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Mr Price Group Limited Reports Interim Results for the 26 Weeks Ended 28 September 2019

Mr Price has released its interim results for the 26 weeks ended 28 September 2019. Normalised diluted headline earnings per share (based on the previous IAS 17 basis for accounting for leases) declined 7.2% to 447.5c. After accounting for leases on the new IFRS 16 basis, which did not require …

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Checkers Brings World-Class Retail to Constantia with New Flagship Store

Checkers has opened the doors to its state-of-the-art 2 330 m² flagship supermarket at the Constantia Emporium as the retailer continues to take innovation to new heights. The new world-class store offers customers unique experiences including: Freshly-made artisanal breads and pastries and a sophisticated range of confectioneries and luxury cakes; …

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Jumia Cameroon Update

Jumia is on a mission to provide Africa’s most trusted and essential digital infrastructure to ensure business owners meet the needs of their local and international consumers. As the Company continues its investment and innovation in its African operations, it continues to review its path to success to ensure the …

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The SPAR Group Ltd SA Reports a Strong Set of Results

In the financial year ended 30th September 2019, the group reported an increase in turnover of 8.4% to ZAR109.5 billion, despite all markets in which they trade experiencing some challenges. The SPAR Group Ltd turnover includes SPAR Southern Africa, SPAR Ireland and SPAR Switzerland. SPAR South Africa grew wholesale grocery …

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Coca-Cola CEO Defines Africa as Company’s Future Growth Driver

Visiting Nigeria and South Africa, Quincey met with business and political leaders as the company scales up investments and looks forward to continued growth on the continent. The Global CEO and Chairman of The Coca-Cola Company, James Quincey culminated a tour of Africa last week. Accompanied by his extended leadership …

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AI – Helping Brands Manage Their Online Reputation

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning is on the rise but it’s important to know which reputation management processes should and shouldn’t be automated. AI, using Natural Language Processing (NLP) models, allows computers to understand and decipher what a human is saying. This is starting to be …

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Vivo Energy Kenya is on a Growth Path with 23 Shell Service Stations

Vivo Energy Kenya, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in the country, is on a growth path. The company has responded to motorists’ need for fuel convenience and has added 23 Shell service stations to its retail network. The new service stations, are located in eleven …

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Consumer Goods Council of South Africa Calls for Decisive Government Action to Grow the Economy

The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) co-chair Gareth Ackerman says South Africa has reached a tipping point which now needs everyone to roll up their sleeves to work together to grow the country, its people and the economy. In a statement at the annual CGCSA Summit in Johannesburg, …

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Majid Al Futtaim Partners with Jumia to Extend its Seamless Online Offering Across Egypt

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and operator of the Carrefour brand in Egypt, today signed an agreement with Jumia, Africa’s largest eCommerce platform, to extend its seamless online offering across Egypt. Through this partnership, Carrefour is …

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Tiger Brands: Packaging and Digital Awards

Tiger Brands scooped five prestigious awards at last week’s Gold Pack Awards and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) South Africa’s Smarties Awards for 2019. Tinkies were the big Tiger winners as they came back with three awards at the MMA’s winning all the categories they had entered. Tinkies won a …

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