• Massmart reorients growth efforts towards East Africa and Zambia

    South African retailer Massmart, in which Walmart holds a majority stake, intends to open 47 new stores by 2021, with about a third of this space to be located outside of its domestic market. According to CEO Guy Hayward, “Zambia and East Africa are interesting to us because they’re not totally dependent on mineral resources

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  • Nairobi’s mall boom sets the stage for fierce supermarket struggle

    The Waterfront mall opened in Nairobi on Jamhuri Day (Kenyan independence day – December 12th). With close to 18,600m² of GLA, the 20 hectare site boasts more than 1,000 parking spaces, a 14,000m² artificial lake and a 1.2km running and walking track. With these leisure facilities and regular cultural events, management are clearly hoping to

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