• Monday, July 22, 2024
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Trading at a click of the computer keyboard

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Growing up trading, defended as the buying and selling of commodities, was a serious business that sometimes take the most part of the day. While children looked forward to the occasional trip to the market, adults many-a-times found it an annoying task.

Enter the internet and e-commerce and trading in goods as well as services has been limited to clicks on a computer keyboard.

In Nigeria virtual marketing companies have sprung up here and there. They bring the conventional market right into homes and offices nationwide. If you are savvy enough to use a computer and have the necessary access to the internet, then it is time you do a purchase without stepping inside a store.

E-commerce companies

The biggest and best known e-commerce firms are probably Jumia Nigeria, Konga , Gidimall and Kaymu. Their offerings include electronics, books, DVDs, home and décor products, fashion and beauty commodities for both sexes, and more. A buyer can do his/her transaction online and have them shipped directly to your home or office at low prices. The four, also, offers payment options that are safe and convenient.

Babarinsa Olusola