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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 […]

Pargo attends Netpreneurs The Rise of Africa’s Digital Lions Conference

August 23rd, 2018 / Lars Veul / 0 comments

Earlier this month I was lucky to attend The Rise of Africa’s Digital Lions, a Netpreneurs conference jointly organised by the Alibaba Business School, the Jack Ma Foundation and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). As one of the fellows of the Alibaba eFounders I was invited to join over 800 entrepreneurs, […]

New Joburg office and welcome Xoliswa!

August 21st, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

We are thrilled to announce we have opened offices in Johannesburg and to welcome Xoliswa Sikakane to our team. Xoliswa is an experienced Sales and Marketing Manager who will be based in Johannesburg and will look after our key accounts as well as assist the team with business development. Xoliswa has gained great experience as […]

Women’s Day 2018: Here is to strong women!

August 6th, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

As South African Women’s Day approaches, Team Pargo celebrates strong women and shares advice on how to raise more of them. We ask you to keep your eyes stuck on the Pargo Facebook and Instagram profiles this week and join the upcoming Women’s Day sweepstake in collaboration with The Body Shop. The best comment wins […]

8 Things Online Shopping Whizzes Know And You Don’t

August 3rd, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

With online shopping becoming the new norm and more people spending their money on ecommerce, there has been a significant shift in purchasing behaviour and generational gaps have become more evident. With online shopping set to rise by almost 50% over the next year, tech newbies are searching for tips and tricks to tackle this […]

MANDELA DAY 2018: #67parcels CHALLENGE

July 13th, 2018 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments

Not sure what to do for Mandela Day? Join the #67parcels challenge. Simply pack a parcel for a child in need and drop it off at smart logistics company Pargo, in Woodlands House, Woodstock. Pargo will do the rest! The goal is to send 67 gift parcels up to Mthatha and make a bunch of kids […]

Why Pargo is recognised as one of the most innovative companies in South Africa

July 5th, 2018 / Lars Veul / 0 comments

FNB recently recognized our business Pargo as one of 9 most innovative companies in South Africa. The FNB Business Innovation Awards aims to ‘recognise and celebrate the efforts of high-impact entrepreneurs who have embraced many challenges to create world-class, industry-disrupting and scalable companies that continue to forge unique ways of doing business.’ CEO of FNB […]