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Jumia Nigeria records 11% increase in mobile visits to website in 2017, most prefer cash on delivery

Friday 16 March 2018 | 14:22 CET | News
E-commerce company Jumia Nigeria has revealed an 11 percent increase in the number of people who visited the Jumia website via their mobile phones to 79 percent in 2017 from 71 percent in 2016. Its Mobile Report said that those who used their desktop computers or laptops dipped to 18 percent in 2017 from 29 percent in 2016. CEO of Jumia Nigeria, Juliet Anammah, described the upward shift from desktop to mobile as a positive development. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Jumia
Countries: Nigeria
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