Demand for luxury cars drops in Kenya.

According to Business Daily, as of June 2017, the sale of new luxury cars in Kenya had dropped by 10.6% in the first half of the year. Luxury car dealers attribute this to the Kenyan 2017 elections. Surprisingly though, the sale of BMW and Mercedes rose by 144.4% and 21.8% respectively between January and June […]

Aug 09, 2017

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Nakumatt and Uchumi could have foreseen their struggles.

As of May, Nakumatt had not paid 1,555 of its employees and was forcing about 100 of its employees on compulsory leave. (Kenyans.co.ke, 2017.) Uchumi on the other hand has been in a bad place for years on end. However, it was not until recently that it’s employees also spoke up and about 1,300 union […]

Aug 02, 2017

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How do the elections affect the Electronic market in Kenya?

Kenyan electronic dealers business seems to be affected by the current Elections period, reducing significantly the amount of stock. According to a study by Data Fintech, there has been a major drop in the volume of television sets in the marketplace. Hisense, which was leading the market earlier in the year has dropped by 14.9% […]

Jul 27, 2017

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Election Tip: A Data-Driven Government Will Help in Job Creation!

Elections are two weeks away and with it comes the job creation promises from all political leaders. So the real question is…where are the job creations? According the latest BrighterMonday DF Job Market Report for June 2017, the 4 top job categories that grew in job creation and salaries are administration & office support, retail, […]

Jul 25, 2017 2 Comments

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How Car Dealers Can Use Data to Navigate Market Turmoil

Nairobi, Kenya, the demand for cars in Kenya has experienced a slow down over the last couple of months. Interviewed by Business Daily, the Kenyan Auto Bazaar Association Secretary (Charles Munyori) attributed this to the capping of interest rates that happened late last year, limiting access of credit to middle income earners who now can’t […]

Jul 24, 2017

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