Intex Technologies Partners with JUMIA in Côte d’Ivoire

A strategic alliance has been concluded between JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire and Intex Technologies. The Indian company chose the e-commerce leader to sell its products in Côte d’Ivoire. This alliance provides the brand with access to the growing Ivorian telephony market and reinforces JUMIA’s supply in a very competitive segment. The two companies have worked quietly

Jumia Nigeria to Launch Pay on Delivery Service Nationwide

Jumia Nigeria is set to launch its cash on delivery service, which accounts for two-thirds of the companies total sales, nationwide this month, according to co-chief executive officer (CEO) Nicola Martin. “We will offer cash on delivery nationwide this month – between the middle and end of July we will offer cash on delivery everywhere

E-commerce in Nigeria Still in its Infancy – Faleye

Nigeria’s e-commerce sector is still in its infancy compared to those of developed countries in spite of the success of the likes of Konga and Jumia, according to Oluseye Faleye, founder of TopDownDeals. Faleye believes filling a vacuum by providing a platform for gamers in the country to purchase offerings from international providers at affordable prices.

Jumia Nigeria appoints new CEOs

E-commerce platform Jumia Nigeria has announced Nicolas Martin and Jérémy Doutté as chief executive officers (CEOs), replacing former managing directors Tunde Kehinde and Raphael Afaedor who have decided to leave to start their own business. “To prepare for his new tasks, Nicolas Martin joined Jumia Nigeria a few months ago. Prior to this, he worked

B2C E-Commerce in Africa Driven by Improved Infrastructure and an Emerging Middle Class

Secondary market research publisher has released findings in its “Africa B2C E-Commerce Report – 2013” indicating that the growing Internet penetration, the spread of mobile technology and improvement of payment and delivery infrastructure are factors that can boost E-Commerce on the continent. CEO Yücel Yelken states “E-Commerce has a high potential in Africa