Cedric Bra

December 19, 2012
Market research company Euromonitor International discusses South Africa's lagging online grocery retailing market.
August 2, 2012
After years of preparation and a few missed deadlines, the first ever Shoprite supermarket opened in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) capital city Kinshasa on 19 June 2012. Shoprite is the leading grocery retailer in South Africa, commanding a 19% share of value sales in 2011, and operates over 1,700 stores in Africa. The DRC, Africa’s third largest country by […]
May 22, 2012
A month after Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution, the Egyptians succeeded in ousting their beleaguered president Hosni Mubarak in February 2011. As in Tunisia, the following weeks and months revolved around the ongoing struggle between government systems, with the army’s influence on internal politics facing growing criticism. The revolution led to a contraction in the Egyptian economy, […]
March 30, 2012
Euromonitor analyses the opportunities and the different methods being used to expand in Africa's retailing industry.
March 28, 2012
Download this episode as an MP3 Retailers such as Wal-Mart are moving into Africa and the Middle East. Cedric Bra, retailing analyst at Euromonitor International, discusses the reasons Africa and the Middle East make such an attractive destination for foreign investors. The region recovered quickly from the global recession, and sales growth for the Middle […]

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