#AfricaMonth: Brands and cultural diversity across Africa
#AfricaMonth: Brands and cultural diversity across Africa

A one-size-fits-all approach to marketing communications does not work in Africa, or any of its 54 countries.

By Trevor Chueu 2 days ago

#AfricaMonth: Beware - Africa's brand growth comes with counterfeiting challenges
#AfricaMonth: Beware - Africa's brand growth comes with counterfeiting challenges

Africa Day is celebrated on 25 May 2018 and marks the formation of the African Union. Africa has seen a vast increase in investment and growth over the past 50 plus years and many companies have already mobilised to capture this emerging demand.

By Vanessa Ferguson 2 days ago

#AfricaMonth: How Shoprite trailblazed trading in Africa
#AfricaMonth: How Shoprite trailblazed trading in Africa

The Shoprite Group has trailblazed trading in Africa in many respects. Since kicking off its ambitious expansion into the continent in 1990, the South African grocery retailer now has its footprints firmly planted in over 460 locations across 14 African countries.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

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Insights into the global strawberry market

The global strawberry market reached 9.2 million tonnes in 2016, 5% higher than the previous year. Th market volume underwent a robust expansion from 2007-2016 according to a report published by IndexBox,, increasing with a CAGR of +5%.

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Mozambique's Izyshop secures funding round
Mozambique's Izyshop secures funding round

Mozambican e-commerce startup Izyshop has secured an undisclosed funding round from local firm DHD Holding to allow it to grow its product offering.

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago