Jumia Nigeria is one of the largest online retail platforms in
Nigeria. The platform carries a wide variety of affordable
products which include clothing and accessories, electronics,
home appliances, mobile phones and gadgets, kids toys, shoes and
a host of other office and home merchandises. It was founded in 2012
by a team of vibrant young entrepreneurs with a vision to mimic
Amazon and provide easy access (by Nigerians) to International
and local products on a robus online e-commerce platform. In
2013, Jumia was awarded the title of the Best New Retail Launch.
Jumia has expanded into several other African countries (
including Uganda, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya and Cote d'Ivoire) in
it's quest to take the company global. Jumia operates currently
in 11 African countries and hopes to expand into others within
the near future.