How it Works

Brain&Paper is an online shopping website that allows you to buy and sell items across the world. Search and browse over 400,000,000 high-quality brand-name merchandise from well-known stores and find tons of deep discount online sales. We make your entire shopping experience easy, convenient and secure. Here is how it works:
Please note that in this guide we use the word “click”. If you are using your phone, this means “tap”.

1. Find what you want

Our search works like Google. Simply type what you are looking for in the search box and click search. For example, if you’re looking for academic books, type ‘academic books’ and you will see thousands of results for academic books. You can purchase any of these and have them delivered to your doorstep using your debit or credit card, or cash or bank transfer.

2. Learn more about a product

Click on the product you are interested in. This will bring up to a page showing various product details such as price, description and images. If you decide to purchase this item, click on the “Add to Cart” button. If you are new to Brain&Paper, click “Create an Account”, enter the required information, click “Submit” and the product will be added to your cart.

3. Add to cart

If you decide to purchase this item, click on the “Add to Cart” button. If you are new to Brain&Paper, click “Create an Account”, enter the required information, click “Submit” and the product will be added to your cart.

4. Pay for the item

To checkout, click the cart icon in the top right corner of your screen to go to the checkout page. On the checkout page, under “Order review”, you will see details about your purchase such as quantity and price. Brain&Paper does not charge shipping on items that weigh 1kg or less. If your item has a shipping fee, it will be shown.

5. Add money to your Brain&Paper Wallet

On Brain&Paper, you can fund your online wallet through your Bank, Credit/Debit cards in other to pay for the items you want to purchase. To do this, go to My Brain&Paper Wallet, enter the amount of money you want to fund your account with – then select your preferred payment method and click submit. You will then be asked to enter your card details. Please note, Brain&Paper does not save your card details.

Your Wallet balance will reflect the amount of money deposited to your account. If your Wallet balance was 0, and you approved a deposit of NGN 4,000, your wallet balance will be NGN 4,000. This money can be used to pay for anything on brainandpaper.com

6. Receive your items

Brain&Paper keeps you updated on your order status throughout the process, confirming when your order has been placed, purchased, shipped and delivered. Your delivery will either arrive at your shipping address or will be ready for pick-up at a Brain&Paper Agent location. You will receive status updates emails to notify you of your order status. There are 3 statuses:

  • Ordered: Your order has been confirmed.
  • Shipped: Your item has been shipped from the Store.
  • Delivered: You have received your item.


Are you a shop owner? Use Brain&Paper’s 400,000,000 products reach to keep your customers happy. If your customer wants it and you do not have it, order for it on Brain&Paper. Simple!