SCMA Vendor's Guide
Become a Manufacturer/Reseller on SMART CITY MALL AFRICA
At Smart City Mall Africa, we are convinced that Africa is now at the next phase of building technology and we provide a platform that makes it easier to purchase these products Online. One of our goals is to offer the widest range of Technology to the customers, and this makes vendors essential to achieve this goal. As a Manufacturer/Reseller on Smart City Mall Africa, you take part in offering these customers better selection, better prices, and a top-notch customer experience.
Before you start selling…
1. Make sure you comply with our conditions:
For your products to be sold on smartcitymall.africa, you will need to have all the necessary information to create your account:
They are as follows:
- Mail address and phone number
- Details of your company (address, legal name, etc.)
- Bank account details
2. How much does it cost to sell on Smart City Mall Africa?
The registration on Smart City Mall Africa is free for all the vendors. For each sale you make via our platform, you will be charged an Admin fee of 10%.
For example: Admin Fee Calculation
A vendor is selling a smart plug at $20; how much commission will be deducted?
Admin Fee = 10% (0.1)
0.1 x 20 = 2
The Admin Fee deducted will be $2
3. Discover the Store Manager:
When you are registered, all the management of your online store is done via the dashboard when logged in to your account. With this portal you have access to all the information you need to manage your sales, add products, update your product information, have an overview of actual sales, etc.
Below are a just few of the things you can do from the store manager.
- Keep track of your inventory and update your listings
- Keep track of orders on your products
- Keep records of sales made
4. How can I upload my products?
Steps to upload your products:
- First, log in to your account
- Go to your Dashboard
- Click the bar on the left side of the screen
- Click on products
- Click on cube icon
- Input product details
- Submit for review
Below are important details you need to know when uploading your products.
- All products uploads must be done with a computer (Desktop or Laptop)
- Fill in product details properly: (Product title, price in US dollars,)
- Make sure you have a well written product (s) description and specification is indicated in the description box.
- Upload at least 3 pictures of the product with a plain background.
- Fill in SKU number details for all your products.
- At the end of the Add products page, click on shipping, then fill in the weight and dimensions box for the product(s).
Note that all necessary information for the product(s), must be inputted in order for your products to be approved
Once approved by our team, your products will be live on Smartcitymall.africa.
From then on, you can receive an order(s) at any time.
5. PRODUCT PRICE CURRENCY & EXCHANGE RATE.
All Product prices should be in US Dollars.
Every week, our platform dollar exchange rates will be sent to your email so that you can update your prices when necessary from your dashboard
6. How and When do you get paid?
Payment is made after product verification.
This process will take place either at your location or the closest fulfillment center to your location.
Payment will be made via online transfer to the account you provided on your store profile.
Once paid, you will be notified via email or phone call.
Note: You must agree to our terms before registration (ensure you review and agree to the terms before signing up)