Before you can start selling on SabiMall, there are few steps needed. First, you must create a SabiMall account (which takes less than 2 minutes and is completely free), and then apply to sell and be approved. We are selective about who joins our community - we will always prefer brands with high-quality and visually appealing products. This is to ensure that we always have the best experience and finest curation of the best of what the Nigerian art, fashion and beauty world has to offer for our global customers.
In order to start selling on SabiMall, first you need to login to SabiMall or Create a SabiMall account if you do not have one yet (it's FREE). An activation email will be sent to your email address to confirm your account.
Click the "Sell on SabiMall" button in the top menu. Provide your name or brand name, a brief description of you or your brand, and photos of some of your products. We will contact you with a few questions using the details you provide.
Once your request is approved, you're ready to start selling! Log into your account and head over to your shop dashboard. Set up your shop, add your products and start receiving orders. Whenever a customer places an order you'll get an email.
When you receive an order, you get 24 hours to accept it. Once accepted, you are required to ship the order out within 3 days and update the order status. We pay you within 3 days after the order has been successfully delivered.
Setting up your shop correctly is essential to selling products on SabiMall. This includes setting up your shipping options and branding your shop profile by adding your logo, a cover photo that reflects what you represent and a clear and concise brand story.
When shopping online, shoppers cannot touch or feel the product at the time of purchase or before making a decision of whether to buy or not - they can only see the product. So we take the visual presentation of products on SabiMall seriously. It is key to capturing shoppers' attention and driving sales.
We are here to reduce some of barriers or hurdles Nigerian artists, fashion and beauty brands face in selling their products globally. At SabiMall, we aim to make it as simple as possible for our sellers to increase their customer's lifetime value, attract new customers and drive sales.
Start receiving orders from new customers globally - with ease.
Selling on SabiMall does not require any technical skills, marketing experience, deposit or advance payment. Simply setup your shop, manage your products and order fulfillment.
We take a platform fee of 10% from each product purchased or transaction. So you know, we're are definitely committed to helping you sell more.
Whenever we market our platform, we are also indirectly marketing all brands that sell on the platform at the same time. Products available on SabiMall are regularly shared across social media platforms, blogs, added to newsletters and other publications.
Get a shop with a unique URl to showcase and sell your products on SabiMall. Maintain full control of your brand and product representation, shipping and more.
Set a discount rate or generate and issue coupons for your products to attract and motivate shoppers.
Take full control of your shipping. Package your products the way you want, set custom pricing rules for different delivery locations, parcel sizes, and delivery times. You can also set up rules to offer free shipping when certain conditions are met.
Get paid within 3 days after a sale is completed. We understand that you may require a regular flow of money to manage your operations and so we avoid delays in payment.
Receive and respond to messages from customers before and after sales.
Our purchase protection policy covers refunds your behalf for qualifying orders up to $250, so you can keep your earnings from sales on SabiMall when things happen outside of your control.
Essential tools to help you operate your shop on SabiMall efficiently and be more productive.
Our support team is on standby, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to answer your questions and assist you. We respond to all email enquiries within 24 hours.
You don’t need to pay to create or maintain an account. There are no signup, subscription or listing fees or ongoing cost to your business. We only charge a 10% commission fee when you sell an item. Our interests are always aligned with yours.
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Below we have answered some of our more recently asked questions which should provide details to any queries you may be having in relation to selling on SabiMall.
SabiMall is open to crafters, artists, fashion and beauty brands with a unique product selection. You cannot sell products on SabiMall as a third party. All products offered for sale in your shop on SabiMall must be made by you or your business in Nigeria.
Unfortunately, we only accept products from Nigerian brands.
