The Country Manager of Jumia Ghana, Ore Odusanya, has disclosed that the e-commerce giant is poised to introduce more services and increase its products stock to improve accessibility and bring more convenience to its clients and customers.
Speaking at an event organized for the media, customers and vendors of the company to kickstart activities marking its seven years’ anniversary in Ghana, Mr. Odusanya expressed gratitude to customers and vendors of the company for their loyalty and support whilst pledging increased corporation between the company and its media partners.
“Seven years in a terrain barely charted is significant and although it has not been smooth sailing all along for us, you, our cherished customers, our vendors, and media friends have stood by us and ensured that we delivered on our promise” he disclosed.
On his part, Bennet Otoo, the Country Manager for Jumia Travel, spoke on how his outfit has helped transform and improve travel experience for Ghanaians and by so doing contributed to the growth of the tourism industry of the country.
He said: “From a handful of hotels and guest houses listed on our platform, we have grown to partner hundreds of players in the hotel and accommodation industry, travel and tour, and other ancillary businesses” Bennet states. “Now, we have grown beyond being a space for just hotel bookings and become a comprehensive platform where people can book their travels and tours within and outside Ghana”.
Also present was Pearlyn Budu, Country Manager for Jumia Food, which is also part of the Jumia ecosystem.
She spoke of the revolution which her outfit has brought to food delivery service in Ghana. “Our change has come in the form of availing to Ghanaians, a platform where people can virtually order their meals online and have these meals delivered to the them in the comfort of their homes and offices” she said.
She added that: “One does not have to join the long queues or drive through traffic to enjoy one’s favourite meal – Jumia food ensures that your food can be delivered to you in real time”
The Jumia anniversary celebrations officially kicks off on the 24th of June 2019 and ends on the 7th of July, 2019. During the anniversary period, the online shopping giant will be availing to customers a number of mouthwatering deals including one treasure hunt every day from Monday to Friday with price reductions of up to 99 percent off.
There will also be seven flash sales with up to 80 percent price cut on selected products between the 24th June and 7th July, and other daily deals on the over 3.5 million products available on the platform.
Our mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers. Jumia is the leading Pan-African e-commerce platform active in six regions (14 countries). Our platform consists of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets.