Tag: e-commerce

Jumia believes rural e-commerce presents growth oppurtunities

Rural E-Commerce, the Next Phase of Jumia’s Growth

E-commerce has grown tremendously in the last few years, fundamentally changing the shopping habits of Kenyans. This has led to emergence of rural e-commerce....

Ecommerce Platform Copia Picks New CTO, CFO, and Managing Director

Ecommerce platform Copia, which provides its B2C service to 750 million middle to low-income African consumers, has announced new appointments to its leadership as...

How E-commerce Platform Copia is Adapting to COVID-19

Kenya is battling the COVID-19 pandemic that has been around for more than a month following the first reported case back in March 13, 2020. The pandemic has...

Kenyans Spend Trillions Buying Goods and Services Online Amid a Challenging E-Commerce Space

The growth of e-commerce services in Kenya, while not necessarily returning profits to vendors, is something most people can see. In spite of the...

KRA to Crack Down on Some E-commerce and Informal Online Businesses that Don’t Pay Tax

People engage in businesses of all kinds. However, the growth of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook have made it easier...
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Buying Meat the 21st Century Way, How Herdy Can it Be?

Buying meat is one of those things that don't need to be stressful. It should be as easy as walking into your favorite butchery,...
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Infinix Steps Into the E-Commerce Market with the Launch of X-Mall

Infinix is a company that has not been shy to try out new things, the company has thrown itself in the wearables mud by...

Mzizzi.com Aims to Root Out E-Commerce Hurdles for Small Businesses

E-commerce has taken over the way we shop, with companies such as Amazon and Jumia taking up the market in their respective regions. The...
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Jamboshop Aims for Jumia Kenya’s Lunch, Promises to Fix Customer Pain Points

The e-commerce space in Kenya is a fast growing business with more shops taking up the trade to either complement their physical presence or...

Kenya’s Communication Authority to Choke out Unlicensed Courier Services

Following the budding of e-commerce platforms left, right and center in the Kenyan market, the Communications Authority of Kenya has taken note of the...

Masoko, Safaricom’s E-Commerce Platfrom, Set to Launch on November 16

During its Half Year Results announcement, Safaricom took it upon themselves to introduce their next big innovation, Masoko. Masoko is an e-commerce platform that...
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Jumia Kenya Makes a Move in Preparation for Safaricom’s Masoko Launch

Following the announcement that Safaricom is about to make a major play in the e-commerce industry with Masoko, it seems like current players are...

Jumia Market, Formerly Kaymu, is Reportedly Shutting Down

In June 2016, Africa Internet Group (AIG) rebranded all its e-commerce subsidiaries to Jumia in an effort to shore up the company's marketing efforts...
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Safaricom to Get Into General E-commerce with Launch of Masoko

By now you should know the trend, if it's Safaricom and I'm the author, it's probably a rant, a leak or on the rare,...

Antibiotics, Facial Products and Condoms Drive MYDAWA App Downloads to 10,000

MYDAWA is a platform, android and web app, that enables users to buy quality medicine and health products affordably and conveniently. The platform was...
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E-Commerce Firm Kilimall Takes On a B2B Model to Achieve ‘Africa’s Alibaba’ Dream

E-Commerce firm Kilimall has launched a Sino-African Business To Business (B2B) Model that will lay a solid foundation on its pursuit of being the...
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LG Electronics Launches its Own Online Shopping Platform in Kenya

Things are about to be shaken up in the e-commerce space in Kenya. LG, a multinational electronics company, is now tapping into the online...
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The Case of Cash on Delivery Running E-commerce in Kenya

E-commerce has been around for quite a while. In developed countries, it carries the day as being more popular than brick and mortar shopping. For...

Meet SureLynk, an E-Commerce Mall for Businesses

  One afternoon in September 2015, Eliud Wakanyiri was watching Television when he had his light bulb moment. CNN had featured Nigeria’s hotel booking platform...
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Communications Authority of Kenya sets Tough rules for Couriers targeting Growth of E-commerce

E-commerce is gaining momentum the world over with platforms such as E-Bay, Amazon and Alibaba turning into billion dollar businesses. Interestingly only 16% of...

Sina Weibo, Alibaba File for US Stock Listing

Most of the internet services termed revolutionary in the free world are blocked in the Middle Kingdom. As the Chinese Communist Party would have...
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GIVEAWAY: Win one of two #NationHela Cards loaded with Kshs 2000

It's that time again when we have freebies for our readers. As always we will make this very exciting and easy to win. I...

E-commerce Site Alibaba Rakes in Big Cash on Chinese 11.11 Shopping Festival

On November 11th, e-commerce platform, Alibaba holds a shopping festival for 24 hours. Dubbed the 11.11, the shopping fest has already brought in RMB19.1...
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Looking for Laptop cases, Gearzap might be the place for you

Kenyan elections are over and we can resume to normal programming. That said, I did get this messenger bag for my Galaxy Note 10.1...
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Speaking e-commerce, meet onlineshopping.co.ke

The e-commerce industry in Kenya is a growing one, quite young. We are yet to see the boom and response from users that has been...

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