Lagos, 27th June 2013. Leading African online retailer, JUMIA is now available in Ivory Coast. Today, the company starts its services in the country providing their customers with a wide range of products online – including fashion, consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile devices. JUMIA is from now on operating in five African countries:www.jumia.ci
Jeremy Hodara, Co-CEO of JUMIA said:
“We want all Africans to purchase high quality products for best prices. We launched in Nigera, Marocco, Kenya and Egypt before and are now in a market leading position in every country. We see the same potential in Ivory Coast and thus provide every customer with a secure, easy-to-use and convenient shopping experience.”
Recently, JUMIA secured with its affiliated companies a high double-digit million funding in JUMIA’s holding company. The backing, which represents one of the largest investments for an African eCommerce startup, allows JUMIA to continue its rapid growth.
This month, JUMIA celebrates its one year birthday in Nigeria, announcing over half a million customers within eleven months. JUMIA has become Nigeria’s #1 e-commerce, attracting over 100,000 unique visitors daily and a daily subscriber base of over 400,000 people.