What is happening at Jumia Nigeria


#1

Price listings on their websites are ridiculous … Or am I missing something ? are this stuffs really expensive? Hell, at least not the iPhone cable and case?

iPhone 7 case --> 500,000 Naira https://www.jumia.com.ng/generic-for-iphone-7-plus-5.5-inch-case-silicone-cover-transparent-color-shockproof-phone-protection-soft-shell-anti-knock-back-cases-864032-14593192.html

iPhone cable --> 500,000 Naira https://www.jumia.com.ng/generic-remax-blade-series-rc-105i-1m-2.1a-usb-fast-charge-sync-cable-for-iphone-14341591.html

Skirt -> 380,000 Naira https://www.jumia.com.ng/fashion-summer-solid-color-women-harajuku-cotton-high-waist-hole-split-fringe-shorts-17283154.html

Toothpaste dispenser With Brush Cup --> 1.2 Million naira https://www.jumia.com.ng/generic-cute-minions-design-set-toothbrush-holder-automatic-toothpaste-dispenser-with-brush-cup-9586899.html

A chopping board for 6 million naira -> https://www.jumia.com.ng/generic-cutting-board-chopping-block-13x6-inch-bamboo-product-kitchen-tools-accessories-bamboo-fruit-vegetables-meat-cutting-board-environmental-materials-16212516.html

A cooler bag --> 9 million Naira https://www.jumia.com.ng/igloo-maxcold-gripper-cooler-bag-14888927.html

From the site of the guys who make the cooler bag, the most expensive is 159 - 350 dollars

Snapback cap --> 500,000 Naira https://www.jumia.com.ng/fashion-2016-hot-fashion-supreme-us-flag-pattern-snapback-9fifty-baseball-cap-hip-hop-hatsky-blue-10652801.html

Generic DIY Baby Infant Toddler Travel Belt Strap Harness Safety Assistant - 4.5 Million Naira https://www.jumia.com.ng/generic-diy-baby-infant-toddler-travel-belt-strap-harness-safety-assistant-19670129.html

wall clock --> 36 million Naira https://www.jumia.com.ng/rayson-luxury-diamond-large-wall-clocks-crystal-glass-metal-wall-clock-for-living-room-decoration-20594841.html .

The same clock at AliExpress is <= $50 https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Luxury-Diamond-Large-Wall-Clocks-Metal-Living-Room-Wall-Clock-Home-Decoration-E5M1/32772324013.html


#2

Vendors increase the price of the items to keep their stores active.
Of course, Everybody knows these stuffs are cheap and that’s the wrong pricing.

It’s now getting out of hand. Vendors are abusing it.