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Monoprix Tunisia

Monoprix Tunisia opens sixth store in Sousse

Casino’s Monoprix has just opened a new store in Sousse, Tunisia, expanding its network in the city to six stores. This is Monoprix’s 89th outlet in the country as the retailer comes closer to its goal for 2020. Monoprix, the …
Savemart Supermarket Malawi

Farmers World rebrands and opens new Savemart in Malawi

Farmers World, the Malawi-based agribusiness, announced a rebranding to its image in order to enhance its visibility among the general public. Although the company guaranteed that its business focus was not changing, it announced the opening of a new Savemart …
PK Gum Wrigleys

Kenya’s trade war with Tanzania shows no sign of abating

Kenyan confectionery exports fell by KSh136m ($1.35m) in the six months ended June compared to the same period in 2017 – the result of an ugly trade war that has seen Tanzania and Uganda put a 25% tax on imported …
Datlabs

Zimbabwe’s Datlabs invests US$2.2m in pharmaceutical manufacturing upgrades

Bulawayo-based pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor Datlabs has announced investment of more than US$2.2m in upgrading its factory and restoring its IV fluids plant to increase production with hopes to export its products throughout the Southern Africa region. Datlabs has so …
Central supermarket Mozambique

Sonae’s Central supermarket chain shuts down in Mozambique

Supermarket chain Central has shut down all of its stores as its owner company filed for insolvency, falling under the pressure of a “tough trading environment”. The chain, partly owned by Portuguese group Sonae, had three large supermarkets in the …
King Beverage

King Beverage looks for Kenya distributor

Leading East African investment company Centum is looking for an exclusive distributor in Kenya for its King Beverage subsiary. King Beverage has been the Kenya distributor for Carlsberg beer since it was established in 2014, with the franchise later extended …
Tuskys Electronics

Tuskys bets on consumer electronics with $20 million investment

Kenyan retailer Tuskys announced a $20 million investment in expanding its in-store electronics offering in a ‘shop-in-shop’ format. The leading Kenyan retailer says it is responding to consumer demand as the country’s grocery retail sector experiences significant changes. Tuskys has …
Choppies Financials

Postponed release of Choppies financials plunges shares

The release of Choppies financials was delayed, in opposition to JSE requirements. The announcement was made by the Botswanan supermarket chain following warnings about a profit decline and led shares to fall to a five-year low. Choppies Enterprises has announced …
Game Accra

Game opens two new stores in Ghana and shakes landscape

Walmart-owned Game supermarket chain is replacing Palace supermarket in West Hills Mall in Accra. This will be the retailer’s third store in Ghana, which will be followed by a fourth outlet, later in the year. Game is opening its third …
NALF - beverages Ethiopia

Lominat Beverages wins bid and expands in Ethiopia

Lominat Beverages won the bid to buy Ethiopia’s National Alcohol and Liquor, the Ethiopian government announced. The operation, which attracted both domestic and international companies, sees Lominat expanding its business and move to both import substitution and manufacturing for export …