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    Kenyan startup Tanda set for regional expansion after funding boost

    Tanda enables shops in Kenya to be access points for financial services including banking, insurance, and utility payments...

    12 Apr 2021

    How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19

    Thanks to platforms that link online consumption to local interests, the desire to buy local, a trend fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, is giving rise to a new phenomenon known as digital localism...

    By Myriam Ertz, Damien Hallegatte, Imen Latrous and Julien Bousquet 19 Mar 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

    Nestlé Hatcher platform invites collaboration with African innovators

    Best-in-class innovators are presented with an opportunity to be future Nestlé suppliers...

    15 Mar 2021

    #EcommerceDay2021: How the industry is poised to evolve after receiving a shot of adrenalin

    WATCH: uAfrica's Anita Erasmus and Jaco Roux unpack how Covid-19 has affected the business, the impact of the AfCFTA on e-commerce and the need for sustainable development within the industry...

    10 Mar 2021

    #EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030

    Kantar's Norman Reyneker says that as companies define their future-fit commercial strategies, they must challenge assumptions related to the evolving digital retail landscape...

    By Norman Reyneker, Issued by Kantar 8 Mar 2021

    Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa's food systems

    Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and catering have led to supermarkets being the key route to market...

    By Thando Vilakazi and Namhla Landani 16 Feb 2021

    Mega co-located trade show set for Joburg in November

    Analytica Lab Africa, Ifat Africa and Food & Drink Technology Africa have been rescheduled to November 2021...

    10 Feb 2021

    How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

    Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

    By Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

    Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

    Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

    3 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

    Automation and data-driven decision-making to power retail in 2021

    Retailers' interest in innovative technologies, solutions and new operating models continues to grow...

    17 Dec 2020

    Global cyber week online sales hit record high

    Salesforce data shows global online spend of $270bn...

    2 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

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