As the world continues to advanced in online shopping, Nigeria is not left behind, with a vast and rapid population of 173 million people, Nigeria remains the largest and fastest growing e-commerce country in Africa and the world at large.
The crashing of internet cost, emergence of smartphones also plays a key role in vast majority of it citizens, most especially youths having access to the internet, recent survey reveals that 75 percent of Nigerian youths between the age range of 16-34 have internet enabled phone which can be use for online shopping, social media, emails, chatting and more.
E-commerce and online shopping activities in Nigeria almost triple within the last 2 years from my own personal experience. Online shopping sites also contributed greatly in achieving this milestone. I have researched and come up with the Top 6 e-commerce websites in Nigeria. I must state categorically that MyTechPortal.com is no way affiliated with any of the websites listed here, the outcome of this ranking is based on result from Majority of Nigerians who have given their own opinion from their personal experience. This below list is ranked from top to least.
Jumia Nigeria is your number one Online Shopping solution in Nigeria. The e-commerce store where you can purchase all your electronics, home appliances, fashion items, mobile phones, books and more. Jumia.com.ng started off in Nigeria in 2012, with just less than 3 years in the game, they already emerge as the largest e-commerce site in Nigeria and Africa. Jumia Nigeria is part of the Jumia JUMIA International which have presence in Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Uganda and United Kingdom. Shopping online in Nigeria is easy, secure and convenient via Jumia.com.ng. With their Pay on Delivery option, no need for fear for losing of your money, one of their courier delivers your order and you pay, likewise you can pay with online solutions like credit cards, bank transfer. All their products carries at least one year warranty with 7 days return on delivery date for instant refund.
Konga.com also started in 2012 and has since grow to become N0. 2 biggest online store in Nigeria. Konga remains the closet and only rival Jumia should be afraid of…lol (competition). Konga.com is your one-stop online shopping site that offers the best prices in Nigeria and an exceptionally easy shopping experience with options of paying through Cash on Delivery, Debit Card or Konga Wallet, all which are processed through secure and trusted gateways. You can buy online all your mobile phones, electronics, home appliances, fashion items, shoes, watches, games, books, televisions, washing machines, generators and more. Shopping on Konga.com is secure, easy and fast, couple with multiple payment options. They also offers pay on delivery service.
From my researched, Dealdey.com has been around before Jumia and Konga but was pegged to be on our N0. 3 spot. Dealdey.com is more of an auction site than a conventional ecommerce site but they operates a full fledged e-commerce most especially to the consumers. Launched in March 2011, DealDey features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in Lagos and Abuja. DealDey is an easy and fun way to get fantastic deals on great experiences. DealDey support local businesses and in return they support consumers with good savings! their mission is to create a “Win-Win” scenario each and every day for local merchants who want to attract new customers, and consumers who want to save money and take advantage great services and activities in their own city.
Also unlike the real conventional shopping sites like jumia and konga, Kaymu.com.ng is an online community marketplace. Kaymu houses both sellers and buyers together on their platform, kaymu.com.ng. Kaymu Nigeria currently don’t have products of their own but bring the seller to the buyer. Kaymu was launched in December 2012 by Africa Internet Group, the e-commerce pioneer in Africa and it is backed by Millicom, MTN, RI and Ooredoo. The company has spread to over 32 countries across Africa, Asia and Europe today with new countries being launched every month. Kaymu Nigeria is the #1 online shopping community in Nigeria. Their mission to bring e-commerce into the lives of Africans, to empowering local entrepreneurs by helping them take their business online and to make shopping easy and accessible to everyone.
Owned by ingenious Nigerian, Kara.com.ng is one of the top online stores in Nigeria,visited by thousands of people on a daily basis, Kara.com.ng offers a massive collection of everything from Mobile Phones to Electrical and Power Supplies products at some of the best prices. Kara.com.ng is 100% dedicated to customer support ensuring every process from placing order to delivering it right to your doorstep is hassle-free. When it comes to online transactions, Kara.com.ng offers a flexible payment options that suit everyone,such as online payment via credit/debit card,bank transfer and cash on delivery option.
With barely a year in the e-commerce industry, Mysuredeal.com has proved to be a top website to reckon with when it comes to online shopping in Nigeria. Owned and operated my Success Max Innovations, Mysuredeal.com Nigeria’s one-stop online shopping site where you shop to satisfaction and also make lots of money promoting their products to your friends and leads as an affiliate. From experience, i have a positive remarks for their fast delivery when i once bought wrist watch for my girl friend on their website. My girl got the watch in less than 24 hours of ordering it.