Retail Landscape across Africa: Traditional and Modern Retailers (database) – Full table of contents

Number of Outlets and Selling Space Size for each of the below:

Category 1 – Grocery

a) Modern and Traditional Retailers: total and outlet numbers for each sector

1. Specialist retailer store sub-categories:

  • Convenience & Forecourt stores
  • Discount stores/ not self-service
  • Liquor specialists
  • Mini-marts
  • Single Type of Food specialists
  • Supermarkets
  • Tobacco specialists

2. Mixed retailer sub-categories:

  • Department stores
  • Variety Stores, Mass merchandisers & Warehouse clubs
  • Depot/Store-houses, Wholesalers, Cash & Carry

b) Informal Trade

1. Kiosks
  • Packaged food
  • Unpackaged Food & Drink
  • Alcoholic Drinks
2. Stand-alone Table-tops
  • Packaged food
  • Unpackaged Food & Drink
  • Alcoholic Drink
3. Traditional Market Stalls
  • Fruits & Vegetables only
  • Packaged Goods only
  • Beer, Wine & Spirits only

Category 2 – Non-Grocery

a) Modern and Traditional Retailers: total and outlet number for each sector

1. Specialist retailer store sub-categories:

  • Automotive – Spare parts
  • Automotive & Motorcycles
  • Beauty & Personal care
  • Booksellers, Stationers, News-agents & Audio-Visual stores
  • Building Materials
  • Chemists, Pharmacies, Para-pharmacies & Drugstores
  • Clothing, Apparel and Footwear
  • Department stores
  • Depot/Store-houses, Wholesalers, Cash & Carry
  • DIY, Home improvement & Garden centres
  • Electronics, Appliances, Camera & Photo,
  • Furniture and Furnishings
  • Gas stations
  • Jewellery & Watch
  • Opticians & Eye-wear
  • Sports Goods
  • Telecommunication
  • Toys & Games
  • Variety Stores, Mass merchandisers & Warehouse clubs
  • Other Non-grocery stores

2. Mixed retailer sub-categories:

  • Department stores
  • Variety Stores, Mass merchandisers & Warehouse clubs
  • Depot/Store-houses, Wholesalers, Cash & Carry

b) Informal Trade

1. Kiosks
  • Mobile phone-cards
  • Newspapers
  • Other Non-Food Products
2. Stand-alone Table-tops
  • Mobile phone-cards
  • Newspapers
  • Other Non-Food Products
3. Traditional Market Stalls
  • Clothing & Shoes only
  • Electronic Goods
  • Mixed Goods
  • Spare Parts
  • Building Materials