After over a year of product development, user engagements and a number of iterations, KudiGO, the retail and point of sale app which wants to improve the lives of provision store owners in Africa is available to download on the Google Play Store.
The app packs a lot of technological power with an enterprise grade retail system, a point of sale system and an inbuilt accounting system all for the price of FREE!!! Yes the app is free to download and use with a 1% commission on mobile payments. For any provision shop, this is great value for money. Quite a market strategy!
The POS in kudigo allows shop owner to accept mobile money payments from MTN, Tigo and Airtel directly into their chosen wallet.
The retail system in KudiGO boasts of the following:
- Inventory Management
- Supplier Management
- Sales Management
- Customer Management
For customers of provision stores, KudiGO sends them SMS reciepts whenever they make a purchase from a shop that uses KudiGO which also qualifies them for the KudiGO loyalty points program where the system allocates discount in future purchases.
Last but not the least, the embedded accounting system ensures that provision store owners engage in proper bookkeeping and become financially inclusive.
Speaking with Kingsley, CEO of KudiGO, he highlighted how they team has been working with market woman across market hotspots in Accra, to build products that cater to core needs of their target audience. Even more exciting, the startup will be pitching in South Africa, at DEMO Africa 2017, to investors, and other stakeholders in just a couple of days.
With regard to updates, the startup has already signed some strategic partnerships with brands which have frequent interactions with provision store owners, and other avenues where they will find value in any user base. In our parts of the world, market research is even more priceless.
Oh, and the same team is behind the WhatsApp Website widget.