Jumia in 2014: 12 key figures about e-commerce in Côte d’Ivoire

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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, January 23, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The year 2014 marked a particular point in the adventure of the No. 1 online retailer in Côte d’Ivoire, which started in June 2013. In 2014 Jumia (https://www.jumia.ci) has striven Continue reading

Why email marketing is essential to your business?

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The good old email marketing is seen by some as old fashioned, who consider him as Grandpa digital marketing. Devoid of the popularity of social media and getting much lower investment to sponsored links, email marketing is a wronged. The Continue reading

How to Shop Online in Mozambique?

E-Commerce and online transactions are booming in Mozambique due to an increase in mature online users, faster and more affordable internet and a slow but steady sophistication of a nascent developer community. LAM recently stated that online ticket sales are Continue reading

Why These Ecommerce Front-Runners Are Building Brick and Mortar Stores

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Ecommerce, with all its convenience, was supposed to be the death of traditional retail. That’s why hearing ecommerce leaders get excited over opening brick and mortar storefronts feels a bit like having your tech-obsessed friend talk up VHS. Designer-gown rental Continue reading

SA Companies Adopting ‘Tap-n-Go’ Cashless Payment Systems

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South Africa’s retailers, financial institutions and brands are gaining pace with international competitors in adopting technologies such as near-field communication (NFC) for mobile and cashless payments. Two years ago, it was predicted that the high cost of installing point-of-sale terminals Continue reading

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You’re a small retailer, and you’re nervous about Amazon.com. Well, you shouldn’t be. Sure, they’re a giant, and aggressive. Yes, people may be able to find the same products you sell for a cheaper price on Amazon. Many may not Continue reading

ONLINE TICKETING INDUSTRY TIGHTENS SECURITY CONTROLS

Online ticketing in South Africa is a growing industry as more and more people, both young and older generations, move towards buying their tickets via the web. The use of mobile technology, using your cellphone or tablet, to purchase tickets Continue reading