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6 Sites Driving eCommerce in Africa

eCommerce in Africa is booming but that doesn’t leave out any struggles which include uncertainty around receiving orders satisfactorily. There are currently 65.4 million eCommerce users in Africa and the Middle East, with an additional 20 million users expected to be shopping online by 2021. When it comes to eCommerce …

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The Coca-Cola Company Completes Acquisition of Chi Ltd. in Nigeria

Coca-Cola Expands Minority Investment to Full Ownership of Africa’s Leading Producer of Juice and Value-Added Dairy Beverages The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Chi Ltd. in Nigeria. Coca-Cola first announced a minority investment in Chi three years ago and, as planned, has now acquired full …

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Carrefour Kenya Inks Deal with Online Platform Jumia to Boost Grocery, Beverages Sale

French multinational retailer, Carrefour has entered into a definitive agreement with Jumia, a Nigeria-based e-commerce platform to boost online grocery, beverages and other sales. A Business Daily report indicates that the deal will allow Carrefour customers purchase a wide selection of products from its six Nairobi stores on Jumia’s online …

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Africa’s Entertainment and Media Industry Enters Dynamic New Wave of Convergence – 3.0

By 2022, total E&M revenue in South Africa is expected to reach R177.2 billion, up from R129.2 billion in 2017 Africa’s entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase – a third wave of convergence. The borders that once separated the entertainment and media (E&M), technology and telecommunications …

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SPAR Nigeria Opens Hypermarket in Ultra-modern Shopping Centre

In the brand new Tejuoshop shopping centre in Lagos, SPAR Nigeria recently opened a SPAR Hypermarket with a sales area of 1,425m², attracting huge crowds on the opening day. The Tejuosho Shopping Centre, the former Tejuosho Market, famous for fabric and garment trading, is an ultra-modern shopping centre and with …

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Modern Trade Formats are Upping their Game in Nigeria

Nigeria’s retail sector is dominated by traditional trade formats like open markets and kiosks in terms of absolute store numbers. Despite the prevalence of these channels, the Nielsen Nigeria Shopper Trends 2017 synidicated report reveals that modern trade formats like supermarkets and hypermarkets are stepping up to fulfill the needs …

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Jumia Set to Make 2017 Black Friday the Biggest Nigeria Has Ever Seen

Jumia Nigeria has announced the dates and partners for its biggest sales event of the year, Jumia Black Friday 2017. This year’s event is billed as the Jumia Black Friday Festival and will run for 31 days from November 13th to December 13th 2017 on www.Jumia.com.ng. It will be the …

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Nigerians Seek a ‘Next-Level’ Shopping Experience

Despite Nigeria’s retail sector being dominated by independent formats like open markets and kiosks in terms of absolute store numbers, the Nielsen Shopper & Retail World Conference held in Lagos, Nigeria, has revealed that modern trade formats like supermarkets and hypermarkets are stepping up to fulfill the needs of consumers. …

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DHL and MallforAfrica Team up to Further Cross-Border E-Commerce to the United States

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider recently announced its partnership with MallforAfrica, the award-winning global e-commerce company, which will facilitate selling of made-in-Africa products to customers in the United States. Businesses can do so via the eBay platform powered by MallforAfrica. Through this partnership, DHL locations will …

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Jumia Nigeria Celebrates 5th Anniversary and Re-states Commitment to Nigerian Market

Foremost ecommerce retailer, Jumia Nigeria has hit the five-year mark in Nigeria and is celebrating with its customers, employees and partners in the #YouMakeUsJumia campaign. Jumia is throwing a Super Birthday Sale with up to 70% discounts on Jumia.com.ng. In addition to the online promotion, the #YouMakeUsJumia campaign includes live …

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