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Elprices Egypt

E-commerce website Elprices to launch in Egypt

Swedish e-commerce startup Brantu will launch retail website in Egypt by October 2018. The website, called Elprices, will start as an online comparison tool and is expected to become an online store itself. E-commerce venture-building startup Brantu announced it will …
Shoprite Angola

Shoprite to open new store in Zaire, Angola

Shoprite Angola is building a new store in Mbanza Kongo, in the Zaire province. The new outlet will expand Shoprite’s network in Angola and strengthens the retailer’s commitment to the country in the context of investments to grow in multiple …
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Dis-Chem Pharmacies to open 20 new stores

South African pharmacy chain Dis-Chem Pharmacies has announced plans to expand its network by opening twenty new retail stores. The new stores will be opened in 2019. Eight of them will be convenience stores of 100-400m2 and two will be …
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Majid Al Futtaim to open new Carrefour Market in Kenya

Majid Al Futtaim, business partner of French supermarket chain Carrefour in Egypt and Kenya, is going to open a new Carrefour Market store in Kenya by the end of 2018. Construction work will begin in May at the Village Market …
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Nestlé opens new production unit in Cameroon

Nestlé Cameroon has opened a new production unit to manufacture and package its Nido fortified powdered milk range. The new unit is an investment of US$5m. It will create 12 new jobs at the Douala production plant in Bonabéri, with …
Shoprite Angola

Shoprite opens new store in Angola

South African retailer Shoprite opened one more store in Angola, in the Uíge province. The new outlet brings Shoprite’s network to a total of 31 stores and cements its position as one of the leading modern retailers in the country …
Juhayna Food Industries

Juhayna Food reports growth, stronger in milk and yoghurt segments

Egyptian manufacturer Juhayna Food Industries reported 30% profit in Q1 2018. The company said the growth referred mainly to the dairy and yoghurt segments and were possible due to efforts of debt reduction and restructuring. Leading Egyptian dairy manufacturer Juhayna …
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Pick n Pay bets on smaller stores to keep with retail trends

Pick n Pay is opening more smaller stores to keep in line with consumer retail and shopping habits. The South African retailer has said that it is focused on “opening stores that are the right size for customers”. South African giant …
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Sodosa Group in Angola invests $40 million in Mangolê stores

Angolan retail and distributor Sodosa Group announced a $40 million investment in four new stores of supermarket chain Mangolê. The investment will also cover the construction of two new distribution centres in Luanda and Benguela. Sodosa Group has announced an …
Citydia Ghana

Citydia in Ghana shut down over foreign label products

Spanish supermarket chain Citydia in Ghana was shut down temporarily after authorities found a series of foreign labelled products in the retailer’s shelves. The products, mostly labelled in Chinese, Spanish and Portuguese, mostly included groceries like cooking oil, pasta and …
Bambis supermarket Ethiopia

Bambis supermarket in Ethiopia closes, sheds light on lack of forex

Bambis Supermarket, one of the leading supermarkets in Ethiopia, has shut down after more than sixty years in operation. According to the owner, the government’s restrictions to getting access to foreign currency have ran the retailer out of options. Bambis …
Pizza Hut, Africa

Pizza Hut launches first restaurant in Ethiopia

The first Pizza Hut in Ethiopia opened yesterday, operated by Belayab Foods and Franchises. The first branch is in the CMC area of Addis Ababa with a  second branch in the Bole Medhanialem area due to open on Saturday 14th …