Tag: E-Commerce

Jumia Global

Jumia scraps shipping fees for Jumia Global items

Customers who shop for Jumia Global items will enjoy free international delivery after Jumia announced that it has scrapped the international shipping fees. “We...
Jumia Kenya

Jumia welcomes Mastercard as its new shareholder

A few weeks Jumia filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, the company has welcomed a new investor. The leading pan-African...
M-Pesa AliExpress partnership

Kenyans can now pay for purchases on Alibaba’s AliExpress via M-Pesa

Kenyans shopping on AliExpress will from today be able to pay for their purchases using M-Pesa. Safaricom has entered into a partnership with Ant...
Jumia Home Makeover campaign kicks off on April 24th, up to 50% discounts on various home appliances

Jumia and Unilever Super Brand Day to offer massive discounts on consumer goods for...

Jumia Kenya will from Monday 25th February 2019 run the first ever-ever Jumia Super Brand Day, a one-day shopping event for online shoppers. The...
Featured Image: Jumia MD, Sam Chappatte, PS, State Department of Trade, Dr. Chris Kiptoo (Ministry of Industrialization, Trade & Cooperatives) and Florence Kimata - SMEs Advisor - (Ministry of Industrialization, Trade & Cooperatives) addressing the media during the event. 

Jumia wants to grow its products offering to 10 million in 2019

Jumia wants to cross 10 million products offering on its e-commerce platform in 2019, with new brands exclusive on the platform. The e-commerce leader...
Jumia Home Makeover campaign kicks off on April 24th, up to 50% discounts on various home appliances

Jumia is selling items under Ksh.500 at half the price

Jumia has launched a Stock up campaign that will see its customers purchase up to 500 items under Ksh.500 at half the price. Dubbed...

Africa eCommerce Week: Africa had 21 million online shoppers in 2017

Africa had 21 million online shoppers in 2017 according to a report by UNCTAD, the United Nations body that oversees trade for development. The...

Carrefour Kenya partners with Jumia to sell groceries online

Majid Al Futtaim, the exclusive franchisee operator of Carrefour in 15 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has partnered with Jumia to sell groceries...

Expect the Jumia Black Friday 2018 to be twice as big as last year

Jumia Kenya officially unveiled its Jumia Black Friday 2018  sales event this month. The one-month event will run from 2nd to 30th November under...

Posta eyeing new partnership with Amazon

Kenya’s postal service provider the Kenya Postal Corporation of Kenya is eyeing a deal with American e-commerce company Amazon that will see it become their...

Hashmart, the new online retailer in town is betting big on electronics

You will agree with me that the internet has revolutionized how most of us shop. Because of the numerous advantages and benefits, more and...

E-Commerce penetration in Kenya ramping up travel

Online buying and selling of goods and services, online transactions, high mobile penetration, fast connectivity, a digital savvy population and an increased consumer spending...

Kenyan SMEs leverage e-commerce to compete with the big boys

80% of the products on online retailer platform Jumia are from accredited small businesses (SMEs), the company has revealed. This number grew by 45%...

Kilimall officially launches is affiliate marketing programme

E-commerce site Kilimall has officially unveiled its affiliate marketing programme. Dubbed KiliAffiliates, the program will see young people with online and social media presence...

The Sharing Economy: a driver for e-commerce in Kenya and Africa.

Technologically advanced innovations and solutions are disrupting the somehow settled e-Commerce sector. According to a report by Price WaterHouse Coopers (UK), global revenues generated by...

Click and Collect – the shifting internet retail in Kenya

  Internet retailing in Kenya is taking an interesting turn, customers now increasingly prefer to order an item online, collect it offline, sample it, keep...

Travelstart secures US$40M funding from Amadeus Capital

Online Travel company Travelstart has today announced a US$40 million funding from global technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners. With the investment Travelstart also enters...

Jumia Nigeria appoints Mrs Juliet Anammah as New CEO

Jumia Nigeria has appointed Mrs Juliet Anammah as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Juliet is taking over from former Co-CEOs Jeremy Doutte and Nicolas Martin,...

5 Trends That Shaped Kenya’s E-Commerce Market in 2015

2015 has no doubt been an impressive year for e-commerce in Kenya as more and more consumers chose to turn to the online space...

E-commerce: Retailers should optimize supply chains to ensure customer satisfaction this festive season

The e-commerce shopping experience is increasingly becoming a popular option for consumers during the festive season. Retailers therefore need to pay careful attention to...

E-Commerce: Beware of potential customs charges when sending or receiving gifts internationally

In the lead up to the festive season, consumers are increasingly turning to e-commerce shopping portals instead of visiting physical stores due the convenience that...

DHL Africa Launches pocket-sized, all-touch computers to meet increasing delivery demands

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has launched pocket-sized, all-touch computers that capitalize on the latest technological advancements, and ensure customers on the continent benefit from...

Interview: The evolving role of E-commerce in the travel industry

The most amazing aspect of e-commerce is its ability to impact sales and marketing efforts immediately, however, the uptake of e-commerce is still on...

e-Commerce:MOBOfree launches First-of-a-Kind ID Verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

MOBOfree has today announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda in what it says is aimed at strengthening...

e-Commerce: MOBOfree Records Outstanding Performances in Africa

MOBOfree.com, the leading African social marketplace has announced  an increase of more than 44% in the number of registered users of MOBOfree.com in Nigeria...