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We look at the actions some of the major online retailers and third-party logistic firms in Africa have undertaken in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Four developments for African retailers Massmart, Meikles, OK Zimbabwe, and Tuskys. Massmart fails in offering fresh food at Game… Massmart’s plan to develop its discount retail chain Game into a food retailer has failed. Game had made a name for itself as South Africa’s leading discount retailer before its unsuccessful move into fresh and frozen food. …but is investing in initiatives to...
SPAR South Africa said group sales rose 5.4% to ZAR39.79 bn (US$2.67 bn) as part of a trading update covering the 18 weeks to 31 January 2020. The group noted it had been a ‘ challenging start to the year ’, with a relatively weak position across all the markets in which it operates. Growth driven by core business SPAR said its operations Southern Africa saw sales growth of 4.9%, with its c...
Governments and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are encouraging retailers to increase the number of sustainability schemes they implement. Single-use plastic reduction has been a common environmental initiative and many retailers have implemented schemes that aim to reduce, recycle or reuse single-use plastic whenever possible. What is the South Africa plastic pact? The Worldwide F...


This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the African and Middle Eastern grocery markets to 2024 and comes complete with a dataset.
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This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the African grocery market to 2023 and comes complete with a dataset.
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