Category: Opinion/Editorial

How Mobile Devices Are Impacting eCommerce

In the earliest days of the internet, people had to do their shopping and transactions on desktops and laptops. Now, mobile phones have high market penetration in Nigeria that a large chunk of transactions is now performed on mobile devices: smartphones and tablets. This was what was discovered in the Jumia Mobile Report 2019 where 57% of…

Agriculture, Panacea to Youth Unemployment in Nigeria—Jumia MD

The Managing Director of Jumia Food, Guy Futi has said that agriculture is the ultimate solution to youth unemployment in Nigeria. Futi stated this at a recent food and agriculture roundtable held recently in Lagos. The one-day event which had the theme “Agriculture: the solution to youth unemployment in Nigeria and boosting Nigeria’s food security” was…

How to Accelerate the Growth of Your Startup

Launching a startup is one thing; accelerating growth and expanding it is an entirely different challenge. While patience is certainly a virtue, it’s not necessarily the best skill for entrepreneurs to adopt. Instead, the focus should be on rapid growth, return on investment and long-term success. How do you accelerate or boost the growth of…