Konga diversifies, eyes acquisition of pharmacy chain
After a successful launch of Konga Travel, a revolutionary omni-channel travel booking agency, the management of Konga, Africa’s e-Commerce giant has confirmed plans to launch an integrated but cost-effective health project across Nigeria to better serve the served, unserved and under-served with genuine drugs promptly through the acquisition of a pharmacy chain. Negotiations are believed…
Global e-commerce sales surge to $29 trillion
Global e-commerce sales grew by 13 per cent in 2017, hitting an estimated $29 trillion, according to the latest numbers released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Government to clamp down on unregistered e-Commerce transporters
The Lagos State Government has warned e-commerce transporters who are not registered and licensed to work in Nigeria and do not pay tax to the government to have a rethink soonest or face the wrath of the relevant laws should they fail to cooperate with the state government in this regard. This was the resolution…
WAWOOW launches fashion E-commerce platform
WAWOOH, a leading fashion and lifestyle ecommerce platform, officially launched its operations in Nigeria this month during a media parley which held at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Make policies in favour of e-commerce to solve unemployment, entrepreneurs plead
In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Ibadan, the entrepreneurs insist that the youth ought to be the target of such policies on e-commerce business to drive the economy.
Finserve targets Nigeria, others in expansion into e-commerce, remittances markets
Fintech business, Finserve is betting on a new payment platform for customers and businesses across East, Central Africa as well as Nigeria to tap into the region’s e-commerce and remittances markets. Finserve plans to work with financial services providers and businesses to merge payment options in East and Central Africa on to one payment platform,…
Firm unveils integrated e-commerce platform for creative, emerging sectors
To improve customer experience as well as access to new products and services, George Street Investment International (GSII) has unveiled an e-commerce platform named Profundo to cater to the needs of the emerging sectors. According to the firm, the new platform was designed, re-engineered/deepened to change the face of e-commerce in Nigeria and Africa at…
1Market.ng targets 500,000 jobs in five years, shops for 200,000 affiliate partners
To help in growing the Nigerian economy and create jobs by closing the gap between manufacturers of Made-in-Nigeria products and global buyers, 1market.ng is shopping for one million manufacturers and distributors of made-in-Nigeria products across the country through its affiliate partners program. 1Market is a pioneering B2B, B2C online marketplace, specializing in bridging the gap between global…
Bridging the gap of standards, consumer protection in Nigeria’s $13bn eCommerce
The world today has grown beyond being a global village. It is now just a click away. The era of smart handheld devices has made the online space the only go-to avenue to seek knowledge and answers to man-made problems. Even when a child seeks his or her parents’ assistance on an assignment in school, the standard refrain is “go online, just Google it.”
Firm tasks youths on wholesale e-commerce to curb unemployment
The Chairman, Kaavwin Network Nigeria Limited, Dayo Okewole has advised Nigerian youths to explore opportunities in wholesale e-commerce to address the challenge of unemployment in the country.
‘How Konga-Yudala merger impacts e-commerce sector’
Despite significant optimism of an unprecedented upsurge in global e-commerce spend, which is widely expected to gross $4.058trillion or 14.6 per cent of total retail spending by 2020, e-commerce in Nigeria and on the African continent is still largely untapped.