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Middle East and Africa channel forecasts 2022 – 2027

This report shares the Middle East & Africa view of our channel forecasts to 2027, combining data from three major markets across the region. 

South Africa Country Presentation

This guide to South Africa explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.

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Shoprite’s results for the half year ending January 1st 2023 show despite the challenges the retailer faced, it was a good end to the year.

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On 29 th November 2022, we were joined by 194 delegates from across the world as we launched our global channel forecasts to 2027. Today we launch our supporting global channel forecasts 2022-2027 reports and answer questions that we were unable to respond to in the webinar’s Q&A session. Catch up on demand and be inspired For subscribers who missed the webinar session, the recording can...
Walmart and Massmart have reached an agreement in principle on a R6.4 bn offer from Walmart to acquire the outstanding shares (47%) in Massmart that it does not already own. Missed expectations Walmart initially acquired a 51% stake in Massmart in 2011. While it was seen as a long-term investment in the region, to capitalise on a significant growth opportunity, the deal hasn’t lived up to i...
Our latest research reveals that Walmart’s revenue is set to reach almost $750 bn by 2027. Between 2021 and 2027 it is expected to grow by 4.7% on a CAGR basis, reaching $747.6 bn. $180 bn growth opportunity Our new report Strategic outlook for Walmart , reveals that Walmart’s growth will be led by its operations in the USA, India and Mexico. Over recent years the retailer has recast i...

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Presentations

02/02/2023
In this report, we delve into five specific sustainability trends that will have the greatest impact on the grocery retail landscape in the coming year.
20/12/2022
Against the backdrop of inflation and rising cost of living, we have reforecast our growth expectations for global, regional and country channels to 2027. This report shares the global view of our channel forecasts to 2027, combining data from 42 major markets across all regions. It provides data on different channels’ performance and highlights which regions and markets lead the way in terms of channel development.
20/12/2022
Against the backdrop of inflation and rising cost of living, we have reforecast our growth expectations for global, regional and country channels to 2027. This report shares the Middle East & Africa view of our channel forecasts to 2027, combining data from three major markets across the region. It provides data by market on different channels’ performance and summarises the key insights and implications for suppliers.
06/12/2022
We showcase 30 inspirational stores across the globe which align with the key themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.
03/11/2022
Against the backdrop of inflation and rising living costs, we have reforecast our growth expectations for the global market and key countries to 2027. This report highlights how inflation is impacting regions and countries differently.

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