Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 14% of the world's population and by 2030, the region's population will surpass that of China. The way consumers shop in the region is ever-changing...
Christele Chokossa 8 Jan 2020
Africa's consumer landscape is fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of a diverse base of consumers...
Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020
Uber Eats just added a tenth city to its South African operations. As of Thursday last week, Uber Eats is now available in Soweto...
Andy Walker 6 Jun 2019
Congrats, KFC South Africa, you're now 9GAG famous...
Andy Walker 5 Jul 2018
Benchmarking is a vital component in your management tool box. It is about a lot more than just collecting numbers for the sake of some vague historical record...
Richard Mukheibir 14 Sep 2017
In addition to being concerned about the match between a franchisee and a franchisor, in terms of psychometric testing, franchisors should review their own leadership and management capabilities, as becoming a franchisor changes the nature of a business...
Anita du Toit 26 Oct 2016
The year 2013 for most brands, especially the ones coping with saturated markets in developed countries, will be a decisive one. Incorporating Africa into their corporate brand strategy, if they haven't done so, will be the better part of valour, so to speak.
Obaika Consulting Team 31 Jan 2013
Young South Africa is savvier than ever before. If you are looking for a smart and discerning prosumer, this group of kids, teens and young adults will give you more kicks than you've ever bargained for. They know just what they are looking for from any brand, and this makes them that much more satisfying to please. Here are a few trends to look out for in 2013.
HDI Youth Marketeers Team 31 Jan 2013
For the fifth year running, the National Economic Survey has identified the retail and wholesale trade sectors as key growth drivers of Kenya's economy. In 2011, the wholesale and retail trade sector showed a growth of 7.3%, beating the manufacturing, building and construction, agriculture, transport and communication sectors.
Carole Kimutai 6 Jun 2012
Kenyan retail outlet Nakumatt Holdings is opening a multimedia store that will be branded as Planet Media and is reportedly valued at KSh 25 million (USD 312 000). The store will feature Kenya's largest selection of books, toys and entertainment mediums including music and movie CD's and DVD's alongside a fully fledged interactive gaming section.
Carole Kimutai 2 May 2012