The new trajectory of the retail landscape – where is the growth coming from? (20 minutes)
With predictions from governments, analysts and investors of a 5% average growth rate in the region it is obvious why expansion across the continent is such an attractive proposition for domestic and international retailers alike. How does the African retail market align with the global industry? What is the growth trajectory of this region?
What does rapid urbanisation means for Africa? (20 minutes)
By 2030 Africa’s top 18 cities are predicted to have a total spending power of US$1.3tr as population migration to the metropolises drives rapid urbanisation. What impact will this have on retail going forward? What convenience models and logistics capabilities will retailers need to explore to serve this urban consumer?