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The emerging markets e-commerce opportunity

Author: Mike Bhaskaran, Group COO of Digital Technology at DP World Online retail has boomed in the last two years, triggered by the pandemic which drove consumers to buy their goods on the internet. While this presented a major challenge for bricks-and-mortar retailers, it created a lucrative opportunity for online vendors and e-commerce platforms. Meta […]

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Launching of the China-Middle East and North Africa International Trade Digital Expo 2022

BEIJING, China, October 8, 2022 The ‘China-Middle East and North Africa International Trade Digital Expo 2022’, sponsored by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) (https://en.CCPIT.org) and co-organized by the China International Chamber of Commerce (CCOIC) and Beijing Massbetter International Exhibition Co., Ltd., will be held online from October 19 to 28. More […]

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Opening of the China-Central and West Africa International Trade Digital Expo 2022

BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) — The China-Central and West Africa International Trade Digital Expo 2022 opened online on September 1. The expo, co-organized by the China Council for the Development of International Trade (CCPIT) and the China-Africa Development Fund (CAD Fund), will be held from September 1 to 10. Attracting 811 exhibitors and more than […]

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Fintech company Bizao raises €8 million to become a leading payment hub in Africa

PRESS RELEASE Bizao, a fintech dedicated to the African market, announces that is has recently closed its €8 million series A funding round which was led by key investors including AfricInvest, Adelie, and Seedstars Africa Ventures. Since 2019, Bizao has secured, in 10 African countries, over 30 partnerships with telco operators, banks, and mobile money […]

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Kwik Launches Kwikstore, an Easy-To-Use E-Commerce Solution to Help African Merchants Sell Online from their Smartphone

KwikStore is a free ecommerce storefront solution that allows any African business owner, merchant, social vendor entrepreneurs and SMEs to create their own online stores LAGOS, Nigeria, July 22, 2022/APO Group/ —  Kwik (Kwik.delivery) is expanding its offer of digital services today with the launch of KwikStore –  adding yet another exciting service to the […]

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Dubuy.com the e-commerce platform of DP World expands Africa presence with launches in Ghana and Zambia

DP World today announced the continued expansion of its e-commerce platform Dubuy.com in Africa, with launches in both Ghana and Zambia. The latest roll-out of the wholesale marketplace opens access to global supply chains for even more African businesses. Dubuy.com provides advanced technology and secure transactions for wholesale traders, connecting them safely and efficiently to […]

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E-COMMERCE AND Q-COMMERCE BOOM BENEFITS CONSUMERS AND COURIERS

Imagine a future in which your new cell phone is delivered to your home by a courier who also sets up your new device for you. What about a courier who can deliver a spare part for your washing machine and install it while he is there? These were some of the scenarios explored by […]

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DIGITALISE YOUR ORGANISATION’S PROCUREMENT OR RISK EXTINCTION, EXPERTS WARN

The digital transformation of procurement is well underway, and any organisation that is clinging to analog procurement in today’s digital world, is in danger of extinction.  This was one of the key messages from the experts who shared their insights with IT and procurement professionals who gathered online for the third annual IT Sourcing Summit […]

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E-commerce: Moroccan startup Chari begins expansion in sub-Saharan Africa with the acquisition of Ivorian Diago

Charia, the Moroccan fintech and retail e-commerce startup, which won the Africa CEO Awards, “Disrupter of the year” award this week, announced earlier that it had acquired the ivorian application that connects local stores with producers and importers of consumer goods. After setting up shop in Tunisia last year, the Moroccan startup is now setting […]

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DP WORLD LAUNCHES E-COMMERCE PLATFORM DUBUY.COM IN TANZANIA

A part of the leading global logistics provider DP World, DUBUY.com opens a new digital trade corridor for Tanzania and the East Africa region The wholesale platform brings efficient, reliable B2B eCommerce to Tanzania, enabling market access for businesses of all sizes Uniquely, the new digital trading corridors created by DUBUY.com will be supported by […]

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