AfricaRetails.com GIVES you a beautiful online store to sell your products
OK! Lets not over complicate this, yea?
SHOPPERS, do you want to buy Quality “Made in Africa” things? This website is for you. Shop here.
SELLERS, do you MAKE/SELL things that are produced here in Africa? Yes? This website is for you. Oya! Start Selling immediately
Whether you currently sell online, on social media, in store, tossed away in a hidden corner or out of the trunk of your car, with AfricaRetails.com you can get a professional store front to sell your beautiful stuffs.
Africaretails lets you Discover & Connect
Search and discover amazing, beautiful African things from several stores on AfricaRetails. It’s a Marché of different stores selling awesome products, we are positive you’ll find something you like.
In a marketplace full of the best and Quality products all around Africa, you will find just about anything; from hand crafted bags, shoes to hair and skin care products, heck! you might even find an African bred cow to buy, lol. See for yourself.
How AfricaRetails Works
1. Signup to get a store
Got some cool stuff to sell? (whether you made it yourself or you are marketing it, doesn’t matter) and your business is based here in Africa? Signup here.
After your account have been verified and approved. Proceed to set up your store; put up your banner, Upload QUALITY & Clear photos of your products (we will reject your pictures if they are not of good quality) put in your social media links, phone number, email address, physical address, about your store, etc.
You have your store all setup, now what?! Well, Promote! Promote!! Promote!!! Let the world hear about it, Promote your store on social media, google, put a link to your store on your business card, tell people about it, etc make a big deal out of it because it matters. All of that combined with traffic inflow on AfricaRetails platform, we are positive that you will make good sales.
4. Fulfill Orders
Gee! you have all these orders, what are you going to do? Errm, nothing, lol, actually, just package it and wait for the delivery guys (please make yourself available, as there are charges for failed deliveries). We also get notified when there is an order on your store. We fulfill the orders on your behalf. All orders are fulfilled the next day (max 2 days), we have partnered with some courier companies to make sure of this. We collect the delivery fees. Please see our terms and conditions.
5. Learn and Connect
1. Browse Local Stores
BROWSE Local stores. FIND interesting things to buy, COMPARE prices.
2. Connect / Communicate
Africaretails is a SOCIAL Marketplace, so feel free to connect with other shoppers online, communicate with store owners (make enquiries) and Acquaint yourself with them.
3. Place Orders (Securely)
4. Receive your Order
5. Read our Blog
Entrepreneurs / Marketers Run your business with ease
All the features that you’d expect from an ecommerce site and more
A home for your beautiful brand
Quickly setup your online store in no time. All you need to do is fill out your details in the form provided and voilla! you are good to go. This just takes a few minute from your time and thats it.
No design skills needed
Yep! you heard that right, we have made everything so simple, even a 12 years old with an Ipad can setup a store. C’mon, let’s get you started now.
Get a holistic and detailed view of your business to better understand sales, orders, and audience to better tailor your products and marketing.
Powerful Insight to help you grow your business
An actionable dashboard of your sales, orders and traffic helps you make the right choices for your business.
Products, Product Management & Coupon
Put your products first
Showcase your products
Your products are displayed in an online catalog that you can organize by category, so they’re easy for customers to browse and always look their best.
Sell one or million product
AfricaRetails fits your business, whether you’re a mom-and-pop shop, a farmer or a small shop hidden away in the street corner or in the dead corner of a mall, a crafter, an Artist or a big brand name. There’s no limit to the number or type of products you can sell in your online store.
Accept orders in seconds
Hey! everybody loves freebies, this is a great way to make large sales and we have put in this feature. You can create coupons for for products on your store. You can configure all coupons aspects, including coupon value, validity, limits and restrictions.
Orders and Checkout
Stay on top of your sales
Accept orders in seconds
Get notified by email or mobile when a new sale comes in. Fulfill one or multiple orders with just one click, making your order management a breeze.
Shipping made easy
We help you manage shipping so that all you have to focus on is putting up the best products on your store. See FAQ for shipping details.
A seamless checkout experience
Accept payments instantly
No need to worry about payment integration as our universal payment system works like a charm (accepts both verve, visa and mastercard).
Your data is safe and secure
All pages, content, credit card, and transaction information is protected by the same level of security used by banks. Africaretails is certified Level 1 PCI compliant. Look out for the green padlock on your browser when visiting our site.
In this new world that we live in, sharing is everything, we know this which is why we have designed Africaretails with sharing and connection in mind. With our social option, you can share your posts and products on social media and connect with your fans/followers. We have also made available a section for you to put your social media handle so you can get new followers.
Look, we even have a social login just so that you can login into your Africaretails account with your social media account, same goes for your customers. This just makes things easy, doesn’t it? (so you don’t have to remember too many login details )
Your store is responsive.
Run your business from your phone, Tablet or any smart device
Access everything from your smartphone
Your business doesn’t stop when you’re away. Instantly access your store from analytics, update your store (product or other information), fulfill orders, or contact a customer all from your smartphone.Cool init?
As it turns out, at Africaretails, we take security very seriously…
Check out the green bar on the left corner of the address bar, that is just a proof of one of the ways we are securing your business online.
Look, all you have to do is focus on running your business, and we take care of other things so that you and your customers can have rest of mind.