Unlike other marketplaces, we are selective with our sellers and brands. To attract the right target customers, we expect our sellers and brands to follow a clear direction. We focus on bringing in sellers with a unique selection of high quality products. Expertise, uniqueness and quality should be communicated clearly through photos, videos, and descriptions of their products. It's a deal-breaker for us that the product images are professionally photographed with effort, passion and attention to detail. We appreciate well-presented products. We embrace creativity in all its forms, innovation and continuous improvement. We care and truly want to inspire
Once you are approved as a seller, here is the general sales process:
1. Configure your shipping settings.
2. List your products, including all details, photos, videos, etc.
3. Wait for items to be approved, and/or edit listings according to feedback received from us.
4. Get ready for the products to be found and purchased.
5. You will be notified by email of purchases.
6. Package and ship the orders as soon as you are notified about purchases from your shop.
7. Get paid once the buyer receives and approves the order, or 3 days after the delivery date!
The process is similar for custom orders, except you won’t be waiting on a scheduled collection drop and instead will be in contact with your buyer to agree on terms, payment, and scope of design.
You can find a guide on how to add Made-To-Order item to your shop on this link:
You can find a guide on how to sell an item as wholesale on this link:
You can have products listed for as long as you want.
You can list as many products as you want. All shops are required to have a minimum of 5 products listed at all times.
It is completely free to sell and list your products on SabiMall. We only take a little commission when you make a sale.
Customers can contact you directly through our shop messaging system. In addition, our dedicated customer care team is always on standby to support both you and customers who purchase from you and we will reach out to you regarding any enquiries we receive directly, where your assistance may be required.
Our commission is currently set at 10% and we only get paid when a sale is made, making sure that our interests are always perfectly aligned.
It's a deal-breaker for us that the product images are professionally photographed with effort, passion and attention to detail. We appreciate well-presented products. We embrace creativity in all its forms, innovation and continuous improvement. We care and truly want to inspire. Items are rejected if you do not meet our criteria.
On SabiMall, a sale is only considered completed when the customer receives and approves the item purchased or three (3) days after the delivery has been successfully completed based on the tracking data from the delivery company. This covers the time it might take for a customer to complain if there's a problem. Once the sale is completed, the amount will be credited to your shop balance on SabiMall. You can request a withdrawal as long as your balance is above the minimum payout amount. Once you make a request we'll process it and credit your nominated account as soon as possible, usually between two (2) days.
Yes, it is required for all shops on SabiMall to create a Return Policy for each product they add to their shop.
Customers can cancel an order if payment has not been made. After payment, they only have the option to request a refund from their SabiMall account. If there's a problem with an order, customers can contact SabiMall to cancel an order after payment has been made, but before it is shipped (excluding made-to-order and commissioned products). Cancellation requests for orders not shipped 2 days after payment will be granted instantly. Ensure that you clearly state your returns and refund policy in the product description. Also see our Purchase Protection Policy and Returns & Refund Policy.
You will be notified via email every time a sale is made. Also, in your account dashboard you can see every sale that you've made.
You are responsible for the fulfilling, packaging, shipping of every product you sell on SabiMall. In your account, you can easily create shipping options for customers to choose from. We require orders to be shipped within two working days of purchase. Made-to-order items must be shipped within the time-frame you’ve provided your customers.
There is currently no unisex option. You will need to list these products twice, as Menswear and as Womenswear.
At this time, SabiMall is an online-only platform.
The total amount paid for an order will be transferred to the seller after deducting our commission.
Unlike other marketplaces, we are selective with our sellers and brands. To attract the right target customers, we expect our sellers and brands to follow a clear direction. A request to open a shop on SabiMall can be declined for many reasons. Often requests are declined because insufficient information, poor visual presentation of product or brand, or perceived poor quality of product.
On SabiMall, a sale is only considered completed when the customer receives and approves the item purchased or three (3) days after the delivery has been successfully completed based on the tracking data from the delivery company. This covers the time it might take for a customer to complain if there's a problem. Once the sale is completed, the amount will be credited to your shop balance on SabiMall.
The best way to get noticed on SabiMall is to ensure that you have a well thought out shop and your products are well-presented, with appealing imagery and informative descriptions.
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