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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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As Shoprite and Massmart-owned Game discuss new store openings in Kenya, Jumia and Vivo Energy announce a tie up between the two companies and South Africa-based Woolworths releases a trading statement, we round up news from the region. Shoprite to open first store outside Nairobi… As it continues its expansion in the country, Shoprite will open its first store, and its third overall, outsi...
South Africa-based, Walmart-owned Massmart has said sales rose 5.5% to ZAR43.8bn (US$3.1bn). The performance was driven by comparable sales growth of 3.6% and product inflation of 2.7%. The retailer’s local operations underperformed relative to those outside South Africa, with total sales rising by 4.9% and 11.8%, in Rand terms, respectively. Operating environment has led to ‘disappointing per...
South Africa-based Shoprite said Group turnover rose 3.2% to approximately ZAR150.6bn (US$10.6bn), with like-for-like sales up by only 0.1%. The retailer reported its performance improved in the second half of the year and, overall, was driven by its supermarkets in its home market. Sales growth improved as financial year progressed Shoprite described 2018 as a ‘ transformational year ’, wh...

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This in-depth guide to South Africa explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.
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