Prior to 2014, they act primary and mainly as Nigeria’s Local search engine, that they succeeded and still waxing strong as i cant significantly point to a close rival competing with them in that area. Vconnect silently ventures into the online shopping arena with their online store via deals.vconnect.com.
Online shopping industry in the Nigeria internet world, though not highly saturated but capital intensive and highly competitive excepts one want to narrow down to a particular niche. Any company or group trying to break and make a name in the online shopping store in Nigeria presently will be ready for big business full time, coming out with full force to compete with established and already household names like Konga and Jumia. Massive budgets for marketing and getting exclusive products / services to render at cheap price will also help and give a boost on. This and more i believe shouldn’t be a stumbling block to Vconnect as they even have an edge here been the fact they already known for the local search engine and business directory in Nigeria.
Products ranging electronics, home and Kitchen appliances, furniture, mobile phones, grocery and consumable are available at a whopping discounted price.
With this development, Vconnect tends to expands it reach, offering subscribers on it database the opportunity to list their products on their newly launched E-commerce platform. Time will tell if Vconnect really ready to battle and compete with big players in the industry.