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Nigeria: Growing Away From Oil? - Forbes

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Nigeria: Growing Away From Oil?
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The impact is visible: the skyline of commercial capital Lagos is changing rapidly as international high-end hotel chains such as Intercontinental and Radisson Blu have moved into the market.
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Danone Joins Dubai-Based Abraaj in Ghana Fan Milk Buyout - Businessweek

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Danone Joins Dubai-Based Abraaj in Ghana Fan Milk Buyout
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It is the largest private equity transaction in sub-Saharan Africa in the fast-moving consumer goods industry, according to Abraaj.
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Guest post: why China's slowdown won't put the brakes on Africa's growth - Financial Times (registration) (blog)

Guest post: why China's slowdown won't put the brakes on Africa's growth Financial Times (registration) (blog) These trends will support phenomenal growth in the consumer class and in associated industries such as retail, fast-moving consumer...
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Premier's acquisition of Li-Lets will be launchpad to other consumer categories - BDlive

Premier's acquisition of Li-Lets will be launchpad to other consumer categories - BDlive | FMCG | Scoop.it
Independent Online Premier's acquisition of Li-Lets will be launchpad to other consumer categories BDlive THE acquisition of feminine hygiene brand Lil-Lets Group by Brait company Premier Foods is part of a broader strategy "to expand Premier...
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Why more CMOs aren't becoming CEOs - CMO

Why more CMOs aren't becoming CEOs - CMO | FMCG | Scoop.it
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Why more CMOs aren't becoming CEOs
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It's a transition that is relatively common in consumer-oriented sectors such as fast moving consumer goods.
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Rising Food Prices Impacting Grocery Choices - Convenience Store Decisions

Rising Food Prices Impacting Grocery Choices - Convenience Store Decisions | FMCG | Scoop.it
Convenience Store Decisions Rising Food Prices Impacting Grocery Choices Convenience Store Decisions “With the global middle class growing by 70 million (Goldman Sachs, May 2010) each year and food prices expected to more than double within 20...
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Aperio insights into emerging South African markets

Aperio insights into emerging South African markets | FMCG | Scoop.it

FMCG companies need to properly understand shoppers and the retail environment in townships in order to successfully build their brands. Recognising that the township market includes informal and independent retailers requires brands to build an effective strategy for servicing them economically.

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Truworths slows drive to tap Africa’s growing consumer culture

Truworths slows drive to tap Africa’s growing consumer culture | FMCG | Scoop.it
Planned opening of Luanda store delayed as retailer — like many of its peers — seeks better understanding of market and operating conditions, writes Zeenat Moorad
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Private Label FMCG report released by IRI - Field Marketing

Private Label FMCG report released by IRI
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Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market and shopper intelligence firm IRI today launched its annual special report about the private label market in Europe and the US.
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Clicks surges despite squeeze on consumers' disposable income - BDlive

Clicks surges despite squeeze on consumers' disposable income - BDlive | FMCG | Scoop.it
Clicks surges despite squeeze on consumers' disposable income BDlive It's not a strong earnings growth but with such a strained consumer and with what we're seeing in the retail space, it's better than expected, especially in the second half, where...
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NIGERIA: Losing its way - emergingmarkets.org

NIGERIA: Losing its way - emergingmarkets.org | FMCG | Scoop.it
emergingmarkets.org NIGERIA: Losing its way emergingmarkets.org For investors, Nigeria's demographics have obvious value: a population of 160 million, growth rates above 5% for years and rapid urbanization driving developments in formal retail and...
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Nigeria: Consumer goods draw investors - Financial Times

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Nigeria: Consumer goods draw investors
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Three things consumer goods companies should know about Africa - How we made it in Africa

Three things consumer goods companies should know about Africa - How we made it in Africa | FMCG | Scoop.it
Three things consumer goods companies should know about Africa How we made it in Africa Michael Wood, co-founder and director of consulting firm Aperio, has significant experience in helping fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies expand their...
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Lower Cost Drives Growth of Nigeria's Retail Sector - THISDAY Live

Lower Cost Drives Growth of Nigeria's Retail Sector - THISDAY Live | FMCG | Scoop.it
Lower Cost Drives Growth of Nigeria's Retail Sector
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This has prompted some major Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) manufacturers to consolidate their distributor lists to streamline factory-to-outlet linkages, ”OBG said.
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Big Retailers Believe Consumerism About To Pop In Africa

Big Retailers Believe Consumerism About To Pop In Africa | FMCG | Scoop.it
Big retailers like Wal-Mart and Carrefour are looking to take advantage of Africa's increasing wealth.
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Family businesses in Tanzania take on international giants - Financial Times

Family businesses in Tanzania take on international giants - Financial Times | FMCG | Scoop.it
Family businesses in Tanzania take on international giants
Financial Times
As a result, international private equity houses are keen on taking a stake in these fast-moving consumer goods companies, which all turn over between $100m and $1bn a year.
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