Industry News and articles

  • This day: N3.6bn Business and Leisure Resort Underway in Abuja  To include race track
    This day: N3.6bn Business and Leisure Resort Underway in Abuja To include race track 7/24/2017

    Posted by thisdaylive, 24 of July 2017

    A  N3.6 billion business and leisure development park, known as ‘The Arena’ will soon be built in Abuja to host about 10,000 vendor international trade fair, originally designed to be executed in Calabar, Cross River State

  • Hospitalitynet: Eko Atlantic Hotels to open in new Nigerian city
    Hospitalitynet: Eko Atlantic Hotels to open in new Nigerian city 6/26/2017

    Posted by: Hospitalitynet

    A new swathe of reclaimed land from the Atlantic Ocean and close to Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria, will be home to a series of new hotels that will form part of the Eko Atlantic development. Billed as the "new economic capital of Africa", Eko Atlantic will contribute 10 million square meters of new residential, commercial, retail and recreational space to the Nigerian capital.

  • The Guardian: Enterprise lessons from Amazon and WholeFoods
    The Guardian: Enterprise lessons from Amazon and WholeFoods 6/21/2017

    Posted by: Victor Asemota, Contributor, The Guardian

    The biggest news in technology recently has been Amazon’s acquisition of the premium grocery chain – Wholefoods – for $13.7 billion. The acquisition was unexpected, and it came as a surprise to a lot of people. This takeover is surprising because Wholefoods is a niche business selling healthy primarily organic food to upmarket customers. Their shops are not as ubiquitous as other retail chains. The first thing I mentioned on Twitter when I heard the news was “Amazon is buying a demographic” and not just a business.

  • The Guardian: Home Décor & Giftware Exhibition is a platform for sustainable dev in the African retail industry
    The Guardian: Home Décor & Giftware Exhibition is a platform for sustainable dev in the African retail industry 4/20/2017

    Posted by: By Paula Eseghene, The Guardian

    Nigeria recorded the highest retail sale of $125 billion in the sub-Saharan Africa in 2016. In fact, despite the current economic challenges in Africa, the retail market was the third largest contributor to Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP).

  • Online marketing boom for retailers
    Online marketing boom for retailers 4/7/2017

    Posted by: TONIA ‘DIYAN, The Nation

    For retailers desirous of making sales without incurring unnecessary costs on advertising, online marketing aided by the social media is the way to go, reports TONIA ‘DIYAN

  • The Guardian: CBN pegs N360 to one dollar at retail market
    The Guardian: CBN pegs N360 to one dollar at retail market 3/28/2017

    Posted by: Chijioke Nelson and Femi Adekoya, The Guardian Nigeria

    Gives $2b forex intervention, stakeholders laud move

  • The Guardian: Nigeria remains choice investment space
    The Guardian: Nigeria remains choice investment space 3/24/2017

    Posted by: By Chijoke Nelson, The Guardian

    Mrs. Titi Ogungbesan is the Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers Limited, acclaimed to be the largest stockbroking company in Nigeria. The expert, who has overseen the company develop online real time platform for seamless stockbroking, spoke to CHIJIOKE NELSON on germane issues of the financial market and economy at large.

  • This Day: Timekeepers to Unveil New Outlet, Brands in Nigeria
    This Day: Timekeepers to Unveil New Outlet, Brands in Nigeria 3/24/2017

    Posted By: Sunday Okobi, This Day

    In its efforts to provide premium products and services, quintessential wristwatch, jewellery and fashion accessories brand, Timekeepers, will on April 1, 2017, launch its new outlet at the Novare-Lekki Mall, Lagos.

  • The Nation: How to survive recession, by retailers
    The Nation: How to survive recession, by retailers 3/22/2017

    Posted By: Tonia ‘Diyan, The Nation

    Against the backdrop of the lingering recession, most retail businesses have adopted ingenious means  to tackle the credit crunch taking a toll on businesses, reports TONIA ‘DIYAN. 

  • Financial Watch: FG offers new retail savings bond with 13.01 percent coupon
    Financial Watch: FG offers new retail savings bond with 13.01 percent coupon 3/13/2017

    Posted By: Juliet Nwosa, 13/03/2017

    FG offers new retail savings bond with 13.01 percent coupon