September 2015 Analysis

Industry Trend Analysis - West Africa Retail: Underdeveloped But Investment Ahead - SEPT 2015

Investment in the West African MGR sector will pick up over our forecast period to 2019, on the back of regional and global retailers' willingness to expand their geographic reach, existing sector immaturity and economic growth in the region. Despite its growth slowdown, Nigeria remains the region's standout opportunity, while Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire will be increasingly attractive for retaile...


Industry Trend Analysis - Nigeria and Kenya Premiumisation Beer Stories - SEPT 2015

Kenya and Nigeria present strong opportunities for companies operating across the consumer staples and discretionary space. In beer, both have been premiumisation stories historically although different forces have been at work. In Nigeria, premium beer has long been the primary focus for Guinness Nigeria and Nigerian Breweries as part of a wider industry structure dominated by two firms and...