African Powers of Retailing 2015

| July 3, 2015

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Regional profi les African Powers of Retailing 2015 New horizons for growth Forecourt retailing has grown to almost 4%of South Africa’s retail market as several South African retailers collaborate with forecourt owners International retailers are still eager to establish a footprint in Africa despite many retail barriers to entry:2 of the top 25are subsidiaries of multinational fi rms The informal retail market is still signifi cant and represents approximately 90%of transactions in Africa South African retailers are focusing on expansion outside of the continent in countries that are showing recovery and access to an established consumer base Grocery retailing drives.

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