Around 20% of the Kenyans make online purchases nowadays. People are slowly embracing it because you can buy all you want by a click of a button.
Online shopping provides absolutely everything from cars, clothes, electronics, household goods and many more.
With an increase in the number of online shops and a plethora of goods, buyers are spoilt for choice.
Below is a comprehensive list of online shops in Kenya.
1. Jumia Kenya.
This is arguably the biggest online shop in East and central Africa. www.jumia.co.ke products are phones, laptops, tablets, household items, clothes, bags, and so on and so forth.
They are aggressive marketers and have one of the best prices and offers in Kenya, complete with delivery. Their payment mode is pay on delivery which is either cash, mobile money e.g. MPESA, Airtel Money, YU-Cash or a credit card mode of payments.
This is Jumia’s worthy competitor and just like Jumia, they give buyers a variety of goods to buy.
They are as genuine as Jumia and offer free deliveries within Nairobi. www.kilimall.co.ke modes of payments are cash, mobile money and credit cards
This is the biggest second hand goods online market in Kenya and all around Africa. www.olx.co.ke allows you to sell goods you don’t need anymore, or to sell goods when you urgently need some money and allows buyers to buy goods.
Excessive caution is required here because alot of people are cons and OLX won’t be liable.
Pigiame.co.ke is a marketplace for both new and used goods. Buyers and sellers need to create an account in order to buy and sell and just like OLX, caution is needed.
5. Jumia Market
An affiliate of Jumia, Market.jumia.co.ke is designed for small sellers. It allows buyers to link up directly with sellers.
www.buyrentkenya.com is an online shop where land and real estate developers find properties either for rent or sale or land for buying in Kenya.
It cuts the cost of middlemen.
Cheki.co.ke is Kenya’s biggest online car vendor. They sell both new and used cars and also sell spare parts.
Cheki has a direct link of sellers with buyers and even loan providers.
www.ekitabu.com is arguably the biggest online shop for buying ebooks in Kenya.
Owned by celebrated media maven Julie Gichuru,Mimi is an online store that sells clothes, shoes and accessories. Mimi has a physical store within Nairobi if you don’t love shopping online.
At mama mikes, you can buy absolutely anything from goats, airtime to supermarket vouchers, pay electricity bills and pay water bills.
Placing orders is done both online and through calls.
11. Vitu mob
There are some products which are not delivered by top online stores in the world like Ebay and Amazon but www.vitumob.com ensures that your desired products are safely delivered to your doorstep here in Kenya.
Phonesoko.com is one of the leading phone and phone accessories online market in Kenya. They have a variety of phones from the latest brand of Iphones to Infinix and Tecno, to Xiamo and all the phones you can think of.
Electrohub is a stock seller of tyres, speakers and watches to phones, all phone accessories, tvs, Play Stations and everything electronics.
www.byhandproducts.com is an online shop for selling customized clocks, paintings and general home decor .
They have majored in electronics. www.shopit.co.ke
Safaricom’s e-commerce platform. www.masoko.co.ke