Choppies continues Africa growth trajectory

Retail giant, Choppies Enterprises Limited continues to increase its footprint with store rollouts in its existing markets across sub‐Saharan Africa. The retailer announced this week that its rollout plans are progressing as anticipated, noting that its Zambian stores are ready to commence operations.

The operations in Zambia and Tanzania were due to commence by the middle of this year, but had been delayed by a few months.

Choppies plans to rollout a total of 35 new stores, excluding acquisitions, in the coming financial year in line with its target to have 200 stores by the end of the 2016 calendar year.

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