Konga.com Launches largest warehouse e-commerce firm in Africa
VENTURES AFRICA – Leading Nigerian online shopping mall Konga.com, today announced it has relocated to a 120,000 sq ft fulfillment centre which is the largest warehouse of any e-commerce firm in Africa, tromping Jumia Nigeria’s record warehouse launch in July by 30,000 sq ft.
The Lagos-based e-retailer made the announcement on Tuesday during Nigeria’s 53rd Independence Anniversary adding that it just hired a new COO Alex Kamara.
To commemorate with consumers, Konga Shopping Company would be offering up to 53 percent off its displayed items.
Consumer buying is on the rise in Nigeria driven by a rapidly growing middleclass and retailers are aggressively expanding to capture the over 160 million-population market.
Konga.com, founded by Nigerian Entrepreneur, Sim Shagaya, is a ‘Proudly Nigerian’ online mall and gives customers online access to the widest range of products online in Nigeria, ranging from home accessories, mobile phones, to groceries, fashion, shoes, recharge cards and so much more.