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MallForAfrica: Latest News
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:49 am
Global B2B cross-border mobile payments network, TransferTo, is working with African e-commerce platform, MallforAfrica, to offer digital payments that give online shoppers in Africa access to over 200 major e-retailers across Europe and the U.S. Founded in 2011, MallforAfrica enables Africans to purchase products from numerous international online retailers through their e-commerce platform. There are over 277 million registered mobile money accounts in Africa, far more than the number of open bank accounts, giving mobile money the potential to be a primary enabler of e-commerce payments in Africa
MallforAfrica Launches Dedicated Website To Give Africans Direct Access To Millions Of eBay ProductsBy Peter Pedroncelli, 6:26 am
African e-commerce platform MallforAfrica (MFA) has announced the launch of a new dedicated website for eBay shopping enthusiasts in Africa. Available in Nigeria and Kenya, before a role out to other African countries, the website ebayforafrica.com see the online site extend its relationship with eBay for the benefit of customers in Africa, allowing them to access tens of millions of eBay.com listings directly from the site. African online shoppers will now have unprecedented access to millions more products.
Veronica Pamoukaghlian, 12:58 pm AFKI Original
Nigerian-owned MallForAfrica has grown tenfold in the past year, and counts among its partners Amazon, BestBuy, and Bloomingdale’s. But there are still some challenges, said CEO Chris Folayan in an interview with AFKInsider. “The knee-jerk reaction from saying the word ‘Africa’ is still almost a sure thing when talking to retailers,” he said.
Susan Erwin, 10:06 am AFKI Original
Africans tend to be brand-centric and would prefer to purchase original, real-brand products instead of knock-offs mass produced and cheaply made, says the Nigerian-American CEO of MallForAfrica.com. The U.S.-based platform allows Nigerians to shop U.S. and U.K. brick-and-mortar stores for delivery on their doorsteps. The website will be available next in Ghana and Kenya.
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