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Jumia global launches to compete with MallforAfrica

Jumia global launches to compete with MallforAfrica

Business, Startups
Photo Credits: Many sites have sprouted across cities to help buyers in Africa purchase just about anything from hundreds of overseas E-Commerce stores and have it delivered back home either in Accra, Lagos, Nairobi or in between. Sites like Kenya’s Vitumob, Box, Savostore, Box, Kentexcargo among others have been fulfilling their customer needs just fine whereas before their emergence,  Amazon and eBay had gained dominance. Then came VC-backed MallforAfrica to change Africa’s global e-commerce shopping trend. During its launch in Nigeria in 2014, Chris Folayan said the platform aimed to ship to millions of shoppers in Nigeria, as well as Nigerians living abroad who want to ship items home to their families in Africa. MallforAfrica signed partnerships with Macy’, BestBuy, GAP a