Top 10 E-Commerce Websites
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Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

The art of buying, and selling has upgraded, and is still upgrading with the emergence of e-commerce websites. These websites changed the game, and made life easy for individuals; from foodstuff to essential needs to gadgets, and electronics. All you have to do will be to pick up your internet-enabled gadget at any, and every location you might be, browse the website, select items, put them in your cart, proceed to pay, and wait for your delivery.

Some of these websites have become household names while some are climbing up the ladder. A lot of entrepreneurs would not mind having their online websites, but riding on the backs of these online giants is economical till you have a large audience, and able to launch out on your own. Having “combed” the web, these list provides you with the top e-commerce websites in Nigeria. If online shopping is your mantra, then this is also for you.

1. JUMIA

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

It is impossible to think of e-commerce, and not think of Jumia. It is the most popular, and largest online mall with over 50,000 national and international brands catering to its retailers. The company, Africa Internet Group, in 2012, floated Jumia in Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, and Morocco; by 2018 it was established in 14 African countries. It has since served over 4 million registered users, and 15 million visitors monthly, offering various products at cheap prices.

Average Delivery: 3 – 8 days

Average Delivery Fee: Free – N1200

Return Policy: 7 days

Additional Services: Jumia Pay, Jumia Travel, Jumia Deals, Jumia Food.

Platform: Android & IOS    Rating: 4.4/5.0

2. KONGA

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

Konga was also founded in 2012 and has stamped its feet as one of the largest Nigerian e-commerce websites. It offers a variety of goods, and services ranging from clothing, shoes, gadgets, electronics, and so on. In March 2018, Konga.com was acquired by Zinox, Nigerian manufacturer, and distributor of computers, then in May 2018, it was merged with Zinox’s Yudala, maintaining the brand name of Konga, but giving it a wider reach. Konga is one of the few e-commerce websites with outlet stores where individuals can walk in to purchase items of their choice.

Average Delivery: 2 – 8 days

Average Delivery Fee: Free – N1250

Return Policy: 7 days

Additional Services: KongaPay, YuBoss, KongaExpress

Platform: Android & IOS    Rating: 3.5/5.0

3. PAYPORTE

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

This is another popular e-commerce website offering products, and services to retailers. In September 2014, Eyo Bassey, and his team launched Payporte; it has since delivered quality, and affordable products to its users year in, year out, boasting of a 48hours delivery time frame. Payporte also launched the first-ever 1k online shop where customers can get items not more than N1,500. Payporte is one of the few websites that collaborate with local businesses, and entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses on a larger platform. It is popularly known as one of the biggest sponsors of the Nigerian TV show, Big Brother Naija.

Average Delivery: 2 – 7 days

Average Delivery Fee: Free – N19550 (Int’l shipment)

Return Policy: Free 10 days return on some products

Additional Services: N/A

Platform: Android & IOS    Rating: 3.4/5.0

4. JIJI

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

Jiji.ng is one of the few online marketplaces where business owners, and entrepreneurs can advertise their products, giving them the chance to meet with consumers, exchange goods, and services on their own terms. In 2014, Genesis Technology Partners launched Jiji.ng, and it has since been a household name with an over 800,000 adverts attracting 160,000 sellers and 7 million registered users monthly. It has received so many awards including one in 2017, as the most innovative online service of the year in Nigeria, by Nigeria Internet Registration Association.

Average Delivery: Defined by Seller

Average Delivery Fee: Fee agreed between Buyer & Seller.

Return Policy: N/A

Additional Services: N/A

Platform: Android & IOS    Rating: 4.4/5.0

5. ObiWezy

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

This site offers customers the opportunity to buy used and new gadgets, ranging from computers, smartphones, accessories, and the likes with a guarantee of long-lasting service. The platform provides a quality IT framework in Nigeria. Individuals can also swap their phones for a new one on this site. Taking off in 2015, this site has successfully brought the popular, “Computer Village”, located in Ikeja, to our doorstep.

Average Delivery: 2 – 3 days

Average Delivery Fee: Free – N2000

Return Policy: 14 days, also provides 14 days warranty on used products.

Additional Services:  N/A

Platform: N/A    Rating: N/A

6. VConnect

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

Vconnect has been in the hearts of Nigerians, and popularly known as the business listing website, until it recently formed its online marketplace where businesses can display their goods, and services, and have consumers pay affordable delivery fees, and their items delivered within a few days. Like every other e-commerce website, it offers a range of products for users including logistics, and payments service.

Average Delivery: 2 – 8 days

Average Delivery Fee: N500 – N2,500

Return Policy: N/A

Additional Services: OmniBiz

Platform: N/A    Rating: N/A

7. HabariGT

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

Habari is the first mobile e-commerce platform to be owned by a financial institution. In November 2018, one of Nigeria’s leading banks, Guaranty Trust Bank, launched the Habari platform to deliver music, lifestyle content, and shopping options to consumers. It offers direct access to foreign and local music, a flawless shopping experience and a platform to connect with friends. It has over 10,000 small business on the platform, and gives small business owners a wider reach, enabling them to offer their products and services to customers. Customers can also buy items via Hub Credit(Shop Now, Pay Later).  It is also one of the many e-commerce platforms that enable users to pay for bills and also has a 3K store.

Average Delivery: 3 – 10 days

Average Delivery Fee: Free – N2,000

Return Policy: 7-day

Additional Services: N/A

Platform: Android & IOS    Rating: 3.7

8. Kara Nigeria

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

Kara.com.ng is an online shopping platform where thousands of customers visit daily. It offers products spanning electronics, home appliances, and equipment, children items, office needs, and so on. It charges a flat rate of N1000 for deliveries in Lagos, and more for those outside Lagos; with a 2-3 days delivery for light items, and 5-7 days for heavy products. It is also known for its flexible payment plan that caters to different customers, and users of the site.

Average Delivery: 2 – 8 days

Average Delivery Fee:  N2000 (Lagos only)

Return Policy: 7-day

Additional Services: N/A

Platform: N/A    Rating: N/A

9. Ajebo Market

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

This online platform founded in July 2013, has successfully formed its niche, and is undoubtedly one of the foremost online fashion stores for men, with products for both teenagers and adults. It offers clothes, bags, shoes, watches for men; these products, when ordered can be delivered within 12-48 hours if customer is a Lagos shopper, and 2-3 days if outside Lagos, with a delivery of N500 and N1000 respectively. When you think men’s fashion, Ajebomarket is your one stop shop.

Average Delivery: 1 – 8 days

Average Delivery Fee:  N1000 (Flat Rate)

Return Policy: 7 days(within Lagos), 14 days(outside Lagos)

Additional Services: N/A

Platform: N/A    Rating: N/A

10. Printivo

Top 10 E-Commerce Websites

Printivo has profitably created a niche for itself and has taken the print business to another level as the most popular online print shop in Nigeria. It has completely changed the game as it provides prints, and templates generated by various designers across Nigeria to consumers within 3-5 working days with a small delivery charge. It serves as an online marketplace where designers can sell their works to buyers across the country. Printivo runs a refer and earn campaign where customers earn N1000 for referring a friend to print with Printivo.

Average Delivery: 3 – 5 days

Average Delivery Fee:  N1200 – N3300

Return Policy: 7 days

Additional Services: N/A

Platform: N/A    Rating: N/A

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