Archive for the ‘Consumer Goods’ category
For all its business and investment potential, the country can be a hard nut to crack.
Chai Bora MD discusses the company’s plans and the benefits of having private equity investors on board.
“A city like Lagos has 20 million people, but just two shopping centres.”
Yuppiechef’s director, Paul Galatis, shares his tips for winning customer loyalty in the e-commerce industry.
One way companies can create an affinity with African consumers is by working with a local celebrities to endorse their brand.
According to Michael Wood, founder of Aperio, a common mistake made by consumer-facing companies in Africa is getting their product sizes wrong.
JJ van Dongen, senior vice president for Philips Africa, shares the company’s strategy for combating counterfeit products in Africa.
The majority of Africans shop at informal outlets, and this is where South African wines need to improve their presence, says Craig Irving.
Kenyan businessman Vimal Shah is one of the region’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
Innovation opportunities for the year ahead.
Kaskazi Network delivers consumer goods to informal shops and kiosks by motorcycle.
“You can call me a workaholic because I work from 5am to midnight… It is not work for me. It’s fun.”
Euromonitor International looks at some of the consumption trends and drivers of alcohol in South Africa.
A group of women in Johannesburg are dismantling masculine notions associated with beer.
“Angola is a lucrative market where we currently have no presence, and Shoprite has done a phenomenal job there.”