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The 2012 Celebrity Charity Auctions Open on bidorbuy

(19 November 2012) The celebrity auctions close on 29 November and the proceeds raised will benefit the participating charities.  more

bidorbuy Wraps-Up Wedding Dress Competition on Pinterest

(20 September 2012) More than two hundred brides-to-be entered the competition.  more

The Young, Educated and Connected Users of bidorbuy

(24 August 2012) As many as 71% of buyers and sellers on use their smart phone or tablet to access the site, reveal the results of the 2012 bidorbuy survey.  more

Listings Less Ordinary on

(31 July 2012) bidorbuy is no stranger to unusual, notable and sometimes even a little controversial auctions and items for sale. A browse through the South African online marketplace shows several current and recent out-of-the-ordinary listings.  more

One Million Listings of bidorbuy

(26 June 2012) The number of items for sale on the thirteen year old South African online marketplace recently surpassed the figure of one million.  more

bidorbuy Launches Stores Online Shopping Concept

(28 May 2012) bidorbuy stores bring numerous advantages for both buyers and sellers.  more

The Lasting Popularity of Coins

(25 April 2012) During the last thirty days, more than 8000 coins and notes were bought by about 1300 buyers, indicating a renewed interest in this field.  more

bidorbuy Waiting for the New iPad

(15 March 2012) The new iPad is set to release internationally around mid-March, but the term iPad 3 has already soared among the twenty most popular searches on bidorbuy.  more

Log in for Engagement Ring

(16 February 2012) Jewellery is consistently one of the top sellers on South African online marketplace, In an average week, over 1600 pieces of jewellery are sold on the site. That means that a piece of jewellery sells every six minutes.  more

Mobile Shopping Trends on bidorbuy

(19 January 2012) The end of 2011 and beginning of 2012 saw an increasing number of people accessing the site using mobile devices, tablets or cell phones.  more

2011 Festive Shopping Trends on bidorbuy

(9 December 2011) Around 30,0000 products were sold on bidorbuy over the last week, with notable growth being seen in the Toys, Fashion, Home and Electronics categories.  more

The bidorbuy TV Advertising Debut

(9 November 2011) The bidorbuy television commercial was released nationally across major television channels on 5 November.  more

Bid to Play Chess with Garry Kasparov

(31 October 2011) This week, six South Africans will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win the privilege of playing with the 13th World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov in a simultaneous game of chess.  more

ANC 100th Anniversary Gold Medallions on bidorbuy

(20 October 2011) Several high value gold medallions specially minted to commemorate 100 years of the ANC (1912-2012) are currently listed for sale on the South African marketplace  more

Shoppers Give Thumbs up to Buying Furniture Online

(21 September 2011) The latest shopping figures from online market place reveal that shoppers are increasingly turning to the internet to buy beds, lounge suites, coffee tables, and other furniture.  more

Local Entrepreneurship Recognised by bidorbuy

(22 August 2011) For a growing number of South Africans selling on is a primary source of income. This was confirmed when bidorbuy representatives recently toured the country to meet top sellers.  more

Limited Edition Coins by SA Mint on bidorbuy

(19 July 2011) The South African Mint has two limited edition coin sets on auction on South African marketplace  more

Meet-a-Celebrity Charity Auctions on bidorbuy

(15 July 2011) More than thirty South African celebrities are currently lined up on, ready to auction off their time to the highest bidders from 18 to 28 July. The online auctions start from R1 and all proceeds are for the benefit of ten participating charities.  more

Vampire Movie Raises Funds with Fang Auction on bidorbuy

(22 June 2011) More and more businesses and ventures recognise the benefits of using bidorbuy as a platform for promotion and income generation  more

Online Shopping a Winner for Fashionistas

(26 May 2011) There has been a strong upsurge in internet shopping in the fashion sector recently, with people increasingly shopping online to find good deals. South Africa's largest online marketplace,, reported a growth in its clothing, shoes and accessories section of 73% from e...  more

bidorbuy Acquires Group Buying Site UbuntuDeal

(11 April 2011) South African online marketplace and auction site has acquired Cape Town-based social buying site This is the latest addition to the bidorbuy group of sites, which include,,, and  more

Online Marketplace Promotes Entrepreneurship

(23 March 2011) Each month, about eight thousand people sell their products on South African online marketplace,  more

Twentieth Car on R1 Auction on bidorbuy

(14 February 2011) On Thursday 17 February South Africa's online marketplace and auction site marks a small milestone: the twentieth car will appear on a one day, R1 auction.  more

Holiday Season Online Shopping Trends

(14 January 2010) Christmas season was the best ever for the South African online marketplace in its eleven years of existence.  more

A Place to Sell Unwanted Christmas Gifts

( 5 January 2011) South Africans use bidorbuy as a platform for offloading their unwanted Christmas gifts. Every year in January the site sees a spike in sales listings, and this year is no exception.  more

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