Jumia e-commerce and Jumia Market merge to focus on growth

Jumia e-commerce and Jumia Market merge to focus on growth

Africa’s number one online retailer Jumia has announced a merger between two of its entities; Jumia (e-commerce) and Jumia Market in a bid to boost its growth and strengthen the group’s presence in Kenya.

According to Sam Chappatte, Jumia Kenya’s Managing Director, the integration of Jumia Market platform into Jumia’s e-commerce operations will allow the Group to focus its attention on projects with the highest possible return on investment.

"Our growth ambition for the next 18 months is very aggressive. We are building on the current momentum in the business, having hit our highest ever sales month in July, but have a lot to do. The decision to merge our business units will strengthen our ability to provide customers and suppliers with a better service, and to focus our team’s efforts on our most exciting projects."

Jumia Kenya MD, Sam Chappatte

Jumia Group is the e-commerce market leader in Africa. Business units under the Jumia umbrella brand in Kenya include Jumia (ecommerce), Jumia Travel, Jumia House and Jumia Food.

Previous Nick Mutuma to feature on the Second Season of Mini Series "This is It"
Next Kenya Railways Introduces New Security Features For Madaraka Express Tickets

You might also like

Business 0 Comments

Business highlights – October 10 2017

Ministry partners with German experts to promote water and waste management skills transfer Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa has called on the politicians and their supporters to be

Politics 0 Comments

Latest news headlines-April 18 2017 Uhuru denies endorsing Kenneth for top city job

Uhuru denies endorsing Kenneth for top city job President Uhuru Kenyatta has refuted claims that he has endorsed former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth to fly the Jubilee Party ticket in

Latest 0 Comments

Miss Universe Honduras dethroned

Another title holder had her crown removed from her head, days before our very own Roshannara Ebrahim was stripped off her title as the Miss World Kenya. We sail away

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply