• 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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How has the expansion of the automobile industry impacted local content and exports?

 

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?

 

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...

 

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...