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An Amazon.com for Africa?

An Amazon.com for Africa? | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
IT IS impossible to shop in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, says Jeremy Hodara, the French co-founder of Jumia, an online retailer that began trading in the...
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How Walmart Will Fight To Be Successful In China - Forbes

How Walmart Will Fight To Be Successful In China - Forbes | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
How Walmart Will Fight To Be Successful In China
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Walmart has been aggressively opening stores in China since 1996. Sales last year were around $10 billion.
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UK retail giant to use face-scanning tech to target customers with tailored ads

UK retail giant to use face-scanning tech to target customers with tailored ads | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
UK supermarket giant Tesco is about to start scanning the faces of customers at its gas stations, using the gathered data to serve up tailored ads on video screens as they wait to pay.

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Woolies takes lead in farming for future

Woolies takes lead in farming for future | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Innovative retailer savours success of growing business in sustainable fashion at no extra cost to consumer (RT @BDliveSA: .@WOOLWORTHS_SA takes lead in farming for future, writes @ZeenatMoorad http://t.co/MPdKS8xcj7)...
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To Catch Up, Walmart Moves to Amazon Turf

To Catch Up, Walmart Moves to Amazon Turf | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Walmart is beefing up its technology in an effort to compete with Amazon for Internet shoppers and the software engineers needed to attract them.
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Walmart Lays Out Plans At Annual Analysts’ Meeting

Walmart Lays Out Plans At Annual Analysts’ Meeting | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
More initiatives with less money is one approach the world’s largest retailer is taking toward expansion (.@Walmart Lays Out Plans At Annual Analysts' Meeting via @retailmag #retail #omnichannel http://t.co/iG0LfCglit)...
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Retail: Mall of Africa, an African Icon, a World Class Showpiece - Rand Corporate Real Estate

Retail: Mall of Africa, an African Icon, a World Class Showpiece - Rand Corporate Real Estate | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Retail Development, Mall of Africa, an African Icon, a World Class Showpiece (Retail: Mall of Africa, an African Icon, a World Class Showpiece| http://t.co/1kGu6gIruq)...
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6 Things Customers Want from Retail Stores and How You Can Deliver

6 Things Customers Want from Retail Stores and How You Can Deliver | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Thanks to eCommerce, mCommerce, big data and more, the world of retail is changing—perhaps faster than at any time in history.
How can a small retailer keep up?

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Foschini Group to accelerate Africa strategy

Foschini Group to accelerate Africa strategy | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Local retailer plans expansion into Ghana, Angola and Mozambique, adding to 116 stores already in Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Nigeria ("@BDliveSA: Foschini Group to accelerate Africa strategy
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Nigeria proves too challenging for Woolworths

Nigeria proves too challenging for Woolworths | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Tough conditions, complex processes force retailer to pull out of three stores in Lagos (RT @chikaoduah: Nigeria proves too challenging for Woolworths
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Here's What The Store Of The Future Will Look Like (Hint: Not Amazon)

Here's What The Store Of The Future Will Look Like (Hint: Not Amazon) | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Retail consultancy WD Partners published a report showing how traditional stores can still appeal to modern shoppers by updating their brick and mortar models.
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Retail investors bet on continued US stimulus - FT.com

Retail investors bet on continued US stimulus - FT.com | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Global retail investors poured money into growth assets in the last trading days of October, helping push stocks to new highs on the view the Federal Reserve will keep its aggressive monetary stimulus programme in place through at least the first...
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Shoprite turnover increases in face of tough economy

Shoprite turnover increases in face of tough economy | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Shoprite Holdings increases turnover despite worsening market conditions and increasing pressure on consumers (RT @BDliveSA: Retailer Shoprite increases turnover in face of tough economy http://t.co/dpKHLQWMLJ)...
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Supermarket push a boon for region - Mail & Guardian Online

Supermarket push a boon for region - Mail & Guardian Online | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Supermarket push a boon for region
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It is odd, then, that we seldom shift the focus and ask what effect our retail giants have in the less developed countries where they operate.
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A sluggish home market is pushing South Africa’s big retail chains northward

A sluggish home market is pushing South Africa’s big retail chains northward | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
A short drive along Cairo Road, a clogged artery that runs through Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, affords a glimpse of the progress South Africa’s big grocery chains have made in the rest of Africa.
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Why Retail Turnarounds Are Difficult to Pull Off - Motley Fool

Why Retail Turnarounds Are Difficult to Pull Off - Motley Fool | Consumer Goods | Scoop.it
Why Retail Turnarounds Are Difficult to Pull Off
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Buying shares of a company in the midst of a turnaround can be extremely lucrative if the efforts are ultimately successful.
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