Local manufacturers lost an average of $3 billion annually due to the preference of Nigerian government and consumers for foreign goods...
Olajide Fabamise 4 Oct 2017
Much of the work will focus on barley, used in malt production, which is a core ingredient in many a beer brewed worldwide. It is believed that the research will help mitigate potential risks within the supply chain...
14 Sep 2017
Nigeria and South Africa: Out of recession, but not yet out of trouble...?
13 Sep 2017
Prior investigation of potential markets in Africa is invaluable in preventing massive mistakes...
6 Sep 2017
The third annual JDA Consumer Survey reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels...
26 Jul 2017
The Wholesale and Retail Leadership Chair has released a research study on ‘Expansion of South African Retailer's Activities into Africa'...
10 Jul 2017
Climate change could wipe out more than half of Ethiopia's coffee production unless farmers move to higher ground, scientists warned. Climbing temperatures and dwindling rainfall have already degraded prime growing areas...
20 Jun 2017
In the South African retail and manufacturing sectors, promotions have become a popular tool to attain growth...
Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2017
How do you market to Africa's extremely aspirational middle class that is more than 100 million strong, with a combined monthly spending power of R1.3 trillion?
Louise Marsland 22 May 2017
New UK research indicates that consumers value human interaction in the customer services process, with 87% reporting they tend to stay more loyal and increase their business with companies that offer a real person to talk to at the right stage of their customer journey...
20 Mar 2017
While 80% of people will not buy from a company with a damaged reputation, the good reputation of a company brings with it benefits such as allowing it to charge a premium for its products...
Danette Breitenbach 16 Mar 2017
South African consumers look beyond price when actively seeking value for money while grocery shopping, with their perceptions of physical characteristics...
14 Mar 2017
Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.
Lauren Hartzenberg 3 hours ago
LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted.
12 Oct 2017
The customer aftermarket has become an afterthought for makers of home appliances, power tools, consumer electronics and other durable goods. Manufacturers and their retail partners have differing opinions when it comes to ensuring a valued, satisfying and profitable product ownership experience.
12 Oct 2017
OTTAWA, Canda - Sears said Tuesday it will seek court approval to liquidate all of its remaining Canadian stores, marking the end of an iconic department store. The company said in a statement that it would make the application to the Ontario Superior Court on Friday.
12 Oct 2017
Echo Polska Properties is doubling its retail assets with the €692.1m (R11.1bn) acquisition of a portfolio of 12 properties.
Alistair Anderson 12 Oct 2017