In kenya and other African countries, a growing generation of young, internet-savvy individuals has embraced new, online technology. In Kenya, 18-24% make online purchases,the number of mobile cell phone subscriptions has topped 9 million. A new group of internet developers are eager to increase buying options by providing discounted deals on a wide range of products and services.
Online shopping in Kenya has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years and is fast becoming popular. Here’s a list of the top ten online stores for all your needs including clothes, electronics, motor vehicles, household goods, anti-snoring straps (no-kidding) and many, many more:
1. Online Shopping for Electronics, Shoes, Fashion and more -jumia.co.ke
Its App can be downloaded from four different platforms, way to go Jumia! This is your one-stop shop for everything and has over 1.1 likes on Facebook.
2. Why pay more? kilimall.co.ke
Kilimall is the latest entrant in Kenyan online shopping. 48K Facebook and 1K Twitter fans this far is not so shabby. The products available are laid out in categories; complete with a picture under each, resulting in too much going on the home screen though.
3.Deals and Discounts in Kenya - rupu.co.ke
This was the original online shopping store that was once on everybody’s lips. Rupu is still alive and kicking despite the competition, still serving up great online deals.
4. Buy or Sell Items Online - olxkenya.co.ke
If you have never heard of OLX, we do not know where you have been but welcome back to the land of the living. Only on OLX do buyers directly get in touch with the sellers allowing room for bargaining. This on the other hand calls for a lot of caution to ensure security of both.
5. Africa & China wholesale online trade: amanbo.co.ke
Kenya Spot Wholesale,Factory Supply Directly, Eliminate transportation costs to the utmost, it is offline showroom in Kenya,they promise you will save 5%-10% purchasing cost from this.
6.Dakika Online - www.dakikaonline.co.ke
The newest online shopping retailer with convenient prices for electronic, home and living and fashion items.
7. Search new and used cars for sale - cheki.co.ke
Kenya’s number one car site stretches without the country’s borders to five others. You can buy, sell and import cars through cheki. Its over five search options make it easy to navigate the site and fast to get to exactly what you are looking for.
8.Shop Online in Kenya - mamamikes.co.ke
Buys do not get more unique than on Mama Mikes. You can buy anything from goats, airtime to supermarket vouchers. You can even pay electricity bills through Mama Mikes. This site is a favourite of people in the Diaspora for surprising and gifting their loved ones in East Africa. Orders can be also be placed by Whatsapp!
9. Mimi Online Store - mimi.co.ke
Mimi is a clothes, shoes and accessories online store owned and sometimes modelled by Kenyan media personality Julie Gichuru. Some public figures have been spotted rocking Mimi’s collection. And if online shopping is not your thing, Mimi has a physical store in Nairobi.
10. Number One Online Shopping Store - electrohub.co.ke
Electro Hub is to the male species what a candy store is to kids. In stock is everything from tyres, speakers and watches to phones. Payment by M-Pesa and Airtel Money is accepted.