• Retail

    Western-style shopping malls are increasingly popular in emerging markets. OBG’s retail sector analysis looks at local demand, shopping habits, opportunities for development in smaller cities, consumer spending power and brand awareness.
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Increased tourist arrivals coupled with GDP per capita hikes and a rising consumer price index all contribute to Morocco’s expanding retail segment. Tourist arrivals increased by 8.3% in 2018. In addition, GDP per capita reached an all-time high of $7480 in 2017, and the consumer price index rose by 2.4% in 2018, marking the highest increase...

 

How can public policy effectively extend ongoing positive trends in the textile market?

 

Considering Morocco had virtually no domestic aerospace manufacturing 20 years ago, the aerospace industry is still relatively young. Indeed, since the beginning of the century the aerospace sector has experienced unprecedented growth. From 2001 to 2011 the number of companies operating in the sector increased from 10 to more than 100, and...

 

The global economy is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), or Industry 4.0, based on the application of new digital and automated technologies in production processes and service delivery. These changes are bringing emerging markets improved productivity, as well as risks – namely, reshoring and the displacement of human labour by...

 

E-commerce is now well established in developed markets, where the majority of adults make at least occasional purchases online. However, levels of activity on the whole remain relatively low in emerging countries, as these markets are restrained by a wide range of challenges, among them less-developed financial and logistical infrastructure...