American eBay sellers will soon gain access to Africa’s biggest consumer markets. This comes via a new partnership between the U.S. e-commerce giant and online shopping startup MallforAfrica.com, set to go live July 2016.
According to the research, Nigeria is home to some of the keenest mobile shoppers on the African continent, and is also the third largest mobile commerce market in terms of the incidence of mobile shoppers amongst the countries that participated in the research.
Vice President and Area Business Head West Africa, Mastercard, Omokehinde Adebanjo has said that African countries share some of the world’s highest speeds of digital growth with people now constantly in pursuit of faster and more convenient ways of paying for goods and services.
Amidst the challenges of limited Internet connectivity and unreliable connections, a new Nielsen Global Connected Commerce Survey has found that Nigerians use of mobile devices to make online retail purchases is significantly higher than global purchasing rates across several categories.
Jumia, Africa’s biggest e-commerce is set to become an equivalent of Amazon on a continent with tremendous opportunities which will see its online population reach 50% by 2025 and its smartphone owners rise to 360 million.
Facebook and Jumia Nigeria partnered to host the first ‘Boost Your Business’ event in Nigeria last Thursday (19 November) at the Landmark Event Centre. More than 500 Nigerian entrepreneurs gathered to network, hear about marketing best practices, and learn about how they can use Facebook and Jumia to grow their businesses
Online Marketplace Kaymu Nigeria has partnered with MTN to allow Nigerians shop on Kaymu.com.ng at zero data charge. This means that Kaymu’s current and prospective buyers and sellers on the MTN network can shop via it’s mobile app without incurring any data costs.
Jumia, the leading online shopping destination in Africa, has launched its newly redesigned website jumia.com to its entire African customers. From now on, jumia.com offers a cleaner vendor-friendly interface that improves the shopping experience across all platforms for its several million unique users in Africa.
In order to reduce data costs and boost e-commerce in Nigeria, Jumia, leading online shopping destination in Africa, launched its free internet service with MTN, Africa's leading cellular telecommunications company.
From August 31st to September 6th, JUMIA Côte d'Ivoire will introduce the Home Week: a new series of staggering deals on the best home appliance brands with up to 50% discount.