The Best E-Commerce Development Firms in South Africa

Looking for a top e-commerce development company in South Africa?

Quality E-Commerce development is vital to attract users to make purchases online and engage with your business. Finding the right E-Commerce developer for your company's needs can be tricky.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top e-commerce developers in South Africa. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best South Africa E-Commerce Development Firms

  • 1

    Vaimo

    Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Vaimo has a team of 300+ digital e-commerce experts based in 15 locations all over the globe. Vaimo was founded in 2008 and provides web design, e-commerce development, and digital strategy services.

    Notable Project

    Vaimo built a complex e-commerce site using Magento for a boutique shoe retailer. This project included services in visual design and customization in addition to front-end development. Vaimo is still used by the retailer for maintenance and support. The retailer's business has increased around 70% since Vaimo launched their website.

    “Vaimo really put a lot of thought and energy into creating something custom that works and excites the end users.” – Vice President of Business Development, Boutique Retailer

    Former clients
    Primus
    Jack Daniels
    Proactiv
    Dyson
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Pretoria, South Africa
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Imagine Commerce Excellence Awards: eCommerce Partner of the Year (2015) , Inc. 5000 Europe , Gazelle Awards

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  • 2

    POPTAG AGENCY

    POPTAG AGENCY is a software company founded in 2012 with more than two experts. They offer e-commerce development, digital strategy, and business consulting solutions from their office in Durban, South Africa. They work with small and mid-market agencies.

    Notable Project

    POPTAG AGENCY provided lead generation solutions for a talent agency. The agency used various social media platform suchas LinkedIn and Facebook to generate leads. POPTAG AGENCY helped the agency achieve a 40% uptick in leads.

    “We set up status meeting and had weekly catch up's on projects and deadlines. This worked very well.” - Managing Director, Talent Agency

    Former clients
    Africacreatives.com
    Vizbl.art
    Thedrop.co.za
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Durban, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Bermont

    Bermont is a web development company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of less than ten that provides e-commerce development, web development, web design, UX/UI design, custom software development, and SEO services to midmarket and other-sized companies an institutions in the e-commerce and other industries. 

    Notable Project

    A food company hired Bermont to provide branding, creative design, and web development services based on provided information briefs. The website was developed according to the company's specifications despite the limited budget. The designs of the packaging also received good feedback. 

    "They knew our brand and knew exactly what we needed." - Founder, Food Company

    Former clients
    KLûK CGDT
    Edgemead Primary School and High School
    Tiger Lilly
    Skip and Ogilvy
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd

    Founded in 2010, 2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd is an IT solutions provider in Palakkad, India. With a team of 51, they specialize in e-commerce development, mobile app development, and web design. 

    Notable Project

    2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd partnered with a warehouse management portal on a site design and development project. They worked to drive traffic to the site and increase leads. The client was impressed with the quality of their service. 

    "It was easy to communicate with their project manager, and they frequently updated us." – Senior Marketing Manager, Warehouse Management Portal

    Former clients
    DIB
    SKoolBeep
    BlinkVisa
    GadgetBy
    FlowBot Bars
    WorkIt
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Raindrops Infotech

    Raindrops Infotech is a web and mobile application development company located in Ahmedabad, India. Since 2012, they have provided web, custom software, and mobile app development services. They have about 29 employees.

    Notable Project

    Raindrops Infotech developed features using Joomla for a fitness and wellbeing blog. They built functions to enable efficient content uploading and sharing. The intuitive features helped the client to expand their audience. 

    "I was really impressed by how fast they were able to deliver what I needed." — Owner, Fitness & Wellbeing Blog

    Former clients
    Racer
    Spin to Win
    Eliteholz
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Durban, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    PYCOGroup

    Founded in 2014, PYCOGroup is a development firm. Their team of around 370 employees is based in Brussels, with an additional office around the globe. They focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    PYCOGroup developed a mobile app for a travel services company. While the internal team was responsible for the database and API, the team handled the rest of the project. 

    "The team has been really efficient and helpful to build up and deliver the solution." – Program Director, Travel Services Company

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    American Express
    Volkswagen
    Coach
    Adobe
    Ansarada
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Codener

    Codener is a software company based in London that was founded in 2016 and currently has more than 50 employees. They provide custom software, web, and e-commerce development solutions to clients ranging from startups to large companies in the fields of e-commerce, advertising, and business services.

    Notable Project

    Codener developed a website for an accounting agency. The client had an existing website, but it was outdated. Codener developed a new website that generated significantly more traffic.

    “They provide a full admin panel where we can manage our site by own.” - CEO, Accounting Agency

    Former clients
    JP Associates
    Ghazee Offal
    Olie
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Ahmad Digital Agencies

    Ahmad Digital Agencies is a digital agency founded in 2018. They have a team of around 5 employees and are based in Boksburg, Gauteng. Their services include mainly web design, SEO, and e-commerce development for small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Ahmad Digital Agencies works with a musician on their social media presence. They provide digital marketing support and run campaigns on Instagram and Facebook. So far, their work has helped the client build their audience and gain followers on their music page. 

