The pandemic continues to cause unprecedented disruption across industries worldwide.
Get detailed insights regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the market.
The Africa E-commerce market grew at a CAGR of around 40% during 2015-2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to continue its robust growth during 2021-2026. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Electronic commerce, commonly known as E-commerce, stands for the commercial transaction of goods or services over the internet. These transactions are primarily deployed on various business models, including business-to-customer (B2C), business-to-business (B2B), customer-to-customer (C2C), and customer-to-business (C2B). E-commerce platforms provide several advantages in comparison with conventional brick-and-mortar solutions, such as controlled inventory cost, improved profit margins, numerous discounts, hassle-free delivery of goods and services, etc. As a result, these platforms are widely adopted across various industries, including retail, consumer electronics, travel and leisure, FMCG, etc.
In Africa, the increasing penetration of smart devices along with the growing internet connectivity has led to the emergence of e-commerce platforms. Moreover, the changing consumer inclination from brick-and-mortar retail channels towards online stores for hassle-free shopping experience is further augmenting the market growth. In line with this, the introduction of digital trends in the retail sector for enhancing product sales and reaching out to a larger consumer base is also propelling the market for e-commerce platforms in Africa. Additionally, several regional organizations are getting inclined towards e-commerce solutions for minimizing overhead operational costs and improving business efficiency. Apart from this, the growing integration of e-commerce platforms with various advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, cloud computing, etc., is also bolstering the market growth in the region. In the coming years, the increasing penetration of numerous international e-commerce companies leading to several innovations in point-of-sale terminals, mobile payment solutions, and app-based commercial platforms will continue to drive the E-commerce market in Africa.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the Africa E-commerce market, along with forecasts at the regional and country level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on business model, mode of payment, service type and product type.
Breakup by Business Model:
Breakup by Mode of Payment:
Breakup by Service Type:
Breakup by Product Type:
Breakup by Country:
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined with some of the key players being AliExpress Ltd, Amazon Inc, Avito Holding AB, Bidorbuy.com Inc, DHL Worldwide Express, DealDey Ltd, eBay Inc, GumTree.com Limited, Jiji Press Ltd., Jumia Technologies AG, Konga Online Shopping Ltd, Naspers Ltd, OLX Inc and Shakaramart.ng.
|Base Year of the Analysis||2020|
|Segment Coverage||Business Model, Mode of Payment, Service Type, Product Type, Country|
|Countries Covered||South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, Others|
|Companies Covered||AliExpress Ltd, Amazon Inc, Avito Holding AB, Bidorbuy.com Inc, DHL Worldwide Express, DealDey Ltd, eBay Inc, GumTree.com Limited, Jiji Press Ltd., Jumia Technologies AG, Konga Online Shopping Ltd, Naspers Ltd and OLX Inc|
|Customization Scope||10% Free Customization|
|Report Price and Purchase Option||Single User License: US$ 2499
Five User License: US$ 3499
Corporate License: US$ 4499
|Post-Sale Analyst Support||10-12 Weeks|
|Delivery Format||PDF and Excel through Email (We can also provide the editable version of the report in PPT/Word format on special request)|
REACH OUT TO US
Call us on
( US: +1-631-791-1145 )
( UK: +44-753-713-2163 )
( India: +91 120 433 0800 )
Drop us an email at