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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Deloitte releases African Powers of Retailing report

The top 25 African retailers have a presence in 21 countries on a continent where strong economic progress over the past decade is reflected by the fact that 10 of these leading retailers now come from countries outside the traditionally dominant South African market...

Nielsen launches world-first prospects ranking of sub-Saharan Africa

Global measurement company Nielsen's African Prospects Indicator provides investors in Africa with insights across a range of indicators, culminating in an unambiguous ranking of sub-Saharan African countries...

Issued by Nielsen

77% of Egyptian Facebook users browse for news

The recently compiled survey titiled "eMarketing Egypt insights 5th Edition 2014 Report" pointed out that 60% of Egypt Facebook users have Google+ accounts, and 54% of them have also twitter accounts...

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets

WASHINGTON DC, US: The B2B market is different in fundamental ways from the B2C sector. This article discusses the eight key criteria that distinguish B2B markets with implications that directly affect market research...

By Priority Metrics Group, via Ashlan Bonnell

Demographics and their role in consumer behaviour

Customers influence generally comes from a series of issues when making purchasing decisions. This is true across the globe, and as such, the sub-Saharan Africa consumer is no different...

New research: How employee emotions' impact on customer experience

The latest Ask Afrika Orange Index provides customer service trends based on 13 years of data, across 32 industries and 155 companies...

Engaging with connected consumers - Part 2

It took 14 years to sell 40 million laptops, but only four years to sell 40 million tablets...

By Danette Breitenbach

Affluent Africa drives demand for property

The number of Africans with $30 million in assets - the ultra high net worth individual - is anticipated to rise by 53% to 2,858 by 2023, far outstripping the average pace of growth across the rest of the world...

Engaging with connected consumers - Part 1

Yes, consumers are all in the digital space. Not all consumers are not the same, and no, not all digital consumers are same...

By Danette Breitenbach

Five struggles of a market researcher

WASHINGTON DC, US: The process of conducting market research isn't always easy, nor is the job of a market researcher. Here are five factors you should consider when gatthering data...

By Caitlin Stewart, courtesy Ashlan Bonnell

Research reveals Egypt's mobile app users are predominantly young

A new Arab Advisors Group survey of Egypt's mobile application users revealed that 75% of adult mobile apps users in Egypt are younger than 34 years of age...

Five critical factors to consider when expanding into Africa

Before your organisation embarks on expanding into Africa, you have to consider some critical factors such as marketing barriers, government policies on foreign investment, legislation and most importantly human capital developments...

Issued by Knowledge Resources

The story of the African consumer

Trying to define the average African consumer is near impossible. Tastes and shopping habits are unique to each country, with differences found between regions and even cities within a country.

By Laine Barnard

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