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Glo-Djigbé Industrial Zone (GDIZ) is exporting the first batch of 80,000 ready-to-wear garments “Made in Benin” for the french brand KIABI

This initiative demonstrates Benin's capacity to meet international market requirements and uphold high standards of quality

Glo-Djigbé Industrial Zone (GDIZ) (www.GDIZ-Benin.com) is proud to announce its inaugural export of "Made in Benin" garments to Europe. This first consignment, destined for the prestigious French brand KIABI, comprises 80,000 meticulously crafted children’s leggings. KIABI, renowned for its chain of stores offering clothing and accessories for women, men, children,…

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From Sustainability to Personalisation – Mid-year Retail Trends 2024

This year, consumers are carefully prioritising resources – with many people worldwide now looking for more deals and discounts to carefully balance their household budgets

Reaching any midpoint, whether it’s to catch one’s breath on a ultra-marathon to gear up for the next stretch, or a project team reflecting on their progress and making necessary modifications – it’s all about positioning for success. So too a mid-year retail check-in offers valuable insights into some of…

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Sandton City Wins Big at Global Awards in Vegas

Africa’s most iconic shopping destination honoured at Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas

Building on its already impressive repertoire of endorsements and accolades, Sandton City (www.SandtonCity.com) in Johannesburg has now been recognised on a global scale for marketing. This past weekend, Africa’s top retail destination was awarded with two honours at the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) Global Marketing Awards in the…

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LG Electronics showcases trend-setting Home Appliance products in the region

The new range of home appliances were the stars of the LG Showcase MEA 2024 held in Abu Dhabi

Global consumer electronics pioneer LG Electronics (www.LG.com), recently hosted its LG Showcase MEA 2024 in the Conrad Hotel in Abu Dhabi, under the brand’s theme of Reinventing Together. The event, which focused not only on showcasing the latest innovations, but also on building relationships with its stakeholders, had a confirmed…

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LG Showcase MEA 2024 returns with first-hand experiences of LG Electronics’ latest innovations

The LG Electronics flagship event hosted in Abu Dhabi showcased all major product lineups

LG Showcase MEA 2024 recently welcomed guests and partners in Abu Dhabi to in-person experience the latest and greatest the brand has to offer. The two-day event held at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE had over 500 guests who witnessed all of LG Electronics’ new…

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East Africa’s retail boom: a new opportunity for real estate

Rising consumer demand has led to the development of strong local retail brands and the emergence of international brands—all seeking to capitalise on this growing customer base

Retail is emerging among the most vibrant sectors of the East African economy. Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, has not only become an important retail market in its own right but a stepping stone into the rest of the country and wider East Africa. Nairobi is a rising regional shopping destination,…

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11th East Africa Property Investment Summit announced for 17-18 April 2024 in Nairobi

The event brings together international and regional leaders, with more than 200 companies represented at the gathering

The 11th annual East Africa Property Investment (EAPI) Summit will be held on 17 and 18 April 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya. With dedicated forums for housing, hospitality, retail and proptech, #EAPI2024 promises to be bigger and more influential than ever before. Positioned at the centre and hub of the continent,…

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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…