96% of consumers in Nigeria consider wearables, biometrics in payment patterns
As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping. As stores closed and social distancing took hold, retailers worldwide moved their businesses online,...
6 Easy Steps To Get The Best Out Of Online Shopping
Shopping online has become so popular that new online stores pop up every day. It is easy to get lost in the maze of thousands of products and get confused. Following these steps can make your online shopping experience relatively easier and even help you save money. Buy From Popular Online Stores Most people that…
How To Afford What You Can’t Afford
Everyone wants designers, everyone wants the feel and weight that comes with original leather and everyone wants the fluffiness that comes with the ka-ching. But not everyone can afford it. Preaching living within your means might not be as bad as you think. Most times, all you need to do is change where you shop.…
Mixed reactions trail proposed 5% VAT on online purchases
Mixed reactions have trailed the proposed plan by the Federal Government to slam a five percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods bought online. Experts told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos, that the plan could discourage the growing digital economy, while some expressed worry that the revenue realised would not…
21m Africans shopped online in 2017, says report
According to recent figures from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) approximately 21 million shoppers in Africa in 2017 helped drive a market valued at US$5.7 billion in sales.
A Quick Guide To Online Shopping
With the advent of social media and the web, shopping has been made much easier. Now, everything can be found online, every single service. From wares, massages to perishables. Everything! You practically do not have to step out of the house anymore. You can get someone to get your groceries for you. However, it is…
Nigeria leads South Africa, others in online shopping
According to GeoPoll, which conducted the survey on five African countries including Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya and Ghana, said though there have been significant growth in online shopping on the continent, but SSA still don’t trust e-commerce sites.
How to avoid online shopping traps
As online shopping becomes popular in Nigeria and more people engage in e-commerce, so has Internet or cyber fraud and scams.