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African demographics are a boon for retail industry

African demographics are a boon for retail industry

Africa’s favourable demographics together with its promising outlook in terms of economic growth mean the purchasing power of the continent’s large consumer market is expected to increase significantly over the medium- to long-term.

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The Jemaa el-Fnaa Square at sunset, Marrakech, Morocco.

Morocco’s changing demographics and economic prospects

Separated from the rest of the African continent by the Sahara and Atlas Mountains, Morocco is a North West African country with close ties to the Mediterranean. The Moroccan city of Marrakech is a popular tourist destination, along with the country’s pristine beaches and other imperial cities.

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#LWOL: A discussion with Yunus Suleman on the impact of Africa’s Education system on our society and corporate environment

Africa’s Consumer Story: Demographics

KPMG Africa has published a report entitled Africa’s Consumer Story. The aim of this study was to analyse the key drivers of the retail market in Africa, including key demographic and macroeconomic factors. In addition, we considered the broad outlook for the sector and highlight the countries we expect will have the biggest growth rates in the sector over the forecast period. In this article, we take a look at the Demographics component of the study.

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Technology set to drive job creation, innovation and skills into Africa

With a focus on encouraging intra-Africa business and the need to fast-track growth and development, […]

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Luxury goods and wealth management in Africa

The wealth generated on the African continent has increased immensely in recent decades. This has […]

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African Consumer and Retail Sector Report 2016

Africa is home to more than one billion people, presenting a massive potential consumer market. […]

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Africa Brief: Taste for pizza takes off in Africa and more...

KPMG’s Annual Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Survey (BICSS) – 10th Edition

The KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Survey (BICSS) was launched in 2007 to heighten the […]

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Evolving Investment Management Regulation

In a prolonged period of economic, political and regulatory uncertainty, long-term saving is more vital […]

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What Sustainable Development Goals Mean for Business

In September 2015 member States of the United Nations adopted 17 new Sustainable Development Goals […]

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Kenya's Consumer Market

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods in Africa 2015 Report

The fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector represents one of the largest industries worldwide. Also labelled […]

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Africa’s White Goods Export

Africa is currently home to one billion people, presenting a massive potential consumer market. Furthermore, […]

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Kenya's Consumer Market

African Consumer and Retail: What are the Key Growth Drivers?

Africa is home to more than one billion people, presenting a massive potential consumer market. […]

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Leveraging of Mobile Networks

Nigeria and India: Leveraging on the Economies

A prominent common theme that India and Nigeria share is the theme of demographics. Nigeria’s […]

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Facebook and online shopping? But why not internet banking

Payment Developments in Africa 2015, Vol. 1

Welcome to the 1st edition of our series on “Payment Developments in Africa”. Payments has […]

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Nine mega-trends shaping the future of Africa

By Seyi Bickersteth, Chairman, KPMG Africa and National Senior Partner of the Nigerian Practice The reality […]

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When one crisis meets another: Focusing on talent for the long term

Assessing talent risks With the spate of payroll reductions and project postponements that have come […]

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Healthcare Advisory in Africa: KPMG’s Role

Globally, the healthcare sector is facing enormous, complex challenges around both development and maintenance. In […]

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Consumer demand will drive the next wave of African PE investments

Though Africa has been described as the last frontier market for natural and mineral resources, […]

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Global healthcare: same diagnosis, similar remedies

A global view of what works in Healthcare that can also be adapted in Africa […]

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Economic Growth in Africa: The Past, Present and Future

Africa’s economic growth and performance has improved greatly since the turn of the century, leading […]

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ClinicCommunicator to be taken beyond Uganda’s borders

TRENDS IN AFRICAN DISEASES

Diseases and Mortality in Africa The state of healthcare in Africa is not particularly promising, […]

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Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry Performance Survey of South Africa covering the 2014 calendar year

How To Get Private Equity Exits in Africa Right

The attraction of PE to Africa is driven largely by many factors such as: the huge market size – Africa is home to over 1 billion people; relatively young population – about 60% are below 40 years of age; favorable demographics – rising middle class, increasing urbanization, increasing disposable income etc; improved democratic rule and governance, increasing public sector reforms, reducing incidences of civil unrests and wars etc and the mobile technology revolution in Africa driving increased efficiencies, productivity and reducing cost of doing business.

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Leveraging of Mobile Networks

The truths and fictions of the “Africa Rising” story

The truth about Africa Rising is that it is real. The economy is growing and potential for huge and sustained growth is enormous. According to the British newspaper The Independent, 31 million households in Africa have moved up from poverty into the consuming class, and in only 20 years Africa will have the largest labour force in the world. The spending power of this demographic will further fuel the economy.

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Kenya's Consumer Market

The sweet spots in Nigeria’s growing FMCG sector

Nigeria’s extremely large, youthful and increasingly urbanised population is helping to support a growing national fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. Food, beer, soft drinks, personal care and home care are the primary categories of FMCG, and all of them burgeoning in this rapidly emerging, growing consumer nation, presenting attractive investment opportunities for businesses prepared to saddle the risks in light of the attendant rewards.

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The primacy of manufacturing in unlocking Africa's potential

The primacy of manufacturing in unlocking Africa’s potential

In seeking productive investment destinations, the world’s attention has shifted from the BRICS nations to Africa – which is not, of course, a single economic region, but an array of 54 hugely diverse countries. Africa is often perceived as a “last frontier”, but it offers far more than just the resources – minerals, oil and gas – ascribed to frontier economies. The continent is witnessing the rise of an immense consumer class, mostly youthful, and desirous of the same goods and services as the fully developed world.

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ClinicCommunicator to be taken beyond Uganda’s borders

What trends will make a difference to healthcare in Africa?

The most important trend for positively impacting healthcare in Africa is already underway: the steady rolling out of primary healthcare into ever more remote areas, providing vaccinations, clean water, midwife assistance and basic health advice to ever larger numbers of people.

Another important trend is taking place in Africa’s cities, where new private hospitals are providing outpatient services and the reassurance of quality emergency care to the new middle class.

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African Potential: 
unleashed or unfulfilled?

African Potential: 
unleashed or unfulfilled?

A strong manufacturing sector can help Africa’s emerging economies escape the poverty trap and build sustainable growth. With a billion people spread across 54 diverse nations, and rich natural and agricultural resources, Africa is often described as the last true frontier for economic development.

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South Africa, Morocco & Mauritius top PE countries in Africa

South Africa, Morocco & Mauritius top PE countries in Africa

South Africa was the most active market for PE investment on the continent in H1 2012 with South African targets attracting $547m over the period.

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Facebook and online shopping? But why not internet banking

Africa Brief: Nigeria-SA Chamber talk African trade and more…

A meeting of Nigeria-South Africa Chambers of Commerce to be hosted in Lagos will discuss Africa’s competitiveness and ways of boosting intra-African trade

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Key findings from the 2014 Africa CFO Survey

Why Africa is the new hotbed for private equity

Private equity investment into Africa, and fund managers’ ability to raise capital for funds dedicated to the continent, are both trending strongly upward.

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