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Having established firmly in West Africa with agents across three countries, QNET is set to shake the entrepreneurship environment in East Africa –starting with Tanzania. The company which is flourishing in a midst of a larger global direct selling sector and providing a range of products cutting across home care, jewellery, cosmetics, and personal care, is aimed at synergizing with a local agent in Tanzania. The agent will serve as the mediator between QNET, its Independent Representatives (IRs). The agent will aid customers with their enquiries, delivery of products, and offer the opportunity for customers to see online products in person and assess it prior to purchase. While engaging in that trade to provide quality customer care to clients, QNET will also be focusing on providing entrepreneurship opportunities for many young people through direct selling and providing online education courses. The company’s Board of Director’s advisor, Mr. David K Sharma, reemphasized that QNET is keen to collaborate with the local government in achieving this goal.
Last year e-commerce was seen as one of the most growing sectors globally. Reports from Middle East and North Africa region indicated that the sector has grown outrageously within the past three years. According to a study by MasterCard, the overall online shopping trends in UAE alone has been very high with about 83% of UAE locals shopping online prior to their study. In Africa, our report from last year indicated a growing number of online shops, and e-commerce platforms coupled with advanced technologies which provides more credibility and eliminates doubt on quality – as quality, and delivery were identified as some of the major reasons online shopping trends were on the low.
-Boomers online purchases in health and beauty category up 12 percent-
The “Global Online Payment Methods 2012” report by yStats.com – Hamburg-based secondary market research specialist – analyzes recent developments in E-Commerce payment methods, first on a global scale and then separately for more than 50 regions and countries worldwide. Additionally, the report features the most important trends and the latest news for more than 40 payment companies in these markets.
In its “MENA Internet & B2C E-Commerce Report 2012”, Hamburg-based secondary market research firm yStats.com analyzes the latest developments in the online markets of the Middle East and North Africa. In addition to general facts and figures about the MENA region, information is provided on the Middle East and especially the nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council.