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Angola: Visit by the Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The event served to demonstrate and taste US poultry and beef liver in the retail sector

On February 27, 2024, the Assistant Secretary of the USDA, Xochitl Torres Small, visited the Fresmart store in Luanda. The event served to demonstrate and taste US poultry and beef liver in the retail sector. US Assistant Secretary Xochitl Torres Small also assisted an Angolan chef in a brief cooking…

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Stellantis, Société Générale and Caetano Squadra Africa Sign an Unprecedented Strategic Collaboration Agreement for Vehicle Sales and Financing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Stellantis, in partnership with Societe Generale bank and distributor Caetano Squadra Africa, SA, a Salvador Caetano Group company, announce the signature of a strategic collaboration agreement aimed at facilitating the sale and financing of Stellantis vehicle sales on the African continent

Under this agreement, the parties undertake to work closely together to offer customers a comprehensive range of competitive financial services, in accordance with local laws, applicable credit policies and the market needs of each country concerned. This range of services includes loans, leasing and financial rental contracts, and the sale…

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Retail Tech | What to Expect in 2024

With technology constantly on the move, the retail industry has no choice but to adapt to keep pace and up to speed with the broader changing face of consumer expectations

Once upon a time (literally like last week!) a shopper popped in for a quick pre-holiday shop. Welcomed by a Bot that offered personalised suggestions based on previous purchases – a hassle free push to make their experience “more than”. Drawn into the clothing section, smart mirrors gave them the…

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Exness takes its brand to the next level as it marks 15 years of unprecedented growth

Featuring a new logo, defined by the distinctive exo emblem, the rebranding speaks to a sleeker, more modern design

Exness (https://apo-opa.co/4buoieH), the world’s largest retail market-maker, has unveiled a significant rebranding initiative, reflecting and reinforcing its position as the market leader. Through a revamped visual identity, Exness turns the spotlight on the very values that helped it reach the top. Featuring a new logo, defined by the distinctive exo emblem,…

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India to lead worldwide consumer growth with 31% of new consumers; digital economy to surpass US$1 trillion in Latin America (LatAm) and Africa

It is interesting to observe how the innovation brought by alternative payments is improving the whole ecosystem, and impacting cards as well – including debit ones

Clients in major rising economies like Brazil, India, Kenya, and Nigeria are pulling the global digital market up by paying online purchases with instant payments, transfers, and other alternative payment methods – including for B2B transactions; Cards are still strong in digital, with high penetration of domestic brands and debit bringing…

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How to Boost Your Retail Business in 2024: The Benefits of Attending the Digital Retail Africa Conference

Retailers need to adapt and innovate to survive and thrive in this new era of digital retail

The retail industry is undergoing a massive transformation, driven by the internet, customer expectations, and emerging technologies. Retailers need to adapt and innovate to survive and thrive in this new era of digital retail. If you are a senior IT executive in a major retail company, or a technology service…

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Shaping Retails Future - Trends Recap 2023 (By Mike Smollan)

Leading retailers and brands will have to have disciplined, measured, and innovative programs that allow for business strategies that sense, vet and experiment to reimagine and transform themselves

By Mike Smollan, Chief Growth and Innovation Officer, Smollan (https://Smollan.com). As per the Edge Global Insights Report 2023 - overall, the retail industry this year has navigated the lingering effects of the pandemic, embraced digital transformation, addressed sustainability concerns, and tackled supply chain challenges. Coupled with the disentanglement of major market…

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BİGA Home Sets its Sights on the Entire African Continent After Establishing 20 Sales Points in Senegal

As part of the company’s strategies to establish itself as a prominent brand throughout the entire African continent through its dealership network, the initial focus is on Senegal, followed by the ECOWAS countries

Since its launch on September 12, BİGA Home (www.BiGAHome.com) has expanded its footprint to encompass 15 operational sales points as of today; BİGA Home’s year-end target is to reach 20 sales points; Doğanlar Furniture Group, through its BİGA Home brand, is set to export its products to nearly 20 countries, with…

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Two New National Basketball Association (NBA) Stores to Open in Cape Town and Durban, South Africa

The stores will also feature a customization area where fans can personalize NBA jerseys

New NBA Stores at Gateway Mall in Durban and V&A Waterfront in Cape Town Will Feature Extensive Range of Officially Licensed NBA Merchandise, Including Nike Jerseys, Apparel, Memorabilia and More;Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler to Attend Store Launch Events in December and Engage with Local Fans; NBA Fans…

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Payments giant Cellulant expands Middle East and North Africa operations with new Egypt payment licenses

Adding these licences strengthens Cellulant’s operations in Africa, where it has the most comprehensive payment infrastructure

Leading payments fintech company Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io) has today announced that it has obtained the initial approval as a Payment Service Provider and Payment Facilitator in Egypt. Adding these licences strengthens Cellulant’s operations in Africa, where it has the most comprehensive payment infrastructure, integrating over 370 payment methods, operating in 35…