A lot of people say that if they knew what exactly to sell or buy, they would have no problem running a successful business. If you are one of them, then today is your lucky day. There are certain types of goods, which we use almost every day or need to buy from time to time. Everybody wants to have them.
However, these goods cannot last long, therefore they become fast selling products. The prices of these products can be both high and low, but only one fact about them does not change – high demand. Let’s take a look at high demand products in Uganda.
Fast selling and consumable goods do not last long. People tend to buy them for a period of no more than 6 months and afterwards, need to buy a brand new product. Some of them, such as water or food are in demand every single day. This makes them the perfect goods for buying and selling, as people would always need them. There are also some products that are durable. Usually, these are electrical appliances or some material for houses. People can use them for quite a long time, regardless, due to a number of reasons, even durable products, at least, should be replaced.
So get ready for some useful information in the list given below. If you want to start your own business, you definitely
need to take a look at these top 15 high demand products in Uganda. Also, if you do not want to be involved in the distribution of these products, you can start your own production process. Both distribution and production of these products will bring some good money to you. These products have big potential on the Ugandan market and is in high demand among most people.
Fast Selling Products In Uganda
It is no surprise that information is on top of the high-demand products list. You read this article only because it is written down and posted. So this is information as well. People in every country need different types of information: news, articles about health, celebrities and blogs. Nowadays, blogging and vlogging have become very popular activities for those, who do not only want to connect with other people from all around the world but also earn money as well. Do you think that you have some information that other people will find interesting, then share it! Make a website, blog, online platform and sell it to make some good money.
Of course, there is nothing in the world more precious than water. You can survive without food or sweets, but there is no way you can live without water. We need it clean and available all the time. Water is one of the most consumed products in Uganda.
So if you start a business connected with delivering or providing water to your neighbourhood or surrounding locations, then there is no doubt that your business will be a very profitable. Also, you can supply schools, universities with special cooling machines, which can provide hot and cold water.. Any business ideas connected with water will be accepted by most people as water is the number one priority in every person’s life.
Who does not like to enjoy a delicious and nourishing meal? Of course, food is important for every person in any country. Selling food and making food is a very profitable business. The food you want to sell could be raw, cooked or processed. You can open your own little café or be a chef in the street food business.
Food business may vary from fried corn and fried meat sold on the streets to the luxurious and marvelous cuisine of Uganda served in restaurants. If you decide not to cook, but to sell food, then you can distribute it or have a wholesale business. If you want to distribute food products, a local small store with plenty of snacks and goods will be a good solution.
Also, you can do a delivery of food to people’s home. If distribution does not seem to be serious enough, then wholesale will work better. The food business is in one of the most profitable businesses in Uganda.
4. Detergents And Toiletries:
Moving on to the most important things in our daily life, soap and other toiletries take the second place after water and food. It is the basic need of every person to maintain a clean body and look tidy. Different types of soap with natural ingredients are very popular in Uganda.
You can also make some money if you decide to sell bath toiletries, such as shampoo, conditioner, lotions, and
others. It’s not only your body that should be cleaned and washed regularly, but clothes and utensils as well.
Detergents are used to do our laundry: washing dirty clothes, bed sheets, and utensils. As you can see, maintaining hygiene is very important, therefore all these products are fast selling goods and are in high demand for sure.
5. Clothing And Shoes:
The favorite activity for a lot of women is shopping. Necessary things for men are cloth and shoes. Women use clothes as a way to express themselves. For this reason, there are so many different styles of clothes. In Uganda, you can find anything: from Ankara pattern clothes to beautiful lace fabrics. You can start a business to sell clothes or sell fabric to designers and retailers. It is up to you to decide. Shoes are also in demand, as there is a lack of them in Uganda. You can import some shoes from China or other countries. Regardless of what your choose, clothing and shoes are “must-have” for both man and women, so choosing this kind of business will not let you down.
After buying clothes, you start to think of your favorite perfume or lipstick? Yes, it is no surprise that cosmetic and beauty business is a way too profitable business to skip. It is estimated that 9 out of 10 girls, at least once in their life use cosmetics. Of course, Ugandan women are young and beautiful. But it is always good to highlight that natural beauty.
Usually, women would not even walk out the house without having any makeup on. However, there are also some girls or women who prefer to keep the natural look. In both cases, cosmetic is still necessary.
You can sell cosmetics for cleaning and moisturizing face and body or cosmeticsand grooming products, which will make any women look amazing, such as lipstick, mascara, powder and others. Women use cosmetics daily, no matter how hot or cold it is outside or whether they are in a good or bad mood. In any case, there should be at least a lipstick in every woman’s bag. Pick up cosmetics from reputable brands, preferably Mary Kay, Elf, Black Opal and women will line up to buy it from you. This business is worth considering because as long as women exist, cosmetics and grooming products will always sells fast in Uganda.
7. Hair Extensions:
A lot was said about cosmetics, but what about some cool things for hair? Uganda women love to experiment with their hair. It can be short and straight, it can be long and curly or made up in cute braids. But the latest trend in the hair industry is hair extensions. Most Ugandan women want to have it.
Ugandan ladies are willing to spend a lot of money on them because they make them stand out of the crowd. Hair extensions and synthetic hair vary and come in different styles. So do not hesitate and give this business a try!
8. Power Bank Energy:
Now let’s move on to more serious goods and take a look at a small-sized, but a very powerful product. Lately, power banks have been in high demand everywhere in the world. If your phone is out of battery and your battery literally dies, you would need this little helper for emergency situations. It charges phone’s battery and extends battery life for 7-8 hours. It is perfect for use at work, in school, on the road and in general anywhere, if your battery is dead. They come in different capacities and very often have portable, convenient size.As you can see, it is very useful and you will definitely will find your customer.
Many people in Uganda, especially the youth, are looking for an alternative source of power to charge their mobile phones. To do this kind of business, you do not need to produce power banks, ordering from Aliexpress or Alibaba can be a solution. After you receive them, just resell to locals who need them.
9. Gas For Cooking:
As we know, in Uganda the most popular source of energy for cooking meals is kerosene. But it has a lot of drawbacks, such as leaving a black stain on utensils and polluting the environment. So lately, more and more Ugandans are choosing cooking gas over kerosene, therefore it has become so popular. Taking into account the bad situation with electricity supply in the country, cooking gas is considered to be more economical than kerosene.
People look for a cheap and fast ways to cook their meals, and gas
absolutely satisfies their demand. Cooking gas has plenty of advantages, such as producing no smoke, keeping utensils clean after cooking meals and it does not pollute the environment.
10. Floor Tiles:
Floor tiles are very popular in Uganda. Most people want to have floor tiles in their houses. The most popular kinds of floor tiles are very durable and warm, plus, it comes in different designs and patterns. So if you want to have a comfortable, yet stylish floor – choose floor tiles! In the past, Ugandan preferred to have cement floors, but having floor
tiles now are way better. Since it is so popular, people are willing to change their cement floors to tiled floors.
So there you go. These are top 10 fast selling products in
Uganda. Pick one or a couple of products, which you like and start to plan your business today. One more suggestion is to
research the local situation on the market and find out which product has the highest price now. This way, you can lower the price a bit and attract more customers. Do not hesitate to give it a try, your dream life is waiting for you.