How To Set Up Your Jumia StoreThis article will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to easily set up your Jumia store. If you run an online business that involves a lot of buying and selling you want to list your goods on Jumia.

In Nigeria, Jumia, Jiji, Konga and the likes are one of the leading eCommerce stores.

How To Set Up Your Jumia Store

After you’ve done your personal research, read the Jumia seller’s manual and unlock the best way to strategically position your business for success on  Jumia . Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to go about it.

1.      Open Jumia Website

Open your browser to the Jumia website, and scroll down to the bottom of the page, where you’ll see the call-to-action: “Sell on Jumia” at the bottom left corner of the page.

This will open up to another page where you’ll see “Start selling now” at the bottom of the page.

2.      Fill Out Form

Next, you will be required to fill out a registration form that will pop up, and input your Company Information such as your business location, (country) e.g. Nigeria.

  • Your First & Last Name
  • Mobile Phone Number
  • Email address
  • Preferred Jumia Store Name
  • Business Entity (Individual or registered company)
  • Address
  • City
  • Postal Code
  • Agree or disagree to let Jumia stock your product

3.     Go To Product Information Section

In the Product Information section, you’ll are to fill out ‘main product category’, e.g. Health& Beauty, Baby Products, Women’s Fashion, etc.

Whether or not you’re selling on other websites, as well as the number of products you plan to list on Jumia.

On completion, click on the Terms and Conditions box to agree, and then, click on “Register Now.”

4.      Wait For Confirmation Link

A confirmation link will be sent to the email you registered with. Clicking on this link will direct you to the Jumia “Seller Center” where you’ll add the password to your account. Once this is done, you need to confirm your store, where you’ll provide details as:

  • Personal Information
  • Business Information
  • Bank Account

5.      Set Up Seller Training Session

The next phase of the Jumia store set up is the sellers’ training session. At the bottom of the email sent to you, you’ll find another link to the “Vendor Hub” page.

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Head back to your email inbox to click on it and take the training course. You’ll also get some free tutorials on your “Vendor Hub” page.

Lastly, you’ll have to make a booking for offline training.

6.      Product Listing & Content Creation

The last phase of your Jumia store set up is the product listing & content creation phase.

Product listing is done on the Seller Center platform, and the process varies depending on whether or not a particular product already exists on the Jumia platform.

For a product that already exists on Jumia, you’d need to enable the sell yours feature, by:

i.        Clicking on the search bar, enter the exact product you want to upload, then click on “Sell Yours.” 

ii.      Click on “More Product Details” tab and change the product line to the name of your store.

iii.     Click on “Product Pricing” tab and insert

  • Seller store keeping unit commonly known as SKU
  • Quantity
  • Price Per Item

Once this is done, click on the button “Submit and Finish.”

For a product that doesn’t yet exist on the Jumia platform, you’ll need to have handy, the following information:

  • Product Name
  • Detailed description and specification for the product
  • High-quality pictures of the product
  • Price
  • Available stock

In setting up your Store and you need help with content creation for a particular product, you can have Jumia’s Production Services come to your aid, at a small charge.

Alternatively, you can do it for free using the “Sell Yours Here” feature. By duplicating an already existing content on the same product, you can get yours created in less than 30 seconds. That’s it.

Jumia has a different app designated to sellers. therefore, when the registration process is done and your Jumia store set up, you can go ahead to download the Jumia Seller Centre app from Google play store or iOS. So, you want to download this.

Jumia seller store app
Photo Credit: Google Play

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