Chinese influence remains robust in Africa...
26 Apr 2016
Nigeria Manufacturing Expo termed a success with 2600+ attendees and high-level policy discussions at mPAD...
25 Apr 2016
Owerri Mall, a pioneer retail shopping experience in Owerri State, Nigeria, was opened in March by developer Resilient Africa...
6 Apr 2016
Ringier Africa Deals Group, a newly-founded joint venture between Swiss Ringier Africa AG and South African Silvertree Internet Holdings (Pty) Ltd, has announced it has acquired one of Nigeria's biggest online shopping platforms, DealDey...
24 Mar 2016
Pan-African e-commerce Jumia has just released a new Infographic with the objective of shining a light on the key facts and figures of the year that has passed as well as the promise of 2016...
25 Jan 2016
LAGOS, NIGERIA: The e-commerce leader in Africa formalizes the appointment of Juliet Anammah at the head of Jumia Nigeria, Africa Internet Group's (AIG) biggest company on the continent...
4 Jan 2016
For many business owners in Nigeria, e-commerce is still an enigma. However, with over 60% of people in the country now using the internet, it has become a valuable tool and popular platform...
Nkem Ndem V 24 Dec 2015
Jumia.com, one of Africa's largest online shopping malls, had a successful Black Friday 2015, with an increase in sales of 900% compared to 2014...
2 Dec 2015
Nigeria has been experiencing a boost in online businesses due to the massive surge in m-commerce. The rise in mobile phone traffic to online stores is incited by the overall trend of social media...
20 Jul 2015
LAGOS, NIGERIA: MOBOfree, the African social marketplace, announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa's safest social marketplace...
30 Jun 2015
The 2015 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), published by AT Kearney, places three sub-Saharan countries in the top 30 - Botswana #18, Nigeria #23 and Angola #30...
3 Jun 2015
Companies and individuals trading in the food industry, pharmaceutical and medical industry, and the cosmetics industry should be aware of the laws in Nigeria...
8 May 2015
Jumia has rolled out their official Apple store online, becoming the first online retailer to be authorised by Apple to sell their products.
Lilian Mutegi 9 Feb 2015
According to IT News Africa, MoboFree.com, a social marketplace with a strong presence across Africa, is set to launch its local presence in Lagos, Nigeria.
27 Oct 2014
A new startup, Buywela.com, is aiming to become the "Google for e-commerce" in Nigeria - simplifying the online shopping experience...
15 Oct 2014
The MoboFree technological platform is reportedly making buying and selling online easy for all African users - not only via PCs and smartphones, but also via older/feature phones.
18 Aug 2014
PriceCheck CEO, André de Wet, and MTN Group Chief Commercial Officer, Pieter Verkade, have jointly announced a second co-branded app deal, this time for Nigeria.
PriceCheck 23 Jun 2014
Founded by AIH with investment from MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet, online and mobile food ordering platform, foodpanda / Hellofood, won Best E-commerce Startup at The Europas 2014.
13 Jun 2014
Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.
Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014
Thursday, 20 March 2014 saw Shoprite open its doors in northern Nigeria, adding to its already 1,800 outlets globally.
24 Mar 2014
Online businesses are said to be accelerating in Africa. Building an online shop and presence is described as a great way of reaching out to many customers across the continent, and more specifically throughout Nigeria.
10 Mar 2014
MoboFree raised significant growth funding from Netherlands based eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund) in order to expand its local presence in Lagos and Accra through new offices in East Africa and for marketing investments.
12 Feb 2014
India's first mall management company, Beyond Squarefeet, is to manage 'Ado Bayero Mall', described as the first ultra-modern shopping mall in Kano, northern Nigeria, and the largest mall in the country.
5 Feb 2014
Nigerian e-commerce firm Jumia has won the best Online Retail Brand of the Year award at the Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN) Awards.
Paul Adepoju 31 Jan 2014
Global brewing company SABMiller's Nigerian subsidiary‚ Intafact Beverages‚ is to expand its brewery in Onitsha‚ south-eastern Nigeria.
24 Jan 2014
Shoppers are always on the lookout for ways to save on their purchases. One method that they find effective is the use of daily deal coupon codes and promo codes.
Matthew Samuel 2 Jan 2014