South Africa presentations 

Presentations

16/01/2020
Understand the trends we expect to see in Africa, from retailers putting a stronger focus on ROI, to providing value and digitising operations, amongst others, that will shape grocery retailing in 2020.
01/05/2019
This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the African grocery market to 2023 and comes complete with a dataset.
19/02/2018
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.
09/01/2018
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.
19/12/2017
Understand the trends we expect to see in Africa that will shape grocery retailing in 2018.
16/10/2017
M-commerce is continuously evolving, with great potential in emerging markets. We explore this further through assessing its challenges and opportunities further, and international inspiration for where it could develop in the future.
06/09/2017
Understand how the top 5 retailers in Africa are performing. Take a look at their strategic priorities for the future and the types of shoppers they are targeting. Get our insight on what we believe suppliers can learn from this.
19/06/2017
Understand the economic backdrop for retailers operating in Africa. Take a look at the challenges they are facing, how they are dealing with them, and the five main trends we are seeing across the region.
08/05/2017
We identify how Walmart plans to win globally over the next five years as it continues to shift investment into digital channels, format reinvention and widening the price gap with competitors.
13/12/2016
We’ve selected the top 15 stores to see in 2017 that bring to life how grocery store formats are evolving globally against a backdrop of key industry trends.
24/06/2016
Summarising the key themes of this year’s Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit, we look at how retailers and manufacturers can look to seize opportunities in the face of disruption.
13/06/2016
With grocery retailing in sub-Saharan Africa at different stages of development and evolution, understanding the differences and how to prepare for change will be key. In this report, we look at five considerations for companies planning for the region's future growth, while also reflecting on the starting point in 2016.
08/06/2016
Reporting back following our time in Bentonville, we look at ten ways in which the retailer is changing, including its focus on fresh foods, private label and pricing initiatives, and what it means for your business.
17/12/2015
With convenience one of the hot retailer channels that is set to drive growth in the coming years, we pull out our pick of ten convenience retailers to watch from across the globe.
28/05/2015
As 2015 progresses and with economic growth varying by country, we consider the trends and developments that have driven retailing growth across Africa since the beginning of the year.
04/03/2015
As Walmart responds to the rapidly evolving landscape, we review its priorities for 2015 which include improving core operations, future proofing its store estate through digital integration, and investing in online fulfilment, capability and assortment.
11/02/2015
In increasingly competitive environments, retailers and manufacturers are looking to offer innovative promotions in order to stand out from the crowd. In this insight presentation we highlight five of our favourites from 2014, lessons from which we believe will be emulated in 2015.
22/01/2015
As 2015 begins with the region’s economic growth less secure than in recent years, we look at how expansion is set to continue, with new competitors entering specific markets and the wider region, as well as the evolution of private label and online strategies.
27/11/2014
The US Black Friday shopping phenomenon is getting bigger every year. We look at how retailers around the world are tapping into this trend to drive customers into physical and online stores.
14/11/2014
As a major sponsor of Movember, we explore how Gillette is promoting the event across multiple markets.
25/09/2014
With the economy in South Africa slowing, encouraging retailers and suppliers to look for new growth opportunities, and the region’s online population expanding, we look at the prospects for e-commerce and global best practice that could be adopted.
10/06/2014
This latest edition of our Retail Excellence series provides insight on how retailers from around the globe are driving growth at their hypermarkets and supermarkets.
07/04/2014

As a region, Africa continues to excite and interest retailers and suppliers alike. However, with economic growth slowing in South Africa, price and promotions are coming under the spotlight, while retailers from across the region continue to search out opportunities for expansion in markets like Angola, Kenya and Nigeria.

28/10/2013

With the pace of economic growth picking up in 2013 and forecast to remain strong in 2014, suppliers and retailers are investigating opportunities in Africa. We review the factors driving sales and look at four key markets.

09/02/2012

How to boost your trading impact: what we’ve learned from our store visits in the last quarter