We are living in an e-commerce era (not just in Nigeria but globally) and it is very important for small business owners to start considering having an online presence that enables them to sell and showcase their products to a much broader audience.
A number of websites owned and operated in Nigeria offer amazing items for sale such as tech products, electronics, utensils, fashion products and lots more. Though many people regard online deals as risky and more expensive than those in traditional markets, this is not quite factual. Below is a list of the top 10 ecommerce websites in Nigeria in 2018.
Considered Africa’s biggest online retailer, with outlets also in Egypt, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya and Moroccco, Jumia.com has grown into the most popular online shop in Nigeria. Backed by foreign investment worth over $60 million, it deals in almost any sort of products ranging from Electronics to fashion and households and has come into partnership with top brands like Samsung, Apple, HP, Blackberry and Nokia to ensure in-time inventory restocking and provide customers with unbeatable deals. Formerly, Kasuwa, the orange-color-themed website offers reliable payment system a pay on delivery service where customers can afford to pay cash on their doorstep. Its rapid rise to commercial prominence is reflected on its quick climb to becoming the 5th local content website in Nigeria.
Just like Jumia, Konga is definitely one of the top dogs in this industry. Konga, like Jumia, was also founded in the year 2012 and has since grown to be one of the best ecommerce websites in the country. It’s almost a two horse race between konga and jumia for top spots in Nigeria’s ecommerce industry, because their adverts dominate almost every advertising platform. Konga has a range of consumer electronics, bags, fashion items and many other products.
Launched in September 2014, PayPorte has since thrived to ensure it caters to a wide demographic that ranges from the youths
and to the young urban professionals. The online e-commerce giant has tagged itself as Nigeria’s preferred
online retail store.
PayPorte also partners with local businesses by showcasing their goods on its platform to a wider audience, these businesses access to customers, great logistics coverage and the opportunity to excel in business.
Nigeria’s very own E-bay, Kaymu is an online marketplace that gives nationwide exposure to independent retailers, using a fixed price or auction bid process. On Kaymu, a registered seller can list almost any item from smart phones to laptop accessories, books to rare coins. He/she can then choose to accept only bids – usually lasting few days – for the item (an auction-type listing) or offer the “Fixed price” option, which allows buyers to purchase the item right away at the set price.
Olx is an online site thought to be the next generation’s free online classifieds. It doesn’t follow the conventional online stores, instead offering an information filled environment for both buyers and sellers to interact and transact. On olx.com.ng, sellers can design, display and post ads under the specified categories to which it belongs (a seller can place an Ad for a car under Automobiles category). The categorizing of ads gives the online market a structured design making it faster to locate products of interest.
Launched in March 2011, DealDey features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in Nigeria. DealDey is
an easy and fun way to get fantastic deals on great experiences. DealDey supports local businesses and in return,
they support consumers with good savings!
The company’s philosophy is simple: to help great businesses be found by consumers who are looking for a great deal. This philosophy is what makes DealDey a great destination for small business owners looking to sell their products online.
The SLOT Systems Limited is known for affordable and durable mobile phones in Nigeria.
As an indigenous company, Slot doesn’t just sell phones, it’s provides first class after sales support that is incomparable in any Western African information technology sector.
Slot has been the first place to announce new phones in the market, new mobile functions, features, and upgrades in the Nigerian smart-phones industry.
Private Property focuses on providing a platform for property business activities. It gives buyers and prospective tenants an easier and more convenient medium of finding properties for sale and to rent, providing well detailed information to make a buying or renting decision. As well as private listings, selected estate agents also offer sales and rent information on properties, giving buyers and tenant an even wider range of property choice, while providing the agents an easy advertising platform.
9. Yudala Nigeria
Yudala.com is another trusted online shopping stores in Nigeria for Phones, Tablets, Computers and Accessories.
Its categories also include: Wines and Spirits, Electronics, Home and Kitchen Appliances, Fashion, Baby Products, Sport fitness, Daily Needs, Groceries, Furniture and more.
Yudala was the first online and offline retail chain in Nigeria. The Store sells at best prices, guarantee genuine products and fast shipping to any location in Nigeria.
Launched in September 2013, Adibba.com is well-structured ecommerce/online store website that deals on high quality products such as Power Solutions,
Children’s items, Appliances, Electronics, Sports and other services like installation of Equipment etc.
Adibba is known for provision of awesome customer support to its customers.