enough hours in a day”. Well, you live in a body and on planet Earth that spins for 24 hours – […]

Pargo launches cross-border delivery service to Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland

March 5th, 2019 / Lars Veul / 0 comments

Pargo, South Africa’s leading smart logistics company, recently expanded their network of parcel pick-up points to Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland. Their new cross-border delivery service utilizes existing partnerships with Clicks and Lewis as well as new local retailers, such as Choppies. The service will enable South African companies to send parcels cross-border and offer […]

Cape Union Mart joins the Pargo Click and Collect movement

March 5th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

Cape Union Mart, South Africa’s favourite outdoor adventure store have partnered with Pargo, South Africa’s leading Click and Collect service provider, to launch Click and Collect. With this strategic move, the 85-year-old family business ensures that their online shoppers can buy online and collect from any store within the group, including Cape Union Mart, Keedo, […]

Fall in love with love all over again this Valentine’s Day!

February 6th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

Would you believe me if I told you that Pargo delivers L.O.V.E. wrapped in boxes, at your chosen Pick-Up Point of course – it’s love month and we caught the fever! Struggling to find a quintessential Valentine’s Day gift for your personal person? Well, crack your brain no more, Date Factory is the name you […]

2019: Click & Collect Rising

February 1st, 2019 / Lars Veul / 0 comments

A startup never sleeps and while most people rested their eyes for a couple of moments during the December holidays Pargo finished the year on a high and worked really hard to ensure that everybody got their parcel. And with success! We had our busiest month ever and managed to keep everybody smiling. Thank you […]

Why 25 million South Africans love online shopping and you should too

January 30th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

The internet has revolutionized the way we live. Like it or not, eCommerce is becoming a way of life – Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, ranked one of the richest men in the world, is a testament to this. But why has it become so popular? We explain our top 10 reasons for the […]

Essential Black Friday Shopping Tips: Online Shop Like a Pro

November 16th, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

Thanksgiving is here! Which means turkey, pilgrims and pumpkin pie for some, but for us down south, more importantly, it means Black Friday! In recent years Black Friday has become an established day on the festive season shopping calendar, with outrages deals on technology, clothing and even travel, some may argue it’s worthy of a […]

The Pargo plugin for Magento 2 is out

November 5th, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

If you have married your checkout page plugin Pargo with your Magento Content Management System already, you are used to all the benefits of an automated, intuitive checkout plugin solution. Pargo for Magento 2 has just been finalised and it comes with a variety of new features. Magento 2 features the Pargo helper Margo Pargo. […]

Pargo Pickup Points ensure “No more missed deliveries”

October 18th, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

Very few things are worse than waiting all week for your online delivery and then missing the courier service. At Pargo we understand that online shoppers enjoy flexibility and convenience. Courier services in South Africa deliver during office hours. This means you might miss your delivery while you are at work or picking up your […]

Tips to get your online store ‘ready and waiting’ for Festive Season madness

October 9th, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

With the holiday season upon us, along with it comes the excitement of boerewors, braais and sunny skies for some. For others, like retailers, the busiest shopping period of the year is about to commence and it is paramount to keep your wits about you and keep your online store running as efficiently and competitively […]

How Click and Collect is Changing Retail

September 12th, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

What started as a means to meet customer demand has quickly turned into a money-making opportunity for retailers. Click and Collect is by no means a passing trend but rather an established delivery option, as results indicate order sizes are 2.5 times higher and 1 in 5 customers purchase more items when given the option […]