Windcape marketplace

Launch 2021

Windcape.co.za is a e-commerce platform in the Eastern Cape making it easy for business owners to sell their products online, showcase projects, promote events, and connect with customers.

Can you afford not to sell online?

eCommerce Trends

R70 billion – Revenue in the eCommerce market in South Africa is projected to reach almost R70 billion in 2021.

R95 billion – An expected annual growth rate of 8.2%, will result in a projected market volume of R95 billion by 2025.

24.7m users – The number of eCommerce users is expected to amount to 24.7m in 2021 and 33.4m by 2025.

R2,800 per user – The average revenue per user is expected to amount to almost R2,800 in 2021.

Source: Statista eCommerce Report 2020

Fashion (Apparel)
31.7%
Toys & Hobbies (Sports & Outdoor)
26.2%
Electronics/Media (Consumer electronics)
17.3%
Furniture & Appliances (Homeware)
15.3%
Food & Personal Care (Personal Care)
8.2%

( ) Largest segment in brackets

Test the Marketplace
absolutely free

Getting Started

First register to create an account – it is free.
Click here or on Register at the top of the Windcape website. We’ll need your full name, e-mail address, and a strong password.  Select “Apply to become a vendor” and confirm that your business is in the Eastern Cape.

You may also use your Facebook or Google account to sign up and sign in.

Step 1: You need to have a Windcape Business page.
After registration, claim or create your free business page. We will confirm that you are the owner and approve your page.

Step 2: Apply to become a Windcape Vendor.
Use the simple form here to apply to become a vendor.

Step 3: We will contact you to discuss your application.
A monthly subscription is required to be an active vendor. Compare our pricing plans, starting at R99pm. Transactional fees apply. You can choose to pause your subscription or cancel your account at any time.

We charge a 15% flat rate per transaction which covers transactional costs, customer support and platform support. The 15% flat rate is calculated as a percentage of the VAT inclusive selling price.

We have two fulfilment models.

Self-managed: The business owner manages the complete process from order received to successful collection/ delivery and returns.

Managed: Windcape Business and its partners take care of the fulfilment process from order received to successful delivery. Fulfilment fees apply.

Your products are displayed in the Windcape Marketplace under the appropriate category.

Your products are also displayed in your Windcape Business page.

Yes, use the form on this page to contact us and we will give you free access to test things out. No credit card required.

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