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PODCAST: Evaluating and Managing Distributors in Sub-Saharan Africa

There is no easy way to build distribution partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to Anna Rosenberg, Senior Analyst for Frontier Strategy Group. In our latest podcast, FSG’s CEO, Richard Leggett, interviews Rosenberg on her recent report  about the distribution landscape…

Nigeria: Higher Electricity and Fuel Prices Increase Operational Costs

Getting electricity in Nigeria can be very difficult. The World Bank ranks the country 176 out of 183 as one of the worst places in the world to get electricity. Electricity supply is unreliable and power outages are frequent numbering…

Regional Insecurity in Northern and Central Nigeria Impacts Local Operations

While Nigeria remains one of the most attractive long-term investment destinations in Sub-Saharan Africa, companies operating in the northern and central regions are facing operational risks resulting from increasing insecurity and revenue losses as consumers are staying at home. Contrary…

Why Leveraging Turkey as a Regional Hub is Good for your Business

With the eurozone falling into recession and most of CEE following closely behind, multinationals increasingly look to Turkey as a growth engine for their EMEA business. However, growing competition on the Turkish market means that companies need to build scale…

A Tale of Two Regions: Southern Investment, Northern Insecurity in Nigeria

Nigeria is a tale of two regions as city-level opportunities in the south overshadow widespread insecurity in the north. Companies must overcome corporate HQ fears regarding operational risks to position for long-term success in Nigeria, which remains the most attractive…

Africa’s broadening horizons – Financial Times Feature

Sub-Saharan Africa’s potential for economic growth is no longer a secret. Some estimates show Africa having as many middle class households as China by 2020. The region is expected to set the pace for global growth over the next five…

3 Questions Worth Considering When Operating in Turkey

If you are not going direct in Turkey, then you are likely missing out on a tremendous opportunity for your business. In our latest research on the market opportunity in Turkey, Frontier Strategy Group identified three questions you should ask…