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Walmart Announces Senior Management Changes

Walmart Announces Senior Management Changes

Walmart Announces Senior Management Changes in International Business Leadership changes in UK, China and Canada Today, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced a series of leadership moves in its International division. Andy Clarke, President and Chief Executive Officer at Asda, has decided the timing is right to step aside from his role with the […]

Africa’s food suppliers target international exports in the drive for growth and profit

Africa’s food suppliers target international exports in the drive for growth and profit

Africa’s food suppliers target international exports in the drive for growth and profit Suppliers at the continent’s largest food expo that begins on Sunday reveal aggressive plans for investment and expansion in the run up the three-day exhibition Companies from across the world arrive in Johannesburg this weekend for the start of the biggest food […]

Africa’s top food & beverage expo will focus on cutting food waste

Africa’s top food & beverage expo will focus on cutting food waste

Africa’s top food & beverage expo will focus on cutting food waste     Minimising food waste will be key issue at Africa’s largest food retail exhibition in Johannesburg in June.   As southern Africa recovers from one of its severest droughts and comes to terms with soaring food prices, the real cost of waste […]

dmg events acquires Exhibition Management Services (Pty) Ltd South Africa

dmg events acquires Exhibition Management Services (Pty) Ltd South Africa

dmg events acquires Exhibition Management Services (Pty) Ltd South Africa One of the world’s leading event companies, dmg events, has announced the acquisition of long established Pan African exhibition organiser Exhibition Management Services Pty Ltd (EMS) – headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. dmg events is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail & General […]

South African retail sales slow amid higher inflation

South African retail sales slow amid higher inflation

According to newly released data, South Africa’s retail sales has grown at a slower rate in January. The rising inflation and higher lending rates are seen as the major reasons for the the weakening economy. The sales of household furniture and appliances slowed sharply, growing 2.6 percent year-on-year in January against 6 percent in the previous month. Sales of […]

Per capita spend on grocery expected to rise by $330.3 in Kenya

Per capita spend on grocery expected to rise by $330.3 in Kenya

The per capita spend on grocery in Kenya is expected to rise to $330.3. According to the Kenya Grocery Retail Market Report for 2016 – 2020 period, the country’s per capita spend for the four years up to 2020 would reach $330.3. The report also says that the market is dominated by domestic retailers such as Nakumatt, Tuskys, Naivas, Uchumi and […]

Ugandan government brings in regulation to monitor supermarkets’ operation

Ugandan government brings in regulation to monitor supermarkets’ operation

The Ugandan government is considering to bring in a regulation demanding all supermarkets in the country to submit financial and audit reports every year to the trade ministry. A high level official in Ugandan Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives indicated that this new regulation is intended to monitor the operations of different supermarkets in the nation. Principal Commercial Officer Fred […]

AB7: Africa’s Biggest F&B Expo Keeps Getting Bigger

AB7: Africa’s Biggest F&B Expo Keeps Getting Bigger

AB7: Africa’s Biggest F&B Expo Keeps Getting Bigger “It’s time that Africa gets recognition for its status in the world as an economic powerhouse on a stable path to growth,” says John Thomson of Exhibition Management Services, the organisers of Africa’s Big Seven (AB7) food and beverage expo. AB7 takes place from 19 to 21 […]

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