Last year may have been a difficult year for retail in Africa but consumers still came in droves to Shoprite, which reported double-digit sales growth on the continent in the six months to December…
19 Jan 2017
Riot police in Zimbabwe fired tear gas and beat up opposition protesters marching Wednesday through Harare against the new 'bond note currency'...
2 Dec 2016
Most competition authorities in developing countries have not investigated cartels or done dawn raids like they have in Botswana...
20 Oct 2016
With Fashionomics, the African Development Bank plans to raise the profile of African fashion and textiles on the international stage...
6 Sep 2016
Savanna Tobacco has gone shopping and purchased Remington Gold to add to its brand portfolio...
28 Jul 2016
Sub-Saharan Africa's rapidly rising middle class is a huge FMCG market in waiting, says Southern African FMCG entrepreneur Adam Molai...
22 Jul 2016
New pilot initiative in Kaduna, Nigeria, will boost inclusive growth in African food industry...
18 Jul 2016
Agreement to promote shea markets worldwide and improve sustainable production in Africa...
14 Jul 2016
President of Mozambique and The Coca-Cola Company chairman and CEO open fully-automated, world-class bottling plant in Mozambique...
20 Jun 2016
The influential Consumer Goods Forum summit was held in Africa for the first time - these are the top trends emerging...
Louise Marsland 20 Jun 2016
Five things you need to know about the future of the retail market in sub-Saharan Africa...
Louise Marsland 16 Jun 2016
Africa's CEOs look to innovation and technology to boost growth in a challenging global economic environment...
23 May 2016
Pick n Pay's 41%-owned Zimbabwean retailer, TM Supermarkets, will open more stores in the next financial year (2015), Meikles Limited group chairman John Moxon...
7 Jul 2014
Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.
Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014
Shoppers are always on the lookout for ways to save on their purchases. One method that they find effective is the use of daily deal coupon codes and promo codes.
Matthew Samuel 2 Jan 2014
According to a report on Bulawayo 24, Shoprite has quit trading in Zimbabwe after the retail outlet was closed down on Monday.
19 Sep 2013
Turnover at Pick n Pay's Zimbabwean joint venture TM Supermarkets grew by 5% during the quarter period to the end of June as the supermarket chain continues to boost its presence in the country by adding more outlets.
Tawanda Karombo 16 Aug 2013
Some people seem to think that South Africa is the king of oddities and curiosities, particularly when it comes to the many schemes aimed at fleecing unsuspecting and gullible consumers of their money. But there are oddities all over Africa and there just as many crooks, thieves and scammers in other parts of Africa as there are in South Africa.
Paddy Hartdegen 4 Jul 2013
Spark ATM Systems, South Africa's independent Automated Teller Machine (ATM) deployer, has expanded into Africa through the establishment of Spark ATM Systems in Zimbabwe, in partnership with CBZ Bank Limited, Zimbabwe's largest retail bank.
21 May 2013
More than half of Africa's one billion population has a mobile phone - and not just for talking. The power of telephony is forging a new enterprise culture, from banking to agriculture to healthcare. Africa has experienced an incredible boom in mobile phone use.
Richard Firth 18 Mar 2013
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, a telecommunications company listed in Zimbabwe, is to extend its footprint into South Africa, with plans to open a new shop in Johannesburg to serve its Zimbabwean clients.
7 Mar 2013
SoLoMo: the glorious intersection of social, location and mobile that was going to superpower hyperlocal search and prove to be the holy grail, allowing retailers and other businesses to attract an army of smartphone-wielding customers. Pretty exciting stuff, especially during an economic downturn, right? In my opinion, quite the contrary.
Vanessa Clark 23 Jan 2013
Microsoft has announced the opening of 21 web stores for apps and games across several African countries.
18 Dec 2012
HARARE, ZIMBABWE: Other powerhouse commercial beer industry players such as Brandhouse are likely to follow in the footsteps of global brewer‚ SABMiller‚ which has expanded its Chibuku brand into the rest of Africa.
16 Oct 2012