Scale of the cash economy in the South African townships surprises Size of the cash economy: According to FirstRand, the
Reliance plans to create the world’s largest online-to-offline ecommerce platform in India called New Commerce. It is connecting its high-speed
ShopUp is a Bangladesh B2B digital commerce platform servicing micro and small entrepreneurs. The startup offers what it calls a
KitaBeli is a social ecommerce platform that enables consumers to buy essential FMCG goods in a group — within their
One Kiosk Africa is a Nigerian ecommerce startup that uses geolocation to connect customers online with their local mom-and-pop stores.
Telio is a Vietnamese ecommerce B2B startup that connects micro-retailers with brands and distributors on a centralised platform. Telio’s smartphone
Merchandising is a key component of any retailer — irrespective of size. It is the activity of promoting goods at
Bukalapak, one of Indonesia’s most popular shopping apps, has been making an aggressive push towards micro-retailers. The company first started
Even with rapid online and modern retail growth, China still has 6 million mom-and-pop stores dominating the neighbourhood grocery market.
Shoprite is accelerating the roll-out of its Usave eKazi container stores in South African townships. The eKasi brand is Shoprite’s