Nigeria’s leading e-commerce platform Jumia Nigeria is launching a new platform to celebrate the 56th independent of Nigeria, by introducing new online store dedicated for Made in Nigeria brands and product.
As the Made in Nigeria is becoming a big thing in our society, Jumai Nigeria coming out with an online store dedicated for local product called Jumia Local and it will officially launch on 1st of October, 2016.
The news Jumai Local by Jumai is a way where by they are supporting and promoting local brand and product that are assemble here in Nigeria. Merchants on the site will be able to sell their products on at 0% commission, and their products will be promoted through Jumia’s marketing channels (social media accounts, mobile apps, billboards, and radio).
Jumia is calling this a social responsibility initiative that’s aimed at growing the local economy. According to Bili Sule , Head of Business Development, Jumia Nigeria, “To build a sustainable and healthy ecosystem for Nigeria, we need to focus on products made in Nigeria. The change starts with each and every one of us and Jumia will lead the way by taking the responsibility to promote our own Nation’s products.”
As expected, vendors that want to sell on Jumia Local must have their products made or assembled in Nigeria. Another condition is that they have to sell online exclusively through Jumia for the first six months.