A raft of new retail outlets and mall expansions are boosting supply in Jordan’s retail sector – all part of a significant pipeline of projects seeking to capitalise on the country’s rising spending power and growing population.
Articles & Analysis | Consumer goods producers benefit from Kenya's growing middle class from The Report: Kenya 2017
Increasingly a mainstay of the manufacturing and retail industries, Kenya’s fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) have shown considerable expansion in recent years, buoyed by a rising middle class, significant opportunities for regional expansion and local brand loyalty.
Articles & Analysis | Kenya's manufacturing strategy to benefit a range of segments and producers from The Report: Kenya 2017
Under the auspices of the overarching Vision 2030 economic development plan, industrialisation remains a top priority for the Kenyan government, with the sector recording steady growth in 2015 against a backdrop of falling energy and input prices, lending an optimistic outlook for 2017 and beyond. The food and beverage segment continues to...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Phyllis Wakiaga, CEO, Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM): Interview from The Report: Kenya 2017
What sort of regulatory reforms might help Kenya stimulate investment in manufacturing?
Articles & Analysis | Nairobi, Kenya plans for multiple retail developments from The Report: Kenya 2017
The retail sector in Kenya is benefitting from rising middle-class purchasing power, robust macroeconomic growth and a surge of investment in high-end formal retail space, with a host of foreign retailers, brands and producers entering the market. Although well-entrenched local players remain dominant in the supermarket segment, the entrance...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Chris Kirubi, Chairman, Haco Tiger Brands: Interview from The Report: Kenya 2017
How would you characterise Kenya’s progress in reaching its targets outlined in Vision 2030?