In 2021, 805 unique sellers received loans through Jumia Lending, representing a 27 per cent increase in the number of sellers compared to 2020.
Lagos has emerged top among cities with the highest volume of electronic commerce (eCommerce) orders in Africa. Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre, Lagos, ranked first, with Cairo ...
Sustainability- a buzzword thrown around by fashion insiders, but what exactly does it mean? Sustainability, in simple terms, means to sustain something over a long period of time. As a policy, sustainability concerns itself with economic, social, and environmental betterment. When narrowed into fashion, sustainability means taking socio-economic and environmental-friendly approaches to the production, distribution,…
18 Dec 2020
Low trust environment has been identified as a major limitation affecting electronic commerce (eCommerce) besides the conventional challenges such as low asset investments, poor standards and service quality and poor logistics.
7 Aug 2020
Despite the struggling nature of Nigeria’s electronic commerce (eCommerce) sector, which has led to the quitting of several operators, one of the surviving players, Konga
24 Jan 2020
For Nigeria's electronic commerce (eCommerce) sub-sector to grow, become profitable, and subsequently impact the economy, more education is required.
1 Jan 2020
The hydra-headed challenges of poor logistics and infrastructure gaps have been identified as major factors that limited the development of electronic commerce (eCommerce) in Nigeria
25 Dec 2019
Today, with the very strong impact of globalisation, digitalisation and social media, the engagement with e-commerce across the world keeps changing. Many companies and advertising players are forced to implement new consumer
21 Aug 2019
Africa is on the rise. From entertainment to agriculture, Africa is boldly expressing its identity and productivity in a brave new world.
27 Apr 2019
High unemployment, especially among the youths, has negative consequences on the economy of the country and population.
26 Jul 2018
Fresh investments in digital technologies would enable Nigeria to actively play in the fourth industrial revolution. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which raised this view yesterday in Lagos at the 2018 Information Communications Technology and Telecommunication (ICTEL) Expo, organized by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), informed that thus far, about $70 billion…
16 Apr 2018
In a landmark industry achievement, Konga, Nigeria's online mall and Yudala, Africa's pioneer composite e-commerce companies have officially merged their operations. This will see them effectively become the biggest retail and e-commerce outfit on the African continent. The business merger, which takes effect from May 1, will see both companies operate under the Konga brand…