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After a challenging period that has been shrouded in speculation, Botswana-based Choppies has announced contrasting developments for its operations in Kenya and South Africa.

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Netherlands-based SPAR International reported sales rose 5.4% globally to €35.8bn. The organisation said entry into four new markets, the addition of 335 new stores and the continued focus on its ‘Better Together’ strategy had underpinned the pace of its growth. 2018 ‘an exceptionally strong year for SPAR’ Discussing the results, SPAR International’s managing director, Tobias Wasmuht, descr...
As Majid Al Futtaim targets further expansion in Kenya and BinDawood continues to add new stores, we round up news from the region and its largest retailers. Majid Al Futtaim targets second place in Kenya for 2019 Carrefour’s franchisee for the Middle East and specific countries in Africa, Majid Al Futtaim, has said it is aiming to become the second largest retailer in Kenya by the end of 2...
South Africa-based Pick n Pay has published a full year trading statement saying the Group enjoyed turnover growth of 9.6% in the 53-week period ending 3 March 2019. On a 52-week basis the retailer said turnover rose 7.1% Sustained strategy pays off for Pick n Pay Pick n Pay said the performance was driven by like-for-like growth of 4.8% in value terms, with like-for-like volume sales risin...

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We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years, what it's going to take to lift sales to $635bn and how it’s developing an ecosystem that will become its platform for growth in future years
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This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the Middle Eastern grocery market to 2023 and comes complete with a dataset.
16/11/2018
This report looks at the key themes currently shaping grocery retailing in the Middle East and the performance of the region's top five retailers. We also forecast their performance to 2023 and consider their strategic priorities supporting growth.
18/05/2018
The GCC is in a transitional period as governments across the region look to modernise. A major part of this is encouraging diversification away from oil and integrating the economies into the global one. This report looks at how they are doing this and how it influences the GCC's long-term growth prospects.
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This report looks at our latest view on Africa’s grocery market and how we expect it to grow to 2022. We highlight what this means for suppliers and retailers in the region and its largest markets.
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