NIGERIA – Africa’s leading eCommerce and logistics company, Jumia, through its food and grocery delivery outfit – Jumia Food, has partnered with the American multinational pizza restaurant chain, Domino’s Pizza, to strengthen its customer base across Nigeria.

The partnership is expected to offer consumers access to meals from the comfort of their homes while also providing a steady supply of Domino’s portfolio to consumers through the Jumia food platform and ensure they receive their orders in the shortest time possible.

According to Jumia Food, the partnership would create a platform for Jumia Food to reach more consumers in Nigeria.

The Chief Executive Officer, of Jumia Nigeria, Massimiliano Spalazzi, said the move is to bring meals closer to Nigerians, pointing out that Domino’s Pizza will reach more consumers through Jumia Food to grow their customer base.

He added:” “We are delighted to provide our online platform where consumers in Nigeria can order their favorite pizza delight from Domino’s Pizza outlets available at the click of a button on Jumia Food. We have spent a decade in Nigeria, and since our inception, we have continuously strived to impact the lives of millions of consumers through innovation and technology.”

Echoing the statement of Mr. Spalazzi, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Eat’N’Go Africa, Mr. Patrick McMichael said Domino’s Pizza Nigeria was delighted to expand its offerings to its esteemed customers in Nigeria through listing on Jumia.

He noted that as Eat’N’Go Africa grows and expands, it’s important to employ digital technology in ensuring that we continue to maintain exceptional service delivery, which is what this partnership avails Domino’s Pizza.

FoodCo launches 18th Outlet in Ibadan

Still in Nigeria, leading omnichannel retailer, FoodCo Nigeria, has announced the launch of a new outlet in Alao Akala, Ibadan, bringing the brand store count to 18 outlets spread across Lagos, Ogun, and Oyo States.

FoodCo is a diversified consumer goods company with interests in retail, quick service restaurants, manufacturing, and entertainment and currently operates the largest supermarket chain brand in southwest Nigeria, outside Lagos.

Speaking on the launch, Ayodele Adio, Area Sales Manager, FoodCo Nigeria, stated that the development is in line with FoodCo’s commitment to bringing modern retail closer to customers who desire the convenience and quality assurance it offers. 

From its inception, FoodCo has been driven by a vision to ensure that Nigerians enjoy the benefits of modern retail irrespective of their location, he noted.

While the formal retail space in Nigeria is still sub-scale at less than 10 percent of the population, Mr. Adio is optimistic that the expansion, particularly within the southwest region, will help in addressing the gap as well as raise the bar for service delivery within the sector.

The company also announced the commencement of its annual Christmas promo across all outlets. The promo offers new and existing customers the opportunity to shop at discounts and get freebies on a wide variety of items including groceries, cosmetics, phone accessories, home appliances, food, beverages, and others during the Yuletide.

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