ICT experts launch online shopping platform to help victims of Katsina market fire
A Group of ICT experts in Katsina launched an online shopping platform to help the Victims of the Katsina Central Market fire outbreak.
Group of ICT experts in Katsina lunched Online Shopping Platform to help the Victims of Katsina Central Fire Outbreak, in a statement issued on Friday, the group spokesperson Mansir Nasir Abdullahi revealed that the recent fire outbreak of Katsina Central market affected our economy, all shops were shut down, businesses are going down because people don’t have an avenue to sell their products, this will increase online buying and selling.
He also added that the online marketplace enables small and medium scale traders to create a virtual store and list their products for sale without paying any sales commission for both buyers and sellers.
According to him, “Unlike other available e-commerce platforms like Jumia and Konga that charge sellers up to 10% commission on each sale made, www.shop.ng doesn’t charge anything to it, users, it is free,” he said.
He also added that small scale traders’ profits are limited due to the current situation, Thus the emergence of www.shops.ng will immensely contribute to the growth of small scale businesses within the katsina metropolis.
This is the biggest opportunity for every small-scale business owner in katsina to move their business from offline to the largest market place in Africa for free.
“With Shopify, sellers just need to visit www.shop.ng on any internet-connected device and click on the sell button to create their online shop and add their products. It’s and simple,” he explained.