First of all, the Internet is the change that has taken the world over and will continue to evolve over the years. Hence, a new technology comes up now and changes the way we live. The way business is done, the way we travel and so forth. Similarly, one of the areas of our lives which the internet changed is e-commerce and how we shop.
For the reason that we now live in an e-commerce era. Therefore, it is essential for business owners to think of having an online presence by creating an online store. Most worthy, below are the top ten e-Commerce sites in Nigeria. They are arranged in the order of their size, popularity and reach.
Jumia incorporated in May 2012 and has become the biggest and e-commerce site in Nigeria and Africa. Essentially, with Jumia, you can access most of all your product needs. Their product stock includes electronics, fashions, household equipment, provisions, and food, amongst others. Certainly, it is Nigeria’s version of amazon.com, and its popularity has exceeded the shores of this continent. As a result, Amazon’s Alexa rated it as the most visited e-commerce website in Nigeria.
Konga is Nigeria’s online Superstore, which the owners founded in July 2012. For the reason that it provides a first and third party retailing spreading across various product categories. Such as electronics, books, home appliances, cosmetics, fashion, and children’s items, personal and health care products.
Even more, the owners of Konga created it from a keen passion for delivering goods with speed and accuracy. Furthermore, It has warehouses located in strategic cities like Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt. Consequently, this is to ensure swift delivery of orders. Likewise, Konga also provides access for small businesses with varieties of products to sell and display on their website as Konga merchants.
A fast-growing e-commerce Company that provides 24-hour service delivery in Lagos state. PayPorte launched in 2012 and headquartered in Nigeria with branch offices in Ghana, Kenya, Egypt, Morroco, and South Africa.
It is the first e-commerce site to introduce a food store which offers fresh, money smart and stress-free shopping. Also, some of their best deals are in the range of 1k. Similarly, PayPorte caters to a wide demographic that ranges from the youths and to the young city professionals. The online e-commerce giant has named itself as Nigeria’s favorite e-commerce store.
PayPorte also partners with indigenous businesses by displaying their goods on its platform to a broader audience. This provides access to new customers, great logistics coverage, and the opportunity to excel in the industry.
VConnect is an e-commerce marketplace that assists users to hire indigenous professionals for all categories of needs. There are over 100 services registered on Vconnect. They range from repairs and maintenance, home and office improvement. Also, events and entertainment, personal services, business services, and finally logistics.
VConnect arose from the need to create contacts between service professionals and businesses and individuals searching for their services. Consequently, VConnect helps connect reliable service professionals to companies for categories of their service needs. Whether it be office repairs, or redoing the interiors or availing financial services for businesses.
Furthermore, OLX is a universal marketplace, founded in 2006 and operating in 45 countries. It is a platform for buying and selling services and goods. Such as electronics, fashion items, furniture, household goods, properties, and cars. Finally bikes. OLX is believed to be the modern’s free online classifieds site.
It is noteworthy that On OLX, sellers can design, display, and display ads under the listed classifications (e.g a seller can place an ad for a vehicle under automobiles category). Similarly, the classifying of ads gives the online market a structured design making it faster to locate products of interest.
Jiji is a Nigerian e-commerce site, the largest online classified ads company, which represents C2C and B2C sellers in the country. Therefore, it is the place of publication of over 800,000 ads. Consequently attracting over 160,000 sellers and 7 million original users per months, who look for good deals in cars, household goods, electronics, services, and job hunters.
Incorporated in 2014, Jiji.ng is a fast-growing e-commerce site with an innovative security system which provides a simple stress-free method of trading.
Finally, If you have anything to sell, you can post free classified ads on the website and get the maximum result in terms of reach and profit.
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Wakanow.com was found in 2008. But came into public attention with the start of its operations during the first Africa hosted FIFA World Cup competition in 2010. Therefore, they have had massive growth in their services.
Wakanow offers customers with everything they need for seeking, arranging, and paying for a whole trip. They offer express access to one of the most critical choices of travel deals and services. Providing various customer needs like families booking a summer vacation to individuals arranging a quick weekend getaway.
Their e-commerce site offers travelers information on hotel reservations, flight fares, visa assistance, airport pickups, and other travel services.
SME Market Hub
SME MarketHub is a GTBank owned e-commerce shopping site that allows businesses to sell to customers. They offer astonishing discounts and diversity of everyday living products and services. Whatever you want to buy, you’ll find it all on the Hub!
Africa internet group launched Kaymu in 2012. It provides a robust platform for buyers and sellers to meet. It allows consumers to connect with the seller close to him or her. Also, be it used, or new products, Kaymu enables you to do so from the ease of your home, car or office.
Kara.com.ng offers a broad category of products from Mobile Phones to Electrical and Power Supplies products at the best prices. It provides multiple payment options for its customers, such as online payment via credit/debit card, bank transfer. And cash on delivery option as well. It is also the only online store in Nigeria to stock industrial grade generators.