Tag: JUMIA

 

How Black Friday is Giving Africa’s Economy a Lift

It is quite phenomenal how in recent years, both eCommerce players and retailers have used Black Friday to sweep thrifty shoppers off their feet. So much that the shopping event is no longer restricted to a single-day shopping spree but has rather taken over the entire month to become BlackRead More

Logistics Challenges Facing Ecommerce in Africa

According to Euromonitor, the world’s fastest growing economies by 2030 will be in Africa. This consequently makes the continent the next big e-commerce market. And as this positive narrative continues to place Africa as a top investment destination, the need for advanced logistics systems has become inevitable. The growth ofRead More

Africa Set To Be The Next Big Mobile Market

Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for her enormous growth opportunities. 2019 is undeniably the year to prioritize investments in Africa’s mobile market, to leverage this monetary opportunity. According to a Mobile Report for Africa released by Jumia, Africa’s leadingRead More

Jumia and Xiaomi Partner to Drive Smartphone Penetration in Africa

Jumia, Africa’s leading e-commerce platform, has today signed an important partnership with technology leader Xiaomi at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, giving millions of users in Africa easy access to Xiaomi products. Through the partnership, Jumia will open the Mi official store on its platform and give Xiaomi accessRead More

The Opportunity Cost of Doing Business for SMEs in Africa

The African economy has gathered momentum over the years, with an estimated increase of 3.8% of the real output growth in 2017. As the largest economies gradually strengthen, the 2018/2019 performance should reach 4.1% according to the African Development Bank. This economic growth and sustainable development has largely been contributedRead More