Opportunities, Events and Publications
Join EFSA at the SAITEX Exhibition and Conference on 19-21 June 2022
EFSA will have a session on the 21 June at SAITEX. We’ll also have a stand – join us then! https://dmgemsforms.com/Saitexreg/?utm_source=everlytic&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=retarget-12april&utm_content=&utm_term=CN=retarget-12april/SN=everlytic
World Trade Organisation Annual Prize for an Economic Essay
The WTO invites young economists to submit papers for the 2022 WTO Essay Award. The aim of the award is to promote high-quality research on trade policy and international trade cooperation and to reinforce the relationship between the WTO and the academic community. Essays must be submitted by 6 June 2022. All submissions should be sent to [email protected].
Digital Invest USAid Programme
This is a blended finance programme that seeks to mobilize private capital for digital connectivity infrastructure and digital financial services that strengthen open, interoperable, reliable, inclusive, and secure digital ecosystems in emerging markets. Digital Invest supports global investment fund managers seeking to accelerate sustainable market growth. For more information go to – https://www.usaid.gov/digital-development/digital-invest
US Chamber of Commerce Prizes for the Africa Digital Innovation Competition
The Digital Innovation Competition will award cash prizes and in-kind services to be provided to the top three winners. https://www.uschamber.com/awards-competition/africa-digital-innovation-competition/prizes-for-the-africa-digital-innovation-competition
New Report by Trade Intelligence on Retailing in Africa
“Set your business up for long-term growth in the African continent” understanding the dynamic long-term growth opportunities for retailing in Africa https://www.tradeintelligence.co.za/Reports/Special/Retail-in-Africa/Landing?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Trade%20Tatler%20%20Woolies%20trading%20update%20%20Financing%20informal%20retailers&utm_content=Trade%20Tatler%20%20Woolies%20trading%20update%20%20Financing%20informal%20retailers+CID_7cd7271bce2b73f4ea12ec0ed9bb7e3d&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor%20Email%20Marketing&utm_term=Retail%20in%20Africa
CB Insights New Report on Retail
As this new US report on retail tech points out – in 2021 retail tech funding surpassed $100bn for the first time ever, more than doubling 2020’s year-end totals. Ecommerce led the funding frenzy reaching $54bn, while equity deals spread themselves across major categories. State Of Retail Tech 2021 Report
RetailX 2022 UK Ecommerce Country Report
This provides a practical guide to those already selling in the UK, a long-time leader of European ecommerce, and to those who are considering entering or expanding within it. Download your free copy
RetailX RXBX: The RetailX Brand Index 2021
The RetailX Brand Index 2021 report analyses which brands have adopted these emerging strategies to meet customer needs, covering areas including how brands have changed delivery over the past year and how brands are able to keep shoppers informed on their landing pages. Download the full report here
EcomConnect is currently looking for partners to co-create ecommerce learning experiences and exchanges
If you know of an organization or community that could be a great partner for ecomConnect contact https://ecomconnect.org/login
The Online Payment Solution Finder
This helps businesses find out which online payment solution is suitable for their business based on their location and sales channels. https://paymentfinder.ecomconnect.org/ Please note that we have not used this new tool.
AfCFTA Hackathon for SMEs
The Trade Intelligence Convenience Channel Report and Online Briefing
This explores a broader understanding of convenience in retail, which goes beyond the traditional convenience channel of corner stores and forecourt retail. We look at what convenience shoppers are demanding – how, where, why they shop, and what they shop for. Conference 12 May Email to book – [email protected]
The RetailX Luxury 2022: Sector Analyst Report
This provides a clear picture of the luxury market from a strategic and commercial viewpoint. Driven by industry-leading research, we take you through the key growth drivers, digital advancements, and the largest businesses in the sector. Download the report
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