Career Coach: Banks vs Insurance in Kenya

The banking sector in Kenya has been on a rationalization movement since the cutting down of interest rates in September 2016. Banks resulted into retrenchment to cut down on expenses, with over 1,000 employees laid off as at November 2016. The insurance sector however has looked to innovation and diversification of products to grow their […]

May 11, 2017

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Battle of the Brands: Acer vs Asus (Laptops)

Acer has had more popularity than Asus managing to top 75% of the period between March 2016 and March 2017. Acer’s popularity declined by 35% in March 2017 compared to December 2016 while Asus popularity is up 23% within the same period. In electronic dealers stock value, Acer’s supply is up by 440% in March […]

May 10, 2017

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Kenya Food Market Report 2016 (Restaurant in Kenya)

The restaurant business in Kenya has been growing rapidly over the last couple of years. Evidence of this is seen by the expansion of major food chains in Kenya such as Java and the entrance of new international brands in the country. These brands include Kentucky Fried Kitchen, Urban Eatery, Subway, Dominos Pizza, Pizza Hut […]

May 05, 2017

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Inflation rate growing faster than Kenyan Workers salaries in Q1-2017

According to Business Daily, Kenyan salaries failed to match the consistent rate of inflation in the country over the past year 2016. This meant that while Kenyans were earning, their purchasing power consistently decreased. Business Daily reports that those to have gotten a harder hit were individuals who were at the bottom of the earning […]

May 03, 2017

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Battle of the Brands- Samsung vs Apple (Tablets)

Samsung’s popularity, among Kenyan consumers, has surmounted Apple in the tablets market since July 2016. In Q1-2017, both Samsung’s and Apple’s demand have been eroded by 20.8% and 80.8% respectively extending the downtrend from Q4-2016. For electronic dealers in Kenya, Samsung is on the rise when it comes to purchase tablets with a 450% growth […]

Apr 26, 2017

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