Launch of EcoDepot, an Online Marketplace to buy DIY Products. A HomeFin partner.
EcoDepot announced the launch of its South African online marketplace. EcoDepot offers quality DIY products at more competitive prices than local hardware stores. The product range focuses on water pumps, water filtration, electrical and solar devices, as well as home security. All products are sourced from trusted suppliers and wholesalers, stocked in South Africa, and delivered by courier across the country. South Africans can now enjoy unlimited DIY shopping options at ultra-competitive prices through EcoDepot’s website.
The company was founded by Barry van Lingen (MD) and Cecile Meintjes and is accelerated by the Cape Town based business accelerator Acco Ventures. Barry is an avid entrepreneur who has worked in the e-commerce scene for eight years and his passion for DIY projects resulted in this business venture. Cecile is a Director of Acco Ventures.
EcoDepot offers a wide choice of home improvement products at affordable prices, with nationwide delivery in South Africa and a 14-day money-back guarantee. 500 new products are added every month and the bathroom, kitchen and garden equipment categories will be added by the end of October 2018.
Purchases on EcoDepot can be financed by HomeFin. To do so, customers simply need to:
- Visit ecodepot.co.za
- Create an account
- Continue the checkout process until the payment page
- Immediately notify firstname.lastname@example.org of the wish to get the purchase financed by HomeFin (adding name and phone number in the email)
- EcoDepot will then retrieve the basket details of the customer before sending them to HomeFin for approval. Once approved, the purchase will be paid by HomeFin directly to EcoDepot and delivered to the customer within 3 – 5 business days by courier.