A.T Kearney’s retail development index finds economy development, trade policy greatest factors influencing global retail growth

AFRICA— A.T. Kearney’s Global Retail Development Index (GRDI)reveals that economic development and trade policy remain the largest factors in shaping retail growth in consumer markets. While social media and e-commerce fuel the evolution of global […]

Nigeria’s ranking in AT Kearney’s global retail index for developing country drops

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s ranking in the global retail development index dropped in 2019. A report by global research firm, AT Kearney, showed that the country moved three steps downward from the 27th position recorded in […]

Spar Group reports double digit growth in full year profit to US$187m

SOUTH AFRICA – The Spar Group, a South African retail chain has reported double digit profit growth of 12.9% before tax to R2.8 billion (US$187.1m) for the full year ended September 2019. The listed retailer […]