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.
Alibaba acquisition values meal-deliverer Ele.me at $9.5 bn
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Monday it was acquiring full ownership of leading food-delivery firm Ele.me in a deal that values the Shanghai-based start-up at $9.5 billion. The deal is the latest salvo in the intensifying turf battle between tech heavyweights Alibaba and Tencent in the fast-growing Chinese markets for online food ordering and digital…
Think First Technology introduces Ogaranya
Think First Technology has launched Ogaranya, an online solution that aligns with the future of commerce in Africa. Ogaranya is software, which was created to crack the solution to commerce and seamless payment that is merchant and customer based. The Chief Executive Officer of Think First Technology, Akinyele Olubodun said: “Ogaranya is a 24/7 virtual…
BBNcoins for E-Commerce, real estate
Promoters of BBNcoins in the country have said the cryptocurrency would focus on e-commerce and real estate. In a statement released to The Guardian, the group noted that BBNcoins would create an end-to-end platform for real estate developers and customers and urged Nigerians to embrace it, especially as talks are on for it to be…
Greenfield opportunities in local commodities e-commerce
There is a story about a teacher who stood in front of a roomful of young people holding an empty glass jar. She turned it upside down and asked the young people in the room if it was empty or full.
Jumia offers 18m Facebook users in Nigeria e-commerce Bot
Leading electronic commerce (eCommerce) platform, Jumia has introduced Jumia Bot, Nigeria’s first e-commerce Bot.The Bot, according to Jumia, will allow shoppers carry out so many activities online, including odering of food, find fashion or electronic items....