• Moroccan cosmetics and personal care retailer opens fourth outlet

    During mid-September, Moroccan retailer Yan&One opened its fourth outlet and its second in Casablanca. The store stocks around 170 brands, 70 of which are private label, developed by “the biggest European laboratories in Switzerland and in France,” according to the retailer. Yan&One is geared towards experiential consumption, as it includes a hair salon, a nail bar,

    Categories: SagaRetail News - Morocco

  • Retail Holding buys out partners in CDCI

    Private-equity fund Amethis and Ivorian-Lebanese entrepreneur Yasser Ezzedine have sold their stakes (25% and 40%, respectively) in CDCI (Compagnie de Distribution de Côte d’Ivoire) to Morocco-based Retail Holding, giving the latter full ownership of the Ivorian chain. CDCI is the second-largest player in Ivorian grocery retail, behind Prosuma. Financial terms were not disclosed. In 2014, Retail Holding,

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  • “French” Tacos – the fast food taking Morocco by storm

    French tacos have emerged as a trend in Moroccan fast food over recent years. “Tacos are ubiquitous in Rabat – the snack can be found in every quarter of the city,” website Moroccan World News recently reported. Rather than the meat (or seafood), tomatoes, and cilantro typically found in a Mexican taco, French tacos are filled

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  • Burger King edges into the black in Morocco

    After seven years of operations, Burger King’s franchisee in the Morrocan market has recorded a profit for the first time. According to local media reports, this amounted to “a few million dirhams” (one million dirhams equals just over USD100,000). Burger King had sales of MAD110 million (USD11.4 million) in Morocco during 2018, up 5.8% on

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  • Carrefour goes gourmet in Morocco

    Having successfully launched the concept in Casablanca, Carrefour franchisee Label’Vie brought the Carrefour Gourmet sub-banner to Rabat during September. Boasting such delicacies as lemon caviar, dwarf carrots, ground cherries and edible flowers, this store concept is squarely targeted at the upper end of the market.

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  • Sagaci continues to grow: we expand operations across Africa with a new office in Morocco

    Reinforcing our commitment to delivering top quality research across Africa, we are happy to announce the opening of an office in Morocco. Our new Casablanca office will enhance our local capabilities and service offerings across the North of Africa. Janick Pettit has been appointed country manager. Janick is a research professional with more than 10 years

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