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  • Total declares force majeure on Mozambique LNG project
    In a serious blow to Mozambique's economic revitalisation hopes, Total has declared a force majeure and suspended its $20bn liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the north of the country indefinitely as a result of escalating militant attacks in the area.
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    Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in Africa

    Here's how Kantar will help you authentically solve the value-action gap and guide you along your brand's sustainable transformation journey...

    By Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 4 May 2021

    Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes

    Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

    21 Apr 2021

    RCL in joint venture to scale plant-based food market in Africa

    RCL Foods and US plant-based food collective Livekindly Collective have established a local plant-based joint venture, Livekindly Collective Africa...

    18 Mar 2021

    P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in Africa

    P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

    22 Feb 2021

    2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce

    Digital sales grew around 58% during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs...

    13 Jan 2021

    #BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021

    Despite the dissemination of vaccines in the months ahead, a larger portion of consumer spending will be impacted by recessionary conditions...

    By Ailsa Wingfield 11 Jan 2021

    The rise of commercial milk formulas and why it matters for the world's women and children

    Our recent study shows that global commercial milk formula sales are booming. Between 2005 and 2019, world milk formula sales more than doubled from 3.5kg to 7.4kg per child...

    By David McCoy, Julie P. Smith and Phillip Baker 5 Jan 2021

    The rise and fall of Tab - after surviving the sweetener scares, the iconic diet soda gets canned

    Tab, the Coca-Cola company's original diet soda brand, is headed to the soda graveyard...

    By Jeffrey Miller 15 Dec 2020

    Why harmonised retail is the future

    For many industries, predicting the future during a pandemic would be difficult - if not impossible. Retail is different. Why?

    By Oliver Guy 13 Nov 2020

    Scan Display supports PinkDrive with outdoor branding

    Scan Display recently partnered with outdoor display equipment manufacturer, Zimstone, to provide PinkDrive with branded outdoor display products...

    Issued by Scan Display 28 Oct 2020

    Smart African retailers are rising from the ashes. Here's how

    To hear some industry commentators tell it, Covid-19 is going to be the final nail in the coffin of retail as we know it. At best, they're over-simplifying. At worst, they're just wrong...

    By Lee Naik 13 Oct 2020

    Majority of tobacco giants failing to advance harm reduction

    The first Tobacco Transformation Index finds that the majority of the 15 largest tobacco companies are not making substantive progress in phasing out cigarettes...

    28 Sep 2020

    Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment

    Converse is expanding its All Stars youth mentorship programme by opening it to the public for the first time, with the aim to incorporate a more grassroots approach to supporting youth action...

    23 Sep 2020

    1 in 4 consumers tried a new brand during pandemic - global report

    A new global report highlights challenges and opportunities for retailers as the Covid-19 pandemic drives permanent shifts in consumer behaviour now and beyond the holiday season...

    12 Aug 2020

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