The 2015 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), published by AT Kearney, places three sub-Saharan countries in the top 30 - Botswana #18, Nigeria #23 and Angola #30...
3 Jun 2015 15:05
Negotiations around the establishment of a single free trade area, spanning across 26 nations known as the Tripartite Free Trade Area have been finalised, with the launch expected in May 2015...
20 May 2015 14:38
Hennessy is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year with a rapidly growing market in Africa, built on its understanding that the only possible way to be successful in Africa was to adopt and adapt to the tradition of the continent...
6 May 2015 10:23
Although the government of the DRC has included provisions for digital infrastructure development as part of their 2012-16 plans, the private sector is where the developmental race is really happening...
14 Apr 2015 11:25
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...
11 Mar 2015 16:12
Africa is the world's second largest and second most populated continent. Currently experiencing a digital revolution, it has become a major attraction for many new businesses...
10 Mar 2015 11:12
The latest Ask Afrika Orange Index provides customer service trends based on 13 years of data, across 32 industries and 155 companies...
4 Mar 2015 08:05
Following the success of the Orange Online Store, introduced to South Africa earlier this year, telecommunications services provider Orange will launch its first branded retail store in South Africa...
12 Dec 2014 14:23
The FNB Franchise Leadership Summit, attended by industry thought leaders and experts, provided a platform to engage and discuss key franchise trends in the industry...
16 Oct 2014 14:36
More emphasis needs to be placed on trade partnerships between African countries to drive seamless intra-Africa trade, despite the growing number of international trade agreements...
By Charles Brewer 1 Oct 2014 10:28
At the 2014 US-Sub Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (known as the AGOA Forum), which coincided with President Barack Obama's US-Africa Leaders Summit...
By Charles Brewer 15 Aug 2014 14:59
Rwandan fashion label Mille Collines' CEO tells Dinfin Mulupi from How we made it in Africa about Rwanda's growing retail sector and why she believes "the hunger for African products...
2 Jul 2014 07:25
Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.
By Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014 06:29
Africa is fast becoming the 'New Frontier', bucking the trend of stagnant world markets. Its population of almost one billion people comprises a rapidly expanding middle class with ever-increasing wealth and disposable income.
29 Jan 2014 11:03
Shoppers are always on the lookout for ways to save on their purchases. One method that they find effective is the use of daily deal coupon codes and promo codes.
By Matthew Samuel 2 Jan 2014 11:55
Moving Tactics has partnered with Hungry Lion, one of the fastest growing Quick-Service Restaurants (QSR) in South Africa, to implement a dynamic digital signage solution within their stores in South Africa and Africa.
Issued by Moving Tactics 29 Oct 2013 17:02
In partnership with distributor CFAO, French retailer Carrefour is making its entrance into the African market and will open shops in eight African countries by 2015.
23 Aug 2013 13:46
First National Bank (FNB) Zambia recently launched their Solwezi branch in a ceremony attended by the Minister of North Western Province, Nathaniel Mubukwanu, who officiated as the guest of honour.
14 Jun 2013 14:45
Zamtel in partnership with Samsung has unveiled the fourth generation Samsung Galaxy Series of mobile phones, the Galaxy S4, designed to meet the business and personal communication needs of our time.
23 May 2013 10:20
What is it about the brand you picked off the shelf, signed vehicle finance for or the network you subscribe to that defined your choice? The experience. Your experience. Experiential Marketing lives in the space where decisions are made.
Issued by Mo-Tseleng 22 May 2013 09:34
PTA Bank has approved a loan of US$11.5million to Burundi Backbone Systems Company S.M. (BBS) with a guarantee of US$1,767,058 for the construction of a national fiber optic network in the country. The financing was approved by the board members of PTA Bank during a board meeting of the bank in Nairobi early in April 2013.
13 May 2013 12:22
A new report, Bright Africa, provides a uniquely comprehensive look at transaction multiples across the continent.
11 Apr 2013 10:54
As part of its expansion into Africa, Pick n Pay yesterday, 21 March 2013, said it had opened a store in Luanshya, Zambia. This is the group's sixth Zambian store and takes the total of outlets outside of SA to 95 across eight countries.
22 Mar 2013 13:18