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Africa-based pure ecommerce retailer Jumia has announced new partnerships in Uganda and Kenya, while rolling out services to make it easier for shoppers to buy from it in Ghana.

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South Africa-based, Walmart-owned Massmart has released a sales update and trading statement for the 26 weeks ending 28 June, which highlights the impact of COVID-19 on its performance and its expected loss for the period. Total sales fell 9.7% in H1 2020… Massmart said while it had enjoyed an uptick in sales in June, with total sales rising 0.8% versus the same month in 2019, this was not ...
At a corporate level, UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim saw a fall in revenue of 3%, to AED17.3 bn (US$4.7 bn), and a 27% decrease in its EBITDA, to AED1.6 bn (US$435.5m), in the first half of its financial year. In its results, its Retail division was a bright spot, with Majid Al Futtaim Retail reporting a rise in revenue and EBITDA. Majid Al Futtaim sees stark differences during first half The c...
Pure play retailer Jumia has reported second quarter results, with gross merchandise volume (GMV) showing a 13.2% fall to €228m. As the retailer pushes for profitability, it highlighted how during the quarter its operating loss had also fallen, by 44% year-over-year, while its gross profit increased year-over-year, by 38%, to €23.3m. Annual Active Consumers hits 6.8m in Q2 2020 A focus for ...

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11/06/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a seismic shift in how people live their lives. Health and wellbeing is playing more of a central role than ever before as people prioritise staying safe and well. In this report we focus on six hypotheses for how health and wellness trends may develop in the future. We showcase examples from around the world where things are changing as a result of the pandemic and consider what trends we saw before COVID-19.
02/04/2020
Beyond flexing their trading strategies, product suppliers have taken a broader role in supporting the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. In this presentation, we highlight four pillars around which these have been clustered
16/03/2020
This guide to South Africa explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.
12/03/2020
This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the African and Middle Eastern grocery markets to 2024 and comes complete with a dataset.
11/03/2020
This guide to Saudi Arabia explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.
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Understand the trends we expect to see in Africa, from retailers putting a stronger focus on ROI, to providing value and digitising operations, amongst others, that will shape grocery retailing in 2020.

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