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Trendtype’s 2019 year in review and 2020 forecasts

So here are our big themes in 2019 and a look ahead to 2020. It’s been another eventful year in African consumer and retail markets in 2019. Some big retail players coming unstuck In grocery retail, some big players have come …
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Fashion retailer Mango launches in Angola, set for return to Morocco

Spanish fashion retailer Mango has opened a new store in one of Luanda’s prime shopping malls, Avennida Morro Bento. Just one year after exiting Morocco, Mango is also in discussions to build a store network in the country with Nike …

Nampak hit by foreign exchange losses in Zimbabwe and Angola

Nampak, Africa’s largest packaging company, has incurred fx losses of R2bn ($135.6m) for the financial year ended 30th September 2019. Nampak has faced a double whammy of hyperinflation in Zimbabwe and the devaluation of the Angolan kwanza. It has also faced …
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Shoprite considers exiting underperforming African markets

Shoprite as just released results for the 3 months to September 2019. Supermarket revenues in South Africa rose by 10.3% over the period. Sales outside South Africa fell by 4.9%. CEO Pieter Engelbrecht has told investors Shoprite is actively considering exiting …
Angola country profile

Angola Country Profile

This report provides key information on Angola. It covers the economic landscape, key demographic indicators, living standards and income as well as logistics and infrastructure.

Angola VAT

VAT has been introduced in Angola for the first time

Angola has introduced a 14% valued added tax (VAT) for the first time. It replaces a consumption tax, which had rates between 5%-30%. On the day of implementation, originally scheduled to be January 1st 2019 (then delayed to July 1st …
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DHL rolls out its Africa eShop online store into 34 countries

DHL has added a further 13 countries to its ecommerce shopping platform, Africa eShop to bring its total coverage to 34 countries. The service, which launched in April 2019 in 11 countries and increased coverage to 20 in May 2019, …
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The Top Fast Food Chains in Angola

Trendtype data on the leading fast food chains in Angola. Our unique data identifies every fast food, casual dining and coffee shop chain and allows users to search by cuisine, location, chain and brand owner.