Jumia is one of the well-known e-commerce platforms in Kenya and even in Africa. The company may not be profitable just yet but almost everyone who spends a significant time online knows about it. Over the years, Jumia has built a name for itself to become the “Amazon of Africa”. The company is yet to achieve this status but it is still the most popular ecommerce platform here.
If you are a business person and have been looking for ways to expand your business to target customers online, getting started on Jumia is something you ought to consider. The company allows people to sell their items on its platform and it takes a commission out of every sale. Jumia Kenya claims to have over 3,000,000 million customers and this is a huge number for any business person even if you will be targeting just a fraction of that.
The process of listing your items on Jumia is very easy as you will see below.
Register and a Seller
The first thing to do is obviously to register as a seller here. The process takes less than five minutes and you will be required to fill a form with your business and product details. You will then be required to submit the necessary business registration documents and bank account details.
Take Online Training Course
After you register to become a seller on Jumia, you will be required to take an online training course. This is required for all new sellers before they can proceed to the next step. The training teaches you about the basics of ecommerce and may be helpful if this is your first time selling items on a platform such as Jumia.
When done, your Jumia seller account will be created after representatives from the company verify your documents. This process takes a couple of hours.
After your seller account has been activated, you will receive an email from Jumia seller centre informing you about that. You can then start listing your products on the site to start selling.
To Start selling on Jumia click here.