Archive for the e-commerce tag

Edward Tagoe

Can e-Commerce help decongest the streets of Accra this Christmas?

Africa, Entrepreneurship and Business, Ghana No Comment
Can e-Commerce help decongest the streets of Accra this Christmas?

Before you go on to the next sentence, take in a deep breath….can you smell and feel it? The X’mas flavour. Decorations in banking halls, a barrage of X’mas jingles and promotions on radio and Tv and if you in my part of the world, the dry harmattan wind blowing off the effect of the […]

Read more
Edward Tagoe

Removal of import duties on smartphones will not increase smartphone penetration. This is why!

Africa, Entrepreneurship and Business 2 Comments
Removal of import duties on smartphones will not increase smartphone penetration. This is why!

Mobile phone penetration is high in Ghana. However smartphones form only 15% of this penetration. Communication is shifting from voice to data and mobile data is projected to grow 6.3 times between 2013 and 2018. It is being proposed that in order to increase smart phone penetration, and in line with Government’s policy of bridging […]

Read more
Edward Tagoe

E-commerce space in Ghana getting heated up!

Africa, Entrepreneurship and Business, Events in Ghana, Ghana, Global Tech Issues, Tech Events 2 Comments
E-commerce space in Ghana getting heated up!

For some unexpected incidences, I would have said 2013 was the year e-commerce got heated up in Ghana. E-commerce players upped their games or there were new entrants coming in with support from local and/or foreign investors. Although Google Ghana announced it was discontinuing its Google Trader service late last year, a handful of other […]

Read more
Edward Tagoe

RetailTower makes strides in the Global e-commerce space

Africa, Entrepreneurship and Business, Events in Ghana, Ghana, Global Tech Issues, Tech Events No Comment
RetailTower makes strides in the Global e-commerce space

RetailTower, a web-solution for merchants to market their products, today launched a new user-interface and website to provide its numerous visitors a better user experience. RetailTower, specializes in creating e-commerce marketing software that helps online merchants, small and medium,  promote their products and drive traffic customers through leading comparison shopping engines. The web service built by […]

Read more