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Egyptian cheese company Domty and FrieslandCampina form partnership

Egyptian cheese producer Domty and FrieslandCampina have signed an MoU to explore joint business opportunities in Africa. The companies plan to collaborate to export cheese to other African countries. Domty was founded in 1988 in Egypt. It is a leader in the Egyptian …
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DHL Express takes a minority stake in online retail platform Link Commerce

DHL Express has taken a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce platform that sits beneath MallforAfrica.com and DHL’s Africa eShop service. DHL is betting on a fundamental change in purchasing behaviours in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which …

Coronavirus in Africa – an update and what it means

At Trendtype we have decided to put our thoughts down on paper, as it were. Headline: there are lots of reasons to believe that African countries may emerge from COVID-19 in better (or less worse) shape than developed economies in …
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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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Leader Price adds its ninth store in Madagascar

Leader Price, the Casino-owned discounter franchise, has opened a new outlet in Madagascar. The new store opening, in the Anosizato area of Antananarivo means that the chain has nine outlets in the country, of which six are in the capital. Leader …
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KFC opens its first outlet in Madagascar

KFC has opened its first outlet in Madagascar. The new outlet is in the Tana Water Front shopping mall in Antananarivo’s Ambodivona neighbourhood – where South African supermarket chain Shoprite also has a store. KFC’s partner in Madagascar is Groupe Eclosia, …
Madagascar country profile

Madagascar Country Profile

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

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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 …
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Groupe Casino sells its Indian Ocean subsidiary, Vindémia, for €219m

Groupe Casino has sold its Indian Ocean retail subsidiary Vindémia for €219m to Groupe Bernard Hayot (GBH), a French conglomerate with operations across Africa. Vindémia was built through acquisition between 2001 and 2007 and in 2018, generated a turnover of €853m. It has 250 stores and …

Coffee Shop Chains in Africa

This report provides the most up to date analysis of the leading coffee shop chains in Africa. This report includes key benchmark data, such as main players, key markets, number of outlets and per capita spend, throughout Africa and regionally.

Fried Chicken QSR Chains in Africa

This report provides detailed analysis of the leading fried chicken chains in Africa. This report includes key benchmark data, such as main players, key markets, number of outlets and per capita spend, throughout Africa and regionally.

Waffles and Crepes QSR Chains in Africa

This report provides detailed analysis of the leading waffles and crepes chains in Africa. This report includes key benchmark data, such as main players, key markets, number of outlets and per capita spend, throughout Africa and regionally.