The highest disrespect to a person or to an occasion is to be late.
Across Africa, it is the most irritating thing to announce a meeting or event and have to accommodate late comers who seem oblivious to their disruption. In leadership and among the people. How common is it to attend a meeting where they quoted the start time to be 9 am and the meeting is to end at 2 pm.
It’s a fact that at least 90% of Sub-Saharan Africa retail, trades through traditional markets like table-tops and kiosks. It’s chaotic, disenfranchised and largely unmeasured, a topic I covered earlier. That massive disparity highlights the massive retailing opportunity for Malls and Chain stores across Africa; in a continent where the middle-income consumers are growing in double digits annually. Continue reading “Why Are African Retail Chains Failing?”
I will be sharing my opinions on retail, entrepreneurship, sales as well as thoughts on our society and world today.
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Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton