Jumia named “Arab Internet Pioneer” for 2012

jumiaJumia was acknowledged as one of the leaders in developing e-commerce in Egypt

Jumia Egypt’s largest, fastest-growing e-commerce retailer has been awarded recently as “Arab Internet Pioneer” for 2012 by the Syndicate of e-commerce and e-marketing and the Faculty of Commerce at Cairo University. Jumia won this award as recognition for the continued growth and leadership in developing e-commerce industry in Egypt.

The Awards offered by the Syndicate and the Faculty of Commerce were designed to identify and reward companies who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed and have continually set standards of excellence in this competitive, fast-moving industry. Jumia was acknowledged for its positive continuous contribution to the development of innovative services and best online shopping experience offered to its customers. Jumia has been in the market for almost 10 months and since then, it has maintained its position as Egypt’s number 1 online mall, with the most convenient customer experience.

During the seminar, Jumia’s key note speaker Mattia Perroni -Managing Director of Jumia Egypt presented the organization’s vision towards the E- Commerce industry in Egypt as the new driver for the development of Egypt. Throughout the seminar, Jumia announced their achieved milestones during the past 10 months as the website’s monthly traffic reached 2,109, 967 and the number of fans on Facebook have reached 1,000,000.

“It is an honor for Jumia to get awarded as the Arab Internet Pioneer for 2012. We dedicate this prize to all the “Jumees” who believed in this for a long time since success was so far away. Hard work pays off, there is no game changing or secret strategy, it has all been only due to the quality of the work we are putting every single day.” Mattia said.

It is worth mentioning that Jumia is Egypt’s fastest growing e-commerce company. With a 97% customer satisfaction rate, Jumia has become the preferred choice for online shopping in Egypt by offering an impressive product selection covering more than 12 categories headed by fashion guaranteeing unparalleled customer service. This new award once again proves Jumia’s vision to offer an overall excellent customer experience and satisfaction.

The E-commerce and E-marketing syndicate and faculty of Commerce awards were provided to all website owners and developers in Egypt, with the criteria consisting of how their website has generated awareness about E-commerce, how their website has moved customers online and how their website has made business more efficient and reduced operational costs. Despite the high competition in the last year of e-commerce portals and daily deal sites, Jumia has demonstrated its consistency, reliability and security with its base of loyal, satisfied customers.