Tag Archives: ecommerce

Will Direct Access to China-made Goods Disrupt Trade in West Africa’s Consumer Market?

By | August 11, 2016

The first e-commerce platform for direct trade of China made products has just been launched in the West African country of Togo. Squeezed together with the Benin Republic between the larger, and better known countries of Nigeria and Ghana, Togo is a small francophone country of around 7 million people. Per the article: “We want… Read More »

How e-commerce leadership is driving innovative business in Nigeria

By | March 2, 2015

While it’s still under construction, there’s an unusual mall coming up in Nigeria. Reports say its aim is to combine the virtual and real shopping experience – retail outlets and shopping alongside with a bonded warehouse and ecommerce facilities. Nigeria’s retail opportunity has been garnering international attention; its economy surpassed South Africa’s last year to… Read More »