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DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States

This will be the first time businesses in Africa can sell their locally manufactured products directly on eBay

Africans will now be able to sell their local products to customers in the US through an eBay platform powered by MallforAfrica DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider recently announced its partnership with MallforAfrica (www.MallForAfrica.com), the award-winning global e-commerce company, which will facilitate selling of made-in-Africa…

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Intra-Africa trade to play larger role in local GDP contributions

Intra-African trade can catalyze investment and foster growth on the continent

As growth in developed markets such as Europe, China and North Africa continue to stagnate, greater regional integration in Africa, amongst all role players, is needed to capitalize on the continent’s growth potential. This is according to Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa (http://www.DHL.com), who says that when…

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Africa the ‘new China’ when it comes to appetite for retail

Significant opportunities for retail-focused businesses on the continent

The African continent is experiencing rapid retail expansion, and is being compared to China in 1987 when it was predicated to be the next big thing(1).  A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail Development Index has listed Sub-Saharan Africa as the ‘big story’ for 2040, similar to that of China 30 years…