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Industry News: Africa’s Leading Online Retailer JUMIA Launches iOS App

Jumia Nigeria's No 1 Online RetailerJust three months after launching JUMIA for Windows Phone, Africa’s #1 online retailer now presents its iOS App, accessible for iPhone and iPod Touch users.

The mobile application enables customers to browse through different product categories, add products to their cart, chose desired payment method, rate and write reviews about products. The app also makes use of geo-location to automatically select user’s country setting.
“We are delighted to release the iOS application, it’s an easy-to-use app, simply download it and enjoy shopping on JUMIA at your convenience.” Parinaz Firozi MD, JUMIA Kenya.

The iOS app is the fourth in the list after the Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry application and is available in English and French with a complete optimization for the iPhone 5.
JUMIA for iOS is now available on the App Store on iTunes and free to download.

About Jumia

JUMIA is the leading online e-commerce platform in Africa and a one-stop online retailer for all fashion and hi-tech needs. JUMIA provides its customers with a retail shopping experience that is safe, convenient and stress-free. JUMIA offers competitive prices and a wide assortment of brand new products that can be delivered to any location throughout Kenya. Products can be purchased using a multitude of payment options including cash on delivery, mobile money transfer, PayPal or credit card. JUMIA finished off a great year in 2013 by winning the award for Best New Retail Launch at the World Retail Congress, becoming the first ever African company to receive this award

About AIG

Africa Internet Group introduces and accelerates the online shift in Africa – for its people and its culture. It is committed to running successful and vibrant internet companies which boost the evolution of African online culture. AIG is the parent group of nine successful and fast-growing companies in more than 25 African countries, accounting for over 3000 staff. AIG cares about entrepreneurship and brings together all the key elements required to build great companies: team, concept, technology and capital. Its network of companies includes JUMIA, Kaymu, Hellofood, Lamudi, Carmudi, Zando, Jovago, Lendico and Easy Taxi.

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