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The Style Group innovates with modern social media commerce

Nigerian contemporary lifestyle retail group, The Style Group is offering fashion, accessories and design services via modern social media commerce. In the booming social media and e-commerce market of Nigeria, its model is a hit and is reaching thousands of Nigerians eager to shop online.

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Dangote launches 25,000 hectare rice scheme in Sokoto

By end of 2017, Dangote Rice will have 25,000 ha under rice cultivation across three sites in Northern Nigeria…

15 Feb 2017

DR Congo's street food mushrooms as crisis grows

In crisis-hit Democratic Republic of Congo, people in the capital increasingly turn to street hawkers to feed themselves and their families cheaply…

15 Feb 2017

Ambiente: Feedback from Frankfurt

Ambiente is one of the leading trade fairs showcasing design across dining, giving and living…

By Dave Nemeth 13 Feb 2017

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

TopCheck, Nigeria's leading price comparison site for financial services, offering free online comparison for insurance products, loans, and broadband internet plans, has been bought by Silvertree…

13 Feb 2017

Effectiveness in the Digital Age report indicates renewed focus on reach will drive sales

Warc has released its trend report Effectiveness in the Digital Age, indicating that marketing effectiveness in the digital age requires striking the right balance between close targeting and mass reach...

10 Feb 2017

Pinterest lets phones spy eye-catching items

SAN FRANCISCO - Pinterest on Wednesday infused more machine smarts into its online bulletin boards, pushing harder into e-commerce by enabling people to use smartphones to identify products they might wish to pursue...

9 Feb 2017

Orange Money expands through Shell network

Ivo Energy, the Shell licensee in Africa, and Orange announce a collaborative Pan-African partnership agreement for Orange Money customers…

25 Jan 2017

Rest of Africa helps drive superb sales for Shoprite

Last year may have been a difficult year for retail in Africa but consumers still came in droves to Shoprite, which reported double-digit sales growth on the continent in the six months to December…

19 Jan 2017

Ethiopia's emerging wine industry luring consumers locally and abroad

While Ethiopia's Rift Valley wine is targeting more experienced wine drinkers, foreigners and high-end restaurants, its Acacia range is aimed at an emerging Ethiopian wine-drinker…

19 Jan 2017

African online shopping trends in 2017

Here are some of the key findings of The 2017 Global Online Consumer report by KPMG...

18 Jan 2017

Mauritania aims to boost food production

Mauritania will focus on horticulture, poultry farming, goat milk and non-timber forest products; then fishing and new income generating crops or activities…

16 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The shift from the experience economy to the transformation economy

The world is in a silent revolution. Global consciousness is growing. Passion for mindless luxury is waning. Consumers are increasingly mindful of not only what their chosen product gives them, but how it makes them feel...

By Claudia Roth 11 Jan 2017

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