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  • Jumia Kenya

    Nigeria: Jumia unveils same day delivery service

    September 18, 2014 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: Jumia unveils same day delivery service

    Jumia has introduced a same day delivery to its customers in Lagos, exactly two years after its major competitor, Konga, introduced a similar service in the country. According to Nicolas Martin, Jumia’s Managing Director, the online retailer’s goal is...

  • Jumia expects E-commerce boom in Egypt

    September 8, 2014 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Jumia expects E-commerce boom in Egypt

    E-commerce models nowadays often take on an American style; however, this is not the case for Egypt. As a start up investing in the Arab world, Jumia Egypt has adopted the values and qualities of e-commerce in the Middle East and Africa. By utilising...

  • Jumia Kenya

    Jumia responds to Africa’s growing mobile market

    September 4, 2014 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Jumia responds to Africa’s growing mobile market

    The mobile internet sector in Africa is developing rapidly, with smartphones becoming much more affordable and growing in popularity. Jumia has taken advantage of this with a mobile app that allows an increasing number of Africans to access the e-commerce...

  • Jumia Kenya

    Jumia expands to Cameroon

    August 26, 2014 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Jumia expands to Cameroon

    Jumia is rapidly becoming a household name across the continent of Africa. Following its recent launches in Uganda and Ghana, the online retailer has now gone live in Cameroon. With the launch of the Jumia in Cameroon, the company is now active in 9 countries...

  • Jumia Kenya

    Jumia Egypt seals partnership with Sony

    August 20, 2014 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Jumia Egypt seals partnership with Sony

    Jumia has officially inked and sealed its partnership with Sony on its Egyptian website. Launched two months ago, Sony’s online store on Jumia has increased as well as boosted its sales in Egypt by 15%. This is according to the company. Mattia Perroni, CEO...

  • Jumia Kenya

    Bata to sell on Jumia Kenya

    July 24, 2014 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Bata to sell on Jumia Kenya

    Bata, a Kenyan footwear manufacturer and retailer, has made the move to sell its products online on Jumia’s Kenya marketplace. The company has chosen to list on the marketplace due to its popularity in order to increase sales and revenue. The Jumia...

  • Jumia Kano

    Jumia Nigeria reveals Online Marketplace for SMEs

    July 10, 2014 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Jumia Nigeria reveals Online Marketplace for SMEs

    Jumia Nigeria celebrates its 2nd year anniversary with massive growth and impact on the Nigerian economy. Over the past 2 years Jumia has been building an online platform that attempts to bridge the gap between consumers and access to products. As part of...

  • Jumia Kano

    Jumia Nigeria expands to Kano

    June 25, 2014 • North Africa, Online & SocialComments Off on Jumia Nigeria expands to Kano

    Online retailer Jumia is continuing to expand its reach in Nigeria. Two years after it was first established in Nigeria, Jumia is now said to be the country’s largest online retailer. Part of the brand’s aim is to provide customers with choice in retail,...

  • Drogba & Co by HOM range launched on Jumia Ivory Coast

    June 25, 2014 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Drogba & Co by HOM range launched on Jumia Ivory Coast

    Didier Drogba, captain of the Ivory Coast national team, has brought his Drogba & Co. by HOM underwear range home to the Ivory Coast exclusively on www.jumia.ci, with 1€ from every sale going to the Didier Drogba Foundation. Produced in partnership...

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    Egypt: Jumia opens up to retailers

    May 29, 2014 • North Africa, RetailComments Off on Egypt: Jumia opens up to retailers

    The “Shop-in-shop” concept on JUMIA Egypt provides access to JUMIA’s own nationwide shipping fleet, storage facilities, customer service platforms and offer buyers flexible payment methods. “The opportunity is huge”, said Mattia Perroni, CEO of...

  • 10 Africans making waves in technology

    May 9, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Africans making waves in technology

    IT News Africa takes a look at ten of the continent’s up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are making some serious waves in the technology space – either by reimagining established products or services, expanding radically into new areas, or developing...

  • Ivory Coast: MTN signs payment deal with Jumia

    April 23, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ivory Coast: MTN signs payment deal with Jumia

    Africa Internet Holding (AIH), the largest internet incubator on the continent, today announced the start of its partnership with mobile service provider MTN. To kick off proceedings, MTN and shopping retail destination Jumia are teaming up to offer a...

  • JUMIA launches in Uganda

    February 7, 2014 • Online & SocialComments Off on JUMIA launches in Uganda

    Today Nigeria’s JUMIA, an online shopping destination in Africa, is extending its services to Uganda. The East African country will now have access to Jumia’s wide range of products including: fashion, electronics, home appliances, mobile devices and...

  • Nigeria, Naira

    Nigerian eCommerce operators square off

    January 27, 2014 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian eCommerce operators square off

    In recent developments around the feud between two key eCommerce operators in Nigeria, online retailer Konga.com is reportedly considering legal action against Rocket Internet, over domain ownership. Rocket Internet is the parent company of several ventures...

  • PlayStation 4 available in Nigeria

    November 21, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on PlayStation 4 available in Nigeria

    Sony’s latest PlayStation 4 console was launched in the US last week and while South African gamers will have to wait until 6 December to get their hands on the next-generation device, consumers in Nigeria will be among the first in Africa to receive...

  • Nigeria, Naira

    The ecommerce force that is Nigeria

    October 30, 2013 • Features, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on The ecommerce force that is Nigeria

    Jumia, Konga and Kaymu. These online offerings have two things in common: they serve Nigeria’s increasingly connected population and they form part of a high-growth market in eCommerce, which, say experts, is one that is poised to dominate the Continent. An...