Carrefour franchisee Majid Al Futtaim has signed an agreement with online retailer Jumia to offer online shopping in Kenya from the beginning of next year. Simultaneously, CFAO, the French retailer’s franchisee in Francophone West and Central Africa, will also sell its products on Jumia’s online platform in Cameroon, Côte d’ivoire, and Senegal. According to Frank
11th December 2018
On November 7th, Spanish fast-fashion retailer Zara announced that it was to commence online sales in 106 new markets, including many African ones, the next day. The African countries covered by this initiative include Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Senegal. All of these countries will be covered by a single global website that is available
16th November 2018
During July, a group of traditional retailers attempted to initiate a boycott of French supermarket chain Auchan’s stores in Senegal under the banner “Auchan dégage” (Auchan out!). They claim that Auchan’s rapid expansion will put them out of business.
5th September 2018
Moroccan home furnishings chain unveils smaller store format Kitea, which operates 26 stores in Morocco selling furniture in kit form, recently launched a smaller format store called “Kitea City.” The first Kitea City opened its doors in Casablanca during July 2018, with plans to open almost a dozen more in in the near future. Kitea
3rd August 2018
Finding accurate data on household income in Africa can be challenging due to such factors as inadequate national statistics and bouts of monetary instability. At Sagaci Research, we have leveraged our on-the-ground network, which conducts some 600,000 survey interviews annually, to create a more robust alternative – SagaIncome. Covering five of the continent´s most important cities (Accra, Dakar,
23rd May 2018
The Sagaci Omnibus surveys reach Ethiopia and Senegal in March, and Ivory Coast, Cameroon and DR Congo in April
Having expanded our coverage to include 13 different countries in Africa, we continue to run the Sagaci Omnibus with great success. Our next waves of Omnibus surveys feature: March 2nd: Ethiopia and Senegal April 13th: Ivory Coast, Cameroon and DR Congo The Sagaci Omnibus is a fast and cost-effective way to reach consumers in a number of
22nd March 2018
The Sagaci Omnibus surveys reach Egypt and Ghana this month, and Ethiopia and Senegal in March. Don’t miss out!
Having expanded our coverage to include 13 different countries in Africa, we continue to run the Sagaci Omnibus with great success. Our next waves of Omnibus surveys feature: January 26th: Egypt and Ghana March 2nd: Ethiopia and Senegal The Sagaci Omnibus is a fast and cost-effective way to reach consumers in a number of countries. You define
24th January 2018
The fifth edition of the Shopping Centers across Africa Report is already available. As investment and interest from mall developers grows across the continent, the realities in the different countries are becoming more diverse. From a more sophisticated market in Northern and Southern Africa, to a close-to-saturation retail landscape in Kenya or the challenging economic
11th December 2017
Categories: Egypt - Retail & Shopping Malls - Ghana - Algeria - Angola - Countries - Benin - Botswana - Burundi - Cameroon - Cote d'Ivoire - DR Congo - Equatorial Guinea - Ethiopia - Gabon - Kenya - Libya - Morocco - Mozambique - Nigeria - Rwanda - Senegal - Sudan - Tanzania - Togo - Tunisia - Uganda - Zambia - Zimbabwe - South Sudan - Sierra Leone - Congo - Mali - South Africa - Namibia - Ivory Coast
How much will a Big Mac cost you in Lima? Or Abu Dhabi? The answers can tell you a lot about “purchasing power parity (PPP)” – whether exchange rates mean that a product costs the same in different countries. A tool to make this theory more “digestible” was launched by The Economist in 1986. It
6th February 2017
To cater for the growing African middle-class, the importance of shopping malls has increased in the past few years with these centers showing strong sale and expansion growth. This publication is aimed at all existing and entering industry players looking to understand the shopping mall industry on the continent offering fact-based data and analysis.
7th September 2016
Categories: Egypt - Retail & Shopping Malls - Ghana - Algeria - Angola - Benin - Botswana - Burundi - Cameroon - Cote d'Ivoire - DR Congo - Equatorial Guinea - Ethiopia - Gabon - Kenya - Libya - Morocco - Mozambique - Nigeria - Rwanda - Senegal - Sudan - Tanzania - Togo - Tunisia - Uganda - Zambia - Zimbabwe - South Sudan - Sierra Leone - Congo - Mali - Namibia