New e-tailer goes live in Kenya
INTERNET| Sept. 3, 2012, 4:05 p.m.
A new shopping portal, onlineshopping.co.ke, is promising free shipping and cash on delivery payment.
The new site offers a range of goods – from electronics, mobile phones and home appliances to perfume.
The goal of the portal is to make shopping easily available to anyone who has access to the internet. The easy payment platforms and cash on delivery policy have made shopping an even easier and memorable experience for everyone.
“Being a versatile country with Kenya’s women being in high positions in the workplace and still having a home to run, there is hardly any time to shop,” said Managing Director Vincy Len. “We saw the gap and created this useful tool to aid women, and men alike to be able save time on shopping by simply browsing, making an order and the items will be delivered at your doorstep.”
“The goods onlineshopping.co.ke is selling is totally brand new products with guarantee.”
Currently, this online shop has presence in the wider Nairobi region and plans are underway to spread countrywide to enable all customers access to these locally sourced items. The company boasts services like Cash on Delivery, a 48-hour replacement policy, free shipping and a dedicated team to ensure items are delivered on time and in perfect condition.
With all products on sale are at discounted prices, the company expects to see major growth and customer satisfaction.
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