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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 …
2020 forecasts

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 …
Uganda milk

Kenya to impose 16% VAT on imported milk from Uganda

In a further sign that East African countries are intent or putting up trade barriers to protect local sectors, Kenya has proposed a 16% VAT on imported milk from Uganda. The move comes because Kenyan dairy farmers believe they are …
Kingdom Kampala

Shopping Union supermarket opens in Ruparelia Group’s Kingdom Mall

Ugandan conglomerate Ruparelia Group has opened a supermarket in its new Kingdom Mall in Kampala. The 56,600m² mixed use site includes offices, apartments and retail and is backed by Chinese investors. It features a new Chinese-owned supermarket, under the Shopping Union fascia. Ruparelia …
Uganda country profile

Uganda Country Profile

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

Shoprite Angola

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 …

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.