Battle of the Brands: Oppo beats Xiaomi in popularity (Kenya)

Oppo has had more popularity than Xiaomi in the entire Q1-2017. Both Oppo and Xiaomi are new entrants to the local market however they are big players in the Asian market. The mobile phone dealers listing both brands on the marketplace is starting to take shapewith Oppo leading with 8 dealers compared Xiaomi at 6 […]

May 24, 2017

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Kenya Real Estate Market Trends by Buyrentkenya and Data Fintech. (Quarter 1 2017)

The Kenya real estate sector like any other operates in cycles. Cytonn Investments Business Market outlook of 2017 reports that the entrance of new global brands into the Kenyan market, international restaurant brands, growing small and medium sized businesses will lead to increased demand for residential real estate, industrial real estate and demand for office […]

May 18, 2017

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Brighter Monday DF Job Market Report Q1-2017 (Adjusted)

The DF Job Market Index dropped by 22.54% in Q1-2017. This marks  a reversal in trend with the index usually surging in Q1(25.36% on Q1-2016 and 33.17% on Q1-2015). The total number of jobs posted on the marketplace on Q1-2017 was at 2,616, with March 2017 having the highest number of listings at 1,423 jobs […]

May 17, 2017

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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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