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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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Jumia closes in Tanzania, 10 days after shutting shop in Cameroon

Jumia has shut down operations in Tanzania as part of its ongoing review of country operations. The closure comes 10 days after the internet retail company, which now has operations in 13 countries, closed down in Cameroon. In a press …
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Tanzania Country Profile

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


Dufry and Lagardère modernising airport duty free retail across Africa

This week airport retail operator Dufry has unveiled its revamped duty free retail sites at Casablanca and Marrakesh airports. Competitor Lagardère has also revealed more about its plans to expand in Africa and has acquired a diplomatic duty free outlet in …

Choppies confirms exit from Kenya and Tanzania

In an announcement that will surprise nobody, Choppies has confirmed it will exit Kenya, one of its key expansion markets. It has reportedly laid off 200 workers in anticipation of selling its 12 remaining stores. Choppies will also exit Tanzania, …
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Kenya retail news: Shoprite expansion, Choppies possible exit?

Shoprite has secured a $5.5m loan to expand its store network in Kenya from Stanbic Bank. The retailer has also revealed its two new stores will open next week (Nyali, Mombasa) and next month (Waterfront Karen, Nairobi). Elsewhere, media speculation that …
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The Top Fast Food Chains in Tanzania

Trendtype data on the leading fast food chains in Tanzania. 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.