Kenyan retailers offer home deliveries in bid to control spread of the corona virus

KENYA – In the wake of the outbreak of COVID-19 virus, Kenyan retailers have adopted safer and efficient ways of serving their customers by availing home delivery services. Spanish delivery company Glovo has announced partnership […]

Ethiopian Cold Stone Creamery franchisee Belayab Foods opens new Pizza Hut outlet

ETHIOPIA – Belayab Foods Production PLC, franchise owner of Pizza Hut and Cold Stone Creamery brands in Ethiopia has opened outlets in Sar Bet, South West of Addis, foreseeing future expansion in neighbouring Djibouti. This […]

Simbisa Brands set to open 15 new outlets seeking to consolidate its market share

ZIMBABWE -Zimbabwe’s Quick service restaurant (QSR) group, Simbisa Brands Limited is targeting to open 15 new outlets across the country this year, at an estimated cost of US$3 million, According to Warren Meares, Managing Director […]

Flipkart establishes new entity FarmerMart to venture into India’s food retail sector

INDIA – Walmart-owned ecommerce company, Flipkart has formed a new entity – the Flipkart FarmerMart Pvt Ltd – as the company prepares to enter into the food retail business in India. The new entity will […]

2 Sisters sells UK-based bakery foods business to Valeo Foods for US$83.48m

UK – 2 Sisters Food Group has entered into an agreement to sell its UK-based pudding business, trading as Matthew Walker to Valeo Foods Group for £67 million (US$83.48m). Headquartered in Derbyshire, Matthew Walker produces […]

DuPont to construct neW Industrial Biosciences headquarters in the Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – The world’s leading bioscience company, DuPont has unveiled plans for new European headquarters for Industrial Biosciences in the Netherlands to expand its research and innovation capabilities. The elaborate facility is located at its […]

Marriott’s AC Hotels opens continent’s first hotel in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – AC Hotels, Marriott International’s European-inspired lifestyle brand owned by Marriott International has opened its first Middle East and Africa hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. The 188-room facility was developed and owned […]