    "I’m happy because they’ve been able to grow my audience, which I struggled with for a long time." – Musician, Self Employed 

    Former clients
    Sai Ngam Thai Spa
    Tradewise Global
    Rg Motors Bank Repo
    Agriseed
    Sibeko Graphics
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boksburg, Dawn Park, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 9

    Webillism Web Design Company

    Webillism Web Design Company is a web development company founded in 1998. Based in Johannesberg, South Africa, their team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in web design, e-commerce development, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Webillism Web Design Company redesigned a WordPress site for a product distributor. Their team integrated datasheets, videos, and products into the website. Navigability increased and the site has received positive feedback.

    “Their team provides good customer service; they really care about the end results. Webillism Web Design Company makes an effort to understand what their clients need, want or picture in their heads in terms of a product.” –Marketing Manager, Product Distributor

    Former clients
    Fixed Mobile
    SS Telecoms
    PES Africa
    Pest Store
    Pietman Lategan
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Webtonic Solutions

    Webtonic Solutions is a web agency based in Sandton, South Africa, and founded in 2010. Their team of no more than 50 offers custom software, e-commerce, and web development solutions for clients in the industries of e-commerce, retail, and business services.

    Notable Project

    Webtonic Solutions developed a platform for a foreign exchange retailer. The platform was to allow corporations to make online purchases for currencies. The platform has since seen millions of orders transacted.

    “They’ve become my go-to people.” - Project Manager, Foreign Exchange Retailer

    Former clients
    RMB
    Travelex South Africa
    Deloitte SA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Sandton, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Codenatics

    Codenatics is a software development agency with a team of around 10 employees based in Cape Town, South Africa. They provide custom software development, e-commerce development, and mobile app development services to small businesses in a variety of industries including education, financial services, and telecommunications. 

    Notable Project

    In partnership with an e-learning company, Codenatics developed an e-learning platform using a variety of front- and backend technologies. They collaborated on a product plan and then developed the platform according to agreed-on specifications. 

    "The dynamic of the technologies they used is quite unique, and setting it up was a complicated process. Codenatics is very skilled in modern technologies." – CEO, E-Learning Platform 

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $250,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Somerset West, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Melsoft

    Melsoft is a website design and development agency located in Johannesburg. They have about 4 employees who provide web design, web development, and e-commerce development services to primarily small businesses in the business services, e-commerce, and education industries. They were founded in 2018.

    Notable Project

    Melosoft designed and developed a website and customer portal for a Renovation Contractor. They registered the domain, provided a hosting solution, and wrote content for the platform. The website generated about 10–15 new leads each month, and the portal satisfied customers.

    "Melsoft delivered a very well designed and easy to manage solution." — Director, Renovation Contractor

    Former clients
    CIPS ISAF
    ISAF Africa
    Ikusasa Ikamva
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd is a development company that was founded in 2015. The 5-person team is headquartered in Gandhinagar, India, with offices in Sydney; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and Toronto. The team develops mobile apps, e-commerce solutions, and websites to small businesses in the transportation, GPS & navigation, and e-commerce industries.

    Notable Project

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd built a custom mobile app for a luxury car rental company. They created a demo to start with before building the full app. The solution launched and awaits feedback from users. 

    "They are a small team with vast knowledge." – Director, Luxury Car Rental Company

    Former clients
    OfficeEarth
    Alalijuice
    peepshowproduktions
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Elemental Web Solutions

    Elemental Web Solutions is a web development and digital marketing agency in Table View, South Africa. Founded in 2005, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the advertising, business, and education sectors. Services include web development, SEO, and custom software development.

    Notable Project

    Elemental Web Solutions provided custom backend web development for a media and marketing company. They developed a CMS and followed wireframes using PHP. The platform has increased traffic and received praise for its design and functionality.
     

    “They did a very good job with project management.” – Chief Visionary, Media & Marketing Company

    Former clients
    Adidas
    Nescafe
    Mini
    Heineken
    BMW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Table View, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Team4Solution

    Team4solution is a mobile and web application design and development agency, founded in 2017. They have between 10 and 49 employees across their offices in Wakad, India and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where they provide web, mobile and software solutions from small and mid-size businesses. Services include e-wallet and e-learning apps, cross-platform apps, and SalesForce.

    Notable Project

    Team4solution developed software to assist in the product lifecycle management of an automotive company. They upgraded existing systems and developed a new frontend for the content. Team4solution was highly engaged and professional throughout the project, impressing the client by delivering the project on time and in conformance with all stakeholder requirements.

    “They fulfilled the requirements, and we were extremely satisfied. We were very close to the product lifecycle management, software topics, and computer-aided design. I was really impressed with how fast and how well they implemented these different requirements of file handling.” – Product Engineer, Automotive Company

    Former clients
    Lines International
    Chonga Chu
    Damien Black
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    ElmMac Media Pty Ltd

    ElmMac Media is software development & digital marketing company based in Durban, South Africa, with an office in North London, Canada. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of more than ten that provides e-commerce development, SEO, web development, mobile app development, IT managed services, and custom software development services. ElmMac Media serves small companies in various industries that include IT, telecommunications, and advertising & marketing.

    Notable Project

    A network marketing organization hired ElmMac Media for an ongoing engagement to provide marketing services. ElmMac Media has been meeting the organization's expectations during this engagement.

    "Acording to my experience with them everything is great." - CEO, Network Marketing Organization

    Former clients
    Fresh Foods LLC
    DebtNett
    Coca-Cola RSA
    MTN UG
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Durban, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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