THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN E-COMMERCE FOR ALL AFRICAN PRODUCTS – AHOOM ONE YEAR ON!

(The Minister For Business Development, Hon. Ibrahim Awal Mohammed cutting the sod)

African Heritage Outlet and Online Mall (AHOOM) an e-commerce platform was launched with a bang, at the AHOOM Store in Accra, Ghana a year ago.   Hon. Ibrahim Awal Mohammed, the Minister for Business Development, gracefully launched AHOOM. And he stated how government was extremely glad and ready to support the entrepreneurship concept of AHOOM, which will pave way for artisans, craftsmen etc. to sell their works worldwide.

More or less like a departmental store for African products, AHOOM was established under the umbrella of Groupe Nallem STM to offer a third-party online marketplace, as well as first-party direct retail, spanning various categories including Afrocentric and fashionable garments, jewelry and accessories, furniture and fixtures, artifacts, cosmetics, herbs, organic food and lots more.

At the four day ceremony at La, Palm Wine Junction-Accra, to launch and exhibit African fashion, culture and products, many were the highlights but prominent were the loads of discount sales from well-established African brands and lots of activities that kept participants glued for the whole period.

The Founder of AHOOM, Mr. Gregory A. Kankoh in his presentation noted that, Ghana is gifted with great talents of craftsmanship and it is time to market what we produce for foreign earnings. He further amplified on the fact that the vision is to make AHOOM the preferred online marketplace to trade and as well buy all Afrocentric products made in Africa by Africans.

BUT REALLY, HOW WELL HAS AHOOM STRIVED?

Today marking its 1 year anniversary, AHOOM has enjoyed praiseworthy visibility even under development, and is probably Africa’s biggest online marketplace that offers the very best of Afrocentric creativity by African artisans and designers.

The motive of pulling other local brands along to compete globally with international retail brands has and is working beyond expectation. AHOOM really has been a ready market to artisans and artists in the creative industry.

WHY SHOP ON AHOOM?

AHOOM in just over one year, have proven that variety is the spice of life by giving Ghanaians an array of options they’ve wanted for a very long time.

Best Customer Service

Recently receiving the Customer Service Brand of the year 2018, many customers can attest to the fact that, Groupe Nallem STM’s customer services and relations is next to none. And AHOOM being the Groupe’s subsidiary, you are assured of the best customer services.

Hassle Free & Affordability

AHOOM has spearheaded the online retail operations for Africa on the international market by selling products of African ingenuity without much of a hassle and affordability compared to physical stores; AHOOM’s success story.

Every Afrocentric Product Is Available

No disappointment, thus there’s really never a time you find yourself not getting the product you want from AHOOM. You almost always find what you’re searching for with assured authenticity of products. An always readiness feature, the advantage AHOOM has over competitors, if there are any.

Secured Online Payment

With payment services from Paypal, Slydepay and mobile money, you’re assured of secured online payments. First, PayPal’s website is secure and encrypted as they use industry-standard security features that you’d expect from any large financial institution. So are the other payment services AHOOM uses. And buyers will find that AHOOM provides an easy and secure way to make purchases. And there is the option of CASH ON DELIVERY, so no worries.

Fast Delivery

Buyers get purchased products swiftly delivered to them. And AHOOM’s in house dispatch delivery services make sure of that. Every purchase you make on AHOOM will be delivered to you in the comfort of your home, at the time you desire.

The Future?

AHOOM’s expansion will constitute the introduction of consumer electronics (mostly made in Africa) that meet people’s needs in Africa and worldwide. Also, AHOOM will have an audio and video platform where artists, producers, filmmakers etc. can easily upload their works such as music, music videos, movies etc. to be speedily downloaded by thousands of people.

And as its name implies, AHOOM has a physical retail store at La-Palm wine Junction-Accra, were customers easily buy all kinds of African products be it furniture, clothing and accessories, organic foods, beauty products etc. Be rest assured, this is just the beginning, the future of AHOOM becoming Africa’s biggest Retail hub is a reality.

For more information about AHOOM please email: info@ahoomstore.com, call: +233209978099 and visit the website: www.ahoomstore.com

Source: Derby Emmanuel Junior/blog.ahoomstore.com