Woolworths said on Tuesday, 5 November, that it had signed agreements to purchase its franchise businesses in Botswana‚ Namibia‚ Swaziland and Ghana.
By Zeenat Moorad 6 Nov 2013 10:46
Africa's growing middle class has expensive tastes and research by Bain & Company suggests that luxury goods sales will increase by 11% this year - demonstrating the continent's potential for upmarket goods.
By Zeenat Moorad 5 Nov 2013 09:50
Companies are defined by what they are selling. Products come off shelves, cars get driven off lots, SMSs get sent and social media is accessed from the edgy new phones people upgrade to... 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. How you felt planning your purchase and how you feel about that decision after you'd done it because of what you had taken home.
Issued by Mo-Tseleng 22 May 2013 09:34
What the Cape Town Vida e Caffé franchise calls its "big push this year" will see the operation exporting its concept coffee shops to Ghana.
By Zeenat Moorad 30 Apr 2013 15:41
DHL Express, the global international express services provider, has expanded its network of DHL Service Points in sub-Saharan Africa from the initial 300 to over 1 000, in just a few short months.
25 Feb 2013 12:28
More people in Africa's poorest countries have mobile phones than have bank accounts. That reality is spurring mobile service companies to explore how they can capture a share of the potential banking market by enabling migrants from these countries to transfer funds back home to their families.
By Anna McGovern 24 Jan 2012 11:28
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011 09:36
CAPE TOWN: The first phase of setting up a free trade area across 26 countries in Africa is expected to come into effect in three years, trade and industry minister Rob Davies said on Monday, 13 June 2011.
14 Jun 2011 12:00
"Shoprite has taken advantage of the strong rand to invest in a lot of real estate in Africa by opening 16 additional stores in Nigeria this year and planning three new stores in Ghana," says Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson.
By Stafford Thomas 28 Feb 2011 09:30
Retailer Mr Price is eying Nigeria, a market it says could host up to 100 stores, if it could only end its ban on the import of clothing.
By Michael Bleby 22 Nov 2010 11:00
JOHANNESBURG: APRM Capital and a grouping of Ghanaian investors plan to, in March 2010, launch APRM Ashanti Capital Money Transfers, a money transfer facility allowing Ghanaians living in South Africa a better method of sending money home.
25 Jan 2010 11:11
Ghanaians to have a taste of an electronic Visa credit card to carry out transactions.
By Emily Nyarko 10 Aug 2007 13:40
Only one African retailer other than those out of South Africa has achieved a world ranking - and that retailer is in Kenya.
By Carole Kimutai 20 Jun 2007 11:47
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